Author Topic: Orchard Studios  (Read 11221 times)

Offline Ghost Rider

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Orchard Studios
« on: April 14, 2019, 09:49:33 PM »
I decided it was time to put my Profiles into one folder. So ..



Based on this proposal :-  http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2009/10/proposed-super-furies.html 
















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« Last Edit: May 10, 2019, 05:58:09 PM by GJE52 »
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Re: Fleet Air Arm circa1958- An alternative to the Buccaneer & Scimitar
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 01:22:59 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2019, 11:04:01 PM »

I saw this image .......









 ;)


...and thought .. what would the later models have looked like  ........

Gloster Reaper GR2 & GR3






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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2019, 11:08:47 PM »









« Last Edit: May 06, 2019, 11:13:25 PM by GJE52 »
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2019, 11:10:20 PM »
Based on the North American  F-100 : Super Sabre ......... the  FJ-5 : Super Fury


FJ-5A








FJ5B






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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2019, 03:37:13 AM »
Nice work
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2019, 04:51:51 AM »
I decided it was time to put my Profiles into one folder...

Excellent idea ... and as impressive as ever  :smiley:
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2019, 07:15:18 AM »
Beautiful FJ-5A and FJ-5T models.  Perhaps a FJ-5TE as the USN equivalent of an early F-100-based Wild Weasel?  In either standard gull grey over white or in a variation of some of the camouflage efforts the USN trialed.

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2019, 05:08:35 PM »
Like this "Navalised" F-100 ....     
F-100N.   

A basic F-100 airframe with strengthened undercarriage, arrestor hook, a modified vertical stabilizer to allow for hangar deckhead clearance, an angled intake to improve airflow at high AoA and of course... folding wings.























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« Last Edit: May 10, 2019, 06:07:20 PM by GJE52 »
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Offline finsrin

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2019, 06:05:16 PM »
Has 1960s USN look on steroids.  Last picture has side intake !

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2019, 06:53:10 PM »
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   ...Last picture has side intake ! 

Well spotted, my mistake  :-[ . I was using it to illustrate the undercarriage and hook arrangement, however that image is actually one of the two prototypes of the XF-100N.





The design was rejected by the USN but was developed into the F2J  model that had a higher, "shoulder" mounted wing and different undercarriage arrangement. The F2J was adopted by the Royal Navy where it was called the Rapier, as featured in an earlier profile. When the Royal Navy lost it's carrier fleet the remaining Rapiers were transferred to the RAF where they served in the low level strike role.



RAF Rapiers - Desert Warriors





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« Last Edit: May 10, 2019, 06:09:43 PM by GJE52 »
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2019, 07:52:01 PM »
F-100N looks good. :smiley:
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2019, 12:23:52 AM »
Maaan that F-100N is awesome !!!
Alex

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2019, 01:09:07 AM »
Beautiful!!

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #14 on: May 26, 2019, 08:42:49 AM »









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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2019, 12:24:37 PM »
Now that Hunter T.10 is beautiful!!  Now to figure out how to model it in plastic.

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2019, 01:53:12 PM »
Much prefer the inline look to the side-by-side look. :smiley: :smiley: 8)


Wonder if the cockpit section of my TA-7 would fit onto my Hunter? ???
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #17 on: May 27, 2019, 01:50:45 AM »
Nice work. :smiley:  Much better than my attempt from years ago:


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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2019, 11:32:33 PM »
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Now to figure out how to model it in plastic. 


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Wonder if the cockpit section of my TA-7 would fit onto my Hunter? 

I would recommend using the fwd fuselage from a TF-104. Possibly with a new/reshaped nose ......





 ;)
« Last Edit: May 27, 2019, 11:40:56 PM by GJE52 »
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2019, 01:15:44 AM »
Ah, yes, but I don't own any TA-104s, whereas I do have a spare TA-7! ;)
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2019, 02:25:19 AM »
 .... life is full of choices and it could make for an interesting project, however ...


 ....... Both models together for about £30 max on ebay ......  ;)








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« Last Edit: May 28, 2019, 02:35:18 AM by GJE52 »
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #21 on: May 28, 2019, 02:32:09 AM »
Oh, that is lovely  :-*  What an improvement over the side-by-side Hunter trainers!
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #22 on: May 28, 2019, 05:59:52 PM »







 ;)
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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2019, 07:37:17 PM »





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Re: Orchard Studios
« Reply #24 on: May 29, 2019, 08:41:40 AM »
Very nice, indeed - both the tandem-seat Hunter and the flying wing.