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Offline Taiidantomcat

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Miss Jupiter replaces the Enola Gay in the film "Watchmen"
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Miss Jupiter replaces the Enola Gay in the film "Watchmen"
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2009, 04:56:11 am »
^ Great moment in the film!  :thumbsup: I really liked the way the used the start credits to tell parts of the story.

Wyrmshadow, I really like your Harrier/Skyhawk bashes!  :bow: May have to build that at some point.

Speaking of films:
 
Chuk posted this Wolfenstein cinematic intro over on ARC.  :bow: CLICKY!  :bow: Includes missile-armed Tirpitz and Fw 190-esque float plane fighter.
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Miss Jupiter replaces the Enola Gay in the film "Watchmen"
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2009, 06:22:08 am »
Interesting stuff indeed... though the missile positions on board are in rather... odd places.  The four ballistic missile tubes, camoflaged as engine stacks, are placed where the machine shop for maintaining the aircraft were.  I noticed they're offset, the second pair, so they appear to have at least placed them around the mast that stands up from that place.  I dare to wonder how the launch would affect the radars on the aft structure though.  I find it interesting that they put a center float on the FW-190 Float plane, borrowing a page from the Rufe and Kyofu perhaps?

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Miss Jupiter replaces the Enola Gay in the film "Watchmen"
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2009, 09:52:08 am »
I love that game! Return to Castle Wolfenstien rocked thanks for sharing that!  :thumbsup:
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Miss Jupiter replaces the Enola Gay in the film "Watchmen"
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2009, 03:55:15 am »
^ Great moment in the film!  :thumbsup: I really liked the way the used the start credits to tell parts of the story.


Yep - that Times They Are a'Changing sequence was superb!  :thumbsup:

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Miss Jupiter replaces the Enola Gay in the film "Watchmen"
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2009, 12:50:15 pm »
I found the Miss Jupiter pics here:

http://xplanes.tumblr.com/page/3

Excellent aviation photos and some other stuff-- tons of Whifs and one-off aircraft too. Post what you find! (at 50 pages i can't do it myself)

"Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality." -Jules de Gaultier

"My model is right! It's the real world that's wrong!" -global warming scientist

An armor guy, who builds airplanes almost exclusively, that he converts to space fighters-- all while admiring ship models.