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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Boeing Blackcap Mk.I
« Reply #2325 on: September 27, 2020, 07:11:23 pm »
Nice nod to Gloster, as the Peashooter has a Gloster vibe in those colours.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Boeing Blackcap Mk.I
« Reply #2326 on: September 27, 2020, 11:47:05 pm »
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Boeing Blackcap Mk.I
« Reply #2327 on: September 28, 2020, 06:48:35 am »
Liking the Hatfield, especially in NIVO. :thumbsup:  The Peashooter looks good too, especially mixing it up with the CR-32.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Boeing Blackcap Mk.I
« Reply #2328 on: September 28, 2020, 06:51:55 am »
Neat Peashooter  :thumbsup:

Glad the jobs going ok  :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Boeing Blackcap Mk.I
« Reply #2329 on: September 28, 2020, 07:32:16 am »
Liking the Hatfield, especially in NIVO. :thumbsup:  The Peashooter looks good too, especially mixing it up with the CR-32.

Yeah, NIVO Hatfield = top banana!
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Re: Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Boeing Blackcap Mk.I
« Reply #2331 on: September 28, 2020, 07:44:18 pm »
The whole Polikarpov family of 1930s-1940s fighters all have a Boeing look to them. Just like Boeing fighters have a Gloster look to them.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2332 on: October 01, 2020, 03:22:24 am »
Boeing Blackcap Mk.I - Night Fighter Flight, No.79 Squadron, RAF Fighter Command, Munich Crisis, 1938

RAF BLACKCAP Mk1.08 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF BLACKCAP Mk1.09 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF BLACKCAP Mk1.10 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF BLACKCAP Mk1.12 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF BLACKCAP Mk1.11 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

Another 'silver becomes black' inversion skin but I have missed a few parts around the cockpit and nose. Like my earlier 'Bruno' night fighter this is based on the scheme worn by some of No.79 Squadron's Gloster Gauntlets in 1938.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2333 on: October 03, 2020, 11:16:37 am »
Scottish Aviation Prestwick C.1 - 'B' Flight, No.152 Squadron, RAF Near East Air Force, 1961

RAF PRESTWICK C1.01 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF PRESTWICK C1.02 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF PRESTWICK C1.04 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

RAF PRESTWICK C1.03 by Spinners1961, on Flickr

A little recognition test for you!

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Yes, this the little-known Kokusia Ki-59 light transport monoplane which looks pretty cool for an early 1940's design. It's a 'beta' release by the DAT boys but flies really well so I thought I'd make a template for it for a Parani transport. But I then got to thinking that it would make a cool RAF liaison/communications aircraft and based the scheme on the Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer and this also dictated the manufacturer and name.





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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Recognition Test
« Reply #2334 on: October 03, 2020, 11:46:40 am »
Percival  Pembroke  with spats.

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Recognition Test
« Reply #2335 on: October 03, 2020, 12:24:43 pm »
It looks a tad Italian I think.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Recognition Test
« Reply #2336 on: October 03, 2020, 03:34:03 pm »
Percival Pembroke (1930)

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Recognition Test
« Reply #2337 on: October 04, 2020, 02:27:24 am »
I can confirm that it's not a British aircraft  :mellow:

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Recognition Test
« Reply #2338 on: October 04, 2020, 02:36:52 am »
Well part of my brain is saying Dornier, but the radial engines aren't right for that ??  :banghead:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Recognition Test
« Reply #2339 on: October 04, 2020, 03:42:02 am »
Well I'm stumped. 1st thought was Potez, Koolhoven or Savoia-Marchetti but I can't find anything quite like that. Polish PWS-something-or-other?