Author Topic: Me 323 & B707, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.  (Read 185644 times)

Offline Tophe

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Re: twin otter & banana, flying, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #705 on: October 16, 2016, 11:45:12 PM »
Great! So good again! :-*
Sorry: if I do not say "this is better and better", it is because the twin-boomer came first... ;)

Offline ericr

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Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #706 on: October 18, 2016, 12:36:51 AM »


a banana in space!







I cheated a bit, by allowing for extended wheels and at the same time putting it on the booster ;-) because both views are nice

The shuttle is an Academy 1/144 (of which I had some cheap copies, still one left ...)


Offline Tophe

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Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #707 on: October 18, 2016, 12:28:36 PM »
With the heat coming down to earth, the banana would be cooked, good! ;)

Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #708 on: October 18, 2016, 01:58:50 PM »
Bananae Frites ?!?
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Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #709 on: October 19, 2016, 01:38:02 AM »
I'm beginning to think eric has some sort of hypnotic influence. The other day I bought a bunch of banana bread for no earthly reason.

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Offline ericr

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Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #710 on: October 19, 2016, 03:54:52 AM »
a psychedelic influence ?  ;D

and it is not finished : I am designing a whole suite of aircraft across the ages (wait and see, more to come ;-) )

Offline taiidantomcat

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Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #711 on: October 19, 2016, 04:14:05 AM »
I like the use of all 3 colors on the banana shuttle!
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Offline Tophe

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Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #712 on: October 19, 2016, 12:18:01 PM »
a psychedelic influence ?  ;D
Yes! Look at the proof: this morning, for no reason at all, I designed Lightning with nuclear jets, and the pilot was endangered by the rays so the Girafning version was better, then... a Banananing variant came into my mind, why??? ;)

Offline ericr

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Re: Space shuttle & banana, flying, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #713 on: October 20, 2016, 03:54:47 AM »

bananas and giraffes? I might get influenced in return  ;D

Offline ericr

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pipe and Mi-1 helicopter, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #714 on: October 21, 2016, 10:42:35 PM »

there are not only bananas in life :

"this is not a pipe" (as Magritte once said) but made of one, with elements from a Mi-1 helicopter in 1/72 :







as most of you will have promptly noticed, appropriate weighting in order to avoid tail-sitting
involved a quite delicate front wheel placement

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Re: pipe and Mi-1 helicopter, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #715 on: October 22, 2016, 04:15:25 AM »
 :)
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Offline Tophe

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Re: pipe and Mi-1 helicopter, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #716 on: October 22, 2016, 05:38:27 PM »
The rotor seems crazily logic: to dilute the tobacco fume into the air... :-* ;)

Offline ericr

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Re: pipe and Mi-1 helicopter, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #717 on: October 22, 2016, 06:44:50 PM »

thanks  ;)

Offline elmayerle

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Re: pipe and Mi-1 helicopter, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #718 on: October 23, 2016, 09:30:23 AM »
*laughs softly* Beautiful adaptation of a pipe for a novel item.  I wonder if this could be an icon for "pipe dream"?

Offline apophenia

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Re: pipe and Mi-1 helicopter, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #719 on: October 23, 2016, 11:24:54 AM »
... this could be an icon for "pipe dream"?

 ;D
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