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Re: Tomcat & Hustler, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1920 on: September 12, 2018, 12:27:45 am »

this is indeed a very high-level debate, exploring a very sensible hypothesis set ;
as the designer of his model, I can now reveal who did the right guess :

Zenrat

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Re: Tomcat & Hustler, red Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1921 on: September 12, 2018, 03:46:42 am »
 ;D
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B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1922 on: September 13, 2018, 12:22:11 pm »

talking about aircraft having comparable sizes ...

here comes, in the very same 1/72 scale, a Tomcat mixed with a B-17G fuselage I had left from an earlier project :



here too the wings are movable (but not together, individually)






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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1923 on: September 13, 2018, 01:07:45 pm »
I love that.
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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1924 on: September 13, 2018, 08:09:48 pm »
Your saw never gets a chance to cool off!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1925 on: September 13, 2018, 09:29:55 pm »
Super Cool :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: i can Picture somewhere in the world of Gerry Anderson, a Officoer of some Rogue Nation Yelling,"What? the World Air Force has a New Interceptor? Where were the Intell Reports? Who Dropped the ball? I Want Answers,NOW!" Keep up the Superb Work :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: Dan

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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1926 on: September 13, 2018, 10:34:03 pm »
Very crazy: I adore +++ :wub: :wub: :wub:
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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1927 on: September 14, 2018, 01:10:58 am »
Fabulous - man, I gotta make me one of those

thanks for sharing

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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1928 on: September 14, 2018, 03:16:31 am »
Pilot to Tail Gunner:  How are those smores doing?

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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1929 on: September 14, 2018, 04:23:08 am »
The mind truly BOGGLES at the thought of a Mach 2 B-17!  :o :o
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: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1930 on: September 14, 2018, 04:33:55 am »


thanks !  ;D

and I learned the word "smores" : the tail gunner is in no cold position indeed  ;)


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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1931 on: September 14, 2018, 05:01:17 am »


thanks !  ;D

and I learned the word "smores" : the tail gunner is in no cold position indeed  ;)



The Australian equivalent might be "Jaffles".  But I suspect only a few of us would know what they were.  Smores is a bit more widespread due to American TV shows.
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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1932 on: September 14, 2018, 06:31:29 am »
close-up front views of Tomcats (and derivatives) have something striking


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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1933 on: September 15, 2018, 02:25:24 am »
Now from some angles that B-17/Tomcat has a slightly Soviet look about it, could also have been designed by committee, half of which was of the "play safe and stick with what we know" variety and the other half the "lets push the boundaries" variety  ;)

From other angles it almost has a spaceship look about it ? Could see it in a Manga (is that the right word ?) comic strip or whatever.

What ever, it is very good. :thumbsup:
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Re: B-17G & Tomcat, blue Re: hybrid aircraft/animals and others (e.g.aircraft)
« Reply #1934 on: September 15, 2018, 02:52:19 am »
It's a commercial passenger spaceplane. Single-stage-to-orbit, full of observation windows for the tourists to gawp through.

Uses its wings more like airbrakes, during re-entry and descent. In fact you can even book a helicopter ride to watch the flight phase where it spreads its wings and puts its nose up, as it swoops past. Said to be an awesome sight, though I cannot even afford that ride, never mind a space ticket.

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