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Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« on: September 14, 2015, 07:08:18 am »
Don't do much Luftwaffe nowadays but for some reason all my thoughts for this build had black crosses ??

Anyway I will be attempting to get at least 2 of these done and maybe all 3. Won't be starting until the bench is cleared towards the end of the week/next week. So this pic is just to give the general idea. Probably start with the 187 as it's always fascinated me ever since I saw an artists impression in an old 1944/45 Observers Book of Aircraft I was given as a kid.



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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2015, 07:36:42 am »
Not the MPM He 100 - got that one (exact same kit) the agenda, too!  ;)

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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2015, 08:44:21 am »
Ahah, the Fw Falke.  :thumbsup:

I always liked the look of that one.
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2015, 12:05:21 pm »
Great stuff Chris ! They all look intriguing, this is going to be good !

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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2015, 06:20:47 am »
Not the MPM He 100 - got that one (exact same kit) the agenda, too!  ;)

It's looking like the He 100 will be the third to get done, if it does. Anyway there is no way I can match your skill and imagination  :bow:

Ahah, the Fw Falke.  :thumbsup:

I always liked the look of that one.

Yup and I never realised it was a twin seater until I looked at the instructions  :blink:
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2015, 02:30:08 pm »
Just realised how similar the Blohm and Voss looks to the supermarine 224 :) they're some great kits, really can't wait to see these completed  :wub:
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2015, 07:16:30 pm »

Yup and I never realised it was a twin seater until I looked at the instructions  :blink:

True of the three V3 based A-0 series aircraft, and the the V4, V5 and V6.
The V1 and V2 were single-seaters built to Tank's original concept.
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2015, 08:33:23 pm »
The single-seaters were true fighters, the twin-seaters were forced on Tank by the RLM and more fitted the "Zerstorer" concept.  The single-seaters were much better performers than the twin-seaters.
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2015, 12:39:09 am »
Also, where did you get those kits?? Theyre so well priced compared to what I've found on the interweb
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2015, 06:36:21 am »
Also, where did you get those kits?? Theyre so well priced compared to what I've found on the interweb

They've been in the stash for ages, good few years or so. The 187 and the 137 would have been bought when they came out so maybe you can judge kit inflation from them
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2015, 09:59:45 am »
I've got a few old kits that my Grandfather bought while he was in the AirDiv at Baden in the 60s, I'll have to post a pic or two, .25 cents !

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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2015, 11:04:59 am »
Also, where did you get those kits?? Theyre so well priced compared to what I've found on the interweb

They've been in the stash for ages, good few years or so. The 187 and the 137 would have been bought when they came out so maybe you can judge kit inflation from them

Damn it!!  ;) was hoping you found a special dealer of unusual models or something  ;D
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2015, 06:41:16 am »
Also, where did you get those kits?? Theyre so well priced compared to what I've found on the interweb

They've been in the stash for ages, good few years or so. The 187 and the 137 would have been bought when they came out so maybe you can judge kit inflation from them

Damn it!!  ;) was hoping you found a special dealer of unusual models or something  ;D

I wish  ;D
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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2015, 07:59:45 am »
That B&V 137 is gorgeous, never seen it before. I'm very attracted to aircraft like that (Curtiss Shrike etc)...not biplanes but only just monoplanes. Some years ago I missed Rest Models 1/48 Heinkel 112V6 and now its non-existent :banghead:. Anyone got one....I'll pay any reasonable quote ;D.

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Re: Chris's alternative Luftwaffe
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2015, 06:32:26 am »
Yup I like that late 30's style as well  :thumbsup:
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