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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2009, 01:29:55 am »
if the German Bundesmarine has an aircraft carrier, i think a navalised version of the Dornier 228 would make a great carrier based AEW, COD and ASW plane  ;D
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2009, 04:17:25 am »
if the German Bundesmarine has an aircraft carrier, i think a navalised version of the Dornier 228 would make a great carrier based AEW, COD and ASW plane  ;D

Nice idea!  :thumbsup:

On the same lines, how about an Islander COD for small RN CTOL carriers, or a Twotter COD for the RCAN? If there's a kit of it, the Aussies could use the GAF Nomad, and the Swiss could use the PC-6 Turbo-Por...ah, oops....
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2009, 12:44:58 pm »
Dash 7 or Dash 8 for a COD as well. One of my dreams, often expressed on this site, is to get a kit of a Dash 7 and turn it into a flying boat. If I ever win a lottery I'll do it to a real one!
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2009, 01:03:58 pm »
With a Turbo Porter or Caribou you probably wouldn't even need an aircraft carrier. Just tell the destroyer to turn into the wind and open the throttle, then drop your flaps and gently set your plane down on the helo deck! ;D  :thumbsup:
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #19 on: July 10, 2009, 02:12:33 pm »
With a Turbo Porter or Caribou you probably wouldn't even need an aircraft carrier. Just tell the destroyer to turn into the wind and open the throttle, then drop your flaps and gently set your plane down on the helo deck! ;D  :thumbsup:

Wouldn't even need to even open the throttle too much!

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #20 on: July 12, 2009, 08:36:53 am »
Navalise, could that include convertion of a cargo ship or cruise liner into a warship?

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #21 on: July 12, 2009, 09:20:37 am »
Navalise, could that include convertion of a cargo ship or cruise liner into a warship?

Heck, don't stop there. Revell recently re-issued its old Chris Craft cabin cruiser model, imagine that in battleship grey with a few .50 cals and depth charges on it!
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2009, 12:35:42 pm »
Although I know that Sea Venom exists in the two-seat all-weather fighter configuration, I'd also figure that a navalized Venom single-seat fighterbomber would have looked awesome.
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2009, 12:58:34 pm »
Navalise, could that include convertion of a cargo ship or cruise liner into a warship?

Heck, don't stop there. Revell recently re-issued its old Chris Craft cabin cruiser model, imagine that in battleship grey with a few .50 cals and depth charges on it!

I was thinking the Revell Laser model. Possibly a GAU-17 in front of the mast...

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2009, 04:01:51 pm »
MiG-28, 'nuff said!
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #25 on: August 29, 2009, 10:36:13 am »
MiG-28, 'nuff said!

Well it ain't a MiG-28 but it is close - I was only just thinking of a Carrier based F-20.

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #26 on: August 29, 2009, 11:09:39 am »
Navalize the F-100, if only to put it in VF-114 markings?  Too damn fitting I say.

Navalized Ki-61/100?  Ki-84?  Su-35? Su-34? MiG-31? J-10? A-10? F-2?

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #27 on: August 29, 2009, 11:28:15 am »
Wouldn't mind a navalized Curtiss Jenny with a bit more horsepower to handle the extra drag from the floats.

I suppose there might be/have been a use for a navalized Sherman Firefly turret on a shallow draft USS Monitor-like boat.

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #28 on: August 29, 2009, 12:26:16 pm »

Well it ain't a MiG-28 but it is close - I was only just thinking of a Carrier based F-20.

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already made one in 1/144 about a year or 2 ago, looks alot like a good F-18 Alternative

i was also thinking of a newer T-45D Goshawk plus, based on the Hawk 128 frame  :mellow:
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #29 on: August 30, 2009, 03:08:14 am »
Navalise, could that include convertion of a cargo ship or cruise liner into a warship?

Heck, don't stop there. Revell recently re-issued its old Chris Craft cabin cruiser model, imagine that in battleship grey with a few .50 cals and depth charges on it!

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