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Offline Iranian F-14A

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« Reply #30 on: October 04, 2006, 04:30:30 pm »
Nice profiles,hope you don't mind if I throw a couple of mine up as well.You did a good job on the RAF models,so i did a couple exports.Heres a Canadian SAR model.


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« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2006, 12:08:18 am »
and why not an AEW HS-681 with a lower tail and a radome on top of the tail (a la Iraqi An-74 AEW) ?
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« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2006, 12:15:56 am »
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and why not an AEW HS-681 with a lower tail and a radome on top of the tail (a la Iraqi An-74 AEW) ?

Or alternatively bulged nose & tail radomes like the abortive Nimrod AEW:



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« Reply #33 on: October 05, 2006, 01:42:16 am »
tout a fait  ^_^  
King Arthur: Can we come up and have a look?
French Soldier: Of course not. You're English types.
King Arthur: What are you then?
French Soldier: I'm French. Why do you think I have this outrageous accent, you silly king?

Well regardless I would rather take my chance out there on the ocean, that to stay here and die on this poo-hole island spending the rest of my life talking to a gosh darn VOLLEYBALL.

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« Reply #34 on: October 05, 2006, 02:35:17 am »
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Nice profiles,hope you don't mind if I throw a couple of mine up as well.You did a good job on the RAF models,so i did a couple exports.Heres a Canadian SAR model.


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Good work F-14!  I especially like the SAF version, it just looks right in those colours.  You'd need some good sunglasses when stood around the Canadian aircraft!

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« Reply #35 on: October 06, 2006, 06:21:12 am »
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nice profiles Mossie, must try to figure out how to kitbash one in 1/144...

Think I've worked out the best aircraft to use, the Kawasaki C-1 is as close as you'll get.  Looks & dimensions are similar to the early HS.681, you'd need to extend & straighten the wing, find four suitable engines, change the tail & the nose profile.  That's just for starters, there'd me more work to do depending on how close you wanted to get.  It'd be more work to do the later version 681.

BUT (there's always a but), getting hold of a kit of a C-1 probably won't be too easy.  The only one I know of is the Hasegawa kit & at 1/200 it's an odd scale.  It's not easy to get hold of outside the US or Japan either.  So you can do it, but getting the donor kit is the main thing.  Here's hoping Thorvic has one to offer soon!

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« Reply #36 on: October 07, 2006, 05:35:08 am »
Just a tought, in the STOL mode can a HS-681 land on a 260 m carrier (Clemenceau, Ark Royal, Essex... ?)
Could be cool to have it as a COD aircraft (hey, the Hercules did it on the Forrestal)  
King Arthur: Can we come up and have a look?
French Soldier: Of course not. You're English types.
King Arthur: What are you then?
French Soldier: I'm French. Why do you think I have this outrageous accent, you silly king?

Well regardless I would rather take my chance out there on the ocean, that to stay here and die on this poo-hole island spending the rest of my life talking to a gosh darn VOLLEYBALL.

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« Reply #37 on: November 20, 2006, 02:59:39 am »
Heres the completed Aldershot C1 (HS-681) as displayed at Telford alongside the BAC (TSR2) Eagle GR1 and Hawker (P1154) Harrier FGR-1.