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Which fighter is it? [Photo attached]

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  1. mass

    mass New Member

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    Hello,

    I have a picture of a fighter @ my work. Most probably (at least to me) it's a IIWW fighter with possible modifications like the spinner. Since my knowledge is apparently not that good, please help me.

    jakisfajter2.jpg

    Best regards,
    Marcin
     
  2. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Hmm...doesn’t look military...
     
  3. mass

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    that is my concern,
    that is why I wrote that it looks like it would have modifications, especially due to wings.
    the lines there are, hmmm, not-very-military.
    BR, M.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Military planes with wing-tip nacelles are rather rare.
     
  5. ColHessler

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    I'm thinking of the Constellation. I know that airliner had tip tanks.
     
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    Four-engined liner with no nose scoop.
     
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    The aircraft appears to have a radial engine, so the air scoop under the nose seems odd. Perhaps some sort of experimental craft, maybe with an added supercharger?
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I think that picture has been cropped somewhere along way. OP, can we have the source?
     
  9. mass

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    Unfortunately I don't hace access to a better picture right now. I'll try to get one in few hrs.

    BR, M.
     
  10. Takao

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    ColHessler gets the prize.

    Outer port engine of a TWA Super Constellation.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Super Connies did.
     
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    I was looking at it as a single engine plane.
     
  13. Takao

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    Nah, no fuselage is visible in the photo.
     
  14. mass

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    Guys, you are great!
    @ColHessler and followup from @Takao
    I thought that the fuselage is not visible due to high contrast of the picture, like overburned. I'd say - that's the spirit, but it's constellation ;)

    Thank you again!

    BR, M.
     
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    Turbo-Compound.
     
  16. Mussolini

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    Does it have any relation to your workplace, or just an interesting image on the wall?
     
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    Yeah, but photoshops are common.
     
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    Glad to be of help.
     

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