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Re: Vildebeest, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #660 on: July 18, 2018, 12:36:55 am »
I like that.

I can see it in German naval lozenge or perhaps in Polish markings  :thumbsup:
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Re: Vildebeest, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #661 on: July 19, 2018, 04:09:05 am »

that would be whiffing ! (as it is actually british from the 30s  ;) )

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Storch, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #662 on: August 09, 2018, 02:34:47 pm »

I was thinking of this classic for a while : a Fieseler Storch,
floatplanized (actually it seems it did exist in Real World, somewhere in ex-Yougoslavia)






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Re: Storch, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #663 on: August 09, 2018, 08:02:22 pm »
I was thinking of this classic for a while : a Fieseler Storch,
floatplanized (actually it seems it did exist in Real World, somewhere in ex-Yougoslavia)
In scale 1 I am not sure, but it flew as RC seaplane:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5wedJ0t5ow
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Re: Storch, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #664 on: August 10, 2018, 06:08:06 am »
That's cool!  I do like the Storch, one reason being is all that glass and the way it is arranged. Had to have been a fun one to fly.
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Re: Storch, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #665 on: August 12, 2018, 02:26:49 pm »

thanks !

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Puma, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #666 on: August 13, 2018, 12:10:21 am »

not exactly a whif : this version of the Puma has inflatable floats :
from what I understood it is rather an emergency water landing device, not meant to take off again.

In 1/32 it is big, and I was tempted when I found it for cheap.




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Re: Puma, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #667 on: August 13, 2018, 04:41:14 am »
1/32? 

That's not just big, it's HUGE!   :o :o :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Puma, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #668 on: August 13, 2018, 11:57:40 pm »

not far from 50 cm ;-)

it's a Revell reuse of an old Matchbox kit


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I-16, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #669 on: September 04, 2018, 01:06:52 pm »

tempting, given a cheap 1/48 kit of this so cute plane :





floats are from a MC72

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Re: I-16, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #670 on: September 05, 2018, 06:44:42 am »
You now have me thinking about a captured Finnish example.  :thumbsup:
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Re: I-16, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #671 on: September 06, 2018, 02:15:37 am »

please do put your thinking into plastic  ;D

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Re: I-16, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #672 on: September 06, 2018, 06:32:46 am »
I may well do, I've got some suitable floats and I-16's arn't hard to come by  ;D

Edit - Just checked and I've got an I-16  :thumbsup:
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Re: I-16, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #673 on: September 06, 2018, 11:24:53 am »

aha ! go for it !!  ;D

where are the floats from? are they 1/72?


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Re: I-16, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #674 on: September 07, 2018, 06:14:40 am »
Not 100% sure where the floats are from, but I think they came from an Arado 196 that gained wheels to become a member of my Austro-Hungarian A.F.
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