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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #25 on: April 28, 2018, 04:50:03 AM »
Or we can create a new brand called Malom-2 or Vach-2.

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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #27 on: November 11, 2019, 08:59:58 AM »
Traffic on Britmodeller indicated it was sold at Telford.

Here are some observations from one new owner.

I purchased the low-viz VC10 XV107 from Didier at Telford, and have been comparing against references, including images of XV107.

While there is more work to be done to check everything, I am very pleased with the overall outline of wing, fuselage, fin and tail, and the washout of the wings.  I am encouraged that such subtle features as the non standard spacing of the rear window on the port side has been faithfully captured.

Observations to date:
  • The wing-body fairing seems to come a little too far forward and will need to be cut back - no more than 0.5cm
  • The fin fillet leading edge is not sharp enough
  • The nib between the engine exhaust seems a little shallow
  • The characteristic twist in the engine pylons needs care to introduce - flat as moulded but within scope of bending the plastic
  • The windscreen looks odd because the central panel is twice as wide as it should be - easy to cut but may have other implications on the nose shape.  I also think the cockpit transparency needs to be tilted back a bit, but this requires assembly to test.
  • Usual challenge of cabin window alignment
  • Fin vortex generators need to be added
On the whole - looks pretty good.
« Last Edit: November 11, 2019, 09:42:25 AM by The Big Gimper »
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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #28 on: November 12, 2019, 02:26:29 AM »
So who will do a Poffler conversion:



Or perhaps a Nimrod:



Or an AEW&C:


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Offline Volkodav

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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #29 on: November 14, 2019, 10:35:41 PM »
I would love to do a Qantas version, then an ex Qantas RAAF version  ;)

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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #30 on: November 10, 2020, 04:48:46 AM »
Stolen from BritModeller. Coming soon 1/72 DC-8. Note no super 60 series. Possible aftermarket parts.

Douglas DC-8 Series 50 Armée de l'Air CoTAM & "Sarigue"
Wikipédia: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/DC-8_Sarigue



Douglas EC-24A (Ex DC-8 Series 50)



Douglas DC-8 Series 30 - Pan Am



Douglas DC-8 Series 30 - SAS



Douglas DC-8 Series 30 - KLM



Douglas DC-8 Series 30 - Swissair



Douglas DC-8 Series 50 - Iberia



Douglas DC-8 Series 50 - AeroMexico



Douglas DC-8 Series 50 - UTA



Douglas DC-8 Series 50 - Iberia


« Last Edit: November 10, 2020, 07:24:48 AM by The Big Gimper »
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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #31 on: November 11, 2020, 01:19:58 AM »
Hmmm...Anyone interested:


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Offline Rickshaw

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Re: Mach 2 Models
« Reply #32 on: November 22, 2020, 03:03:29 PM »
I'd rather see Heller doing the DC-8