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Krockian Flopwhopper!

Started by Nick, September 06, 2004, 09:45:13 AM

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Nick

First up is a letter which sounds strangely familiar even though it's 17 years ago...

Nick

Next is part of the front cover and the fantastic art...
(BTW this is Fine Scale Modeller of April 1988)

Nick

And here's the B-2 ATB picture...

Nick

This is the write-up below it, I'm havig trouble getting a decent quality AND keeping the file-size down :wacko:  

Nick

Part of the Mig-37 article...

Nick

The rest of that article and the Monogram F-19 kit review...

viper29_ca

I have this issue here somewhere.....good magazine.
Thanks
Scott
Elm City Hobbies

http://www.elmcityhobbies.com



Swamphen


JoeP

And they _still_ haven't made a decent Flopwhopper...

;)  
In want of hobby space!  The kitchen table is never stable.  Still managing to get some building done.

nev

Well, there was the Esci kit, but it had raised panel lines  :angry:  
Between almost-true and completely-crazy, there is a rainbow of nice shades - Tophe


Sales of Airfix kits plummeted in the 1980s, and GCSEs had to be made easier as a result - James May

Nick

I suspect the Flopwhopper was a copy of the Farley Fruitbat, and we know just how good they were... :o  :P
Farley Fruitbat!

Nick B)  

Jschmus

This is the second place that I've seen someone mention the Farley Fruitbat, but no one's ever explained what it's supposed to be.  A little help, here?
"Life isn't divided into genres. It's a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky."-Alan Moore

Swamphen

"Quick, Farley, to the Batcave!"

*ahem*

Actually, I'd like the scoop on the Fruit(bat), too...

JoeP

Only perhaps the most versatile and most used aircraft ever designed.

Follow the link posted by ol' saint Nick for more on this hopefully soon forgotten plane. Even one look at the image will show you how amazing that bird was.

;)

JoeP
In want of hobby space!  The kitchen table is never stable.  Still managing to get some building done.