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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2018, 06:44:14 am »
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2018, 09:58:43 am »
Thanks!

The model is close to completion... (with pieces of sprues from a Mirage III Novo kit from Unicraft models):
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2018, 06:22:17 am »
Front end (fuselage and wings) looks a bit like the Japanese Baka flying bomb Tophe ? I do like what you are doing with this.
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2018, 11:31:39 am »
Maybe, yes, thanks!

Now almost ready for paint:
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2018, 10:20:15 am »
Painting: started!
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2018, 10:45:56 am »
Is it a glider Tophe?

I don't see any signs of motive power anywhere.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings

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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2018, 11:12:31 am »
There are no propeller nor jet exhaust, and there are (at least) 2 hypothesis:
- this could be a secret flying bomb (glider-like, after the rocket pods are jettisoned), piloted by an American camicaze
- this could be a powered aircraft using mental force (officially this is science-fiction but secretly, who knows?)
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2018, 01:28:58 pm »
Maybe a jet pod attached to the underside of the fuselage :banghead:

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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #23 on: January 13, 2018, 03:27:49 am »
The model is drying with another layer of paint where needed...
The canopy is not a bubble it seems, maybe this is related to the secret principle or secret role ;)
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2018, 03:59:54 am »
The model is finished... Twin-Boom Mustang, yes!


From 4 side view:


A view from above shows the little asymmetry (for a top secret reason):
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2018, 04:03:16 am »

A view from above shows the little asymmetry (for a top secret reason):


Ah, that'd be to counteract the left turning torque effect of the mind power system. wouldn't it?
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2018, 06:31:59 am »
Ah, that'd be to counteract the left turning torque effect of the mind power system. wouldn't it?
Maybe you are right. I just know the name of this secret part: "Bad Skills" (with no explanation alas) :-\
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