Author Topic: Ju52 & Heyford, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.  (Read 238488 times)

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Re: BAE Trident and Ariane 5 Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #150 on: March 21, 2015, 01:18:37 PM »
I love your spaghetti plane all red with with tomato ketchup! :-* ;)
My (5-year-old) son calls it a wonderful snake-plane :-* and I do admit this is not food at all but a living organism able to move by iteself, and fast! Congratulations again! ;)

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Re: BAE Trident and Ariane 5 Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #151 on: March 21, 2015, 04:15:12 PM »
I love your spaghetti plane all red with with tomato ketchup! :-* ;)
My (5-year-old) son calls it a wonderful snake-plane :-* and I do admit this is not food at all but a living organism able to move by iteself, and fast! Congratulations again! ;)

aha, I do have a snake (in plastic, an animal figurine) in my "qtash", and some day I am going to do something with it ...

wait and see ...

Your son has an excellent inspiration

« Last Edit: March 22, 2015, 08:03:24 AM by ericr »

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Re: Norseman and Coke can Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #152 on: March 22, 2015, 06:18:03 AM »
...
but I tried another configuration with a Noorduyn Norseman, where it would be more about spraying the land

I guess the pull-tab on the nose is the big change there. Otherwise she looks pretty much like a stock-standard Norseman  ;D
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Re: Norseman and Coke can Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #153 on: March 22, 2015, 06:14:35 PM »
I guess the pull-tab on the nose is the big change there. Otherwise she looks pretty much like a stock-standard Norseman  ;D
As an aerodynamics expert (I have the diploma clearly in my mind, this is proof enough), I disagree strongly: ericr's model is a great improvement for speed, dicreasing drag very much, no? (the frontal area is a million times below the one of a standard Norseman, at least the scale 1 machine...)

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Champagne bottle and aircraft Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #154 on: March 24, 2015, 12:19:10 AM »
and now for a different kind of foam :

champagne!

with Supersabre wings, as in the other examples before







(well, kind of, actually a plastic fake champagne bottle, but the right size and scale)

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Re: Champagne bottle and aircraft Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #155 on: March 24, 2015, 01:26:33 AM »
 :-* ;)
I did not understand why Aeronautics is the French most successful industry, I know why now!

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Re: Champagne bottle and aircraft Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #156 on: March 24, 2015, 07:09:37 AM »
I really like the gold foil on this one!

Very classy!

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musical hybrid : B727 and flute Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #157 on: March 25, 2015, 09:28:04 PM »
thanks!

and now for something completely different :

in an old topic, where I explored the musical crossing of a Chengdu F-7E and a flute

http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=3951.0




 one comment was that it was reversed w.r.t. airflow in the flute ...

So I had a new try, with another flute, and a 1/125 Heller B727 which has just the right length and quite the same diameter :








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Re: musical hybrid : B727 and flute Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #158 on: March 28, 2015, 05:34:58 AM »
The Flutophone strikes again!

Truly inspired using those 727 parts!

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Re: musical hybrid : B727 and flute Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #159 on: March 28, 2015, 02:17:25 PM »
With speed and aerodynamic airflow coming in, the yellow one would make music during all flight, enjoying passengers wonderfully... ;)
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Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #160 on: March 29, 2015, 05:02:09 PM »
thanks all :-)

and now for something more in line with the otriginal topic of this thread : aircraft/animals hybrids.
Most of the time I give wings to animals, this time I consider snout :
here is a lion (actually a kind of 3D jigsaw puzzle) with the face (cockpit and front) of a Noorduyn Norseman :







I have a few other fuselages in my spare heap, so I am looking for welcoming animals ... ideas are bubbling

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Re: Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #161 on: March 29, 2015, 10:20:37 PM »
Another nice one from your wild, wonderful world of aircraft animals, eric!

Sure looks sweet in that golden yellow.

You should do a polar bear version next. Perfect for the Noreseman.

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Re: Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #162 on: March 30, 2015, 12:47:38 AM »
What everyone else said+1

Dare I suggest:

Beaver on a Beaver
Otter on an Otter
Caribou on a Caribou
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Re: Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #163 on: March 31, 2015, 03:14:43 AM »
What everyone else said+1

Dare I suggest:

Beaver on a Beaver
Otter on an Otter
Caribou on a Caribou

thanks for the suggestions!
they sound good, and the bear as well indeed : all these animals must be findable in the figurine dept. with brands like Schleich or Plastoy and others

There are too many for just me : please have a try, you will see how funny it is to design and build such hybrids : the very same problems as usual when you are trying to fit the nose of X with the fuselage of Y as wella as the tail of Z, or when you want to avoid a tail-sitter by putting wieghts inside ...

Let's make it a group build !  :o


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Re: Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #164 on: April 01, 2015, 12:10:03 AM »
 :-* :-* ;)
My 5-year old son and myself do love very much your lion-airplane! or lion-machine? is it flying? (!? what do I say! a "flying-lion", I am so stupid, sorry! a lion with a propeller and windscreen is absolutely normal, only what-if in plain yellow color, but a "flying lion" would be crazy! sorry...)
 ;)

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Re: Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #165 on: April 01, 2015, 02:20:29 AM »
I love our various hybrid.  Given the nickname the ground crews had/have for the MiG-25, "The Flying Vodka Bottle", might we see a hybrid of MiG-25 surfaces with a suitable bottle?

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eggs with a Shuttle and 747 Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #166 on: April 01, 2015, 03:50:12 AM »
:-* :-* ;)
My 5-year old son and myself do love very much your lion-airplane! 


Thanks, I particularly appreciate the appreciation of a 5-year old : truth comes from the mouth of children  ;)

Still on the animal/aircraft side, but actually nearly plain OOB (but in my favorite and usual colors) :
from Hasegawa, the Shuttle and 747 in egg-form !
(when I saw it coming out, I just couldn't resist)







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Re: eggs with a Shuttle and 747 Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #167 on: April 01, 2015, 12:37:03 PM »
 :-* Oh, this is so cute I think I am in love! (I discover that I am in love with the 747+Shuttle, I had not realised that untill today, thanks!) ;)

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Re: Noorduyn Noreseman and lion Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #168 on: April 04, 2015, 12:46:09 AM »
I love our various hybrid.  Given the nickname the ground crews had/have for the MiG-25, "The Flying Vodka Bottle", might we see a hybrid of MiG-25 surfaces with a suitable bottle?

thanks, excellent idea !  :) but I don't have a vodka bottle at hand, and no more Mig21 either actually ...
However, I do have bottles with wings in the making : wait and see!

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Shuttle and VW Beetle Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #169 on: April 04, 2015, 12:47:59 AM »
speaking about Shuttles ... here is an hybridization of a 1/144 Shuttle and booster with a Revell 1/16 VW Beetle :
the sizes fit nicely, a trick was in keeping the doors openable ...

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Re: Shuttle and VW Beetle Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #170 on: April 05, 2015, 06:18:22 PM »


I also tried a 2cv Citroen in the past :



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Re: Shuttle and VW Beetle Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #171 on: April 05, 2015, 06:51:22 PM »
VW shuttle is my favorite of your recent builds.
As much as they shouldn't, VW and boosters somehow go/work together in a strange way :)

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Re: Shuttle and VW Beetle Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #172 on: April 05, 2015, 09:48:23 PM »
I can picture the commercial now: "Volkswagen. Das Space Shuttle".
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Re: Shuttle and VW Beetle Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #173 on: April 06, 2015, 05:00:36 PM »
VW shuttle is my favorite of your recent builds.
As much as they shouldn't, VW and boosters somehow go/work together in a strange way :)

thanks a lot!

the fit came nicely so it was a pleasure : a better skilled modeler could do it in an even more convincing way, e.g. with airlines markings


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Ar234 and beer Re: hybrids aircraft/animals and others
« Reply #174 on: April 06, 2015, 05:06:37 PM »
and for something completely different :

in the series of bottle with wings, I stumbled upon this estonian beer, and its stunningly angulous bottle :



and I found out that its length was quite the same as an 1/48 Ar234 I had (a sales at cheap price), and the fit was not bad : the rest of the Ar234 is used for another project, animal-wise, you will see it soon ...   >:D

Also, in previous experiments with bottles, I received reactions about the propulsive potential of foam, although the bottle was turned forwards, so this time I am trying it out the other way around :








cheers!