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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #30 on: September 26, 2009, 04:52:49 am »
That's fantastic! :ph34r:

The Jordan Forumla 1 team carried nose art on several of their Benson & Hedges liveried cars.  The nose art & names were away of getting around some countries bans on tobbaco advertising.

Jordan 197 'Bitten & Hisses'.  Original & best!


Jordan EJ10 'Buzzin Hornets'


Jordan EJ11 'Bitten Heroes'
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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2009, 10:44:55 am »
A P-51, of the 51st Fighter Group, China.

P-51 by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/100165274@N08/


From Warbirds Illustrated No.16, " AMERICAN WARPLANES  World War Two-Korea Vol. 2", by Jeff Ethell.
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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #32 on: September 29, 2009, 11:31:24 am »
From " RAF & RCAF Aircraft Nose Art in World War II " by Clarence Simonsen, published by Hikoki Publications, 2001.

lib-1 by Lib001 by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/100165274@N08/
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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #33 on: September 30, 2009, 06:12:35 am »
Wow!  Angry libby!

Hungarian Air Force Aero L-39's.  First one, in a Hornet scheme with a cartoon face:


Same Aircraft with a Shark scheme, very cool:


Different aircraft, with a similar shark scheme on a camouflaged aircraft & Hungarian flag on the tail.
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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #34 on: September 30, 2009, 04:03:26 pm »
These two images are from " METAL CANVAS, Canadian and World War II Aircraft Nose Art " by Stephen M. Fochuk, published by Vanwell Publishing Ltd., St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 1999.








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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #35 on: October 01, 2009, 03:46:22 am »
Always like to see Spits with large nose art, it's unusual to see any WWII RAF aircraft with anything other than small personal marks, except for heavy bombers.  The Tiggy & the Firefly are pretty unusual too, nice finds!

Some from Tiger Meets:

Portuguese G-91 Gina.  Probably one of the most instantly recogniseable of the Tiger Meet birds.


US KC-135.  Mouth isn't quite in the classical position, but looks good!


French Mirage 2000.  Talking of out of position...  V cool!


Toyota Celica marked up at the Fairford Meet
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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #36 on: October 16, 2009, 10:29:37 am »
Here's a few extra of the Hungarian shark mouth L-39:




While not exactly in the sharkmouth bracket, here's a nicely fierce looking (not like they ever look any other way) Hind in Tiger Meet markings in 2005:



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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #37 on: November 07, 2009, 01:01:09 pm »
The July 2009 issue of Model Aircraft Monthly has an article (with many photos/illustrations) of Shark Mouth Typhoons operating in 1945 - I can't find my copy right now but it is this one:



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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #38 on: November 09, 2009, 12:04:18 am »
Here you go:






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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #39 on: November 09, 2009, 04:37:12 pm »
One of my own What if works....
Czechoslovak Air Force MiG-21MF ,November war 1989, nicknamed "Saliva Beast".
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Completly camouflage scheme....plane is completed from two crashed planes

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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #40 on: November 14, 2009, 07:07:26 pm »
A couple more MiG-21s with teeth:




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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #41 on: November 28, 2009, 11:28:36 am »
Not all shark mouths need to go on the nose either:




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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #42 on: November 28, 2009, 12:37:25 pm »
and sometimes they even end up on aircraft that don't seem appropriate:



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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #43 on: November 28, 2009, 01:14:51 pm »

Jordan EJ10 'Buzzin Hornets'



i built the Revell 1/24 of that  :thumbsup:

a few tigers and teeth off the hd





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Re: Shark's or Tiger's Mouth Markings
« Reply #44 on: November 28, 2009, 02:49:30 pm »
Gulf war Tonkas.

MiG Eater, probably the most well known Gulf War Tornado.  Several Tobuk detatchment Tornadoes wore sharkmouths of a similar style.


Cherry Lips, another Tobuk Tonka, with low-viz sharkmouth


Triffid Airways right hand side.


Triffid Airways left hand side taken at same time as above.  Eye, but strangely no sharkmouth, different colouration shows it might have been removed?
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