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Polygons Aerodrome
« on: December 05, 2014, 08:23:19 PM »
Here are some of my aviation, most of these are just aircraft that I've rearranged in ways I thought were interesting, no particular reasoning behind them.

Skywarrior VIP:


Skywarrior as a rotodyne:



C-1 Trader as a VTOL COD:



Two Phantoms and some other parts:



Two Skywarriors merged as a maritime patrol craft:



Rearranged skywarior as an awacs:



Kamov tilt-rotor:



Cargo seaplane - inspired by the convair tradewind:




Some sort of seaplane from the remnants (had to recast a part that I ruined in my first attempt at the cargo seaplane)


Modified phantoms:



Prowler VTOL - originally since I used the prowlers wings on the phantoms, I was just going to do a simple wing swap, but then I realized that if I flipped the wings it sort of looks like the dropship from starcraft 2:

Flight mode:


VTOL mode:


Dropship for reference:

http://starcraft.wikia.com/wiki/Medivac_dropship

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2014, 08:33:26 PM »
Outstanding!

1/700 or 1/350?

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2014, 09:07:50 PM »
Wow!!! Super whiffing!! The Tradwind and Kamov Tillt rotor are inspiring!!! :D :D
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2014, 09:32:27 PM »
So many great designs! VERY cool!  8)
« Last Edit: December 06, 2014, 01:19:12 AM by ChernayaAkula »
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2014, 09:55:53 PM »
Nice stuff, Poly! I especially like the one with the lengthened wings and 4 jets!

Well done!

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2014, 01:01:55 AM »
Very cool ideas!

Nicely done.

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2014, 03:16:50 AM »
Very cool ideas!

Nicely done.

What he said. :)
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2014, 12:50:25 PM »
Outstanding!

1/700 or 1/350?


Both actually, the seaplanes, trader and kamov are 700 and the rest are 350.

Here my latest quick build, a 1/350 backwards wing B-25.
I bought a pack of ten a few years ago and through various moves and cleanups I only have this one left. I tried a rudimentary paint job with one of those silver markers, but it didn't turn out so well.
 

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2014, 01:45:54 PM »
^ Oh my.....  :-*
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2014, 12:04:18 AM »
There are all fantastic! I have several boxes of Trumpeter 1/350 planes and only vague wiffing ideas. The A-3 Skywarrior variants are ll great and that B-25 reminds me of this book cover:




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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2014, 05:59:24 AM »
Reminds me of the 'Rutanised' B-17G you can see on the web. Nice job :)
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2014, 09:52:20 PM »
That book cover is where I got the idea to put the vertical stabilizers on the ends of the wings and the pusher props from Sky Crawlers.

Anyway here are my latest builds.

2 1/700 f-15 concepts.
one is a combination of the silent eagle - conformal weapon bays (although you cant really see them) and canted tail fins - and the f-15 active - canards and thrust vectoring (the real active has 3d thrust vectoring, but I like the look of f-22 style 2d thrust vectoring.
And the other one is based on a tailless f-15.



1/700 f-4 with tomcat wings - added overwing ferry tanks because I think they look nice:


1/700 Tilt-rotor starlifter:


1/350 s-3 viking seaplane:

Now that I look at the picture, those engines are crooked, I'll fix that later.

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2014, 02:06:10 AM »
C-1 Trader as a VTOL COD:
I love this twin-boomer! :-* :-*

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2014, 02:40:54 AM »
 :icon_music: "Keeps getting better!"  :icon_music:
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2014, 07:46:48 AM »
I need to save this thread its so full of ideas!

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2014, 09:00:36 AM »
That tilt-rotor Starlifter is a beast. Those rotors would be gigantic.
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2014, 10:40:56 AM »
WOW - do you have a good eye for configuration changes or what :)
I am learning from these.
How you ever saw a seaplane lurking within the S-3 is brilliance :o

Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #17 on: December 18, 2014, 11:14:58 PM »
That tilt-rotor Starlifter is a beast. Those rotors would be gigantic.

 I still have another starlifter, which I will make as a Quad rotor.

WOW - do you have a good eye for configuration changes or what :)
I am learning from these.
How you ever saw a seaplane lurking within the S-3 is brilliance :o


My thought process is a little strange sometimes. Sometimes I'll get carried away with a theme (when I came up with the sea viking I was on a seaplane theme), sometimes a design idea will pop into my head out of nowhere and other times I'll see something in something. For example I turned my sea viking upside down and got this idea( probably needs some scaleoraming and wing smallening):

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #18 on: December 19, 2014, 02:43:58 AM »
I like your thinking.
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2014, 07:59:50 AM »
I like your thinking.

 and his doing is even better!

 I really dig the Starlifter,too.

Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2015, 01:00:12 PM »
After watching Yukikaze for the nth time and having a surplus of hornets:



Just remembered that I wanted to put the forward canards on top, behind the cockpit, D'oh. Still looks good the way it is though.

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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2015, 01:10:43 PM »
Appears your glue fumes are stronger than mine  :)

Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #22 on: July 29, 2015, 03:11:44 AM »
Some 1/350 madness:

Sikorsky Bananaking


Double Hawkeye maritime patrol:


Ducted fan VTOLs:









Couple of VTOLs based on the VC-33 Moms Kitchen from the Macross universe:




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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #23 on: July 29, 2015, 04:22:27 AM »
I like your four-engine Hawkeye.  Have you considered applying that same concept to the C-2 Greyhound?  :)
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Re: Polygons Aerodrome
« Reply #24 on: July 29, 2015, 08:31:03 AM »
Some neat ideas.  Nice work