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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #165 on: December 24, 2017, 10:55:42 am »
Red Arrows went to China in 2016. End of October - Beginning of November.
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #166 on: December 24, 2017, 11:03:43 am »
Which means the AG600 has spent a year on ground trials.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #167 on: December 24, 2017, 01:06:48 pm »
Just to clarify, the pics and the article are not from the same source. Sorry, I should have made that clear. The article had no pics, so I put two on from a Google image search, chosen mostly because they were the right size.

Is that a Red Arrow peeking out from behind it's nose ?

Front end looks a bit of an after thought to me. Almost as though it was designed by a different team to that which designed the back end and the wings ?

Most of the thing is so like a Shin-Meiwa that it's hard to believe they weren't at least consultants on the project. The nose looks like somebody crossed a Be-200 with a Be-40 Albatross and grafted it on.
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #168 on: December 24, 2017, 01:09:29 pm »
We'll have one of them in 1/72 please Trumpeter.
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...and then three years later, we'll have one with the same number of prop blades on each engine please.... :wacko:
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #169 on: December 30, 2017, 02:18:18 am »
For those with a couple of hundred quid to spare  ;)

https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/AMU03872

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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #170 on: December 30, 2017, 03:46:30 am »
It's a bargain, given that you could sleep on the wing once it's built, or use it as a workbench.   :rolleyes:
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #171 on: December 30, 2017, 06:42:16 am »
Hmm, I've got a 1/72 vacuform of the Mars, it's not that big ------

Now the Hughes HK-1 in 1/72 ------   that's big
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #172 on: December 30, 2017, 11:47:00 am »

It's a bargain, given that you could sleep on the wing once it's built, or use it as a workbench.   :rolleyes:


Or keep all your other models inside it................
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #173 on: December 30, 2017, 07:39:24 pm »
Just thinking that Tophe would love the Boeing 320...  <_<


and the Russian 8X8 amphib looks very Joe-90, don'tchathink?

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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #174 on: December 30, 2017, 10:35:32 pm »
I was thinking "meh, A Model, it'll be crap" and then I read the words saying 'this is too big to send by post' and I wanted one really badly.
I think I have a problem...
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #175 on: December 31, 2017, 01:05:40 am »
I was thinking "meh, A Model, it'll be crap" and then I read the words saying 'this is too big to send by post' and I wanted one really badly.
I think I have a problem...

Naaah mate, you're just contrary... somewhat like a lot of us here, I daresay  ;D

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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #176 on: January 27, 2018, 07:13:51 pm »
Anybody notice the knockoff C-17 in the background of the first picture?
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #177 on: January 28, 2018, 04:40:36 am »
Anybody notice the knockoff C-17 in the background of the first picture?

Yeah I did, it's an Xian Y-20. From what I've read and can see of it, it's a development of the Il-76 Candid
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #178 on: July 07, 2018, 11:23:22 am »