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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #30 on: May 05, 2012, 05:15:05 AM »
strange thing I've noticed: if spats are removed, W wing appears placed too far forward, but I haven't changed horizontal surfaces position from stock hurricane.. someone noticed too?  ???

now you mention it - yes, it does look that way -- maybe a slightly longer nose would be better.  The rear fuselage looks a bit too long also  so move the cockpit back a bit ?

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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #31 on: May 07, 2012, 09:44:17 AM »
Has anyone ever done the Hurricane Mk.V?
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #32 on: May 07, 2012, 09:54:47 AM »
After some thinking about personal preferences, and after some difficulties on retractable undercarriage, i've decided to "finalize" the early hurricane concept, with my Hawker Storm (windy name, to maintain style).

Mk.I version, with open "Fury" cockpit and spats, like my previous profile; and now the Mk.Ib, with enclosed cockpit..



in this comparison is easy to see how positions and proportions aren't changed from stock hurricane, so i still have doubts on how is possible this great change in proportions perception..  :-\


And now for something "operative": a Zmaj produced Storm Mk.Ib from RYAF 6 Fighter Squadron (if i had understand well some strange serbian words  :-[ ) in 1939



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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #33 on: May 07, 2012, 11:37:32 AM »
You just keep getting better and better.  Those look wonderful.  I love the Yugoslavian profile.

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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #34 on: May 07, 2012, 12:58:50 PM »
I'd love to see it in styrene!
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #35 on: May 07, 2012, 05:32:20 PM »
in this comparison is easy to see how positions and proportions aren't changed from stock hurricane, so i still have doubts on how is possible this great change in proportions perception..  :-\

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I can only imagine that coulour & shading has a big part in the deception to  our eyes ???

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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #36 on: May 07, 2012, 11:22:59 PM »
That is very cool!  :)
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #37 on: May 09, 2012, 07:11:29 AM »
in this comparison is easy to see how positions and proportions aren't changed from stock hurricane, so i still have doubts on how is possible this great change in proportions perception..  :-\

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I can only imagine that coulour & shading has a big part in the deception to  our eyes ???

My guess after some comparison falls on lowered fuselage.. rear part seems much longer now, and protruding wing on profile gives more visibility of itself.. in hurris profile wing is less noticeable but is well forward  :D

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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #38 on: July 25, 2012, 09:59:44 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #39 on: July 26, 2012, 11:55:10 PM »
^^^^^
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #40 on: December 09, 2012, 05:39:03 PM »
Random idea:  Israeli Hurricane
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #41 on: December 10, 2012, 01:31:01 AM »
I have a Revell Sea Hurricane which will eventually have a Malcom Hood canopy, clipped wings and be in overall GSB.
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Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #42 on: December 10, 2012, 02:06:01 AM »
To elaborate a bit on the Storm idea in the practical world of 1:48 Hurricane models, one of the flaws of the Hobbycraft kits is the spine is baby butt smooth.   Put the Storm spine on it.   Enjoy.


For the Airfix 1:48 kit:   Aeroclub resin two blade prop.   Oil splash guard.   Ultracast exhausts and seat.  Spatted undercarriage as on the Storm but with a straight wing.   Convert to fabric wing.  BoB with white/black undersides.  Keep the canopy closed to emphasize modifications elsewhere.   
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #43 on: January 08, 2013, 07:19:20 PM »
While looking to see if the Hurricane was tested with a 4 bladed propeller, I came across this profile:



Glenn lives in Vermont Victoria Australia. Maybe a local mate could drop him a line to ask him to join and share his works?

Source: http://www.glennballdesigns.com/Aircraft.html
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Re: Hawker Hurricane Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #44 on: January 09, 2013, 12:21:21 AM »
His eMail address was at the bottom of the page.  I just sent him a message inviting him to join us here at BTS.  :)
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