Aghis Barberopoulos Hi Holger, you know this was developed after examining the Bf 109E ? It had better performance than the Emil too...
30. August 2011 at 17:44:53
Holger Kranich No i didnt knew this! But the birds look very familiar, indeed! I like the appearance of the "Tony"!
31. August 2011 at 11:35:08
Aghis Barberopoulos The engine was based on the Daimler Benz, surprise surprise, but the Japanese never liked liquid cooled engines, so eventually they put a radial on it (Ki-100). However, the Tony was for a period the only Japanese type that could reach and shoot down B-29's...due to the engine performance characteristics
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