Author Topic: C-135 & B-1B, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.  (Read 197344 times)

Offline Tophe

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Re: gull & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1050 on: October 18, 2017, 11:45:55 PM »
Very lovely bird machine thing! :-*

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Re: gull & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1051 on: October 19, 2017, 02:28:43 AM »
 :smiley:
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Offline ericr

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Re: gull & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1052 on: October 19, 2017, 04:02:21 PM »

thanks !

Offline ericr

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saxophone & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1053 on: October 21, 2017, 04:07:32 AM »

the other half of the 1/144 Tomcat :

I had this idea (who knows wherefrom or why?) that a swept-wing aircraft should match well with a saxophone ;
in reality (if I dare say so) it came less obviously, but I somehow managed, for my series in music instruments





Offline Tophe

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Re: saxophone & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1054 on: October 21, 2017, 03:03:03 PM »
Congratulations for the PSR work on the removed nose (gone elsewhere, we saw this), here this seems natural, for making room to blow the saxophone, and the airflow is changing direction with the curve and is directed toward the air intakes, good! ;)

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Re: saxophone & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1055 on: October 21, 2017, 07:30:54 PM »

thanks !

I found some pieces of a kind of pod in my spares box to make the basis of the new nose, so it wasn't too hard  ;)

Offline ericr

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Victor and coathanger (+ Ariane 5), blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1056 on: October 23, 2017, 02:51:28 AM »

it was tempting, and I had this remainder from earlier projects, a Victor fuselage, which deserved its moment of glory, even without the cockpit, but even older I had this head of Ariane 5 rocket which fit just naturally, like all the rest : and when nature fits, why resist?







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Offline finsrin

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Coat hanger brilliance  :o
Plan view proportions are ideal with Victor fuselage. 
For those inclined to scratch build:  Metal, plastic, or wood coat hanger can be structure to build wing upon.

Offline Tophe

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Funny... :-*
(but this not "only funny": this is the best explanation of the Victor's wing shape that I have ever seen) ;)

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Makes storage of completed kits easier... 8)
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

Offline ericr

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 ;D

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[Tophe-inspired!] P-51 Dv-2, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1062 on: October 27, 2017, 10:36:01 PM »


some time ago I discovered Tophe's P-51 Bv-2 (with some other influence as well) :



and it fired me to get a kit of the F_82 (well, actually, several : wait and see ...)

and make an imaginary interpretation, where the whiffing consists of going to the D version of the P-51 :





the nose is a bit short, it comes from a He-59 ...

and I had to cheat a bit with the rear wheel, in order to have enough height for the pushing propeller  ;)

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Re: [Tophe-inspired!] P-51 Dv-2, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1063 on: October 27, 2017, 10:44:35 PM »
 :smiley:
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Offline Tophe

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Re: [Tophe-inspired!] P-51 Dv-2, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #1064 on: October 27, 2017, 11:29:37 PM »
 :-* :-* :-* Oh, so wonderful! You made it? True? Or is this just a Photoshop joke?
I feel honoured to be the source (somehow) of such a marvel... :-[
Have you discarded the ventral air scoop of the main fuselage to have a dorsal scoop (red a little lighter, it seems a scoop, no?). Wow, so great!