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Offline ysi_maniac

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Lufthansa '46
« on: November 01, 2013, 05:39:56 PM »
What if germans were allowed to produce civil aircraft just after surrender? in 1946 for instance.

http://www.airwar1946.nl/whif/L46-JU290.htm

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2013, 05:47:57 PM »
good question, i was thinking about "scale-o-rama"-ing a 1/48 Arado Ar234 into a 1/72 Jet Airliner some day  8)
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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2013, 11:27:18 PM »
good question, i was thinking about "scale-o-rama"-ing a 1/48 Arado Ar234 into a 1/72 Jet Airliner some day  8)



Someone made an "Aeroflot Octa": http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,5054.msg63350.html#msg63350


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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2013, 01:51:31 AM »
How about getting the Revell Arado E.555 flying wing and scaleorama'ing it to 1/144th or smaller by swapping the "greenhouse" cabin for one from a smaller scale airliner?
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Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2013, 03:05:12 AM »
^^^^^
I do love this idea :)

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2013, 03:29:11 AM »
Focke-Wulf Fw 300:

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2013, 03:46:57 AM »
 Junkers Ju EF100:



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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2013, 03:53:25 AM »
Blohm & Voss P 200:


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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2013, 04:22:58 AM »
How about getting the Revell Arado E.555 flying wing and scaleorama'ing it to 1/144th or smaller by swapping the "greenhouse" cabin for one from a smaller scale airliner?

Lotz of airliner potential in that  :)

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2013, 04:40:24 AM »
How about getting the Revell Arado E.555 flying wing and scaleorama'ing it to 1/144th or smaller by swapping the "greenhouse" cabin for one from a smaller scale airliner?


i think Boeing already did something like that  8)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_X-48

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2013, 04:56:26 AM »
Of course the German people living in the remains of the war destroyed cities might
wonder why scarce resources are being used to build luxury intercontinental aircraft
of no use to people scrambling to simply survive.
 :-X




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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2013, 05:19:31 AM »
The DC-109, based upon the DC-6 and the Bf-109?




No?

I used a 1/144 DC-6 and a 1/48 Hasegawa Bf-109 F for that fun  build. The upper deck, the "UberClass" section was added by fairing in the cockpit with a block of balsa. It give the plane a Coho salmon look.

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2013, 05:58:22 AM »
Beautiful job Al. 
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Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2013, 05:03:06 PM »
Thanks Greg for your posts. Good

Hi Alvis, your DC-109. I love it :) :-* :-*

Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Lufthansa '46
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2013, 05:10:36 PM »
If you scalorame an Ar-234 1/72 to 1/144 you get a Jet Metropolitan :D