P-51J Mako fighter
|P-51J Mako fighter|
|The following is based on content cut from Red Alert 2 and has not been confirmed by canon sources.|
P-51J Mako fighter is a fighter cut from Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2.
Background[edit | edit source]
The Mako is a ramjet assisted experimental fighter, a peculiar hybrid that uses two propulsions: a conventional propeller for take off and landing and a ramjet engine that takes over when the craft reaches 250 mph.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
P-51J Mako fighter was supposed to appear in Red Alert 2, but was cut from the game at an unknown time.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- There was a real-world prototype of this fighter. In 1945, one P-51 "Mustang", loaned to RAF, was equipped with experimental ramjet boosters. // Chris Gibson, Tony Buttler British Secret Projects — Hypersonics, Ramjets & Missiles. — Midland Publishing, Ltd, 2007.
- The P-51J Mako fighter Appears in the Mod Yuri's Revenge: Zero Hour as a Soviet Unit.
- The name and design of the unit suggests it was inspired by the P-51, a real life fighter used during WWII.