Tag Archives: might-have-been

Boeingboeing 73737

So the question naturally arises – in the Parallel Universe, how would a relatively minor nation like Australia get an equivalent to US Air Force One without shelling out big money for a new 747? Simple: you start with a … Continue reading

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Same universe, 10 years later.

By the mid-1950s, British military thinking was that the manned fighter had become obsolete, and the future defence of the British Isles could be handled by surface-to-air missiles. There were several reasons for this line of thought, but the main … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in a parallel universe…

By the start of 1944 the Royal Air Force was faced with unacceptably high losses in Bomber Command. De Havilland’s answer to the problem was the DH98/II Deerfly, built by De Havilland Canada and powered by four Packard Merlin engines. … Continue reading

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