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Whiffs found at shows
« on: May 14, 2017, 02:34:08 pm »
I could have sworn there already was a topic named as above, but neither I nor the Search function can find it.  :banghead:

Anyway, today my 'local'club, Cardiff Plastic Aeroplane Club, exhibited at the Gloucester IPMS Show. I got there first as I had the green baize cloth for the stand and the club badge, but I was very early and the other guys showed up an hour later, so I had to put SOMEthing on the stand..........  ;D



The model is a RW P-38J that I got from some Japanese cornflakes many years ago and it's 1/380 scale.  ;D



Yeah, I know the pic's blurred, but the model has a wingspan of less than 1.5" and it was 15 ft away.

When the rest of the guys showed up we put on quite a good display, amongst which was a Whiff or two that you may have seen before....  ;)





As it happened my Whiffs outnumbered all the rest at the Show by 3:2!



A nicely built Arrow




And an excellent Huntsman, built by the same guy who did the Arrow.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2017, 04:02:03 pm by PR19_Kit »
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2017, 03:44:04 pm »
His name is Guy Danner. A member of the sig, but not of the forum as far as I can tell.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2017, 05:39:19 pm »
Haha funny. What's the deal with the Sunderland > Centaurus powered ? Great pics !

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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2017, 02:28:01 am »
Nothing in the least Whiffy about the Sunderland, it's a standard Mk III.

I'm the only modeller in the CPAC who builds Whiffs, the rest of them do RW only, and think I'm crazy of course.  ;D

The only Whiffs I had on display were the MB5 racer, the Fw-190 floatplane and the 707-821C.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2017, 05:39:31 am »
I could have sworn there already was a topic named as above, but neither I nor the Search function can find it.  :banghead:



There's a thread entitled "Whifs at Model Contests" Kit, you may be thinking of that ?

I do like the Huntsman
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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2017, 05:55:22 am »
lol good one Kit ! Must be the spinners throwing me off, just looks more powerful.

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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2017, 11:43:28 am »
There is a Sunderland on the UK Show circuit that has turbo-props, but sadly I've lost the pics of it that I had.  :banghead:
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2017, 01:42:06 pm »
I FOUND THIS AMAZING MODEL FROM A SHOW IN 2009:

More photos from the show here.

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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2017, 02:10:34 am »
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2017, 02:30:48 am »
Nice.
I like this one.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2017, 03:41:02 am »
I do like the egg Corsairs buzzing an egg Zeke...great fun.

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« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2017, 10:59:22 am »
Those are both pretty nice, love the SR !

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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2017, 11:44:27 am »
i found these last weekend at the Middelkerke Modelshow :mellow:



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« Reply #13 on: May 26, 2017, 01:09:50 am »
Oh, those are excellent.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #14 on: May 26, 2017, 03:40:42 am »
I really like this Dornier Wal-and-others thing - a Porco Rosso-esque interpretation, from the recent Shizuoka event:



Found at the Arawasi Wild Eagles Blog (http://arawasi-wildeagles.blogspot.de/search?updated-max=2017-05-20T00:44:00%2B09:00&max-results=10


Another elegant build from the same event: a monster combining features of various different aircraft; fuselage-Seafury, main and tail wing-Reppu, canopy-Fw190, propeller blades-P-47 and more. The end result somehow makes sense though. Inspired by the recent publication "Arukimu no Kaze":



From http://arawasi-wildeagles.blogspot.de/search?updated-max=2017-05-19T22:04:00%2B09:00&max-results=10&start=1&by-date=false