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GROUP BUILDS => In The Navy => Topic started by: kitbasher on May 30, 2016, 12:25:24 pm

Title: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on May 30, 2016, 12:25:24 pm
OK there's several P.1027s (including my own) on this forum, and the P.1030 has been kitted by Unicraft, but there are no known drawings of the P.1032.  This was a RR Eagle-engined Sea Fury, and my take on what it may have look like will start the day after tomorrow.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Gondor on May 30, 2016, 02:04:06 pm
That's a P.1026 fitted with a Eagle to F.2/43 at least going by the information in BSP Fighters and Bombers 1935-1950

Gondor

EDIT: Just found out that the P.1026 is the Fury which became the Sea Fury  :banghead:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on May 31, 2016, 09:03:16 am
Excellent ! Can't wait to see this one come together.

 :cheers:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 02, 2016, 01:20:12 am
A bit of rhinoplasty last night, a bit more chopping tonight and then the fun begins.  Pics at the weekend.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 05, 2016, 09:42:56 am
Here' the first pics of the 1032, based on a long in the stash Premiere2 Sea Fury plus a Falcon canopy, Aeroclub main undercarriage, and some resin (again from some years ago) mostly via OGL but also one item from The Wooksta:

(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032001_zpshmzuquv2.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032001_zpshmzuquv2.jpg.html)
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032002_zpsdwxb1unw.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032002_zpsdwxb1unw.jpg.html)

Since these were taken I've assembled the wings and built up some sidewalls for the cockpit.  I might add a bit more detail to the cockpit, certainly an instrument panel and control column.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 05, 2016, 10:23:10 am
Dave, the cockpit as provided is definitely wrong - the rear bulkhead is about 2mm too far back.  It should align with an external panel line about 6mm aft of the windscreen.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 05, 2016, 12:00:27 pm
Thanks Lee
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 05, 2016, 12:32:41 pm
You'll also need to build up the rear fuselage decking - it looks more like a Tempest.  Aeroclub did a replacement canopy with a white metal insert for that area.  Wheels are best replaced with Tempest ones.  The resin leading edge radiators (I assume they're from me) will need some considerable trimming to fit - I've a yet unfinished Furious with l/e rads and they did need a lot of trimming.

You're too late to sand down the trailing edges as they're really thick.  May have a spare wing somewhere.

Best of luck with this as it's one I'd planned but shelved.  May still have a bash at some point, possibly with a Trumpeter one.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 05, 2016, 01:12:59 pm
Yep, got the decking. And yep fell foul - in my haste - of the trailing edges.

Next Haker Hypertheticals after this will be a P1009, a P1030 and finishing off a P1067.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 05, 2016, 01:58:27 pm
I may have a look at the P.1030 at some point in August.  I have the requisite parts and donor kits.  Just want to clear the decks of Spitfires - at least, the assembly to the priming stage - first.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Gondor on June 05, 2016, 02:09:46 pm
I may have a look at the P.1030 at some point in August.  I have the requisite parts and donor kits.  Just want to clear the decks of Spitfires - at least, the assembly to the priming stage - first.

I'm still looking for exhausts to enable me to build the P.1030 myself Lee

Gondor
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: alfavega on June 05, 2016, 02:15:52 pm
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/paul1/Eagle_powered_Tempest.jpg)

http://www.warbirdsforum.com/topic/743-rr-eagle-fighters/
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitnut617 on June 05, 2016, 02:21:33 pm
Yeah!, got that drawing from the Brooklands Museum and built my P-1027 from it, check out Gondor's Grumblings, reply #603.

http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,36955.msg729100.html#msg729100
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on June 05, 2016, 02:22:29 pm
That's the Eagle Tempest - do a search on here as several UK based forum members have done several.

(http://i652.photobucket.com/albums/uu247/JBricknell/Telford%20201/SIG1012.jpg) (http://s652.photobucket.com/user/JBricknell/media/Telford%20201/SIG1012.jpg.html)

Alistair, I might have a mould for the exhausts somewhere.  I'll have a look.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Gondor on June 05, 2016, 03:48:53 pm
Thanks Lee, much appreciated  :thumbsup: Would you happen to have a couple of the leading edge radiators from the Typhoon II/Tempest I spare as well would you?

Gondor
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitnut617 on June 06, 2016, 03:35:31 am
If Lee doesn't, I have which I can send you
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: loupgarou on June 06, 2016, 05:17:11 am
That's the Eagle Tempest - do a search on here as several UK based forum members have done several.

(http://i652.photobucket.com/albums/uu247/JBricknell/Telford%20201/SIG1012.jpg) (http://s652.photobucket.com/user/JBricknell/media/Telford%20201/SIG1012.jpg.html)

Alistair, I might have a mould for the exhausts somewhere.  I'll have a look.

What's the Gotha/Meteor in the background?  :o Very interesting! Any more photos?  :wub:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 06, 2016, 01:24:10 pm
That's the Eagle Tempest - do a search on here as several UK based forum members have done several.

(http://i652.photobucket.com/albums/uu247/JBricknell/Telford%20201/SIG1012.jpg) (http://s652.photobucket.com/user/JBricknell/media/Telford%20201/SIG1012.jpg.html)

Alistair, I might have a mould for the exhausts somewhere.  I'll have a look.

What's the Gotha/Meteor in the background?  :o Very interesting! Any more photos?  :wub:

http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,21076.0/highlight,manta.html
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: loupgarou on June 06, 2016, 02:44:06 pm
Thanks for the link, Kitbasher.  :thumbsup:
Very interesting build. It was long before my arrival here and I had missed it. How many ideas for my stack of PM Hortens!  ;D
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on June 09, 2016, 05:24:49 am
Those sure are shapely and powerful looking machines ! Now I want to build one  :banghead:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 09, 2016, 10:01:33 am
Those sure are shapely and powerful looking machines ! Now I want to build one  :banghead:

They do look particularly smart in that colour scheme.  Having done a silver one myself I'd like to get the parts needed to do a variation with leading edge radiators - Wooksta's done at least one in the past and yes, very very sleek.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitnut617 on June 09, 2016, 04:12:57 pm
I decided that mine was to be a "jet" interceptor, flying at altitude and then diving down for the attack --  so camouflaged it Ocean Grey and PRU Blue.
Nicked the decals from one of my DH Hornet kits. Phil Butler suggested the serial number for me and of course it's "R" for Robert   ;D.

(http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa263/kitnut617/Tempest%20and%20Fury/P1027-1_zps33f1d85b.jpg) (http://s200.photobucket.com/user/kitnut617/media/Tempest%20and%20Fury/P1027-1_zps33f1d85b.jpg.html)

Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: PR19_Kit on June 10, 2016, 10:20:51 am

Nicked the decals from one of my DH Hornet kits. Phil Butler suggested the serial number for me and of course it's "R" for Robert   ;D.


TJ910 was a 'blanked' serial coming right after a batch of Yorks and before 200 Lancaster BVIs, all of which were cancelled! BAGS of scope for future Whiffs there.  ;D

QV = 19 Sqdn. does it? Or had the codes changed by that late in the war?
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitnut617 on June 10, 2016, 12:22:56 pm

Nicked the decals from one of my DH Hornet kits. Phil Butler suggested the serial number for me and of course it's "R" for Robert   ;D.


TJ910 was a 'blanked' serial coming right after a batch of Yorks and before 200 Lancaster BVIs, all of which were cancelled! BAGS of scope for future Whiffs there.  ;D

QV = 19 Sqdn. does it? Or had the codes changed by that late in the war?

Phil had said that numbers in the 'blanked' serials were probably about where the Tempest Mk.VII probably would have had serials assigned had it gone into production.

19 Sqdn. operated DH Hornets from March 1946 to January 1951 and the decals came right off a Special Hobby 1/72 kit of the Hornet which had the camo scheme as one of the options. I also gave the P.1027 a taller fin/rudder as every contra-prop aircraft I've read about eventually got a bigger area vertical tail
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on June 12, 2016, 06:50:58 am
A basic cockpit interior has been put together, painted and inserted into the fuselage.  Since the pics were taken the fusalage has been assembled and the wings attached.

(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032003_zps0sycoduz.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032003_zps0sycoduz.jpg.html)
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032004_zpsk8jm5gve.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032004_zpsk8jm5gve.jpg.html)

Just bits of plastic card and rod chopped up and glued together.  Seat straps are from masking tape.  Not much to be seen now, frankly.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on June 13, 2016, 09:06:37 am
Looks good !

 :cheers:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on September 03, 2016, 06:38:24 am
Progress has been positively glacial but I've not given up on this one yet.  There's other in-build pictures but no point in posting those up now I've got this far.  Devoting between 30 and 60 minutes a day to this now.  Do wan't to get it done (and thanks Chris for the extension).
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032005_zpslau3allb.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032005_zpslau3allb.jpg.html)
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 03, 2016, 07:18:53 am
Looking cool, although I would have went with the low demarcation.

You really need an eight blade Wyvern contraprop.  It really adds to the mean-ness factor.  And Tempest drop tanks, plus the rocket rails from the Firedog Beaufighter.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: KiwiZac on September 04, 2016, 01:52:38 pm
Smooth work, kitbasher! That looks good. The lines of that machine really are lovely.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on September 04, 2016, 03:52:39 pm
Looks pretty hot from here !

 :wub:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Old Wombat on September 04, 2016, 06:31:03 pm
Looks intriguing. Hope you can finish it in time! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on September 11, 2016, 01:15:40 pm
Looks intriguing. Hope you can finish it in time! :thumbsup:

Me too!  Mucho decalling and touching up to do between now and the deadline.  It's the flippin' Korea stripes that'll do for me - at least the white is nice and opaque.

(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032007_zpswqvngbw6.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032007_zpswqvngbw6.jpg.html)

Props are tacked on for the photo.  Looking like a junior Wyvern to me.

(and thanks for the positive comments, playmates).
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Martin H on September 11, 2016, 01:57:01 pm
Im likeing the look of this more and more Dave  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on September 11, 2016, 02:23:02 pm
Who isn't ! Great stuff....love the look of this. Very sleek and fast.

 :thumbsup: :wub:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Old Wombat on September 11, 2016, 05:06:53 pm
Does look a bit like a Wyvern Minor! Very nice! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: rickshaw on September 11, 2016, 06:45:31 pm
Looking like a junior Wyvern to me.

Looks like a Wyvern that has been on a diet!   :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Librarian on September 12, 2016, 12:28:37 am
She's looking very, VERY nice :thumbsup: Very much agree with the Wyvern comments.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: DogfighterZen on September 12, 2016, 02:52:54 am
She's looking very, VERY nice :thumbsup: Very much agree with the Wyvern comments.

Also agree, both that it's looking very nice and that it looks like a Wyvern on a diet. :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 12, 2016, 04:14:35 am
Steal the wheels from a Heller Tempest, they're far superior to the kit examples.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: NARSES2 on September 12, 2016, 06:30:36 am
Does look good  :thumbsup:

Not sure about the Wyvern on a diet comparison ? Maybe a baby Wyvern or a sub species found in the tropical rain forest ?  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on September 12, 2016, 06:34:26 am
Steal the wheels from a Heller Tempest, they're far superior to the kit examples.

Used Aeroclub wheels, Lee.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on September 12, 2016, 06:35:20 am
Does look good  :thumbsup:

Not sure about the Wyvern on a diet comparison ? Maybe a baby Wyvern or a sub species found in the tropical rain forest ?  :rolleyes:

I think my 'junior Wyvern' description fits the bill then, Chris?
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 12, 2016, 07:57:48 am
Steal the wheels from a Heller Tempest, they're far superior to the kit examples.

Used Aeroclub wheels, Lee.

The ones from the u/c set?  Good man.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on September 12, 2016, 08:06:40 am
And the main u/c doors too, Lee.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: nighthunter on September 12, 2016, 08:32:38 am
Maybe a baby Wyvern or a sub species found in the tropical rain forest ?  :rolleyes:
That's known as a Drake, lol
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on September 12, 2016, 09:20:18 am
You guys crack me up !

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: NARSES2 on September 13, 2016, 01:20:00 am
Does look good  :thumbsup:

Not sure about the Wyvern on a diet comparison ? Maybe a baby Wyvern or a sub species found in the tropical rain forest ?  :rolleyes:

I think my 'junior Wyvern' description fits the bill then, Chris?

Yup, especially for Junior officers to learn on  :angel:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: zenrat on September 13, 2016, 03:42:02 am
Given the Wyvern's hunchback profile it looks to me like a Wyvern with good posture... ;D
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY - done!
Post by: kitbasher on September 14, 2016, 01:42:57 pm
leftover pics:
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032114_zpspghud9vy.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032114_zpspghud9vy.jpg.html)
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032111_zpsfpnjybpy.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032111_zpsfpnjybpy.jpg.html)
(http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff90/kitbasher_2007/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032108_zps7dtjumh1.jpg) (http://s240.photobucket.com/user/kitbasher_2007/media/Hawker%20P1032%20Sea%20Fury%20FB20/P1032108_zps7dtjumh1.jpg.html)
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Old Wombat on September 14, 2016, 02:16:32 pm
Definitely a nice looking plane! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: DogfighterZen on September 14, 2016, 04:16:21 pm
Definitely a nice looking plane! :thumbsup:

Agreed! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on September 14, 2016, 08:03:23 pm
That so changed the look.....and I like it ! Great job on this one.

 :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Dizzyfugu on September 14, 2016, 11:42:44 pm
That looks very elegant. But is the belly radiator missing?  :o
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitnut617 on September 15, 2016, 04:01:21 am
I like  :wub: :wub: :wub:

very well done KB  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on September 15, 2016, 05:05:29 am
That looks very elegant. But is the belly radiator missing?  :o

It's all in the wing roots no ?
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on September 15, 2016, 06:06:03 am
That looks very elegant. But is the belly radiator missing?  :o

It's all in the wing roots no ?

That's correct, leading edge radiators like the real-world Tempest I and P.1030.

Thanks for the positive comments, guys.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: NARSES2 on September 15, 2016, 06:49:00 am
Fantastic  :bow:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: TomZ on September 16, 2016, 01:55:38 am
Very nice!

TomZ
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: perttime on September 17, 2016, 02:50:03 am
Missed this before. Love it :wub:

... if only jet engines were delayed more...
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Glenn Gilbertson on September 17, 2016, 11:21:40 am
That looks magnificently muscular! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: sandiego89 on September 17, 2016, 12:32:54 pm
Really nice!

-Dave
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: The Wooksta! on September 17, 2016, 04:40:22 pm
Dave, wonderful work on the conversion and the paintjob, but as soon as you put Carmicheal's markings on it, you lost it IMO.  Too obvious.  Far too obvious.  Korean Sea Furies ALWAYS have his markings on them and there's plenty of other options out there instead.  RAN, for example as they flew Sea Furies in Korea.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Tophe on September 19, 2016, 10:36:59 am
I have been inspired, thanks :wub:
and here is the P.2032 Twin-Eagle-Fury :rolleyes:
(http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/P2032_1.jpg)
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on December 31, 2016, 09:17:38 am
Final bit of modelling for 2016 - correct a fundamental schoolboy decaling error (not evident from the photos)plus add the underwing rocket rails and rockets.  Pics in due course and will try and remember to put it next to my built Sea Fury; there's quite a different feel to 'my' P1032' - IMHO it's much sleeker and faster looking than the Sea Fury.  Don't get me wrong, Sea Furies are amongst my favourite aircraft and they do possess a pugnacious elegance.
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: kitbasher on February 21, 2018, 01:27:31 pm
I'll get round to replacing the missing Photobucketed pictures in time, but here's a recent shot of the 1032 with rockets and additional decals (stencils) added:

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4743/25535687977_6c409b73f8_b.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/EUv5on) (https://flic.kr/p/EUv5on)
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Old Wombat on February 21, 2018, 05:56:37 pm
Looks fantastic, mate! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: Captain Canada on February 21, 2018, 09:17:38 pm
I absolutely love this bird !
Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: zenrat on February 22, 2018, 02:03:42 am
I'm with you there cap'n.
It's a year since I said it but I still maintain it looks like a Wyvern with good posture.
Still good.
 :thumbsup:

Title: Re: HAWKER P.1032 EAGLE FURY
Post by: NARSES2 on February 22, 2018, 06:26:00 am
I'd forgotten all about this stunner  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: