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Modern Aeroplane Types

Modern Aeroplane Types Considering the allround heaviness caused by Naval requirements, the Firefly FI has a good performancealthough to class it as a fighter is a misnomer. It would be impossible to design an aeroplane with the same engine as the latest singleseater fighters that could carry a crew of two, together with most elaborate radio, be fitted with deckarrester gear and folding wings, and still have a performance comparable with any modern fighter. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

Modern Aeroplane Types

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 17 (2): 5 – Feb 1, 1945

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0002-2667
DOI
10.1108/eb031219
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Abstract

Considering the allround heaviness caused by Naval requirements, the Firefly FI has a good performancealthough to class it as a fighter is a misnomer. It would be impossible to design an aeroplane with the same engine as the latest singleseater fighters that could carry a crew of two, together with most elaborate radio, be fitted with deckarrester gear and folding wings, and still have a performance comparable with any modern fighter.

Journal

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1945

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