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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #90 on: February 10, 2014, 05:19:35 PM »
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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #91 on: February 10, 2014, 06:16:00 PM »
Über Cool! :)
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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #92 on: June 01, 2014, 05:27:28 AM »
I wonder if one could bash a Tornado into a HF73 like creation (Note, I don't believe this is a correct rendering of the final design):

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #93 on: June 01, 2014, 05:35:20 AM »
This would make an interesting scene to model as a diorama:

Definitely a good use for the Airfix 1:48th scale Tornado kit. 
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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #94 on: June 01, 2014, 09:20:25 AM »
I wonder if one could bash a Tornado into a HF73 like creation (Note, I don't believe this is a correct rendering of the final design):



Going by other published sources, it's definitely not the final design.  However, I would estimate that the wings from a 1/100 F-15 would be a good starting place to blend with a 1/72 Tornado F.3 fuselage.  The vertical and horizontal tails might need to come from a 1/100 F-14 if such exists, or possibly a 1/72 F-18 with some reshaping.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #95 on: June 01, 2014, 12:10:53 PM »
Ace, from Korea (not the the similarly named Russian kit manufacturer) makes a 1/100 F-14.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #96 on: June 01, 2014, 07:24:14 PM »
There's also the Model Hobby Kits F-14 which is about 1/100th, although it says nothing on the box. It's a horrible semi-toy thing, but dirt cheap and good for bits.

Academy make a nicer one and Revell do a pre-painted snap-together one, although the latter is a bit pricey for chopping up.
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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #97 on: June 01, 2014, 09:30:03 PM »
I wonder if one could bash a Tornado into a HF73 like creation (Note, I don't believe this is a correct rendering of the final design):



Going by other published sources, it's definitely not the final design.  However, I would estimate that the wings from a 1/100 F-15 would be a good starting place to blend with a 1/72 Tornado F.3 fuselage.  The vertical and horizontal tails might need to come from a 1/100 F-14 if such exists, or possibly a 1/72 F-18 with some reshaping.


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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #98 on: October 05, 2015, 04:22:58 PM »
what weapons and sensors etc do current tornados use?
does anybody make a 72 kit of it with the right bits?
is there anywhere i can get another set of those pieces?

im planning a twin (maybe even triple) build with a modern tornado and tsr2

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #99 on: October 05, 2015, 07:50:22 PM »
how about a non-swing wing Tornado?? Whatif they developed a delta winged version or fixed wing version with wings similar to the F-15/18?? Would be a very interesting look especially with the high wing, sort of a UK/Europe version of the F-15!

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #100 on: October 05, 2015, 07:52:27 PM »
maybe in future but not for this build

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #101 on: October 05, 2015, 08:03:10 PM »
your best bet is to get a Revell Typhoon, it have a nice range of weapons. Don't know who turns out a set of modern one suitable.

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #102 on: October 10, 2015, 08:49:09 PM »
Hasegawa do a 1/72 weapon set that includes storm shadow, brimstone and alarm

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #103 on: October 10, 2015, 11:54:47 PM »
your best bet is to get a Revell Typhoon, it have a nice range of weapons. Don't know who turns out a set of modern one suitable.

Try the Airfix Tornado GR.4 kit, it comes free with the weapons set that's in the box   :P (guess how I know   ;)  )

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Re: Panavia Tornado possibilities
« Reply #104 on: October 11, 2015, 02:04:09 AM »
your best bet is to get a Revell Typhoon, it have a nice range of weapons. Don't know who turns out a set of modern one suitable.

Try the Airfix Tornado GR.4 kit, it comes free with the weapons set that's in the box   :P (guess how I know   ;)  )

thats what iv done ie buy a revel and airfix kit and il make the revel a gr4 hopeful;ly with enough left over to give the tsr2 the same treatment