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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2250 on: July 18, 2021, 05:17:16 am »
I do like that  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2251 on: July 25, 2021, 12:21:02 pm »
Armstrong-Whitworth Atlas C.1 - No.47 Squadron, RAF Transport Command, 1963

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A nice Nord Noratlas, featuring a new 3D model by Veltro2K, was released recently with French and Israeli skins. A most welcome template was also released so this RAF version was quite easy to make and I chose No.47 Squadron but perhaps 1963 is a bit early for this camo. The Noratlas seems a bit too big to rely on two Hercules radials!

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2252 on: July 25, 2021, 01:53:55 pm »
Uprate them to Centauruses.  ;D
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2253 on: July 26, 2021, 06:22:41 am »
Certainly suits the scheme  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2254 on: July 26, 2021, 04:53:09 pm »
Nice one! :thumbsup:

If you think about it, there's nothing about the Noratlas that couldn't have been made during WWII. All the bits are there, you just have to put them together in the right configuration.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2255 on: August 18, 2021, 07:13:42 am »
Aero L-39CA Albatros - Grupo 5 de Caza, Fuerza Aérea Argentina, 1982

FAA L-39CA ALBATROSS.02 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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A very nice Aero L-39C Albatros was released as a 'beta' by the DAT boys recently and I've just done some overpainting of the Soviet markings and added some Fuerza Aérea Argentina decals. I love the looks of the L-39 and, for a subsonic trainer, it looks well ahead of it's time (first flight 1968). Fun fact: In Czech or Spanish, Albatros has just the one 's'.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2256 on: August 19, 2021, 12:19:06 am »
That's attractive  :thumbsup:
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Re: Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2257 on: August 19, 2021, 04:26:30 am »
I love the Albatross over the southern oceans. I am also working on an Argentine theme and this will fit in well.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2258 on: August 20, 2021, 04:44:25 am »
Panavia Tempest F.3 - No.229 Operational Conversion Unit, Royal Air Force, 1991

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Not really me cup of tea but this is the X-02 Wyvern from Ace Combat. It's a nice 3D model ported over to work in Strike Fighters but it's quite a lo-rez skin and my preferred method of using decals simply doesn't work on the intakes as the marking shows on the inner surfaces meaning I can't show it from certain angles. It looks cool though!

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2259 on: August 22, 2021, 09:17:26 am »
That Wyvern/Tempest looks great... Very nice work. :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2260 on: August 27, 2021, 11:19:33 am »
BAC Lightning F.7A - No.5 & No.11 Squadron, RAF Strike Command, 1983

RAF LIGHTNING F7A.04 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF LIGHTNING F7A.01 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF LIGHTNING F7A.02 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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RAF LIGHTNING F7A.03 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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Two lovely Lightning skins were released recently by 'MacGalin' over at Combat Ace as part of an upgraded Lightning package with improved radar for Sparrows and (not shown here) underwing Sidewinders. I was going to use them for Aggressor Lightnings but thought they'd look OK with 'Binbrook' markings.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2261 on: August 27, 2021, 11:33:37 am »
And they could tote Skyflashes as well presumably?  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2262 on: August 27, 2021, 11:50:57 am »
And they could tote Skyflashes as well presumably?  :thumbsup:

They are Skyflashes.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2263 on: August 27, 2021, 03:03:33 pm »
certainly a pair of lightning schemes im going to have to try out  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2264 on: August 29, 2021, 08:28:30 am »
LOVE those Lightnings.  Definitely going on my 'to-do' list!!!
So I got that going for me...which is nice....