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Siwarrior
06-27-2006, 12:53 AM
G'day all thought id reccomend a great book for info on ANY fighter you want
Its called "The complete book of fighters", by WIlliam Green and Gordon Swanborough, its got every fighter known, its 608 pages long and well worth the price http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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Siwarrior
06-27-2006, 12:53 AM
G'day all thought id reccomend a great book for info on ANY fighter you want
Its called "The complete book of fighters", by WIlliam Green and Gordon Swanborough, its got every fighter known, its 608 pages long and well worth the price http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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Waldo.Pepper
06-27-2006, 02:39 AM
Yes got it. Loads of broad but not deep information. I did find a fighter that was not in it ONCE! (but I cannot remember what it was anymore - it is that comprehensive!)

An example...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v516/WaldoPepper/Misc/Whatsit.jpg

One made! Never saw service 1919.

Siwarrior
06-27-2006, 03:03 AM
lol what sort of fighter did you find, probably a paper plane with a spitball shooter on top http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif

Waldo.Pepper
06-27-2006, 10:00 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Siwarrior:
lol what sort of fighter did you find, probably a paper plane with a spitball shooter on top http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Nope! This plane didn't make the cut and is not in the book.

http://members.cox.net/fliegeroffizier/1.jpg

No idea why, must have just missed it.

berg417448
06-27-2006, 11:16 AM
It might be because the Praga E-51 is often listed as a recon/scout aircraft rather than a fighter. I've seen it compared to the FW-189 for example.

Waldo.Pepper
06-27-2006, 12:19 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by berg417448:
It might be because the Praga E-51 is often listed as a recon/scout aircraft rather than a fighter. I've seen it compared to the FW-189 for example. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

That must be it... but I remember it being talked up as a heavy fighter (despite the landing gear) - along the lines of the Fokker G-1. (which did make the cut).