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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1890 on: May 11, 2019, 02:03:18 pm »
Makes you wonder what he did with the rest of it.............. ;D
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1891 on: May 11, 2019, 06:34:26 pm »
What if it had a B-29 nose instead of the P-38 cockpit?
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1892 on: May 18, 2019, 02:53:33 am »
Fred, there is a photo somewhere - maybe even here - of a single-boom, single engined P-38 based Drone with fixed landing gear.

Fred, I've just found this:

http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=8500.0;all

That could work as a starting point, and though you wouldn't necessarily have the Turbosupercharger, it would still spank along nicely, given a decent Donk.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1893 on: May 18, 2019, 03:49:54 am »
Thanks Rick.
Not what I was thinking of but very good nonetheless.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1894 on: May 22, 2019, 04:45:51 am »
Turns out I'm not the only one to throw an airliner livery on a Hercules! This was a "lucky" find as it was actually a comment on a thread that had nothing to do with built models or what-if.

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1895 on: May 22, 2019, 05:02:32 am »
That's a nice idea.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1896 on: May 22, 2019, 05:02:56 am »
Hughes AirWest, how wonderfully appropriate.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1897 on: May 22, 2019, 05:49:48 am »
That does look good  :thumbsup:

Is that a variation on the Batman logo on the tail fin ? Or is it just me being slightly obsessed with Gotham (or at least some of the young ladies in it  :wub:) on t.v. at the moment ?

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1898 on: May 22, 2019, 05:55:52 am »
I've wondered about that myself. It is a lot like the Batman logo, I was thinking the same.  ;D



Having no clue what-so-ever, I've "guessed" that perhaps it's some stylized "H" or "W" or both mixed together. Might even be all three... the H, A, and W. Then again, the bottom middle spike would seem to be superfluous.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1899 on: May 22, 2019, 06:32:42 am »

Having no clue what-so-ever, I've "guessed" that perhaps it's some stylized "H" or "W" or both mixed together. Might even be all three... the H, A, and W. Then again, the bottom middle spike would seem to be superfluous.


IIRC you're correct there Brad, it was meant to emphasise the three initial letters of the airline.

I've got a few Hughes AirWest decal sets, but you need to get the yellow dead on for it too look right. It's a remarkably pale shade, and I'm not sure if anyone ever did it in paint pots, maybe Xtracolor in one of their madder moments.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1900 on: May 23, 2019, 04:15:24 am »
Based on your photo i'd describe it as custard yellow...
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1901 on: May 25, 2019, 07:19:30 am »
No information was posted about this but uhhh.... here ya go!



EDIT: It says "Project Mgr Ron Sprigge" on it so that's a little bit of info at least.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1902 on: May 25, 2019, 07:42:11 am »
Cute, a red-tail Mustang! :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1903 on: May 25, 2019, 07:50:00 am »
I like the anti-glare mane.  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #1904 on: May 25, 2019, 08:57:44 am »
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