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Category Archives: Hypothetical
Let’s take a look at the first American jet to be considered an operational combat type. And as the last of this series of “hypothetical” builds we’ll also consider what it would have taken for the P-80 Shooting Star to … Continue reading
Grumman’s entry into the “heavy fighter” sweepstakes was destined to never advance beyond the prototype stage. But its not an easy thing to dismiss it as a failed design. Let’s take a look at an interesting design; in particular WHY … Continue reading
The float version of the Zero was perhaps the most successful floatplane fighter ever built. This will also be the mildest sort of “hypothetical” build I can even imagine. The aircraft is real, its service by unit and location are … Continue reading
A late war prototype, the J7W was an interesting project designed to combat American B-29 formations. After the jump, a look at where the Japanese could have gone if the war lasted a little longer.
Before World War II the concept of the “heavy fighter” was popular with many air forces. But wartime experience mostly discredited the idea. Yet the German Dornier Company felt they could still do something with the type. After the jump, … Continue reading