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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #105 on: November 04, 2018, 04:46:44 am »
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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #106 on: November 04, 2018, 04:53:43 am »

NO!


I don't think Lee approves..............
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #107 on: November 04, 2018, 06:58:40 am »
I can live with the Griffon Dora, but the Jumo Spitfire just doesn't look right to me.   This is, however, a personal opinion and I can understand those who reckon both look somewhat unbalanced.
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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #108 on: November 08, 2018, 05:51:25 am »
Overcrossing Dora-Veltro


IMO top one is beautiful, and bottom one is extreme.
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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #109 on: November 08, 2018, 04:40:28 pm »
Dora-engined Veltro looks cool, but, as with the Spitfire, and the DB605-engined Fw that Dizzy did, you'd run into major problems with matching up the cross-sections.

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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #110 on: November 08, 2018, 05:37:36 pm »
I've argued this for nigh on a decade, but hey, this is whiffworld and you can do anything, bugger common sense and engineering reality.
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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #111 on: November 17, 2018, 09:23:35 am »


Hello, new here.

Here I have a depiction of the Ta 152 from Heinz Nowarra's book (1987). It looks somehow contorted but apart from the too small vertical fin I like its looks very much. Would like to scratchbuild it with the fin enlarged somewhat. Also the wings appear quite small but this I like.

What do you think about this "deviation"?
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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #112 on: November 17, 2018, 03:17:55 pm »
Looks to be a Ta 152C with the DB603, although the drawing is waaaaay out!

Depending on the scale you're doing, you can buy a kit off the shelf - Dragon do one in 72nd but the fit is vile and Trumpeter/Hobbyboss do it in 48th.
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Re: Fw-190 and Ta-152 WHIF Ideas
« Reply #113 on: November 18, 2018, 04:46:44 am »
Looks to be a Ta 152C with the DB603, although the drawing is waaaaay out!

Depending on the scale you're doing, you can buy a kit off the shelf - Dragon do one in 72nd but the fit is vile and Trumpeter/Hobbyboss do it in 48th.


I think it would be better to use an Fw 190D-9 kit as the middle section from the gun muzzles to the rear section sans vertical stabilizer is more Dora-like. The cowl guns are too short for MG 151/20. Could be a fictitious short-barrelled 20 mm gun. The forward nose with radiator and spinner as well as the tail fin and the wings had to be completely scratchbuilt. The dimensions of this thing are more like those of a Dora.