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New Secret Projects Book
« on: February 02, 2016, 01:46:08 pm »
Saw this book by J.C. Carbonel on Amazon! http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1910809004?refRID=64YVNNKFT91Y1BV5PW1H&ref_=pd_ys_sf_s_266239_a2_22_p
Heard he was working on this (IIRC) a few years ago and finally some evidence it exists!
Will be getting this for definite. Need to buy his Esci and Matchbox books too.

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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2016, 11:43:47 pm »
Interesting. Thank you very much for the hint.  :thumbsup:

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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2016, 11:50:29 pm »
Yes, I have been looking forward to this since Tony Buttler mentioned it a few years ago, it should be interesting to see what sort of format and structure they have gone for this time as you can tell when you compare the US Secret Projects of WWII with the original British Secret Projects.

The new book should inspire a few builds no doubt and we're bound to ask JCC & Tony when we see them at SWM as to when the next volume is to be expected  ;D
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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2016, 06:22:47 am »
One I will be getting for sure but when depends on the period covered ? Anyone know ?
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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2016, 11:28:59 am »
One I will be getting for sure but when depends on the period covered ? Anyone know ?

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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2016, 03:51:14 pm »
One I will be getting for sure but when depends on the period covered ? Anyone know ?

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Ah, but which war? Franco Prussian war of 1870?

Come to think of it, any aircraft in that book will be after that war  :banghead:

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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2016, 02:20:17 am »
One I will be getting for sure but when depends on the period covered ? Anyone know ?

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Ah, but which war? Franco Prussian war of 1870?

Come to think of it, any aircraft in that book will be after that war  :banghead:

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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2016, 06:25:31 am »
One I will be getting for sure but when depends on the period covered ? Anyone know ?

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Cheers Geoff. The designs from the late 40's through the 50's are fascinating so I will be getting it but it's probably moved down the list a bit. Although if it's at Hudders ?
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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2016, 11:46:44 am »
One I will be getting for sure but when depends on the period covered ? Anyone know ?

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Cheers Geoff. The designs from the late 40's through the 50's are fascinating so I will be getting it but it's probably moved down the list a bit. Although if it's at Hudders ?

Due out the end of April according to the link
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Re: French Secret Projects volume 1
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2016, 07:38:19 am »
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #11 on: April 26, 2016, 07:38:09 am »
This one might be more your thing Chris, I wasn't aware of it until I saw the suggestion on your link:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Beyond-Spitfire-Unseen-Designs-Mitchell/dp/0750965150/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=58P39XKRWPC4E56VYR1M
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2016, 07:41:31 am »
Yup Mike told me about that on Sunday and we got a speculating as one does at a show. Both wondered what Mitchell would have produced if he had lived into the late 40's or even into the 50's
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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2016, 06:06:08 pm »
Revised Brit Secret Projects vol 1 is coming 31st October. https://www.amazon.co.uk/British-Projects-Fighter-Since-Secret/dp/1910809055/ref=pd_sim_14_7?ie=UTF8&dpID=51ZPtl%2BDw7L&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR118%2C160_&psc=1&refRID=GXP4D6R94CADM6YB1ZP6
Prefer the cover of my old version with the Fairey Delta 3 on it.

Also due out soon, Setember 30th this time, is Brit Secret Projects 5 which appears to be covering just one project- the English Electric Space Shuttle. https://www.amazon.co.uk/British-Secret-Projects-Britains-Shuttle/dp/1910809020/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=P3BRR504NGVAGWYBV5DA
I remember seeing a tv program on this system way back in the 1970's or early 80's, Three lifting body shaped vehicles stuck back to back to errr... back? All of which were to be flown back to base to be reused.

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Re: New Secret Projects Book
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2016, 10:51:05 pm »
A book all about MUSTARD, should be good.  I just hope it doesn't cover too much of the material already covered in BSP HYpersonics and the Military Space Technology books.
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