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Offline ysi_maniac

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Inspiration and "Display only"
« on: May 30, 2016, 12:21:06 AM »
What title says.

I will try to add a half made model or so. Une day. ;) 8)

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2016, 02:48:34 AM »
Some inspirations:

Civilianised Hueycobra flying crane:




Skyvan used for Antarctic research:




Snow cat made from a tank and a military truck:




Pink Panther plane:




Tracked Landrover:




Civilian high-altitude survey aircraft:

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2016, 03:28:16 AM »
Love the last one. :-*

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2016, 05:54:28 AM »
I recall a robot converted to a fire fighting bot. Looked awesome. Wish I could find who built it.

Found it!
http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,40775.0.html
Conversion of a Patlabor mech.
« Last Edit: May 30, 2016, 06:38:29 AM by kerick »

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2016, 09:18:26 AM »
The Antarctic Skyvan, Snow Cat and especially the Tracked Landrover are Whif-world classics!

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2016, 03:25:30 AM »




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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2016, 03:18:28 AM »

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2016, 03:20:42 AM »
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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2016, 03:24:11 AM »


Click on the image to see many more whatif Concordes.
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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2016, 11:44:01 AM »


Guaranteed to be there within a few hours: A conceptual FedEx Boeing 2707-200 SST- Photo/illustration Erik Simonsen

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2016, 05:28:51 AM »
"They know you can do anything, So the question is, what don't you do?"

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2016, 05:48:20 AM »
Can't forget Columbia Helicopters.



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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2016, 06:08:05 AM »


Although not technically what we are looking for in this GB, I found it interesting that Columbia Has contracts in Afghanistan.

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2016, 08:50:35 AM »
Although not technically what we are looking for in this GB, ...

Why not?

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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2016, 09:54:52 AM »
Although not technically what we are looking for in this GB, ...

Why not?

I just figured armed soldiers would be a no go
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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #16 on: June 05, 2016, 04:34:57 AM »
Random Idea:  Southwest Airlines 747SR
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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2016, 03:31:06 AM »
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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2016, 12:56:18 PM »
⬆️ I was thinking something along those lines or a Alaskan heavy lift helo but with a ka- series helo.
Unfortunately I do not have one in the stash.☹️
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Re: Inspiration and "Display only"
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2016, 02:00:25 AM »
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