Author Topic: 1/2 F-82 & Hotspur, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.  (Read 276364 times)

Offline finsrin

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Re: Orion & Stirling, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2200 on: October 11, 2020, 05:28:37 AM »
Unusual in that don't see Stirling OOB or kit-bash builds.   Looking quite natural.  :smiley:

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Re: Orion & Stirling, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2201 on: October 11, 2020, 11:11:12 AM »
Another no-fuss kit bash. :smiley:
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Re: Orion & Stirling, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2202 on: October 11, 2020, 12:27:26 PM »
Very nice, looks very good and "together".  So, will we see a Stirling with a Superfortress wing, then?  Given your tastes, I'd wager it will be in blue.

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Re: Orion & Stirling, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2203 on: October 11, 2020, 04:17:00 PM »

 ;)

So, will we see a Stirling with a Superfortress wing, then?  Given your tastes, I'd wager it will be in blue.

this time I try to be a little less predictable ...

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Re: Orion & Stirling, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2204 on: October 11, 2020, 04:24:16 PM »
Stirling being larger of RAF bombers is logical choice for B-29 wing.   Tricycle gear or tail dragger ?

Offline ericr

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Stirling & Sunderland, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2205 on: October 13, 2020, 05:47:35 PM »



providing for slightly longer wings,

but even less spectacular than the previous one
(but then maybe it makes it more tricky to detect?)





so I added a few bananas (miniature, plastic) to spice it up, using the tractor in the kit







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Re: Stirling & Sunderland, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2206 on: October 15, 2020, 01:37:50 AM »

a follow-up, concerning a seaplane, is there :

http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=5391.msg177924#new

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lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2207 on: October 17, 2020, 03:55:36 AM »

some steam for the week-end









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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2208 on: October 17, 2020, 11:17:57 AM »
Definitely something different by way of a streamlined steam locomotive.  I could see that "cab-forward" configuration working anywhere there were a lot of mountains to tunnel through.

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2209 on: October 17, 2020, 02:41:48 PM »

thanks  ;)

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BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2210 on: October 18, 2020, 03:56:38 PM »

reciprocity being of significant importance, in general and here in particular :








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Re: BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2211 on: October 18, 2020, 06:22:41 PM »
Payload,,,  what payload ?   Just manage to somehow fly.  ;D

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Re: BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2212 on: October 19, 2020, 12:08:28 AM »
 ;D

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Re: BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2213 on: October 19, 2020, 12:18:56 AM »
Steam-driven supercharger for all four engines?  It looks like one of those odd experiments tried when all options are being explored.

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Re: BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2214 on: October 19, 2020, 02:53:12 AM »

I like the idea of exploring options off the beaten track  ;)

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Re: BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2215 on: October 19, 2020, 03:24:29 AM »
Of course  ---  Has steam driven superchargers, should have realized.   Is obvious now.  ;)

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Re: BR41 & lancaster, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2216 on: October 19, 2020, 08:21:17 PM »
 ;)

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Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2217 on: November 02, 2020, 01:51:50 AM »

trying out a few tricycle biplanes, to see how it would look like








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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2218 on: November 02, 2020, 02:38:21 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2219 on: November 02, 2020, 09:53:09 AM »
Very nice!!

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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2220 on: November 02, 2020, 01:39:33 PM »
Very intimidating set of spats on the main gear !!!!!!

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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2221 on: November 02, 2020, 05:28:13 PM »
Tricycle biplanes is another different twist on models.   Good start.   Interesting to see what follows.

Don't recall a RW one.    Maybe a couple I missed.

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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2222 on: November 03, 2020, 04:26:02 AM »
 ;D

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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2223 on: November 09, 2020, 01:04:46 AM »

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Re: Seagull tricycle, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2224 on: November 09, 2020, 01:05:54 AM »
Eric you're such a prolific builder! Where do you store all those models???
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