Author Topic: AVRO Lancaster, Manchester, Lincoln and Shackleton (and derivatives) Ideas and Inspiration  (Read 25972 times)

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If doing a single tailed Lancaster, I would possibly use the Avro Tudor as a source of inspiration:

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... but that tail is so ugly ...  :icon_crap: :icon_killbill:
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Via Facebook. Avro Lancaster with guided surface to air missile PAT-1 (a Henschel Hs 293 developed in Argentina)

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I assume the PAT-1 is fictional?  BTW, it should probably be Air-to-Surface...
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What about a bigger brother to the Avro Lancaster B Mark II - namely a later model Lancaster or even Lincoln but with more powerful Bristol Centaurus engines?
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Offline kitnut617

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Well reading about how the boffins studied the German TV guided missiles, and adapted it to the Tallbot I could imagine something more along these lines

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I assume the PAT-1 is fictional?  BTW, it should probably be Air-to-Surface...

I paste and cut what the artist provided.  ;)
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Offline kitnut617

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What about a bigger brother to the Avro Lancaster B Mark II - namely a later model Lancaster or even Lincoln but with more powerful Bristol Centaurus engines?

A Shackleton ------   ???

Or a Nottingham   >:D  This has four RR Eagle H-24 cylinder engines

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Blackbird models has in 1/72 a conversion kit for the MK.VI.  It has chin radiator so you could make a Griffon. 
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Blackbird models has in 1/72 a conversion kit for the MK.VI.  It has chin radiator so you could make a Griffon.


Or there's the North Star conversions from AiM

http://www.aim72.co.uk/page179.html

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+ one of these (of which I have two) less the engines




+ 4 of these:




+ some of these (or similar) - note roundel with fern frond within the inner red circle:



+ a bunch of cursing, cut fingers, loss of blood etc...

= AVRO Lincoln V (my fictional designation for proposed Bristol Centaurus) in RNZAF service during Malaysian Emergency...
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