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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1680 on: October 02, 2017, 07:57:23 am »

I think Anigrand or fantastic plastic did a kit of the Conair Kingfish didn't they? (can't be a***d looking mode is on)
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Did they now?

I've always liked the look of the Kingfish, and it should be a bit easier to scratch with that boxy shape than the more rounded Blackbird. A kit would make things a lot easier.  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1681 on: October 04, 2017, 06:10:42 am »
While surfing for Sea Vixen idea's, found this.


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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1682 on: October 04, 2017, 07:03:21 am »
Oh yeah, I remember that from when Stephane was a regular on here. I superb idea and well modellable too.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1683 on: October 04, 2017, 07:53:49 am »
Wow! That's real good. But would be necessary to find appropriate wings with the leading edge forward.  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1684 on: October 04, 2017, 08:42:19 am »
They're probably scratchbuildable, it's a fairly simple shape, it's just swept forward.

I suppose you could sacrifice a Berkut kit though.
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1685 on: October 04, 2017, 10:32:12 am »
And this, boys and girls, is why you should always read the model kit directions first...

While surfing for Sea Vixen idea's, found this.


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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1686 on: October 05, 2017, 02:58:18 am »
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I suppose you could sacrifice a Berkut kit though.
A kit or two! I remember doing a Sea Witch a whif version of Stephane's Sea Devil with tandem backward-swept wings and twin tails (ala Hawker P1214).

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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1687 on: October 05, 2017, 03:07:29 am »
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I suppose you could sacrifice a Berkut kit though.


A kit or two! I remember doing a Sea Witch a whif version of Stephane's Sea Devil with tandem backward-swept wings and twin tails (ala Hawker P1214).


Ooooh, we want the pics!
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1688 on: October 05, 2017, 06:55:12 am »
Yeah, I'd say so.. that sounds wild... definitely would like to see this.   ;D :o :lol:
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1689 on: October 12, 2017, 07:47:05 am »
Stumbled upon this website: http://highspeedhorizons.org/

Worth scrolling down for some "counterhistorical" designs, including a neat B-29 Zwilling carrier plane:




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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1690 on: October 12, 2017, 09:46:15 am »
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1691 on: October 12, 2017, 10:36:07 am »
Amusing, however, he seems to have a hard time with physics.  ;)
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1692 on: October 13, 2017, 09:54:37 am »
Jon,

Agreed.

As depicted, this B-29 "zwilling" would be double the weight, have less wing area, and still just four engines to power it.  To say that its performance would be... limited... would be understating it.
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1693 on: October 14, 2017, 03:11:59 am »


Interesting location to carry the “shock wave powered” aircraft too... what’s a cg
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Re: Whiffs found surfing
« Reply #1694 on: October 14, 2017, 03:20:14 am »
Should make for an 'interesting' time in the B-29Z cockpit when they release the parasite!  :o
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