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« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2006, 02:08:49 am »
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Fixed wing F-14 wouldn't be too far out there, as Grumman's model 303E (or was it G?) showed the F-14 fuseloge w/F-15 wings. I've been trying to work up the nerve to do that one (in 1/144, as I have LOTS of parts from these 2 birds in that scale), but so far have yet to do so.


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« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2006, 03:59:35 pm »
I'll see what I can come up with. I've got a few ideas floating around inside my brain, which is a dark and scary place, best avoided, especially on weekends and the second tuesday of every month...  :wacko:  
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« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2006, 08:55:01 pm »
This is one I've always wanted to do but never had the chance/time/energy/cash/motivation:



Anyone wanna give this one a crack, go for it. You could get away with using MiG-23 wings perhaps. Note that I enlarged the root chord of the stabs.  
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« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2006, 12:16:13 pm »
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Nice.  Is the VG Crusader your own creation or was it an actual real-world proposal?

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« Reply #19 on: October 27, 2006, 12:35:47 pm »
Thanks, Greg. It's my own creation. The wing gloves and wings are more slender than what a Flogger kit might provide, but it's as good a starting point as any. Like CanisD, I have some really whacked out poo-poo (with an english accent) running amuck in my head.  
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« Reply #20 on: October 27, 2006, 01:01:19 pm »
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It's my own creation.

Well your creation has now made it to my "to be made" list - maybe in French Marine Nationale colours (yet to be confirmed since the idea of a RAN bird is also appealing) such as these:



If you have any more pictures of it, please feel free to post them as more detail will always be appreciated.

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« Reply #21 on: October 27, 2006, 02:03:20 pm »
It would likely be impossible in the real world (but no such limitations apply to my styrene insanity) so I bought a 1:48 Two-seater SuperBug when they first came out to do it as a VG wing variant.

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« Reply #22 on: October 27, 2006, 02:13:43 pm »
I've been toying with the idea of converting a swing type to another swing wing type, maybe turning a Tornado into AFVG.  Dosen't seem too much work on the face of it, but the more I look into it I realise there's a lot of cutting & hacking to do a proper job.
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« Reply #23 on: October 27, 2006, 08:19:42 pm »
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« Reply #24 on: October 28, 2006, 04:11:30 am »
Whoa!  Too bloody right it does!  :wub:  Do you think it's got enough power?!?!? :blink:

Love the other ones too!  The F-16/18 hybrid has a Gerry Anderson look about it which I always have a soft spot for.
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« Reply #25 on: October 28, 2006, 10:38:34 am »
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This is one I've always wanted to do but never had the chance/time/energy/cash/motivation:



Anyone wanna give this one a crack, go for it. You could get away with using MiG-23 wings perhaps. Note that I enlarged the root chord of the stabs.
quite similar to what I did for the Mirage G... there's plenties of things to do with MiG-23 wings (including Carreidas-160 bizjet...)  
King Arthur: Can we come up and have a look?
French Soldier: Of course not. You're English types.
King Arthur: What are you then?
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Well regardless I would rather take my chance out there on the ocean, that to stay here and die on this poo-hole island spending the rest of my life talking to a gosh darn VOLLEYBALL.

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« Reply #26 on: October 30, 2006, 10:16:13 pm »
You'd have to replace and relocate the cannon (I'm thinking a single revolver cannon on each side of the inlet), but how about a V-G F-16 using MiG-23 wings?
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