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Offline ChernayaAkula

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AH-64 Apache
« on: February 01, 2012, 08:32:47 AM »
The thread for all your AH-64 Apace ideas!

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"yoreh" from www.scale-rotors.com built the Revell 1/32 AH-64A Apache and painted in a fantastic colour scheme. More pics HERE.



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Something I whipped up for a thread on ARC, which was about the eventual cancellation of the ARH-70 Arapaho scout helicopter.
The Apache Scout!




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Other whiffs:
- the five-bladed main rotor the Apache was supposed to get for the Block III update
- add a pusher prop for more speed
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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2012, 11:06:30 AM »
Classic Apache whiffs have to be the naval variants with the redesigned fuselages & radar.

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John
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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2012, 11:55:31 AM »
Replace the tail rotor with a NOTAR installation.  Bigger stretch would be to replace the fan-driven NOTAR with one that used cooled and ducted engine exhausts (not sure it's feasible, but...).

Export version with options to replace the chain gun with a weapon of the user's choice?  I could just see a country already flying Su-25s opting for a common cannon with that one (clearly a country getting arms from both sides).

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2012, 08:40:57 PM »
Another gun change might be an M197 or even a M61.

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2012, 11:07:42 PM »
I do have, languishing in a box back in Canada, a partly finished naval Apache.

Based on the Academy 1/72 kit, I planned (and partially executed) the following changes:

Gun replaced with radar dome of the sort you'd see on the SH-60 Seahawk

Fenestron tail Rotor and SH-60 style tail landing gear at a mid boom position

Penguin missiles

I think I had some Danish or Dutch navy decals set aside for it.
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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2012, 03:34:31 AM »
Classic Apache whiffs have to be the naval variants with the redesigned fuselages & radar.

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John


Here you go:



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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2012, 07:30:20 AM »
Them's the one!  They need a resin conversion for those last two.

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2014, 03:24:08 PM »
Random idea:  dedicated aerial combat AH-64. Single seat, retractable undercarriage, radar in nose, air-to-air missiles. 
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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2014, 12:48:53 AM »
I found a drawing of an Apache fused with a Scorpion from Avatar. Been hunting Deviantart for more pics of it. REALLY want to convert the Revell 32nd kit into one.

Offline Silver Fox

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2014, 01:57:05 AM »
Old naval Apache WHIF of mine, thought it was on here but can't find it.

Features as per text on the photo, 1/72 scale. I've got the parts to do a 1/48 detailed version at some point. :)

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2014, 06:08:12 AM »


Sorry, forgot who the artist is. Would love to see more angles of this.

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2014, 08:47:43 AM »
A very early and now abandoned project ...............

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2014, 10:34:33 AM »
Looks like the Navy Apache was a popular whiff!

I built this one after it appeared in Aviation Leak. A member of the club I was in at the time brought in his 1/48 version the same night I brought in this one.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2014, 10:36:12 AM by kerick »

Offline Silver Fox

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2014, 12:23:11 PM »
Navy Apaches are just so cool... and easily achievable.

Kerick, I think that I like the nose on your better than the one on mine. :)

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Re: AH-64 Apache
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2014, 11:42:44 AM »
Thanks, it's been so long ago I forgot what I used for that!