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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:30 AM
A "gentleman" in another thread wrote that the FW-190 is cooler than a Hurricane for the same reason that a Tie fighter is cooler than an X-wing

I digress. The Hurricane was much cooler. But given that "cool" is so subjective, I'll forgo my reasoning.

However, the coolest planes (not my favorites, just the coolest) were:

Spitfire
P-38
B-17



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Message Edited on 10/18/0301:31AM by Beirut

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:30 AM
A "gentleman" in another thread wrote that the FW-190 is cooler than a Hurricane for the same reason that a Tie fighter is cooler than an X-wing

I digress. The Hurricane was much cooler. But given that "cool" is so subjective, I'll forgo my reasoning.

However, the coolest planes (not my favorites, just the coolest) were:

Spitfire
P-38
B-17



"Official Lancaster Whiner"



Message Edited on 10/18/0301:31AM by Beirut

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:32 AM
Since the question at hand is the coolest planes. And not favorites or best, well I would have to say they are all cool in there own special way /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:34 AM
You work for Kofi Anan don't you? /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif



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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:40 AM
...

not Anan

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the US State Department.

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:42 AM
I'll PM you Falcon.



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Buzz_25th
10-18-2003, 02:42 AM
I've thought the P-51 was pretty cool for 50 years now. No sense in changing now.

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 02:58 AM
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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 03:12 AM
The coolest plane? The Tiger Moth!

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 03:16 AM
P-38.........cuz its............................................... ...cool.

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 04:01 AM
He219 Uhu
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Message Edited on 10/18/0303:02AM by Sturmvogel66

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 04:21 AM
Probably those US pilots who flew high over Europe in those P-38's with the crappy heating systems. Either that or some poor Ruskie flying nightfighter patrol in an open cockpit I-153 or I-16 over Moscow during the winter of 1941/42.

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10-18-2003, 04:58 AM
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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 05:16 AM
The BF110 followed by the JU88 and the Ju87 are no doubt the coolest

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 05:19 AM
I tell ya that P-51 just oozes sex appeal. Just lookin at it makes ya wanna fly it;the Spitfire as well, Man those two just look remarkable. Parked or in the air. Arguably overrated but man they look tops.

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 05:45 AM
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Message Edited on 10/18/0304:48AM by Hunde_3.-JG.51

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 06:48 AM
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10-18-2003, 07:08 AM
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Message Edited on 10/18/03 01:09AM by LW_Cobra

Message Edited on 10/18/0301:11AM by LW_Cobra

Buzz_25th
10-18-2003, 07:10 AM
This what you wanted Cobra?

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Message Edited on 10/17/0311:11PM by Buzz_25th

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 07:12 AM
ROFL, stop it man, you're killing me. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 07:14 AM
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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 08:17 AM
I would have to say the coolest plane was the P-51B/C, followed by any Spitfire.
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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 09:19 AM
Stuka (Ju-87D) is cool. And it's one of the better dive bombers. Cornerstone of blitzkrieg. The smart weapon of its time. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

BF-109 is cool. A heroic plane indeed. Especially Emil..

La5FN is pretty cool with a good paint scheme... The later La's such as La-7 don't have that crude feeling anymore. LaGG-3 ain't ugly either. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

FW190A looks cool especially from the front.

He111 is one of the cooler bombers. Glass cockpit and all that.

There's no plane like MiG-3!

Yak-1 and Yak-9 is great too. Later Yaks are a bit too clean. The others aren't ugly. But Yak-1 in winter camoflage has "something" in it.


IL-2 Sturmovik, Spitfire and P51D are more functional than cool in my opinion. They aren't bad looking though.. I actually like wing mounted guns more because they look cooler when you're strafing.


Stuka is the coolest...

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 10:57 AM
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Message Edited on 10/18/0310:02AM by WUAF_Badsight

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 11:03 AM
That indeed is a great looking plane, Badsight!

Now for mine:

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Message Edited on 10/18/0312:17PM by Red_Storm

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 11:09 AM
Mk.VIII spitfire.

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 03:46 PM
Im in love with the P51 since whenever i do my flight training and Point Cook in Australia the mustang that someone owns there always flies around and i even had a close encounter on one of my flights lol....merlin engine..droool...





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zethin
10-18-2003, 03:50 PM
I don't think any of that stuff is cool. sorry!

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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 03:56 PM
Hi RAAFjunky, I live in melbourne and Ive flew over to point cook to visit air museum dozens of times /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif The best thing about all this is its free!

Oh yea and I love that merlin engine sound..

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10-18-2003, 06:18 PM
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XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 06:47 PM
The de Havilland Mosquito was a very cool plane.

XyZspineZyX
10-18-2003, 08:16 PM
most evil cool=ButcherBird , most Slick fonz cool=Mustang , most sleek looking cool= spitfires , most ruff and tumble mess with anyone cool =Corsair ,most brutish hard nosed cool= Thunderbolt, most feared cool=ME262 with honorable mentions to 109,lightning, do335, yaks the russian p51 knockoff, zero, george, dora, B17, B25.

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10-18-2003, 08:18 PM
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XyZspineZyX
10-19-2003, 10:13 AM
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XyZspineZyX
10-19-2003, 10:57 AM
109, the only plane that could take out any Allied plane from 1936 to 1946.



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XyZspineZyX
10-19-2003, 10:59 AM
b29, gotta be.


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XyZspineZyX
10-19-2003, 11:13 AM
That's easy!

The Fw 190D-series!

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A more sleek and menacing profile is impossible to find!

My second choice,,,

The F-4U!

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Gotto love that wing design!/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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XyZspineZyX
10-19-2003, 11:18 AM
Speaking literally, I'd have to say any of the open-top fighters were very cool.

Brrrrrrrrr. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
10-19-2003, 03:47 PM
P-66 Vanugard
Gladiator mk-1
Spitfire mk-1a





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10-19-2003, 05:58 PM
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