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Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« on: March 08, 2013, 02:40:34 AM »
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A thread dedicated to your Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration.

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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2013, 02:42:26 AM »
To start with, what about either fitted with a pair of  Vought ASM-135 ASAT missiles:

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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2013, 02:59:22 AM »
Favorite of mine is the push-pull propeller version posted here in some thread.

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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2013, 02:33:37 PM »






 :icon_punal: Dibs on the Megaforce Stratofortress, I saw it first!  :icon_punal:
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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2013, 03:37:36 PM »

 :icon_punal: Dibs on the Megaforce Stratofortress, I saw it first!  :icon_punal:

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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2013, 09:30:17 PM »
Bruce Craig of www dot thunderjet dot com fame (website no longer in service) has built 3 SR-71s:   A Fed Ex rapid delivery system with a package bay in it's belly, an Evergreen Aviation transport jet that combines a Hasegawa Falcon fuselage top on an extended SR-71 forward fuse, and his latest an even longer version of the same for Team Ferrari.     The build qualities are first rate and bring a spontaneous smile to the faces of those who see them at the shows.
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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2013, 12:55:41 AM »
Bruce Craig of www dot thunderjet dot com fame (website no longer in service) has built 3 SR-71s:   A Fed Ex rapid delivery system with a package bay in it's belly, an Evergreen Aviation transport jet that combines a Hasegawa Falcon fuselage top on an extended SR-71 forward fuse, and his latest an even longer version of the same for Team Ferrari.     The build qualities are first rate and bring a spontaneous smile to the faces of those who see them at the shows.


They sound great!





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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2013, 01:16:14 AM »
Bruce Craig of www dot thunderjet dot com fame (website no longer in service) has built 3 SR-71s:   A Fed Ex rapid delivery system with a package bay in it's belly, an Evergreen Aviation transport jet that combines a Hasegawa Falcon fuselage top on an extended SR-71 forward fuse, and his latest an even longer version of the same for Team Ferrari.     The build qualities are first rate and bring a spontaneous smile to the faces of those who see them at the shows.


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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2013, 02:45:32 AM »
In 1997, I was at the Edwards AFB open house.

The highlight was a Mach 3 pass by one the NASA SR-71s.  The condensation trail was sporadic but when the SR-71 did a horizon to horizon pass in about 10 seconds, I'd say he was way over the posted speed limit.
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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2013, 03:56:25 AM »
Makes me wonder what kind of payload could be carried in place of that drone......

(A sensor dish or something......?)
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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2013, 05:45:33 AM »
That's crazy talk:


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I seem to recall someone modelling one too
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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2013, 01:02:21 AM »
I had one of those megaforce toys as a kid ! Actually i had quite a few of those toys "Megaforce vs Triax"  :)

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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2013, 01:19:00 AM »
I had one of those megaforce toys as a kid ! Actually i had quite a few of those toys "Megaforce vs Triax"  :)


Me too! They have lasted a long time since they are made of metal as well. I found a boxed stratofort on EvilBay for cheap so I bought it so I could Fly it around the room making woosh noises since I never had it as a kid For first hand research.

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Re: Lockheed A-12 & SR-71 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2013, 01:22:05 AM »
I have a load of the lil metal ones still too.. same reason cos they've lasted. Theyre in a tub underneath my model desk as it happens.. lol