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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #330 on: March 10, 2016, 07:19:40 am »
Didn't the Wrights use tractor props on some of their later designs?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #331 on: March 10, 2016, 09:50:45 am »
During 1907 on the Ohio River the Wright's experimented with hydrofoils with
the intent of adding them to floats on a Flier. A photo of their powered test 'raft'.


The Model K was their first tractor design, but it has little similarity to the Flier.
http://www.wright-brothers.org/Information_Desk/Just_the_Facts/Airplanes/Wright_Airplanes.htm
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #332 on: March 10, 2016, 11:27:07 pm »
Today I thought i'd see what you lot all got so excited about and picked up an Airfix Swift from the LHS.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #333 on: March 10, 2016, 11:30:54 pm »
OH yes Guys, very gread Ideas. This make me fun  :thumbsup:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #334 on: March 11, 2016, 02:49:41 am »

Today I thought i'd see what you lot all got so excited about and picked up an Airfix Swift from the LHS.


....and?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #335 on: March 11, 2016, 03:31:57 am »

Today I thought i'd see what you lot all got so excited about and picked up an Airfix Swift from the LHS.


....and?

Looks good in the bag and on the instruction sheet.  Rivet count is low.  Could do with wing fences, a longer more pointy nose, natural metal and red stars.
But thats just a quick first impression.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #336 on: March 11, 2016, 05:11:43 am »
Joined the stash today:
A 1/2 price Revell Concorde in 1/72, it's a re-pop of  Airfix's I believe
So I'm expecting some "fit" problems with the fuselage.
Bombcorde? Transport command?
Who knows
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #337 on: March 11, 2016, 07:20:28 am »
Received in the post today with no customs problems at all from Hobby Search in Japan

1 x 1/72 Airfix TSR2MS Stratos 4. This is the second version with the slightly more garish paint scheme and a missile with a Larger warhead. Going to be OOB

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #338 on: March 11, 2016, 03:18:05 pm »
Today I thought i'd see what you lot all got so excited about and picked up an Airfix Swift from the LHS.



Been having the same thought... :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #339 on: March 12, 2016, 03:23:50 am »
New at my stash



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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #340 on: March 12, 2016, 05:27:27 am »
That Tamiya Skyray is a lovely little kit  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #341 on: March 12, 2016, 04:28:43 pm »
From Kingkit via ebay:

CMK Seafire FR47 (1996 Tool)

They'd got it wrong, with Spitfire F22 wheel bulges and canopy, so it makes a better late mark Spitfire than a late Seafire.  I have about four of these now...
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #342 on: March 13, 2016, 01:36:05 am »
That Tamiya Skyray is a lovely little kit  :thumbsup:

I second that.  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #343 on: March 13, 2016, 06:06:09 am »
That Tamiya Skyray is a lovely little kit  :thumbsup:

I second that.  :thumbsup:


Third that, and it's bigger brother is just as nice, too  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #344 on: March 13, 2016, 11:04:33 am »
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