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Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« on: April 09, 2011, 05:31:02 am »
My take on the Freightdog P.12 Conversion.

With the threat of bombers attacking British airspace, the UK adopted a high/low mix of fighters to combat them. Looking after the lower end was the Hunter (see http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,26466.0.html at the upper end the Canberra.









Thanks for looking
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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 07:27:40 am »
Well done!! I love the colour scheme.

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2011, 07:55:50 am »
Just to add Canberra finished in dark green/ dark sea grey/high speed silver with decals from modeldecal sheet 99 and spares  box.

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2011, 08:03:32 am »
Verynice indeed!

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2011, 08:06:15 am »
Excellent!
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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2011, 09:22:33 am »
Nice job, and so believable too.  :thumbsup:

Is that the Airfix PR9 kit you used as a basis?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2011, 12:15:23 pm »
It was the the PR9 wings and the B.(I)8 fuselage.

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2011, 12:32:52 pm »
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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2011, 04:14:42 pm »
It was the the PR9 wings and the B.(I)8 fuselage.

...which begs the question 'What are you going to do with the other bits?'  ;D ;)

Do the long chord PR9 wings fit the short chord B(I)8 fuselage then?
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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2011, 05:03:05 pm »
oooo....me likee  :wub:
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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2011, 01:26:11 am »
Really nice  :thumbsup:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2011, 07:07:59 am »
It was the the PR9 wings and the B.(I)8 fuselage.

...which begs the question 'What are you going to do with the other bits?'  ;D ;)

Do the long chord PR9 wings fit the short chord B(I)8 fuselage then?

There was a gap to fill in, just used filler.

Other bits, not sure yet.

Robert

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Re: Canberra F.12 56 Sqdn (Freightdog conversion)
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2011, 07:00:55 am »
Wow!  Whiffing a Whatif!  I like.  I especially like the marking scheme - the red tail adds an interesting bit of flash to this scheme.

It somewhat reminds me of a CF-100 Canuck, but much cooler.  Sorry Canada.
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