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Offline nils

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #315 on: May 02, 2015, 04:11:57 PM »
my list from 2012, still mostly unchanged today, but with a few additions:

re-releases:

Revell:
1/144 NH90
1/144 Hawker Hunter FGA.9
1/72 Agusta A-109 (Announced by revell for May 2015)
1/72 Sikorsky H-34 (better then the hobbyboss mould)
1/72 Piasecki H-21
1/144 KC-10 Extender
1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak
1/72 Heinkel He162 Volksjager

Airfix:
1/72 S.A.Bulldog
1/144 Nimrod MR.2
1/72 C-130H Hercules

on the new releases (injection molds) i would like:

-F-35A/B/C in all scales
-1/144 Harrier GR1/3
-1/144 C-160 Transall (revell, stop fooling us with the odd scaled ones)
-decent YF-23 in 1/72 and 1/144
-decent MIG-29 (in 1/144) and SU-27 (in 1/72)
-1/144 T50 PAK-FA
-1/72 aermacchi M346
-decent and new 1/72 Alpha Jet and Fouga CM170 Magister
-more 1/72 Luft'46 models (either new molds or re-releases of old revell/dragon boxings)
-new 1/72 scale CF100 Mk.5 (and no hobbycrap, please FTLOG)

list still needs to be filled up.
on the bench:
-various models

on the drawing board:
-various 1/72 TinTin aircraft
-1/72 Eurocopter Tiger (Belgian Army)
-various other 1/72 and 1/144 aircraft

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #316 on: May 03, 2015, 01:17:54 AM »

on the new releases (injection molds) i would like:

-F-35A/B/C in all scales - Done:  KittyHawk have done all three in 1/48.  OrangeHobby, Hasegawa, Italerli and Academy have all done various versions in 1/72.  Not sure about other scales.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #317 on: May 03, 2015, 04:33:49 AM »
  Not sure about other scales.

There are some injection F-35C's done in 1/350 scale    ;)

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #318 on: May 03, 2015, 04:47:43 AM »
I thought they were resin?  Wish there was a 1/350 F-35B...
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Offline Volkodav

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #319 on: May 03, 2015, 09:09:53 PM »
Shapeways have a 1/285 F-35B, I wonder if it could be scaled down to 1/350?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #321 on: May 12, 2015, 05:20:29 PM »
I would love a 1/48 Mirage 4000

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #322 on: May 13, 2015, 02:35:57 AM »
I would love a 1/48 Mirage 4000



Two seat Mirage 4000 armed with the ASMP or other weapons for strategic attack missions. 
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #323 on: May 13, 2015, 06:09:06 PM »
Wouldn't really get you a Mirage 4000, but how about taking a 1/48 Mirage 2000 body and swapping the forward fuselage for one of a 1/72 F-15 Eagle?
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #324 on: October 18, 2015, 12:11:45 AM »
Dear Freedom Model Kits, now that you have produced a proper F-20A and F-20N, could we have a flat canopy, no radar, original intake F-4A prototype Phantom?  From that I'd take it to a single seater attack aircraft.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #325 on: November 08, 2015, 08:25:09 PM »
Dear Freedom Model Kits, now that you have produced a proper F-20A and F-20N, could we have a flat canopy, no radar, original intake F-4A prototype Phantom?  From that I'd take it to a single seater attack aircraft.

Hi Daryl,

I'll send this on to HQ sir. I like the idea actually. Do you have some shots of the aircraft that you would like to build from?

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #326 on: November 08, 2015, 09:36:54 PM »
Dear Freedom Model Kits, now that you have produced a proper F-20A and F-20N, could we have a flat canopy, no radar, original intake F-4A prototype Phantom?  From that I'd take it to a single seater attack aircraft.

Hi Daryl,

I'll send this on to HQ sir. I like the idea actually. Do you have some shots of the aircraft that you would like to build from?
Falcon does a nice conversion for this one in 1/48 and ISTR that DB (DB Models?) did a resin conversion in both 1/72 and 1/48.  Search for pictures of the YF4H-1 and F-4A and you should find plenty of info.  If memory serves me correctly, one of these aircraft was part of the Sageburner low-altitude speed record effort.

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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #327 on: November 09, 2015, 02:41:51 AM »
Dear Freedom Model Kits, now that you have produced a proper F-20A and F-20N, could we have a flat canopy, no radar, original intake F-4A prototype Phantom?  From that I'd take it to a single seater attack aircraft.


Hi Daryl,

I'll send this on to HQ sir. I like the idea actually. Do you have some shots of the aircraft that you would like to build from?


This gives you an idea of the changes necessary - I will post some more details later:




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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #328 on: November 09, 2015, 02:54:02 AM »
Dear Freedom Model Kits, now that you have produced a proper F-20A and F-20N, could we have a flat canopy, no radar, original intake F-4A prototype Phantom?  From that I'd take it to a single seater attack aircraft.


Hi Daryl,

I'll send this on to HQ sir. I like the idea actually. Do you have some shots of the aircraft that you would like to build from?

Falcon does a nice conversion for this one in 1/48 and ISTR that DB (DB Models?) did a resin conversion in both 1/72 and 1/48.  Search for pictures of the YF4H-1 and F-4A and you should find plenty of info.  If memory serves me correctly, one of these aircraft was part of the Sageburner low-altitude speed record effort.


Cutting Edge has done 1/48 and 1/32 conversions I believe - you can see a write up on the 1/48 one here and one on the 1/32 and 1/48 ones here.  That said, the Cutting Edge ones are well out of production and increasingly rare.
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Re: Dear Model Company, I would like you to release a kit of...
« Reply #329 on: November 09, 2015, 04:49:38 AM »
Still milling around smartly waiting for 1/72 XB-15