Author Topic: When is a plane not a plane ?  (Read 599 times)

Offline uncle les

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When is a plane not a plane ?
« on: July 26, 2020, 08:40:10 PM »


...we'll all find out soon enough..
..and it's not a whiffer...

Offline GTX_Admin

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Re: When is a plane not a plane ?
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2020, 02:58:56 AM »
When its something such as a Alekseyev SM-1 ekranoplan perhaps?



What scale you working on mate?

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Offline apophenia

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Re: When is a plane not a plane ?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2020, 08:03:17 AM »
When its something such as a Alekseyev SM-1 ekranoplan perhaps? ...

Wow! That is eye-poppingly surreal  :-\
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Don't make a sound they're not dead, just sleeping"

Offline kerick

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Re: When is a plane not a plane ?
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2020, 10:07:37 AM »
Ok, you can't fool me. That's an unused design from Star Wars!

Offline Haemon

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Re: When is a plane not a plane ?
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2020, 08:28:36 PM »
Thats some nuts scratchbuilding.  Cant wait to see the finished product. The WIG stuff should have its own BTS forum if the physics didnt actually work out in its favour. Sometime fact is so much weirder than fiction

Offline uncle les

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Re: When is a plane not a plane ?
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2020, 03:53:37 PM »
When its something such as a Alekseyev SM-1 ekranoplan perhaps?



What scale you working on mate?

1/32.   I'll post some pics on my webpage soon and use that as the link given that the facebook links die after a short time ( re the broken links above)