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Old 7th Apr 2021, 19:37
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camelspyyder
 
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
Why not? Saves you an awful lot of R&D work..................... though they never replicated the B-52................
Have a look at Boeing's early proposals for the B47 replacements.
Sharply swept wing, 4 huge turboprops...sound familiar?
At some point in the design stages Boeing swapped 4 props for 8 jets.
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