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Re: Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Turkish Centauro's
« Reply #2370 on: October 25, 2020, 07:40:34 am »
G-55 in Soviet colours could look very MiGish.

It would indeed and if you gave it a straight wing (rather than the slightly cranked one) even more so.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2371 on: October 25, 2020, 12:24:45 pm »
Bristol Buzzard T.1 - No.4 FTS, Royal Air Force, 1966

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A rather nice Fuji T-1 was released recently with a 3D model by 'Veltro2K' and a JASDF skin by 'Wrench' who has also thoughtfully included a template which I've used to create a scheme similar to some of the RAF Hunter T.7's with red and white fuselages, grey inner wings and more red on outer wings and horizontal tail. I hit upon the Buzzard name as I've been seeing a Buzzard at my workplace (plus Sparrowhawks and Fieldfares) and then plumped for Bristol as it has a Bristol Siddeley Orpheus engine although there's no real link between them AFAIK. I'll definitely come back to this one at some time but need to park it up and get back to the CXP-1001 later in the week.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2372 on: October 25, 2020, 01:18:52 pm »
That looks really good in them colours  :thumbsup:

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2373 on: October 25, 2020, 03:05:51 pm »
Seeing that Fuji T1 makes me regret even more selling my kit of it as I was going to make it into an upgraded sabre 2 seater. Very nice as per :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2374 on: October 25, 2020, 07:00:17 pm »
Seeing that Fuji T1 makes me regret been more selling my kit of it as I was going to make it into an upgraded sabre 2 seater. Very nice as per :thumbsup:
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And I've been pondering what to do with the very same kit you sold me Chris!  :thumbsup:

Think I know what I'll be doing to It now!  ;)

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2375 on: October 26, 2020, 07:25:29 am »
That's a very attractive aircraft  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2376 on: October 26, 2020, 11:00:38 am »
Seeing that Fuji T1 makes me regret been more selling my kit of it as I was going to make it into an upgraded sabre 2 seater. Very nice as per :thumbsup:
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And I've been pondering what to do with the very same kit you sold me Chris!  :thumbsup:

Think I know what I'll be doing to It now!  ;)

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Cheers  Ray
I couldn't remember who I had  sold it too. You are going to have to  build it now  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2377 on: October 26, 2020, 06:01:46 pm »

Cheers  Ray
I couldn't remember who I had  sold it too. You are going to have to  build it now  :thumbsup:
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Chris, It's on the 'To do list' now, thanks to Spinners!  :thumbsup:
Right after all my house husband duties are completed, which never seem to end!  :rolleyes:
I still fail to see why the whole house has to be repainted before Xmass, considering, nobody will be here!!!
(Not till after the apocalypse anyway. :wacko:)

@Spinners, Wonderful stuff!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Bristol Buzzard T.1
« Reply #2378 on: October 27, 2020, 01:56:11 am »
That T-1 lokks nice in RAF colors.   :thumbsup:

Could be a plan for mine...

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2379 on: October 28, 2020, 01:16:43 pm »
Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat - No.4 squadron, Royal Dhimari Air Force, 1943

With USN and USMC fighter squadrons replacing their Grumman F4F-3's with F4F-4's during 1942 the Royal Dhimari Air Force became the grateful recipients of surplus F4F-3's in early 1943 and used them to good effect in the fighter sweeps over the Valley of Kerman. When six gun F4F-4's later became available in 1944, Dhimari pilots were quick to express a preference for the slightly faster and considerably lighter earlier F4F-3 model despite it only having four guns.
 
DHIMAR F4F-3 WILDCAT.01 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

DHIMAR F4F-3 WILDCAT.02 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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DHIMAR F4F-3 WILDCAT.05 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

An updated F4F-3 was released by the DAT boys recently and I've just pasted Dhimari markings over the circular USN roundels and added rudder stripes in lieu of a finflash. I like giving Dhimari aircraft RAF style 'DH' serial numbers and as the Royal Dhimari Air Force was still in it's infancy during WW2 these are '100 series' serial numbers whereas their F-35's are '900 series'  :wacko:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2380 on: October 31, 2020, 07:04:12 am »
Gloster CXP-1001 - 38th Fighter Squadron, Republic of China Air Force, 1951

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ROCAF CXP-1001.02 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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For an unbuilt 'paper project' there are a surprising number of whaf if images of the CXP-1001, some of them quite garish. I thought I'd start with a basic green over grey scheme with the ROCAF rudder stripes painted directly onto the skin but with decals for all other markings including my fictional squadron marking for the 38th Fighter Squadron.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - ROCAF CXP-1001
« Reply #2381 on: October 31, 2020, 07:17:06 pm »
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2382 on: November 01, 2020, 12:29:33 pm »
Focke-Wulf Fw-190A3 - 1st Fighter Regiment, Parani Army Air Force, 1944

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PARAN FW-190A3.05 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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PARAN FW-190A3.01 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

A revised FW-190A3 was released today by Torno & Team Banidos over at Combat Ace and it thoughtfully comes with a 'blank' Luftwaffe skin (by which I mean a camo skin but without painted on national insignia) so giving this superb fighter to Paran was so easy but it seriously changes the balance of power in that part of the Middle East!

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Parani FW-190A3's
« Reply #2383 on: November 02, 2020, 06:22:51 am »
Looks especially neat in that colour scheme  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2384 on: November 08, 2020, 05:09:36 am »
Mikoyan-Gurevich SM-12PM 'Firefly-B' - Vietnamese Peoples Air Force, 1972

VPAF SM-12PM FIREFLY-B.01 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

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VPAF SM-12PM FIREFLY-B.05 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

I found a good pixelated (or digital) camo pattern this morning and thought I'd use it on the SM-12 which was a MiG-19 development. The SM-12 3D model is by my old mate 'Cocas' from Portugal who isn't so active nowadays but who has knocked out some cracking what if 3D models that I must re-visit at some time. Perhaps 1972 is a bit early for this type of camo...