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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #435 on: May 28, 2018, 03:29:14 AM »
If memory serves me correctly, Orange Hobby did one in 1/72.

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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #436 on: May 28, 2018, 06:02:48 AM »
Anyone know when the F-35C will be available in kit form?   
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Thanks Greg, don't know how or why I missed that.  Have to keep an eye out for that kit at a decent price.  Already have he A and B models and neither kit really does much for boosting my enthusiasm for the subject.    :))
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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #437 on: May 28, 2018, 08:46:36 AM »
I'll need to research the kits, but I want to do a nominal "F-35D" (D for Dual Refueling Modes), basically a F-35A with the addition of the refueling probe installation from the F-35B and -35C to allow refueling from any tanker out there.  It would look good in the markings of users who otherwise use only probe and drogue refueling but who don't need the extra goodies of the F-35B or F-35C and don't want to buy boom-equipped tankers.

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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #438 on: May 28, 2018, 05:58:07 PM »
Anyone know when the F-35C will be available in kit form?   
Errr...already:


Thanks Greg, don't know how or why I missed that.  Have to keep an eye out for that kit at a decent price.  Already have he A and B models and neither kit really does much for boosting my enthusiasm for the subject.    :))

I got the Kitty Hawk 1/48 F-35B ---- I'm not to impressed with all the massive ""raised"" panel tape lines, it's worse than the Italeri 1/72 kit.

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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #439 on: May 29, 2018, 01:47:00 AM »
I got the Kitty Hawk 1/48 F-35B ---- I'm not to impressed with all the massive ""raised"" panel tape lines, it's worse than the Italeri 1/72 kit.
The F-35A kit has the same features.  Almost makes the old Panda kit look like the better choice :)
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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #440 on: June 24, 2018, 03:56:00 AM »
Random idea:  F-35 in Aggressor scheme.
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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #441 on: June 24, 2018, 05:59:29 AM »
Even better idea: QF-35 with orange panels on the wings and tail...
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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #442 on: June 25, 2018, 12:37:07 AM »
That works too... ;)
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Re: F-35 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #443 on: July 12, 2018, 02:58:07 AM »
Extend the wing of the F-35C, turn it into a UAV as a dedicated Reecebird for the USN, IDF.
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