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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - BAe/Dassault Asterix
« Reply #2355 on: December 13, 2020, 08:39:29 am »
:o :o :o
what is the origin of this contraption ?

 :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Google Lockheed CL-915

thanks ! I did not know that one : impressive !


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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - BAe/Dassault Asterix
« Reply #2356 on: December 13, 2020, 08:40:23 am »
As Asterix himself might have said "By Toutais, it's magnificent".

and Obelix would have seconded :
"farpaitement ! "

(translated : ferpectly ?)

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2357 on: January 04, 2021, 09:33:30 am »
Hawker Hunter FGA61 - Grupo 2 de Caza Bombardeo, Fuerza Aérea Argentina, 1961

FAA HUNTER F6.01 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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FAA HUNTER F6.03 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

FAA HUNTER F6.04 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

FAA HUNTER F6.05 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

FAA HUNTER F6.06 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

FAA HUNTER F6.07 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

I've always liked seeing the Gloster Meteor IV in Argentine service and MPM have been showing a particulary garish real world Meteor IV belonging to Grupo 2 de Caza Bombardeo that I thought I'd use on a 'what if' Hunter FGA61. There's a lovely 'sundowner' template for the Hunter F.6 (I used it for my Red Arrows Hunter last year) and this was used to give me a flying start. I knocked up a small set of eight serial numbers and coloured the tanks yellow to match the wing stripes. The Hunter is such a cool-looking jet it seems to shine through this garish colour scheme.


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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2358 on: January 04, 2021, 02:44:44 pm »
One of those girls that can wear anything and still look good. :thumbsup:  A plausible scenario for the Falklands war, Hunters up against more modern British kit.
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2359 on: January 05, 2021, 06:20:25 am »
Gorgeous livery on a great looking aircraft  :wub:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2360 on: January 05, 2021, 02:04:59 pm »
Gorgeous.

The Hunter looks good in anything.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2361 on: January 06, 2021, 09:47:24 am »
Gloster Javelin FAW.9R - No.151 Squadron, RAF Strike Command, 1971

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A revised late-model Javelin was released recently by 'sundowner' based on Veltro2K's original FAW.7 to FAW.9 series and cleverly adds the 'jousting' probe as a selectable weapon. All I wanted to do with this one was just extend it's service life to see it wear tactical markings which I always reckon to be about 1971.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2362 on: January 06, 2021, 10:22:37 am »
Ohh I like that....now you have just to go the whole hog and do wraparound camouflage...or dark green uppers same as the Lightning F.2As  :o :o :o :o
Oh to be whiffing again :-(

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2363 on: January 06, 2021, 11:31:36 am »

.......or dark green uppers same as the Lightning F.2As  :o :o :o :o


My absolute FAVE Lightning scheme!  :thumbsup:

But the RAF didn't use it on any other type AFAIK, so there's bags of scope for Whiffs there.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2364 on: January 06, 2021, 03:10:25 pm »

.......or dark green uppers same as the Lightning F.2As  :o :o :o :o


My absolute FAVE Lightning scheme!  :thumbsup:

But the RAF didn't use it on any other type AFAIK, so there's bags of scope for Whiffs there.

Your not wrong there. I have plans for that scheme on a Phantom FGR-2....................

As for the Javalin. I like the subtle tweak with the tac roundles.
I always hope for the best.
Unfortunately,
experience has taught me to expect the worst.

Size (of the stash) matters.



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Re: Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Happy New Year!
« Reply #2365 on: January 06, 2021, 03:22:27 pm »

.......or dark green uppers same as the Lightning F.2As  :o :o :o :o


My absolute FAVE Lightning scheme!  :thumbsup:

But the RAF didn't use it on any other type AFAIK, so there's bags of scope for Whiffs there.

Your not wrong there. I have plans for that scheme on a Phantom FGR-2....................

As for the Javalin. I like the subtle tweak with the tac roundles.

Love the green Lightning scheme too. Did a RAFG F-104 in that scheme last year. 

Lovely Javelin!   :wub:
So I got that going for me...which is nice....

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - The Javelin soldiers on...
« Reply #2366 on: January 07, 2021, 06:39:02 am »
Fantastic Javelin. Brute of an aeroplane, but fantastic to see when Dad took me to the Biggin Hill shows back in the day  :thumbsup:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - The Javelin soldiers on...
« Reply #2367 on: January 07, 2021, 06:52:04 am »
RAF Stanmore used to have a Javelin as a gate guard. We used to huddle under the wings when it was raining whilst waiting for the minibus to take us to Northwood Command Centre.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - The Javelin soldiers on...
« Reply #2368 on: January 07, 2021, 08:45:04 am »
Some more excellent  work there for sure, both the Hunter and the Javelin  are a favourite of mine.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2369 on: January 07, 2021, 09:15:11 am »
Gloster Javelin FAW.7P - Esquadra 301 'Jaguares', Portuguese Air Force, 1970

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Just a simple Portuguese decal job on the Javelin. Rather than go for a Javelin 'Mk.56' export designation I've used a simple FAW.7P designation for this small batch of 20 ex-RAF Javelin FAW.7's donated to a fairly desperate Portuguese Air Force who really wanted Northrop F-5's but who actually received second-hand Vought A-7A's for interdiction and maritime attack but also for interception.