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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2018, 07:42:03 am »
Found the naval Tornado, originally from britmodeler:


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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2018, 07:51:07 am »
Rather good that, and unless you look at the cockpit and intake area it's pretty difficult to see its 'Tornado-ness'.
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #17 on: August 27, 2018, 07:58:06 am »
It is very neat and suits the scheme as well
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #18 on: August 27, 2018, 09:48:17 am »
I was musing on what type of wings a Tornado would have if they were fixed ?

IIRC someone here did a CF-105 winged Tornado a while back.

http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,37905.msg616741.html#msg616741 perhaps?
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #19 on: August 27, 2018, 10:03:10 am »
I'd forgotten that one Dave, a veritable masterpiece if ever I saw one.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #20 on: August 27, 2018, 01:18:56 pm »
Look up the UKVG the P53 version has a fixed wing which is like an enlarged Jaguar wing which will give you the most likely shape of a fixed wing Tornado
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #21 on: August 27, 2018, 01:48:56 pm »
But it's not going to be fixed...............  ;)
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #22 on: August 27, 2018, 02:47:11 pm »

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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #23 on: August 28, 2018, 06:34:42 am »
I was musing on what type of wings a Tornado would have if they were fixed ?

IIRC someone here did a CF-105 winged Tornado a while back.

http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,37905.msg616741.html#msg616741 perhaps?

I'd forgotten all about that.....getting old  :banghead:
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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2018, 08:45:37 am »
What about a reverse swing, >-, a bit like a Su-47 but with swing wings?

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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #25 on: August 31, 2018, 03:14:56 am »
Apart from the wings I wonder how air intakes with vertical splitter plates (F-4- or MiG-23-style) would change the look of the Tonka, esp. of the ADV variant? The wing root gloves would have to be extended forward, but I think that the result should look even more sleek and faster!

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Re: Tornado F3
« Reply #26 on: August 31, 2018, 04:44:51 am »
The Tornado in general is ripe for Whiffing really. It's such an odd shape to start with that almost ANYthing improves it.

Making it longer so that MONSTER fin can be shrunk a tad would make it look more 'conventional' for a start.
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