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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #45 on: July 21, 2018, 02:17:42 pm »
It doesn't need a purpose, it looks so good, just that it exists is enough for our admiration.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #46 on: July 22, 2018, 03:15:18 am »
It doesn't need a purpose, it looks so good, just that it exists is enough for our admiration.  :thumbsup:
Wow! That's philosophical! Kant school with just a touch of good old Plato?
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #47 on: July 22, 2018, 04:05:37 am »
It doesn't need a purpose, it looks so good, just that it exists is enough for our admiration.  :thumbsup:

Wow! That's philosophical! Kant school with just a touch of good old Plato?


Me, philosophical? Yeah, right............  ;D

There are those amongst the UK Whiff SIG community, those who know me well, who will be having hysterics at this point.  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #48 on: July 22, 2018, 04:31:24 am »
It doesn't need a purpose, it looks so good, just that it exists is enough for our admiration.  :thumbsup:

If you build it they will buy it?  Your idea of a better mouse-trap, Kit?  ;) 

I do know that the Germans almost never built a single-use aircraft - IIRC even their night-fighters had to have a bomb-carrying capability - and even insisted that most of their aircraft be capable of dive-bombing.  I think even their 4-engine twin-prop bomber was required to be strengthened for dive-bombing - I wouldn't care to be the aircrew for that!

Back to topic, though - why not a recon/pathfinder aircraft?  It could carry a few target-marking incendiaries or smoke rockets without adversely affecting its performance, and the turret provides some protection.  :) 
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #49 on: August 04, 2018, 01:30:00 pm »
Now most PSR is done, it's time for some check shots before the colors are sprayed on.

I could resist to dig up a BV141 I built 150 years ago. Clearly the BV141 is derelict and possibly will find a new live as Whif one day.
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #50 on: August 04, 2018, 01:31:19 pm »
Neat comparison ---   :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #51 on: August 04, 2018, 03:21:28 pm »
It's wholly logical that the Bristol should be the 'opposite hand drive' from the Bv-141 of course.  ;D ;)
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #52 on: August 04, 2018, 05:17:28 pm »
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #53 on: August 04, 2018, 05:29:59 pm »
This is so marvellous! :wub:
Both inventive and credible! :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #54 on: August 05, 2018, 01:06:50 am »
It's wholly logical that the Bristol should be the 'opposite hand drive' from the Bv-141 of course.  ;D ;)

Beat me to it, my thoughts exactly  ;D

Does look good  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #55 on: August 05, 2018, 07:58:01 am »
That looks really good - has me thinking of what I can make that's similar without 'infringing on your idea', if you take my meaning.  :)
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #56 on: August 05, 2018, 12:50:17 pm »
Thank you Gentlemen! your so kind!

@Scotaidh: your completely welcome even with infringement of the idea!

Today I replaced the gun in the turret for a more purposefull looking shootapparatus... Also started to sort out the gear arrangement. Rear is no problem, but the front is more complex then hoped for. Oh well, I guess the same arrangement as the BV 141...

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #57 on: August 05, 2018, 01:03:09 pm »
Just had a vision of a cartoon: Bristol 142m-2 comes out of a cloud and finds itself to the left of a Bv.141. Both tail gunners are shouting in unison:

"GET ON THE OTHER SIDE! GET ON THE OTHER SIDE!"
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #58 on: August 05, 2018, 01:12:47 pm »
Wahahaha.... :o :o :o ;D ;D

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #59 on: August 06, 2018, 10:48:51 am »
Just had a vision of a cartoon: Bristol 142m-2 comes out of a cloud and finds itself to the left of a Bv.141. Both tail gunners are shouting in unison:

"GET ON THE OTHER SIDE! GET ON THE OTHER SIDE!"
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Just had a vision of a cartoon: Bristol 142m-2 comes out of a cloud and finds itself to the left of a Bv.141. Both tail gunners are shouting in unison:

"GET ON THE OTHER SIDE! GET ON THE OTHER SIDE!"
To be fair the German Gunner would be shouting:

"GEH AUF DIE ANDERE SEITE! GEH AUF DIE ANDERE SEITE!"
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