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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2014, 08:27:19 am »
Yeah, I still have my Aussie FB-14 on the workbench, and it so happens that my quick build is an Italeri MB326 with some extra Aussie markings. Just need to decide on ordnance. I might get ambitious later and start on that Super Strike Gripen I've been toying with.
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #16 on: October 01, 2014, 08:52:19 am »
who's this new guy?


good to see you back at the work bench Tom
I always hope for the best.
Unfortunately,
experience has taught me to expect the worst.

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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2014, 12:17:16 am »
Good to hear from you again!

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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2014, 07:25:04 am »
Thanks everyone! So I've compiled a list of my what-if projects that haven't gotten off the ground yet:

ATB B-2 with real-world markings
PLAAF Tu-22/26
Nimrod replacement using EC-135 ARIA as base with CFM-56 engines from OGL
SAAB Super Strike Gripen
Aussie FB-14

Once again I'm a little overambitious. I'll shelve the first 3 for now as they're larger ones and concentrate on easier ones, like the Aussie FB-14 to get myself back in the groove. You guys gotta keep prodding at me!
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2014, 07:28:02 am »
The FB-14 and the Strike Grippen both sound like fun. The FB-14 with a Pave Tack pod would curl some hair.
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2014, 09:43:04 am »
Consider yourself prodded Tom.  ;D :lol:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #21 on: November 17, 2014, 08:49:53 am »
Speaking of the Aussie Tomcat, does anyone have any references for the gray splinter scheme the RAAF used in their Mirage IIIO's? I keep finding the 2-tone gray-green scheme instead.
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2014, 08:54:21 am »
Oops, nevermind, found it! You can find it on Aussiemodeler.com's review of the HPM Mirage IIIO by the way.
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2014, 10:29:02 am »
Cool. Been so long since I've thought about Aussie Mirages I'll have to go check out !

And go Tom !

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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2015, 09:44:06 am »
Well, finally got my first W-I completed in years. Here's to more  :cheers:

http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,40441.msg681170.html#msg681170
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #25 on: April 18, 2015, 06:03:59 am »
that LV RSing'AF F-20 is great!  :cheers:
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #26 on: April 18, 2015, 06:09:13 am »
So awesome to see you back at it Tom !

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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #27 on: April 22, 2015, 05:20:29 pm »
I was looking at your F-20, and somehow it got me thinking...  :o  ;D If you take the F-20 and give it a bigger wing, move it back on the fuselage and put the horizontal stabs on the intakes, you almost get a Gripen... ;D Oh well, that seems like another whif on the list...  ;D :thumbsup:

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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #28 on: June 19, 2015, 08:18:48 am »
So I hear speculation that the Greek government will decide to throw in their lot with the Russians to end this economic stalemate. Is it bad that the first thing I thought would be "Su-35s to replace cancelled Typhoons?"
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Re: Supertom's What-If Blog
« Reply #29 on: June 19, 2015, 08:25:56 am »
Nope. They'd look soooo good in that A-7 camo all dirty and greasy.

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