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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #200 on: March 13, 2012, 10:56:47 AM »
Cheers Brian. Jon: That is exactly what I had in mind! Although I must admit I didn't know that hotrodders had ever used that arrangement. Very cool!
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #201 on: March 13, 2012, 11:16:10 AM »
JCF: Yep, 'Roots' would've been my pre-aphasia choice of names  :-[


Cool, so an installation like the classic front-mounted GMC 6-71 blower use in hot-rods and dragsters
before the top-mount arrangement became dominant:


Damn, that looks like the blower that Bond had on his Bentley in one of the early Bond novels (I mis-remember which as it's been ages since I read them).  I could see that as a booster/supplement engine for the propulsive engines.

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #202 on: March 14, 2012, 06:26:05 AM »
My take on ysi_maniac's Advanced Britannia http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=957.15
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Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #203 on: March 14, 2012, 06:48:59 AM »
The Advanced Brittania looks great
Kudos to both of you.
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #204 on: March 14, 2012, 07:48:41 AM »
Hi Apophenia,your profile is REALLY TEMPTING! 8) 8)

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #205 on: March 14, 2012, 02:29:38 PM »
Hmmmm....

That Britannia looks a treat!
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #206 on: March 15, 2012, 05:01:01 AM »
My take on ysi_maniac's Advanced Britannia http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=957.15


Yowsa that's sleek and stunning! You & Mr Ysi would make a top-notch design bureau!

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Offline JP Vieira

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #207 on: March 15, 2012, 05:31:44 AM »

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #208 on: March 15, 2012, 10:22:16 AM »
Yowsa that's sleek and stunning! You & Mr Ysi would make a top-notch design bureau!

Cheers Brian. The YsiApo OKB perhaps? "We can paint it any colour you like but spats are mandatory!"

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #209 on: March 15, 2012, 10:30:54 AM »
oldie but goodie! :-*

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #210 on: March 15, 2012, 10:49:39 AM »
Yowsa that's sleek and stunning! You & Mr Ysi would make a top-notch design bureau!

Cheers Brian. The YsiApo OKB perhaps? "We can paint it any colour you like but spats are mandatory!"

The Dash 8/Q Series keeps popping up elsewhere on the forum so here's an oldie ...
Very nice indeed.  That needs to share an airport concourse with a tilt-rotor Dash 8 and a Dash 8/Rotodyne cross.

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #211 on: March 16, 2012, 07:19:20 PM »
Wow that tilt-rotor Dash-8 is killer and I love the arctic Canadian markings! Nice touch!

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #212 on: March 17, 2012, 05:44:19 AM »
Hmmm, advanced Brittannia, eh?

... and seeing as I have a 1/144 CL-44 in the stash ...   :icon_fsm:
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #213 on: March 17, 2012, 08:25:41 AM »
Thanks guys! I decided to go 'old school' on this one. What would a Bombardier tilt-wing look like if Kārlis Irbītis was still at the drawing board  ;)

Hmmm, advanced Brittannia, eh?
... and seeing as I have a 1/144 CL-44 in the stash ...   :icon_fsm:

Jon: Advanced Yukon?  ;D
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #214 on: March 17, 2012, 11:10:08 AM »

Hmmm, advanced Brittannia, eh?
... and seeing as I have a 1/144 CL-44 in the stash ...   :icon_fsm:


Jon: Advanced Yukon?  ;D


Nah, I'd keep it


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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #215 on: March 19, 2012, 10:51:50 AM »
Nah, I'd keep it [Loftleiðir]

Ah, so you're a fan of extra long, tubular structures then?   ;D
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #216 on: March 19, 2012, 10:55:10 AM »
This was inspired by Greg's Wellington Ideas & Inspiration comment.
http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=991.msg12520#msg12520

History buffs will get the name. RAF nerds will get the 'QR' code  ;)
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Taken into service as the Vickers Uxbridge general-recce bomber, the Type 431 began as an attempt to produce a higher-performing bomber from an airframe with maximum commonality with the Wellington and Warwick. As built, the Type 431 was essentially a 'cropped' Wellington.

The Uxbridge wings and horizontal tail were identical to those of the Wellington other than being of reduced span (70' vs 86' for the wings). The Uxbridge fuselage was also shortened (forward of Wellington frame 25). It was intended that Uxbridge medium bombers should have Fraser-Nash nose turrets but, in the end, all service Uxbridge GRs had fixed nose guns.

The Uxbridge illustrated is in a night intruder scheme. Most Uxbridge were in Coastal Command schemes and carried Leigh Lights for their U-Boat strafing.
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #217 on: March 19, 2012, 12:51:46 PM »
Nice!
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #218 on: March 19, 2012, 04:27:01 PM »
Me likely...
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #219 on: March 19, 2012, 04:52:36 PM »
Wow! that Uxbridge is nasty!

Just needs Coastal Command cammo.
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Offline JP Vieira

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« Reply #220 on: March 20, 2012, 11:51:30 PM »
That Vickers is something special

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #221 on: March 21, 2012, 12:13:51 PM »
Thanks guys! Upnorth: I may just have to do that Coastal Command version  ;)
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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #222 on: March 21, 2012, 11:13:38 PM »
^ Ooo ooo!!! Any chance of a 2-tone Mediterranean blue/white Coastal Command one? The Uxbridge looks great!

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #223 on: March 22, 2012, 01:29:35 AM »
^ Ooo ooo!!! Any chance of a 2-tone Mediterranean blue/white Coastal Command one? The Uxbridge looks great!

Great idea!, Please, Apophenia!

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Re: Apophenia's Offerings
« Reply #224 on: March 22, 2012, 10:01:32 AM »
Over the Med: A Vickers Uxbridge Mk.IVA inbound with one feathered after an otherwise successful strike on Italian shipping.

^ Ooo ooo!!! Any chance of a 2-tone Mediterranean blue/white Coastal Command one? The Uxbridge looks great!

Sorry EH and Rafael ... I don't know the scheme. Is that the Beaufort camo?
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