The P-47 is arguably the definition of the big, chunky radial-engine fighter.
I mean, what sort of inline engine could possibly be made to fit in such a rotund aircraft?
A bloody massive one, as it would turn out...
(And yes, I screwed up the timing at the end)
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About Ed Nash's Military Matters
I make videos on some of the more esoteric areas of military history and affairs, particularly obscure/forgotten aircraft, the conflict in Myanmar, new technology in defense, and current conflict news.
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