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Title: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: CAO 700 on November 30, 2009, 03:30:59 pm
Hi, a model I built the last year, the Payen-Melot Pa.22 I/R from Unicraft. It was a Roland Payen project of 1935  in association with the engineer Mélot, which invented a jet engine type "à trompes". But it was proved that this engine was not able to function himself at the take off. So, the projecte was cancelled. But it was not the end of the Roland Payen delta planes...

(http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/9383/pa22ir36.jpg) (http://img134.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir36.jpg/)

(http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/8917/pa22ir37h.jpg) (http://img228.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir37h.jpg/)

(http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/3223/pa22ir38.jpg) (http://img504.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir38.jpg/)

(http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/3765/pa22ir39.jpg) (http://img504.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir39.jpg/)

(http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5057/pa22ir40.jpg) (http://img228.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir40.jpg/)

(http://img504.imageshack.us/img504/1176/pa22ir47.jpg) (http://img504.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir47.jpg/)

(http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/4341/pa22ir48.jpg) (http://img300.imageshack.us/i/pa22ir48.jpg/)
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: Ed S on November 30, 2009, 04:35:31 pm
Nice model.  But what an absolutely bonkers looking design. 

Ed
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: NARSES2 on December 01, 2009, 02:14:42 am
Just my cup of tea  :thumbsup: :wub:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: thedarkmaster on December 01, 2009, 03:10:13 am


That's just horrible.....so horrible i like it  :thumbsup:  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: Stargazer2006 on December 01, 2009, 04:23:39 am
Or as I usually phrase it: "exquisitely weird"!!!  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: Doc Yo on December 01, 2009, 07:12:27 am
 Payen designed some truly weird and wonderful craft. Nice build, CAO!
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: ElectrikBlue on December 01, 2009, 12:00:10 pm
I like all the planes that were designed by Roland Payen! :wub:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: CAO 700 on December 01, 2009, 01:18:39 pm
Thank you, guys.

I agree with you, this aircraft is ugly...and french! :wacko:

I've got 2 other kits of Payen what-if (from Unicraft Models) and 1 kit of a real Payen(Pa.22 V5 Replica) aircraft to build...in the future...
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: Glenn Gilbertson on December 02, 2009, 02:41:49 pm
More beautiful ugliness - well modelled! :thumbsup:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: CAO 700 on December 02, 2009, 03:41:27 pm
Thank you, this one is really ugly, a agree! ;D
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: Tophe on December 03, 2009, 03:44:08 am
Wonderful... :thumbsup:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: CAO 700 on December 05, 2009, 05:21:17 pm
Thank you Tophe! :lol:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: lancer on December 06, 2009, 01:29:09 pm
Oh how typically French!! Interesting design though
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: CAO 700 on December 06, 2009, 02:13:15 pm
Isn'it?  ;D
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: PACOPEPE on December 06, 2009, 06:26:25 pm
There are some pics about other Payen.

I hope you like them.


Cheers
PACOPEPE
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: Tophe on December 06, 2009, 08:07:10 pm
Thanks Pacopede to enrich the collection... :thumbsup: But could you tell us more? Which kit? Which modeller? Yourself? :bow:
Title: Re: PAYEN-MELOT Pa.22 I/R UNICRAFT 1/72
Post by: PACOPEPE on December 07, 2009, 02:37:24 am
Hi. Of course Tophe; excuse me. The kit is the Payen Pa 22 on 1/72 scale of the australian manufacturer High Planes.

After what Stephane has commented about the ramjet engine of Mélot, the test was finally completed in 1939 with a 180 hp Régnier R6 inverted inline air-cooled engine, and was mounted in the Chalais-Meudon wind tunnel where it was found by the german occupation forces who expressed some curiosity as to its possible flying characteristics.

Accordingly, it was transferred to Villacoublay, where it was flown for the first time by Jacques Charpentier in October 1942. After the programme could be completed, the german authorities decided that the Payen Pa 22 should be taken to Rechlin, however was moved one more time to introduce new modifications, to the factory at Juvisi; where was destroyed during an allied bombing.


All the best
PACOPEPE