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Discuss WWII and the era directly before and after the war from 1935-1949.
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P-75 Eagle & Allison V-3420
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Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 04:37 AM UTC
The Fisher P-75 Eagle is an USAAF experimental aircraft of World War Two that actually entered limited production. It was designed to use airframe components from existing aircraft, and harness the power of the incredible Allison V-3420 twin-vee 24-cylinder engine.


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Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 04:49 AM UTC
I just found this excellent post by Jared Zichek [jzichek]: Fisher P-75 Eagle Brochure from May 1944

Thanks Jared!
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Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 01:19 AM UTC
WOW...!!! Nice post...!!! Actualy, I never saw a W shaped in-line engine...!!!
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Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 01:22 AM UTC
Allows me a small note, " A Camel looks like a horse designed by committee"; many people don't know what is a "Llama"... Tha Camels sothamerican cousins... ;o)
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Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 02:55 PM UTC
Hi Diego,

Happy to bring you the unique engine!

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"Llama"... Tha Camels sothamerican cousins... ;o)



Both are fun and beloved creatures! And both spit!