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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #105 on: October 11, 2015, 08:12:21 AM »
Hmmm...give the TSR.2 some Tornado intakes and weapons...
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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #106 on: October 11, 2015, 01:35:40 PM »
I've got 1/144 dragon Tornado GR4 and F3, as well as F/A-18E and F-14D each being two kits per box, and am seriously considering buying a Revell Tiffy as well.  The aim is to build a FAA Sea Tornado, a FGA, FRS, or FA based on the F.3 airframe, the idea being this is the type the UK develops to replace the Phantom and Buccaneer on the Queen Elisabeth (CVA01) class carriers in the 80s through until 2020.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #107 on: October 11, 2015, 06:58:21 PM »
Hmmm...give the TSR.2 some Tornado intakes and weapons...


like this?




im going to be starting a conventional tsr2 in modern grey with tornado gr4 loadout

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #108 on: October 11, 2015, 07:28:29 PM »
The 1/72 Revell GR.1 also has some nice sprues of things for under the wings.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #109 on: October 24, 2017, 02:39:38 AM »
Single seat Tornado


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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #110 on: October 24, 2017, 10:07:11 AM »
Single seat Tornado




Now that's cool!! :-)


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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #111 on: October 24, 2017, 05:41:58 PM »
Hmmm...give the TSR.2 some Tornado intakes and weapons...

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #112 on: October 25, 2017, 01:21:48 AM »
I thought this had already been posted here:



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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #113 on: October 25, 2017, 04:30:46 PM »
Nice Tornadoes.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #114 on: October 25, 2017, 04:53:51 PM »
 :smiley:

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #115 on: March 13, 2018, 11:14:54 AM »


 :icon_fsm:

Something like this in the USAF's "Asia Minor" colors and scheme pattern and a "WS" tailcode for an aircraft based out of an un-surrendered (as it was by the US DoS rather than the USAF) Wheelus AFB.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #116 on: March 14, 2018, 01:58:25 AM »
I like the idea of a USAF tornado in this sort of scheme:

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #117 on: March 14, 2018, 06:45:58 PM »
I have been thinking about US Tornados as well.  First idea is the IDS as a USAF A-7 replacement, ADV as an F-106 replacement and a carrier version of each for the Essex class carriers reactivated under Reagan.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #118 on: May 10, 2018, 04:21:08 AM »
How about instead of upgrading the GR1 to GR4 the RAF converted the newer more powerful F3 fleet into FA4 strike fighters based loosely on the Tornado 2000 concepts from the early 90s?

A slight fuselage stretch, re-engine, new radar and integrated IRST.  It would retain full capability as an interceptor with improved radar and missiles as well as a gaining a superior strike capability to the GR4.


I had a similar notion Volkodav, but I thought incorporating all the Tornado IDS systems, including fuselage weapons stations into the slightly longer ‘stretched’ Tornado F3 fuselage and it’s improved RB199 Mk.104 engines, hence giving the ‘stretched Tornado IDS' improved acceleration, and importantly greater internal fuel capacity, equalling better range.


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