Author Topic: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber  (Read 16953 times)

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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #100 on: February 23, 2020, 07:03:08 AM »
Its actually the North American Aviation NA-98X Super Strafer.  See here:  https://oldmachinepress.com/2012/09/02/na-98x-super-strafer/
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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #101 on: February 23, 2020, 07:05:01 AM »
There's also this oddity:

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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #102 on: February 23, 2020, 04:09:23 PM »
Single vertical tail vibration test rig maybe using a B-25B airframe? ;)
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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #103 on: February 24, 2020, 02:16:05 AM »
It's actually from the movie Tora! Tora! Tora! where it was modified to look like a Douglas A-20.
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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #104 on: February 24, 2020, 08:41:59 AM »
^^^^^ An idea to choose donor model. ;)

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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #105 on: February 24, 2020, 09:48:00 AM »
Yeah baby !!!!..

That turned out just wonderful

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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #106 on: February 24, 2020, 09:36:01 PM »
Thanks, BT! :icon_alabanza:

Good to see you're still popping your head in, from time to time. :smiley:
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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #107 on: February 25, 2020, 08:18:04 AM »
This is so cool!  :smiley: The overall design, the camouflage scheme, the shark-mouth.....  :-*

Looks fast just sitting on the painting stand.  :icon_beer:
With the gear tucked in, it would look even faster, though.  >:D But that might just be my predilection for in-flight builds speaking....
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Re: NA B-27A High Speed Medium Bomber
« Reply #108 on: February 25, 2020, 08:58:41 AM »
Thanks heaps, Moritz! :icon_alabanza:


I tend to build wheels-down to give me something to stand the builds on. However, I agree with you about how fast she looks.

So, the B-27K I have planned, which I think should look even faster, may get the flaps-up, wheels-up look (depends on how the Hasegawa B-25J behaves).

I'm not sure if I want to do the bomb-bay open or not, depends on whether the Hasegawa kit is up to the standard of the Airfix kit in that regard (Airfix's bomb-bay looks good straight OoB but I, also, have two Eduard upgrade sets for it (one for the next Airfix B-25C/D I get)).
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