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{{infobox Aircraft
 
{{infobox Aircraft
|image =mb5_3.jpg
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|image   = mb5_3.jpg
|name =Martin Baker MB5
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|name     = Martin Baker MB5
|type = WWII Fighter Aircraft
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|type     = WWII Fighter Aircraft
|authors =
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|authors = Emmanuel Baranger
|fdm = Version: v20111202
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|fdm     = YASim
|status =  
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|status   =  
|fgname = mb5
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|fgname   = mb5
 
|download =  
 
|download =  
 
}}
 
}}
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The '''Martin-Baker MB-5''' was a British aircraft developed at the end of the second world war. Although it never saw production, it compared well with contemporary fighter aircraft. The contra-rotating propellers eliminated much of the disadvantage of prop driven fighters at the time, and provided good acceleration.
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The Martin-Baker MB-5 was a British aircraft developed at the end of the second world war. Although it never saw production, it compared well with contemporary fighter aircraft. The contra-rotating propellers eliminated much of the disadvantage of prop driven fighters at the time, and provided good acceleration.
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== Review ==
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{{review}}
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==Flying==
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Starting the MB-5 (v20111202 from Flight Gear Aircraft Version 2.6 download page) with its impressive contrarotating propellers consists of tapping "SHIFT  M" 3 times, "SHIFT  }" 3 times, tapping the throttle key "pg UP" 3 times and pressing 's' to start.
 
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Starting the MB-5 with its impressive contrarotating propellers consists of tapping "SHIFT  M" 3 times, "SHIFT  }" 3 times, tapping the throttle key "pg UP" 3 times and pressing 's' to start.
      
The aircraft starts with its brakes off, so it starts rolling on startup. The stick must be held back a moderate amount to prevent a deadly and uncontrollable ground loop, with the MB-5 cavorting all over the field otherwise. I would think the contra-rotating props should have prevented this.  
 
The aircraft starts with its brakes off, so it starts rolling on startup. The stick must be held back a moderate amount to prevent a deadly and uncontrollable ground loop, with the MB-5 cavorting all over the field otherwise. I would think the contra-rotating props should have prevented this.  
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Overall a fast and pleasant aircraft to fly.
 
Overall a fast and pleasant aircraft to fly.
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[[File:Mb5zoom.jpg|thumb|The MB-5 in a climb]]
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===Compatibility===
[[File:Mb5 2.jpg|thumb|Cockpit of MB5]]
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* Flight Gear 1.0: Loads and runs
[[File:Mb5instrumentsLARGE.jpg|thumb|Close up of instruments. Note Air Speed Indicator (arrow)]]
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* Flight Gear 2.0: Not Tested
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* Flight Gear 2.4: Not Tested
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* Flight Gear 2.6: Not Tested
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==Version Tested==
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(Anyone running these versions please add the information above)
v20111202 from Flight Gear Aircraft Version 2.6 download page.
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==Compatibility==
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=== Speeds as tested on FlightGear model ===
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* Take-off: 80  mph
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* Stall: 60 mph
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Flight Gear 1.0 : Loads and runs<br />
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== Gallery ==
 
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{{Gallery
Flight Gear 2.0 : Not Tested<br />
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|Mb5zoom.jpg|The MB-5 in a climb
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|Mb5 2.jpg|Cockpit of MB5
Flight Gear 2.4 : Not Tested<br />
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|Mb5instrumentsLARGE.jpg|Close up of instruments. Note Air Speed Indicator (arrow)
 
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Flight Gear 2.6 : Not Tested<br />
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(Anyone running these versions please add the information above)
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== Speeds as tested on FG model ==
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[[Category:Aircraft with contra-rotating propellers]]
Take-off : 80  mph <br />
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[[Category:Fighter aircraft]]
Climb :  mph, <br />
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Approach (gear & flaps):  mph  <br />
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Stall : 60 mph  <br />
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Stall(flaps) :   <br />
 

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