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Profiling by JP Vieira - New profiles 2017
« on: December 11, 2011, 11:40:42 PM »
Hello
First of all thanks to Greg and all other that contributed to make this forum a reality.

I will post my work in this Thread.
I will start with new works and, perhaps in the future, post some old works (until then you can check them at my what-if site at http://what-if-world.webs.com/index.htm.

Here is the first
In the late 1960's and early 1970's france decided to modernise its air force; the adopted strategy was to field small numbers of large twin-engine interceptors alongside more numerous single-engine aircraft.
The larger aircraft was a twin-fin, twin-engine interceptor, the Dassault Orage


The smaller aircraft was the Dassault Eclipse


Both aircraft were also exported to many countries.
« Last Edit: June 03, 2017, 01:21:59 AM by JP Vieira »

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage and Dassault Eclipse
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2011, 12:20:41 AM »
Excellent work, Mr Vieira! I especially like the neat angle of the Eclipse. Fitting you'd post that as we've just had our last full luner eclipse for the next couple of years last night.

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage and Dassault Eclipse
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2011, 01:38:41 AM »
I love the Orage! Looks to me like a fusion of F-15, F-104 and... something else I can't quite place. Aha, your creativity! :D
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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage and Dassault Eclipse
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2011, 03:47:13 AM »
Thanks for the comments!
Actually (you may not believe it) but the starting point for the design of the Orage was the Mirage IV... It was so transformed that it resembles nothing of the original IV.
I thought that Eclipse was a fitting name for a Dassault aircraft...

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II Egypt
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2011, 04:02:51 AM »
Hello
The Orage was developed in a series of versions: one of those was the Orage II, a twin-seat, strike version. This aircraft was used by the Armee de l'Air and exported to some countries, namely Egypt


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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II (strike) Egypt
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2011, 07:41:55 AM »
Very exciting to see one of my favorite profilers here.

Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II (strike) Egypt
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2011, 07:44:24 AM »
Great stuff!

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II (strike) Egypt
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2011, 08:49:56 AM »
JP, glad your here, I really enjoy your work.
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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II (strike) Egypt
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2011, 11:01:39 AM »
I love your twin-fin Mirage (Orage II), JP... :)

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II (strike) Egypt
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2011, 04:13:01 AM »
Thanks a lot for all your comments!

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Dassault Orage II (strike) Egypt
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2011, 04:18:00 AM »
And What-if  the Tornado was designed in the 1950's, early 60's...?
More of a subtle differences, but I think it looks well
Here is the Tornado of a earlier generation:

RAF


RN


Sweden

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - 1960's Tornado
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2011, 05:05:02 AM »
WOW those 'Fins' are ace!!!
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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - 1960's Tornado
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2011, 05:24:41 AM »
Thanks!

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - 1960's Tornado
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2011, 05:27:35 AM »
What-If the mistel concept was continue to be used later...?

Here is a Korean War Mistel (F-86 / F-86)


and a vietnam one (F-4/ B-57)

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Jet Mistels (Korea / Vietnam)
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2011, 06:01:19 AM »
That "namtoe" could be even remote controlled by Phantom WSO... What about something more subtle? like F-104 rebuild by Germans during Cold War as a missle, and put under... other Starfighter? With under-wing fuel tanks, and single nuke that can be fitted into drone nose, what range that "Mistel" could have? And naext give it ZELL pack for more fun :)

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Jet Mistels (Korea / Vietnam)
« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2011, 08:22:08 AM »
I like that Swedish one!

And now I have to admit: I have to giggle every time I see a Swedish plane with the "FARA" warning... see, my parents are from Hungary, I speak Hungarian, and so that Swedish warning is to me like, indicating the blatantly obvious: an arrow pointing backwards, saying "its rear" ("far" is "rear" in Hungarian, the "-a" is the third person singular possessive marker - i.e. the arrow is telling you which way the airplane's rear is...) :P
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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Jet Mistels (Korea / Vietnam)
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2011, 09:31:42 AM »
Awesome Mistels!

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Jet Mistels (Korea / Vietnam)
« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2011, 06:11:06 PM »
Wow!!!

I love the Swedish one, but that Mistel is just :in-love:

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Jet Mistels (Korea / Vietnam)
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2011, 04:09:36 AM »
Thanks all for your comments :)
Maybe some more mistels in the future...
For now I will post some work I have done when I was between foruns  :D

Here is the Curtiss SpitHawk, a derivate of the Curtiss 75 equiped with a Merlin engine (no it is not a P-40F   :D )
It was used mainly in the Mediterranean TO and exported to the Soviet Union.
Here are two examples of Soviet aircraft

Summer Camo


Winter Camo

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Curtiss SpitHawk
« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2011, 04:17:50 AM »
Here is another work done ibf (in between foruns)

The Spitfire MK.Vw was an experiment done in 1945; it married a Spitfire MK.Vb airframe to the capture engined of one FW-190D-9


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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Curtiss SpitHawk
« Reply #20 on: December 15, 2011, 04:22:38 AM »
And another…
The Curtiss 77 was developed to meet specific French requirements of a Hawk 75 with a more powerful engine, more firepower and other improvements.
None were delivered before the fall of France and all were subsequently delivered to the free French forces.
They were used in many theaters of operations and were praised by its pilots for their reliability and toughness


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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Curtiss SpitHawk
« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2011, 04:23:40 AM »
Love the Spithawks!!!
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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Curtiss SpitHawk
« Reply #22 on: December 15, 2011, 04:24:45 AM »
That Hawk 77 has my admiration! Most excellent and definitely a "should've been" in my book!

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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Curtiss SpitHawk, Spitfire MK.Vw & Curtiss 77
« Reply #23 on: December 15, 2011, 06:16:34 AM »
The Spithawks look, well............................right. Nice job Sir.
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Re: Profiling by JP Vieira - Curtiss SpitHawk, Spitfire MK.Vw & Curtiss 77
« Reply #24 on: December 15, 2011, 03:44:22 PM »
Thanks to all for your comments! :)
Welcome José (bem-vindo) :)