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Offline TomZ

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Fisher P-75C Eagle
« on: December 30, 2018, 11:22:51 am »
Fisher P-75C Eagle



The Fisher P-75 Eagle heavy fighter first flew in 1943. After a short trial period the first operational Eagles were deployed in 1944 in both Europe and the Pacific.
The aircraft proved to be very successful in the long range escort role. It was very fast and manoeuvrable. In all 5905 Eagles were built before the end of the war in 1947.



The Eagle remained in US service until 1956 when the last were phased out in favour of the new jet fighters. The Eagle was also used by the RAF and the air forces of France, Norway, Australia, India and Brazil.



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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2018, 12:45:35 pm »
You've been VERY busy Tom!

That looks a treat, another one that should have been.  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2018, 04:58:35 am »
 :thumbsup:
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Another ill conceived, lazily thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of half arsed what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2018, 05:55:50 am »
Certainly on an "interesting" aircraft roll here  :thumbsup:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2018, 07:50:21 am »
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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2019, 04:44:08 pm »
Nice model! :thumbsup:
Uh, I just wonder: where are the exhaust pipes of the engine?
at http://www.aviation-history.com/fisher/p75.html (on the prototype) they seem on the fuselage just above the wing junction, but this is free on your model... (this is not a critic: I accept joyfully "mental force" or other whay-if way replacing piston engine, I just try to understand)
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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2019, 12:16:32 am »
Nice model! :thumbsup:
Uh, I just wonder: where are the exhaust pipes of the engine?
at http://www.aviation-history.com/fisher/p75.html (on the prototype) they seem on the fuselage just above the wing junction, but this is free on your model... (this is not a critic: I accept joyfully "mental force" or other whay-if way replacing piston engine, I just try to understand)

They are on top of the fuselage, the dark grey looking thingies....

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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2019, 02:53:15 pm »
Thanks!
In fact, I saw these exhausts on your model but they were also on the source. I mean: in RW, the XP-75 has a 24-piston engine V-3420 = double V-1710 (12-piston) thus 2 sets of exhaust pipes, while your one has only 1 set. Dos that mean that the V-3420 was not reliable enough so the final choice was a simple V-1610, just in a central position like P-39? This is a great change from the XP-75, meaning you made a true invention, not in colours only, thanks!
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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2019, 03:46:30 pm »
Excellent work :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2019, 11:52:01 pm »
Very nice! Another aircraft that made me wonder how the pilot is supposed to enter (or elegantly leave) the cockpit without external aid?

What kit is this? The Valom kit, or something else?

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Re: Fisher P-75C Eagle
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2019, 04:42:58 am »
What kit is this? The Valom kit, or something else?

Yes, Valom.

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