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J.91D Mustunnan, FINISHED page 2
« on: February 13, 2019, 09:02:32 pm »
It was a long time since I mixed two aircraft kits, and the time seems to have come to do another one:

The first idea is a swept-wing Mustang (and straight wing Tunnan) but more transformation is considered.
The basis is 2 kits Heller 1/72.
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2019, 09:09:06 pm »
Maybe this all comes from a dream yesterday:

from http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,4461.1965.html
This morning, I have written a short story (a love story) featuring the character Gérard Nesey (myself in the Dream planet) and he is a what-if modeller, very happy to receive a model kit from his beloved secret girlfriend:

At the end of the story, they marry, but there is no relation anymore to what-if Mustangs.
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2019, 01:50:43 am »
I considered making at the same time a jet-Mustang with the nose air intake of the Tunnan, but this has already been done:
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2019, 03:52:35 am »
Here is the puzzle of parts from which 2 aircraft will appear...

I do not guarantee I will follow the guideline instructions. A realist plane: "seldom, if ever, does she cross my mind" as was singing Mickey Newbury in the beautiful song "I don't think much about her no more"...
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2019, 05:06:28 am »
Paint up a Tunnan with Mustang wings in a USN scheme and you'll have something like a FJ Fury on steroids.
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2019, 07:14:14 am »
That's an interesting idea, thanks! ;D
But I am not sure I will follow it. The Tunnan (Barrel in Swedish) has an ugly fuselage, what is beautiful is mainly its wing. And as my models are not to be seen from below, the 4 half-half-wings provide me with 2 sets of wings... I am not sure at all that I will use (this time) the P-51 wing... :-\ ;D
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2019, 08:08:15 am »
I could certainly see you putting the wings further back and making a canard Tunnan,,, or using the tail feathers to make a V-tail.

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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2019, 08:12:03 am »
Yes, this is very possible: the wings are not glued at all, just put in position to dream...
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2019, 04:45:33 pm »


The planform of the Mustang with the Tunnan wings reminds me of the Do 355.
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2019, 08:14:56 am »
Interesting comparison, thanks.

Then I received the visit of a butcher and... Tunnan does not mean Barrel anymore, oh...
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2019, 06:04:21 am »
Update, with truncation also on the Mustang side:
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2019, 02:52:56 am »
Now the very beginning of the putty time:

It is far from being finished... :-\
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2019, 10:40:21 pm »
I consider these names for the two models:
J.91D North-Amesaab Mustunnan
J.92 SAANA Tunang
from North American (NA) P-51D Mustang and SAAB J.29 Tunnan (Barrel)
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2019, 02:33:07 am »
Now the very beginning of the putty time:
It is far from being finished... :-\
Not forgetting to cut the roots of tailplanes on the Mustang (and putty there too):
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Re: J.91D Mustunnan
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2019, 09:08:24 pm »
Sanding, then putty again, on the Tunnan part:
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