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zhenelzuar
10-15-2006, 03:25 AM
Wich one do you think is the best?<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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tigertalon
10-15-2006, 05:55 PM
Originally posted by Philipscdrw:
Fuel tank as a pilot seat!

I'd take a pilot's seat as a tank over a tank INFRONT of the pilot (like on spit) anyday. And I think a nubmer of badly burnt spit pilots would agree.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Interminate
10-15-2006, 06:15 PM
He 111

Persecutor_352
10-15-2006, 06:20 PM
All the suggestions are of beautiful aircraft, be sure.

And the answer is certainly personal, a personal preference.

For me, although the rest are all beautiful, the penultimate design, from an aesthetic perspective, is Grumman's Tigercat (regardless of what we may think of Grumman now).

These images are from the 2006 Chino Airshow at the Chino Airport, CA.

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The first image is mine, the second from a much better photographer.

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Rjel
10-15-2006, 06:42 PM
The XP-72 gets my vote

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clayman_52
10-15-2006, 07:34 PM
I have to agree with you Persecutor_352 ... while the P-38, Mustang, 109 and Spitfire have always been in my top 5 in look and style, after seeing my first F7F out in Palm Springs the Tiger Cat has come to be my #1 (so like the 38). The sleek body and wings combined with those massive engines just knocked me out. I had seen it in film and photo ... but it took being up close and personal to sink in.

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flaming_onion
10-15-2006, 07:35 PM
I've always liked the Typhoon/Tempest family, but in the end I'll go with the final refinement - the Sea Fury. Looks beautiful and sounds amazing.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">



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leitmotiv
10-15-2006, 08:05 PM
The B-29. Even its victims, the Japanese civilians, thought it was beautiful. One described a low-flying B-29 caught in searchlights on a night incendiary raid as majestic giant silver fish.

wayno7777
10-15-2006, 09:02 PM
Originally posted by Chuck_Older:
XF-11, an evolution of the Hughes D-2, in which Hughes nearly killed himself when one of the contra-props kicked into reverse in flight

I like the P-38, ME 262, and the F7F.
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actionhank1786
10-15-2006, 11:18 PM
Can't go wrong with our good ol' P-47
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Saburo_0
10-16-2006, 03:55 PM
Spitfires. Nothing else comes close for pure beauty in my eyes. The 109E and 110 have a very cool menacing look that I like tho. And same goes for P-38s- look like sharks out hunting to me.
Tempest/Sea Fury are also pretty but not elegant like the spits IMHO.
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zbw_109
10-16-2006, 05:25 PM
Junkers Ju-87D Stuka http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/halo.gif
Me-262A1 http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/784.gif
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EiZ0N
10-16-2006, 07:51 PM
Spitfire
Tempest
P38
Mustang

(in no particular order)

Mr_Brot
10-17-2006, 12:58 PM
Ki-46 http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif
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msalama
10-17-2006, 01:34 PM
In no particular order:

Mossie
Zero
Yak-3
P-39 (oh yes indeed - what a futuristic looking beauty that plane)
Spitfire (!!!no!!! CW variants included however)
Lanc (not Mk.II though - can't stand radial-engined Lancasters)
The classic original Emil
Biffer-110
and... so shoot me, what the heck... IL-2 Series 1 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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Art-J
10-17-2006, 02:25 PM
Reading down the thread, I was about to ask "Why doesn't anyone vote for Ki-46?", but I can see Mr_Brot finally did http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif. Dinah is a plane with nearly perfect proportions and very smooth and "elegant" lines. (although I admit I prefer variants with "classic" windshield and not the one on Mr_Brot's picture).

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10-17-2006, 02:31 PM
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Billy_BigBoy
10-17-2006, 02:49 PM
I might be a bit conservative, but THE number one is the Spitfire, no matter what flavour. Her runner up would be the FW-190 Dora 9. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/inlove.gif<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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stanford-ukded
10-18-2006, 05:28 PM
You're all wrong. The correct answer is:

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Snow_Wolf_
10-18-2006, 09:20 PM
http://www.danny246.freeserve.co.uk/ju88b.jpg

http://www.richard-seaman.com/Aircraft/AirShows/Riverside2005/Highlights/Hellcat.jpg
http://www.constable.ca/tempestmk52.jpg

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http://www.quadcityairshow.com/performers/ww-ii_aircraft/p-38/400x279%20P-38.jpg

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Peckens
10-20-2006, 09:17 PM
The bent wing bird of course! (F4U)