Author Topic: BO-105 & CF-100, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.  (Read 237272 times)

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Re: P38 and pencils (Saint Exupery) Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #375 on: November 23, 2015, 03:19:00 AM »
Nice tribute. :)


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Re: P38 and pencils (Saint Exupery) Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #376 on: November 24, 2015, 07:44:13 AM »
That's a nice tribute to Saint Exupery. The Little Prince is one of my favorite books.

I like the colored pencils. They remind me of those wonderful drawings of the Little Prince and all the places he visited.

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Re: P38 and pencils (Saint Exupery) Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #377 on: November 24, 2015, 07:56:51 PM »

thanks all !  :)

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Space shuttle and whale Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #378 on: November 24, 2015, 07:59:22 PM »

yet another hybrid, more animal this time :

a 1/144 shuttle and a whale :






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Re: Space shuttle and whale Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #379 on: November 24, 2015, 08:13:21 PM »
I just something curiously similar here :

https://www.flickr.com/photos/43894968@N07/7775597548/

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Re: Space shuttle and whale Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #380 on: November 24, 2015, 11:43:35 PM »
I prefer your one, ericr... ;)

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Re: Space shuttle and whale Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #381 on: November 25, 2015, 01:57:07 AM »

thanks a lot Tophe  :)

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Shark boosters & Space shuttle and whale Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #382 on: November 27, 2015, 11:41:22 PM »

the previous whale on its boosters, Jaws-like :







made from a Pegasus Shark kit (which has two optional heads : I have one left for some other purpose ...)


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I discovered the existence of Sharknado only recently, and never saw it but it does reach unprecedented imagination indeed ;-)


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whale & Space shuttle Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #386 on: November 30, 2015, 05:31:11 AM »
the other way round, in blue :








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Re: whale & Space shuttle Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #387 on: November 30, 2015, 12:32:17 PM »
Nice fish (without teeth, no more fear of mine...) :)

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Re: whale & Space shuttle Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #388 on: November 30, 2015, 04:26:26 PM »

less teeth indeed, this one is more peaceful  ;)

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Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #389 on: December 08, 2015, 11:55:34 PM »

another aircraft/animal hybrid, using an east-german kit of a "Tu-20", which seems to be a Tu-95 Bear variant, with a strange flattened nose, at 1/100, and a giant squid or calamar, in yellow :







the reciprocal is drying, in red, but the humbrol enamel reacts bizarely with the squids tentacles plastic, and seems to take ages to dry, whereas the plastic of the head reacts better ...

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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #390 on: December 09, 2015, 04:15:51 AM »





I've seen a design-office drawing of a super-sonic transport (Concord?) with a similar nose .... think it was a "pre-canard" thought.

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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #391 on: December 09, 2015, 06:02:59 AM »
Your Tupelov Squid really made my day, eric!

You see, I have this friend who really likes squid, finds them delicious in fact.

I can't think of any seafood I'd enjoy half as much as this model!

Nice work!

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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #392 on: December 09, 2015, 11:45:02 AM »
Your Tupelov Squid really made my day, eric!

You see, I have this friend who really likes squid, finds them delicious in fact.

I can't think of any seafood I'd enjoy half as much as this model!

Nice work!

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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #393 on: December 09, 2015, 04:26:24 PM »
I shall call you "Squidbear"!


thanks !


Squidbear is a good name !

Bearsquid might work too? but that will be for the reciprocal build
(pictures coming soon, but the paint doesn't want to dry ...)

It is the nose of the Bear that inspired me :




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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #394 on: December 10, 2015, 12:55:06 AM »
Your calamar airplane is incredible and nice... ;)

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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #395 on: December 10, 2015, 09:05:57 AM »
I shall call you "Squidbear"!


thanks !


Squidbear is a good name !

Bearsquid might work too? but that will be for the reciprocal build
(pictures coming soon, but the paint doesn't want to dry ...)

It is the nose of the Bear that inspired me :




This reminds me of the puffed out mouth of a bullfrog.


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Re: Tu20 and giant squid/calamar Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #396 on: December 16, 2015, 04:38:36 AM »

right, I should try frogs someday, indeed  :)

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giant squid/calamar and Tu20 (reciprocal) Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #397 on: December 16, 2015, 04:45:15 AM »

and now the other way round, in red :







the sheet of paper is there because the humbrol enamel red paint somehow refuses to dry on the tentacles plastic/rubber ... a chemistry issue, I guess

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