The 37mm munition

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Post by Victor » 20 Apr 2002 06:37

Ovidius wrote:Il-2 was not a bomber, but a Sturmovik - ground-attack airplane, and the direct ancestor of the modern A-10 Warthog. :D Yes, the Americans inspired themselves from a Soviet invention 8)

I would say that the A-10's ancestor is more the Hs-129B, not the Il-2.

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Post by Rudel&Tiger_fan » 22 Apr 2002 22:16

Or maybe it is the Stuka G1.....

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Post by Erich » 22 Apr 2002 22:32

The A-10 idea was derived mostly from the Hs 129 but also the Ju 87G-2


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