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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #30 on: August 30, 2009, 03:09:02 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 #31 on: August 30, 2009, 05:19:05 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

And if the Japanese had a post war carrier they could do something similar with the Mitsubisi MU-2.

The Let L-410 Turbolet would be another good candidate for that sort of thing, if I could think of a country that might use it if they had a carrier.

How about a COD Dominie for the FAA?

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #32 on: August 30, 2009, 04:23:54 pm »
Navalize the F-100, if only to put it in VF-114 markings?  Too damn fitting I say.

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #33 on: August 30, 2009, 04:29:13 pm »
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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Greg

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #34 on: August 30, 2009, 04:40:34 pm »
Oooh, but those Huns look nice! :wub:
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #35 on: August 31, 2009, 01:00:52 am »
Navalize the F-100, if only to put it in VF-114 markings?  Too damn fitting I say.

You don't say?



You inspired me to do one last night complete with a custom made ZOTT in Illustrator.  I have to admit the Super Sabre looks pretty sexy in these markings  :mellow:

Nice...

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #36 on: September 23, 2009, 07:36:26 pm »
I have a civilian ship I'm converting to naval, one I've been working on for about a decade.
One of my next projects will be a militarized civilian ship, like old sailing vessels, as part of the Weaver's Patchwork World, and I have another similar project that's waiting for the model to be released.

And I have an idea for a piece of USN armor that needs a model. Yes, I said USN, not USMC.

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #37 on: September 29, 2009, 02:28:41 pm »
Hmm...
Mig-15, 17, 21.

F-84G (Robert did a profile or two).

I may get into this yet.
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #38 on: October 07, 2009, 09:18:43 am »
Versions "on floats" are allowed?
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #39 on: October 12, 2009, 11:16:35 am »
Would a Coast Guard aircraft fall within this? I have a Hawk kit that I fancy turning into a torpedo bomber. ;D

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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #40 on: October 12, 2009, 12:21:34 pm »
Would a Coast Guard aircraft fall within this? I have a Hawk kit that I fancy turning into a torpedo bomber. ;D
Versions "on floats" are allowed?

i dont think "floats" qualify for navalisation, unless your giving a landbased aircraft/helicopter to the navy to operate from frigates or aircraft carriers.

second, usually i would say that the coast guard planes are a nono, seing there has already been a SAR/Coast Guard GB last year. however, if the coast guard would recieve an aircraft carrier and plan to use hawks then YES  ;D

im also been looking into converting a land based YF-22 into a carrier based fighter, as i got some nose undercarriages from scrapped F-18's and an F-14 in the spares box  :mellow:

also on the possible to-do list is a COD version of the Dornier Do228 and a navalised version of the Focke Wulf FW190, the FW190-T2  :rolleyes:
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #41 on: October 13, 2009, 02:02:00 am »
In the recent past, the RAF and RN/FAA were combined, operating cheap turboprop powered F-4 Phantoms from canals.
This new organisation was named the Naval Air Fighting Force.....or NAFF :party: :party:
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #42 on: October 13, 2009, 07:07:22 am »
... cheap turboprop powered F-4 Phantoms ...
Love the idea :wub: :wub: :thumbsup:
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #43 on: October 14, 2009, 02:22:07 pm »
Congratulations! The Navalize It! GB tied as the top vote winner in the GB poll!

Since the Let It Snow! GB starts Dec. 21, we can have the Navalize Navalise It! GB start in November. To get everything going, we'll need to sort out the GB moderator(s) and finalized rules.

Your thoughts and ideas are most welcome as are volunteers to moderate this GB.
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Re: random idea: the "Navalise it" GB
« Reply #44 on: October 15, 2009, 09:33:39 am »
Carriers, woo-hoo!  :wub:

Let's see. Helos are rather easy to adapt to carrier use.
I've wanted to do a COD DC-9, but that was already proposed officially.

The question is, what would be a surprising yet plausible adaptation of a land-based plane to carrier service? I'll need to see what's available at the hobby shop.

Gnats and F-5As have been seriously proposed for carrier use (okay the latter was an early pre-F-5 study, but the idea was there). How about a G.91, or the Hawk 200 with T-45 Goshawk mods?

How about a Mirage F1 or MiG-23?

Actually, the USN didn't like the approach speed of the navalized F-5A and this led to a revised offering, with larger wings, as the N-285B.  I regret that I never got a chance to photocopy the brochure for that one when I had the chance.
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