Author Topic: Ju52 & Heyford, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.  (Read 240066 times)

Offline ericr

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #25 on: February 23, 2014, 01:01:51 AM »
Combining a Beriev with that whale was truly inspired!

You've got a most unique perspective on the hobby!

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thanks a lot!
This inspiration just comes along, and actually is continuing to come ... more soon!

another, frontal sample :



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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2014, 03:50:00 AM »
Really cool thread! I love how everything is made physically!

I've been using Meshmixer to do similar things with digital models, that can then be 3D printed:

Shark and P51: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:124774
Hammerhead and FW 190: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:131744
Shark, squid and P61: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:124781

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #27 on: February 25, 2014, 07:57:02 AM »
 :-* :-* :-* Congratulations gpvillamil, your models are wonderful, and they confirm ericr is not crazy but simply a modeller of the new generation... :icon_music:

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #28 on: February 25, 2014, 08:37:20 AM »
Thanks! I've been a fan of your conceptual sketches for a while, have been meaning to get a P38 3D model and try some experiments in Meshmixer.

:-* :-* :-* Congratulations gpvillamil, your models are wonderful, and they confirm ericr is not crazy but simply a modeller of the new generation... :icon_music:

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hybrid aircraft/animals Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2014, 08:15:14 PM »
Really cool thread! I love how everything is made physically!

I've been using Meshmixer to do similar things with digital models, that can then be 3D printed:

Shark and P51: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:124774
Hammerhead and FW 190: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:131744
Shark, squid and P61: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:124781



extremely excellent!  :) :) :)

you really are into the future of Whif, which is 3D printing!

and the twin-shark-boom design is astonishing : a dream for Tophe certainly  ;)

thanks for you appreciation, I will continue posting things around here, and maybe your designs will inpire me for other ones  ;)

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #30 on: February 26, 2014, 12:19:26 AM »
Dear Ericr and gpvillamil, your marine Mustangs are featured together in the "artists' " part of my Mustang site: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/Suite_Mustangs_V.htm
Thanks again!

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Letov S16 and flying fish Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #31 on: March 03, 2014, 12:38:41 AM »


a new hybridization, from this :



with that :



which gives on the one hand this :





and on the other hand that :






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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #32 on: March 03, 2014, 02:46:44 AM »
 :)
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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #33 on: March 04, 2014, 04:48:13 AM »
Hi,

That's really imaginative... and very nice too!

Well done  :D

 :icon_music:  / Frederic

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #34 on: March 04, 2014, 12:10:31 PM »
Still wonderful, thanks for sharing! :-* :-*

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #35 on: March 06, 2014, 09:05:15 AM »
These just keep getting better and better!

I really like the biplane fish.

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Re: A380 and flying fish : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #36 on: March 06, 2014, 11:09:48 AM »
Really an outstanding use of that Letov kit. I have one in my stash but haven't built it yet. Mine has a small problem, the scalloped wing is different from the right and left sides  !!  Those "fishy" wings are outstanding. How were  they made ?
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Letov S16 and flying fish Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #37 on: March 06, 2014, 06:31:06 PM »

thank you all for your appreciation!
it is a great source of energy to continue even way beyond  ;)

Really an outstanding use of that Letov kit. I have one in my stash but haven't built it yet. Mine has a small problem, the scalloped wing is different from the right and left sides  !!  Those "fishy" wings are outstanding. How were  they made ?

thanks Father Ennis, especially in the light of the long experience you mentioned in your other post : happy brithday !

If you have a Letov with a bug, the advantage of such "out of bounds" designs is that you can try to incosporate imperfections as design features  :D Now you just have to find out what to cross it with  ;)

The flying fish wings just come from the figurine : I chose the crossing with the Letov essentially because I had one  ;) and the sizes / length were quite the same, which makes the crossing fit nicely.


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dragonfly and PZL 7 Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #38 on: March 15, 2014, 04:53:18 PM »



another hybridization, in the insect world this time, from this :



with that (I like the inverted gull wings of these PZLs):




which gives on the one hand this :








and on the other hand that :








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Re: dragonfly and PZL 7 : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2014, 03:01:43 AM »
 :) :)
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Re: dragonfly and PZL 7 : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #40 on: March 16, 2014, 10:55:01 AM »
Love the PZL/dragonfly mélange!  :-*
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Re: dragonfly and PZL 7 : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #41 on: March 16, 2014, 12:08:05 PM »
These just keep getting better and better, keep up the good work :)

Re: dragonfly and PZL 7 : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #42 on: March 16, 2014, 06:44:00 PM »
Eric, these things are closer to art than models, and I mean that in a very good way. Have you ever thought about getting them in a local gallery?

Inspired stuff.
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Re: dragonfly and PZL 7 : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #43 on: March 17, 2014, 08:11:33 PM »
thank you all for your comments!
these are artictic models on the sense that they explore possible shapes anf forms, but still they are models, made out of bashing  ;) so I like to show here, and I might show them also to the art world, it's a matter of finding open-minded people, I know some.

Here are some more : some were made ealier in the past, but they contribute to the series.


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swan and sopwith triplane : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #44 on: March 17, 2014, 08:19:08 PM »

not only fish and insects, but also, of course, birds are preys of choice for crossings :

like, from this swan :




and a sopwith triplane :




you can get this :





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Re: swan and sopwith triplane : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #45 on: March 18, 2014, 02:39:37 AM »
 ;D :)
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Re: swan and sopwith triplane : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #46 on: March 18, 2014, 10:02:38 AM »
Dude ...  You are one sick puppy !!!   Keep up this outstanding work,it's beautiful and crazy at the same time.    :-* :-* :-*  :icon_beer: :icon_beer: :-[
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Re: swan and sopwith triplane : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #47 on: March 20, 2014, 05:15:55 PM »

the series started some time ago, and I didn't find the wings of the previous swan (strange, how could I forget?), but here is something else about swans : a couple, one resting and one extending wings :



and a couple of Widgeons (from Grumman, I mean) :




they crossed into, on the one side, a resting Widgeon and one extending wings :






and, on the other side, swans doing the same with Widgeon wings ...








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Re: swans and Widgeons (from Grumman) : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #48 on: March 22, 2014, 01:43:39 AM »
 :-* :-* :-* Many wonderful models/animals there (since my last visit - the Notify tool forgot to warn me of the news...)

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Re: swans and Widgeons (from Grumman) : hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #49 on: March 22, 2014, 10:54:43 PM »
These are wild! I really like them because its pretty rare to find a model of an animal airplane mix, no I get to see a lot more

... so are we ever going to get to see red, yellow, blue tiger stripes or camouflage?
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