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Offline TomZ

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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #30 on: December 20, 2015, 08:12:50 am »
Looks very good.

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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #31 on: December 22, 2015, 04:35:42 am »
I do like that, love the splinter camouflage. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #32 on: December 22, 2015, 04:39:48 am »
it seems almost real, why didn't they think of it at the time?
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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #33 on: December 22, 2015, 06:12:30 am »
Excellent work all around. Great concept, execution, love the colours and paint scheme as well. And the parasites are just the bomb  :thumbsup:
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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #34 on: December 22, 2015, 08:05:29 am »
it seems almost real, why didn't they think of it at the time?

I don't think their radar was at that stage of development when the Hindenburg was still flying.
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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #35 on: December 22, 2015, 08:06:09 am »
Looks Gread  :party:

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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #36 on: December 22, 2015, 10:32:25 am »
it seems almost real, why didn't they think of it at the time?

I don't think their radar was at that stage of development when the Hindenburg was still flying.

Agree that @1937 was just a bit too early to think about AEW, but that is the beauty of my WHIF backstory.  The Hindenburg was pulled from passenger service (before her real world ill-fated flight) and hung around until the Battle of Britain in 1940.  The Freya Radar, in ground based versions, was tested in 1937 and seemed to be up and running by late 1939- plenty of time of time for my BoB WHIF entry.

Thanks for the comments- appeared better in my head, but the boring overall silver needed to go.  Figured the gray/black dazzle would help her hide in the night skies a bit better.  Kept the upper surfaces silver for the UV protection they afforded for daytime ops. 

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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #37 on: December 22, 2015, 11:53:25 pm »
lovely concept indeed, and the splinter camo is interesting


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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #38 on: December 23, 2015, 09:51:05 pm »
Awesome.  Great job there Dave.
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Re: Hindenburg AEW- finished
« Reply #39 on: December 26, 2015, 02:11:56 am »
Lovely work there!

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