This Week’s Hints to help you along:
- A brilliant combat design, fast and with fine maneuverability.
- Wings and fuselage were made of plywood; didn’t fare well in the weather.
- Powered by the Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp engine.
- Killed more of its own pilots than those of the enemy.
So do you know what this aircraft is?
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7 thoughts on “Hot Rod of the Winter Sky”
Description fits the Swedish FFVS J22.
Correct! It is the Finnish VL Myrsky!
Finnish VL Myrsky fighter of World War II.
Just a SWAG: a CA-13 Boomerang. (Can’t believe no answers in 6-months.)
Wow! No tries in 6-momths. I think this is an Australian CA-13 Boomerang.
Its a finnish Myrsky in a photography of 1945 (Blue-white roundel) to 1947 (retirement of the fighter)