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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2012, 05:11:35 AM »
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2012, 05:13:02 AM »
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2012, 06:41:11 AM »
At first glance the 'Super F-16' has a very MiG-29 look to it.

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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #28 on: May 04, 2012, 07:03:55 AM »
I knew that Super F-16 reminded me of something. Went digging and found it. Built by "Desertpilot" for the What-If GB on ARC a couple of years back. The F-2S Viper II!



HERE'S the in-progress thread. I don't think he ever finished it, though.
Hmmm, I've got soo many Hasegawa 1/72 F-2s.... Hmmm....

Has anyone tried to model the F-16 with APG-65 radar from the F/A-18:




The nose, the mouth,.... the resemblance is uncanny!  ;D
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #29 on: May 04, 2012, 07:09:46 AM »
What if during the thawing of relations in the '70s/'80s, the USA provided F-16s ( maybe the J79 version) to the  Chinese?
PRC or ROC?  The F-16/79 was offered to the ROC by the Carter administration.  I could see the PRC buying F-16s that could be re-engined with their license-built afterburning Spey engines.

If Tienanmen Incident didn't happen, PLAAF F-16 sure could.

Carter would never sell anything that's an improvement over the F-5E/F and F-104G to Taiwan although GD was definitely enthusiastic about a ROCAF F-16/79 deal.
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #30 on: May 04, 2012, 12:51:31 PM »
Perhaps an "even handed" approach?  Spey-powered F-16's for the PRC and afterburning TF41s used in the ROC's aircraft.

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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #31 on: May 07, 2012, 07:50:25 AM »
Super F-16 anyone:




I have to do that! But its going to be covered in red stars  O0


PLAAF Viper:



Coops213 did a whole slug of wonderful vipers:





even the ugly one:



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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2012, 02:01:01 AM »
A Platypus if I've ever seen one  ;)
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2012, 02:36:38 AM »



Someone needs to build that!
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2012, 02:40:24 AM »
Don't forget the HARMs, jammer pods, and gold plated canopy if you do  ;)
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #36 on: July 18, 2012, 03:08:14 AM »
I like the PLAAF  one, thats a bit predictable I know  :icon_ninja:

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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #37 on: July 18, 2012, 06:41:26 AM »

Someone needs to build that!


It would go well with the 3-seat Tomcat seen on a US carrier ;D

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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #38 on: July 18, 2012, 08:35:37 AM »



Someone needs to build that!


I agree.  Maybe give it a wood panel paint job for a winged "estate wagon" look :)

F-16XL wings with that 4Pax seating arrangement would look very good. 
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #40 on: July 18, 2012, 05:03:38 PM »
ok boss ... :)

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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #41 on: July 18, 2012, 05:26:08 PM »
Good man! :)
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #42 on: July 18, 2012, 06:23:55 PM »
doing it as a resin conversion master in 72 scale for a colleague based on the Hasegawa Falcon C kit, altho iv a spare 32 scale example which might look sweet in bigger size, hmm tempting  :o

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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #43 on: July 21, 2012, 04:16:30 AM »
 :)
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #44 on: July 21, 2012, 04:17:25 AM »
Jose, it needs two engines.... ;)
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #45 on: July 21, 2012, 04:40:32 AM »
ok boss ... :)



That looks like it could be adapted to fit the SR-71/YF-12 with minimum effort. 



A Platypus if I've ever seen one  ;)

About Platypus... here is a F-16 XL with a duckbill nose!




Neat concept from the plan view.  Wonder how it would appear in profile with the platypus nose? 
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #46 on: July 21, 2012, 05:02:43 PM »
It looks heavily pregnant. ;D
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #47 on: July 22, 2012, 07:21:02 AM »
Mmmm...
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #48 on: July 22, 2012, 12:03:13 PM »
SLICK!!!!!!  Now do some profiles of your baby  8)

What about the 4-seater in a Prowler type role complete with carrier equipment?
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Re: F-16 Inspirations & Ideas
« Reply #49 on: July 23, 2012, 12:24:55 PM »
Super F-16 anyone:




Know your talking!!!
That should take care of some of the thrust-to-weight ratio the traditional F-16 design has lost, since it's first conception!!!

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