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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3960 on: January 10, 2018, 02:25:52 pm »
Ahem: part three.... :thumbsup:
https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/shop/new-for-2018/mcdonnell-douglas-fgr2-phantom-1-72.html

Due in October.

Talking of which.....

Any guesses as to the possible war loads?

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3961 on: January 10, 2018, 03:03:40 pm »
Ahem: part three.... :thumbsup:
https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/shop/new-for-2018/mcdonnell-douglas-fgr2-phantom-1-72.html

Due in October.

Talking of which.....

Any guesses as to the possible war loads?

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Certainly the Gun Pod and the EMI pod, think there may be RAF SNEBS rocket pods too a triple set of two rows was shown on the Lithograph model back at smw 2016
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3962 on: January 10, 2018, 03:13:01 pm »
The EMI recce pod can be VERY useful......   ;)
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3963 on: January 10, 2018, 04:39:23 pm »
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3964 on: January 10, 2018, 04:58:26 pm »
The B-26 Marauder is a nice kit IIRC, and has a lot of whif potential as an early jet bomber and the like.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3965 on: January 10, 2018, 05:32:09 pm »
The B-26 Marauder is a nice kit IIRC, and has a lot of whif potential as an early jet bomber and the like.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3966 on: January 11, 2018, 03:30:45 am »
That's the new set of 72nd British Infantry they did that came out about the time of the Bedford and the Cromwell.

Only glancing at this, I misread it as  "came out about the time of Bedford and Cromwell"  suggesting that they'd been on the go since 1640something!!

Come to think of it, an English Civil War set would be interesting, if somewhat unexpected.

True but in the same way they did the US Civil War sets all the Royalists would have floppy hats and huge feathers and the Parliamentarians would be in Lobster Pots  ;)
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3967 on: January 11, 2018, 03:41:19 am »
Now there's a GB theme.
Adding it to my list.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3968 on: January 12, 2018, 06:10:01 am »
Now there's a GB theme.
Adding it to my list.

I'm intrigued  :unsure: Public/general misconceptions ?
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3969 on: January 12, 2018, 09:30:05 am »
The latest Airfix Workshop pages are hard-over about the forthcoming 1/48 Hunter F6. The CAD images on there look superb, laser scanned from XE627 at Duxford, and I can't help thinking 'Get going on the 1/72 version right NOW!'

Which rather begs the question 'Did Revell have a hint of this and then decided to re-pop their 1/72 Hunter?'

https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/news/workbench/new-tooling-announcement-to-start-raf-centenary-year?utm_campaign=1967516_Airfix%20-%20The%20WorkBench%20-%20%20Week%2041%202018&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Hornby%20PLC&_%24ja=tsid%3A71284&dm_i=2DJZ,16658,22Y11P,3NEC9,1
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3970 on: January 12, 2018, 01:31:15 pm »
The latest Airfix Workshop pages are hard-over about the forthcoming 1/48 Hunter F6. The CAD images on there look superb, laser scanned from XE627 at Duxford, and I can't help thinking 'Get going on the 1/72 version right NOW!'

Which rather begs the question 'Did Revell have a hint of this and then decided to re-pop their 1/72 Hunter?'

https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/news/workbench/new-tooling-announcement-to-start-raf-centenary-year?utm_campaign=1967516_Airfix%20-%20The%20WorkBench%20-%20%20Week%2041%202018&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Hornby%20PLC&_%24ja=tsid%3A71284&dm_i=2DJZ,16658,22Y11P,3NEC9,1

One of the CAD images shows the tail of an Mk9 which would be a logical next step/release on the back of an F.6

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3971 on: January 12, 2018, 02:57:08 pm »

One of the CAD images shows the tail of an Mk9 which would be a logical next step/release on the back of an F.6

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They make a point of it being and F6 or an F6A, so did F6As have the tail 'chute?
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3972 on: January 12, 2018, 07:51:38 pm »
Now there's a GB theme.
Adding it to my list.

I'm intrigued  :unsure: Public/general misconceptions ?

Nothing so intellectual i'm afraid.  My thought was a Civil War GB.  Either bringing a historic one to a different time period or inventing a new one.
So royalist motorcycle troopers fighting parliamentarian motorised infantry or aircraft from the North Island/South Island Kiwi civil war.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3973 on: January 13, 2018, 12:54:04 am »
aircraft from the North Island/South Island Kiwi civil war.

I did a post-WW2 NMF Corsair in Otago/Canterbury combined squadrons from the 1949 war games one time...  ;)

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #3974 on: January 13, 2018, 02:19:17 am »


Nothing so intellectual i'm afraid.  My thought was a Civil War GB.  Either bringing a historic one to a different time period or inventing a new one.
So royalist motorcycle troopers fighting parliamentarian motorised infantry or aircraft from the North Island/South Island Kiwi civil war.

Now that does sound interesting. WWI aircraft and vehicles in Federal/Confederate markings ? I've got "those" books somewhere.
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