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Fairey delta III
« on: February 11, 2019, 04:33:25 pm »
Just been looking at some old threads off here whilst looking up the delta III, has this aircraft got as far as kit form, or have I missed the boat wanting one. Or have I just prodded a sleeping hornets nest??
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2019, 11:55:08 pm »
Nope, I scratch built a couple but its never got as far as full kit as yet. Its a big bird and therefore somewhat expensive to produce in resin.
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2019, 03:08:47 am »
Been working on a idea based around using the Matchbox Hunter two seater cockpit and the Heller Dassault IVP. They are a good fit,  still on the bench awaiting my attention.

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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2019, 03:17:00 am »
That's a shame is that Geoff, one would look good next to my Avro Archer when I have finally completed it
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2019, 03:27:10 am »
Some drawings of the Fairey Delta III:



And to 1/72 scale:



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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2019, 10:03:41 am »
I will copy those pictures when I get home, always worth having as reference.
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2019, 10:17:00 am »
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2019, 12:07:05 pm »
The FD3's impressive, but not exactly a thing of beauty to my mind, unlike the Avro Arrow.

It's that canopy that spoils it I reckon, something a little less angular would have looked a lot better.
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2019, 12:34:02 pm »
The FD3's impressive, but not exactly a thing of beauty to my mind, unlike the Avro Arrow.

It's that canopy that spoils it I reckon, something a little less angular would have looked a lot better.
The canopy does look wrong to me too, it really doesn't belong on that aircraft. I dare say it would affect the aerodynamics of the whole thing.
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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2019, 12:39:01 pm »
I believe Spot On Designs owned by Joe Cherrie (tsrjoe) is working a 1/72 kit.

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Re: Fairey delta III
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2019, 03:03:32 pm »
They have been since 2003!
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