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Dornier Do.P.238B U-1

108k RussianAce  one year ago

In 1944, German intelligence identified a new threat to the Fatherland: America's B-29 "Super Fortress," which was scheduled to soon be deployed to the European Theater. If the Luftwaffe was going to stop these massive new bombers, it would need a heavy fighter that could operate at same high altitudes at which the B-29 was designed to cruise.

One solution to this problem was proposed by the German aircraft manufacturer Dornier, which had already enjoyed success with its Do.334 "Anteater" push-pull fighter. Like the 334, the P.238 had high-performance piston engines located both fore and aft. But the 238 was significantly longer and narrower than the "Anteater,", which would theoretically increase its performance at high altitude

General Characteristics

  • Successors 2 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 49.2ft (15.0m)
  • Length 63.1ft (19.2m)
  • Height 17.0ft (5.2m)
  • Empty Weight 30,969lbs (14,047kg)
  • Loaded Weight 43,695lbs (19,820kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.135
  • Wing Loading 24.5lbs/ft2 (119.7kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,782.1ft2 (165.6m2)
  • Drag Points 787

Parts

  • Number of Parts 645
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    108k RussianAce

    @OrangeBoardEnterprise I used DesignerSuite in which I already put the photo I needed

    one year ago
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    @RussianAS i was asking about the mod.

    one year ago
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    108k RussianAce

    @OrangeBoardEnterprise Photographed the plane.

    Through photoshop on the phone added inscriptions.

    Through the phone downloaded to the computer.

    Using a mod (where you can make stunning replicas of airplanes using drawings) and took photos.

    one year ago
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    How did you edit the photo?

    +1 one year ago
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    inhales grabs luger dunks france
    This is one L O N G do-335

    one year ago
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    108k RussianAce

    @PINGASMACHINE Yes, but in general, on that site, not all the projects of the Third Reich, which entails and takes more time to search for any unusual German aircraft.

    one year ago
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    1,133 Brayplane101

    Oh, never knew that. But when are you going to release yours. I’ve been waiting for it.@RussianAS

    +1 one year ago
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    do you even luft?

    one year ago
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    108k RussianAce

    @Brayplane101 as far as I remember, the Ta-183 was supposed to fly in the summer of 1945

    one year ago
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    1,133 Brayplane101

    Is their a release date for the ta -183. Its one of my favorite non produced German jets.

    one year ago