Author Topic: Dark Thoughts  (Read 6119 times)

Offline JP Vieira

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Dark Thoughts
« on: August 11, 2012, 06:56:53 AM »
Hello
Here are some of my work after some dark  transformations... ;)

The Skunk Fighter
In the late 1960's Lockheed’s famous Skunk Works transformed one of the company's Satrfighter into a research vehicle for new technologies (aerodynamics, propulsions, etc); from this program emerged both a fighter and a reconnaissance plane



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Offline JP Vieira

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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012, 07:01:19 AM »
The new helicopters
In the early 80's some companies started investigating new technologies and their application to the world of helicopters. One of those was the Kamov Design Bureau. In 1987 it produced the Kamov Ka-44, an experimental aircraft featuring composite fuselage, two turbofans,  new control surfaces and a anti-torque system using controlled air vents alongside the rear fuselage



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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2012, 07:03:49 AM »
Wicked!
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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But you can make the Bastard work for it.

Offline JP Vieira

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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2012, 07:05:10 AM »
Dark Lightning

In the mid 1960's BAC was instructed to produce a radical new version of the Lightning for its use in the "special missions" role (AKA espionage).
The new aircraft, nicknamed the Dark Lightning was used by the RAF until the late 1980's



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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2012, 12:09:50 AM »
Those are great!! Everything looks FAST!!
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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2012, 02:31:39 AM »
Love the "double cockpit" Lightening, JP!

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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2012, 10:29:19 AM »
Neat ideas man!  The Lighting is my favorite  8)  Wonder how well the air vent system would really work.  Makes for one slick and slightly confusing helo design.
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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2012, 11:15:51 PM »
JP, all three of these kick ass! I really like the new shape for the Starfighter.  :-* :-*
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Re: Dark Thoughts
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2012, 07:19:54 PM »
Thanks to all for your comments