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Offline 63cpe

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1710 on: February 02, 2019, 08:56:39 am »
Owwww yeah! Love it!  :wub:

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« Reply #1711 on: February 07, 2019, 01:27:45 pm »
I found this today:



and instantly thought of Tophe's recently completed tail-sitting F-16
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1712 on: February 07, 2019, 02:59:23 pm »
Cute !
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1713 on: February 07, 2019, 05:57:06 pm »
It'd get, what?, half a metre down the runway before it ran out of fuel ... & that's if it did a brakes-free engine start-up at the end of the runway. ;)
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1714 on: February 07, 2019, 06:52:46 pm »
 :wub: :wub: Lovely! Thanks! :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1715 on: February 07, 2019, 07:13:16 pm »
I have an Italeri F-16 that would be perfect for this. Itís not much use for anything else.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1716 on: February 07, 2019, 10:26:33 pm »
I love "stumpy" - I could look to do that one (even though it is not Luftwaffe) - it looks so much fun

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1717 on: February 08, 2019, 12:07:39 am »
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1718 on: February 08, 2019, 01:58:30 am »
It'd get, what?, half a metre down the runway before it ran out of fuel ... & that's if it did a brakes-free engine start-up at the end of the runway. ;)

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1719 on: February 08, 2019, 02:20:40 am »
It'd get, what?, half a metre down the runway before it ran out of fuel ... & that's if it did a brakes-free engine start-up at the end of the runway. ;)

But then, because it's so short, as soon as the engine power cut off the nose strut would rebound, the wings would catch just enough air to keep the motion going before it slowed down, and it would slide gracefully to the end of the runway standing on it's tailpipe.... :wacko:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1720 on: February 08, 2019, 03:52:52 am »
Looks like someone was thinking about Kerbal aerodynamics... :wacko:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1721 on: February 08, 2019, 05:22:51 am »
Just saw that Valkyrie. Now that looks right !
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1722 on: February 10, 2019, 11:53:08 pm »
...even though I have doubts concerning the choice of colors. :o Instead of the USAF SEA tones, used on fighters and fighter bombers, I'd rather assume that SAC tones for high altitudes would have been used? E.g. like this pattern here for the B-58:




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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1723 on: February 11, 2019, 01:54:56 am »
Indeed, or something similar to the B-1A camouflage.  Was that a Rockwell or SAC pattern?  I've never worked that out.

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1724 on: February 11, 2019, 07:51:08 am »
That begs the question of why they used it on B-52's?
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