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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #60 on: February 11, 2018, 07:40:16 pm »
Any combination of Tu-22 Blinder, B-58 Hustler and Mirage IV?  :wub:

Tu-22M Backfire or Tu-160 Blackjack and a Rockwell B-1?

Luftwaffe Do.24 and an RAF or USN Catalina?

Beaufighter and a Bf 110?

Noratlas and a C-119?

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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #61 on: February 11, 2018, 11:41:29 pm »

Noratlas and a C-119?


What? You mean they really AREN'T the same aircraft?  :o ;) ;D
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #62 on: February 12, 2018, 03:48:12 am »
Can't believe the incredible work you've done on all of these, just mind blowing! Impossible to pick any favorites, every one is a winner.  :thumbsup: :bow:

An idea I had a while ago was a Sunderland/Emily swap, but finding the second one is getting difficult and expensive. You can steal that idea if you wish.  :mellow:
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #63 on: February 12, 2018, 04:23:03 am »
The Sud Caravelle and the de Havilland Comet. Apart from the tail end, windows , wings and engines. They are almost the same.

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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #64 on: February 12, 2018, 04:26:11 am »

The Sud Caravelle and the de Havilland Comet. Apart from the tail end, windows , wings and engines. They are almost the same.


The trouble with doing that swap is that Air France really DID have Comets.

Ok, they were Comet 1s and they didn't have them for very long, but that half of the swap wouldn't be a swap.
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #65 on: February 12, 2018, 05:51:51 am »
The Sud Caravelle and the de Havilland Comet. Apart from the tail end, windows , wings and engines. They are almost the same.

I understand that the prototype Caravelle nose WAS a Comet.  If you look very closely at the photos, you can see evidence of PSR work where the joint is. Wikipedia says " Sud's design licensed several fuselage features from British aircraft company de Havilland, whom Sud had already made previous dealings with in respect to several earlier designs. The nose area and cockpit layout were both taken directly from the de Havilland Comet jet airliner, while the rest of the airliner was locally designed".
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #66 on: February 12, 2018, 06:17:24 am »
Even more bizarre was that de Havilland tested the Comet cockpit grafted onto the front of a Horsa glider!
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #67 on: February 12, 2018, 06:45:26 am »

How about a three-way (ooh-err  ;) ) between an F-111, a Tornado and an Su-24 Fencer? F-111 in Soviet markings, Fencer in RAF/Luftwaffe/Italian markings, and Fencer in USAF markings.


Slightly confused about this idea as written. :o
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #68 on: February 12, 2018, 04:56:31 pm »

How about a three-way (ooh-err  ;) ) between an F-111, a Tornado and an Su-24 Fencer? F-111 in Soviet markings, Fencer in RAF/Luftwaffe/Italian markings, and Fencer in USAF markings.


Slightly confused about this idea as written. :o

Ahhhh..... spherical objects... :banghead: Let's try again:

F-111 in Soviet markings, Fencer in Tornado markings (i.e. RAF or Luftwaffe or Italian) and Tornado in USAF markings.
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #70 on: February 13, 2018, 09:10:25 am »
F-111 in Soviet marking

That rang a small bell in the recesses of my brainhole:

http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,18821.msg646598.html#msg646598


Oh yes, one of Spinners' wonderful 'swap jobs'.  :thumbsup:

And right below the F-111/Su-24s is a Soviet Bucc, lovely stuff.

How I miss Spinners' inspiring work, I've got a SwAF 'Acrojets' Lightning to do from his artwork and that REALLY looks the business.
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Re: Project Swapshop - an update
« Reply #71 on: February 13, 2018, 05:58:22 pm »
Yeah, for some reason I fell in love with his Gloster Grebe, which was a MiG-17 in NMF with RAF Javelin-style markings.
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