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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2017, 04:29:38 PM »
inspiration ... BN.2 Islander, G-AVUB, on the deck of HMS. Hermes, 26 May 1968. During assessment trials, the aircraft landed and launched again without the use of arresting gear and catapult, hmm, Islander for Royal Navy COD.? 'junglie' for RM. liason or deployment ? Admirals Barge ? (hehe, if the RAF. and army can have them makes sense the 'senior service' too  8)

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2017, 04:58:18 PM »
A couple of RN Marine schemes....

1. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Navy (Marines) 'Olive' overall 381/220 scheme
2. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Navy (Marines) Light Stone/Dark Green 'EoS.' scheme

Thanks for the pic TSRJoe!

KM

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2017, 05:06:06 PM »
Some RN Admirals Barge schemes...

1. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Navy Admirals Barge 'green parrot' scheme
2. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Navy Admirals Barge 'oxford blue' scheme

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2017, 05:16:20 PM »

1. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL RAF. VIP. scheme
2. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL RAF. transport scheme
3. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL RAF. transport scheme
4. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL white overall 'aeromedical' scheme

Thanks JWC for the research, encouragement and help

KM

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2017, 04:51:12 AM »
What about a carrier based AEW version with nose radar:

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2017, 05:32:31 AM »
Try this story for size.

http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=2380.0, Reply #4 on: December 17, 2012, 08:14:45 AM
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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2017, 06:41:11 AM »
What about a carrier based AEW version with nose radar:




Just thought that Greg, when I was reading:
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inspiration ... BN.2 Islander, G-AVUB, on the deck of HMS. Hermes, 26 May 1968. During assessment trials, the aircraft landed and launched again without the use of arresting gear and catapult, hmm, Islander for Royal Navy COD.? 'junglie' for RM. liason or deployment ? Admirals Barge ? (hehe, if the RAF. and army can have them makes sense the 'senior service' too


I wonder if the Islander's STOL performance would allow it to land on an Invincible class? I'm imaging it giving the British Task Force a AEW capability during the Falklands War?

M.A.D

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2017, 09:58:28 AM »
The Royals
1. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Flight 'Heron' scheme
2. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Flight 'Andover' scheme
3. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL overall red 'Prince of Wales, Chipmunk' scheme


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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #23 on: July 30, 2017, 10:07:48 AM »
Royal Aircraft Establishment Schemes

1. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL RAE. 'raspberry ripple' scheme
2. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL Royal Aircraft Establishment scheme

British Embassy
3. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL FCO./British Embassy 'Beaver' scheme

Thanks JWC for your research, help and encouragement

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #24 on: July 30, 2017, 10:12:14 AM »
BRIXMIS

1. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL BRIXMIS./Special Duties 'LAG.' overall 381/627 scheme (Berlin)
2. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL BRIXMIS./Special Duties 'LAG.' overall 381/627 scheme

RED DEVILS
3. Britten Norman Islander CC.1 in FICTIONAL AAC. 'Red Devils' scheme

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Re: Chickadee's Cherries - Britten Norman Islander Profiles
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2017, 02:58:45 PM »
What about a carrier based AEW version with nose radar:




Lol, let me see what I can do...