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Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« on: September 16, 2009, 07:30:22 am »
Hi there, I know it's not really a 'WIF' but it's a cool looking machine all the same, and as I'm planning on doing a conversion from prototype M-50 to the planned operational missile carrying M-52 with the smaller Anigrand model I thought it would fit the bill!! A few of you have been kind enough to pm me about the kit so here it is, Amodels 1/72nd M-50, resin impregnated plastic and IM kit.....( without doubt Amodels finest effort to date!)...

Hope you like it,

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Did I mention that it's rather a large beastie!!.against my Airfix Vulcan, the wingspan and area are almost the same, only it's twice the length !!!.




And finally with the B-70....starting to run out of room here!!!

































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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2009, 08:07:56 am »
What a magnificent monster!  :bow: Leave it to the Russians to build aircraft that look like comic book starships!  :bow:
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2009, 08:19:37 am »
Remember seeing this on the Cold War SIG table at Cosford, lovely job! :ph34r: :ph34r: :ph34r:
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2009, 08:27:32 am »
Thanks chaps, yep those Rooskies came up with some wonderful designs didn't they ;D ..staggering to think that all these aircraft were designed in the '50's....a time of amazing technical advances..
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2009, 10:22:32 am »
Having been lucky enough to see this in the flesh I can confirm

1)  Its enormous :o

2)  Its a fantastic piece of modelling.
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2009, 10:36:29 am »
Awesome Job!!!!!!!!!! tell me this Doesn't look like it would come from 'Thunderbirds'!!!!!!!! thanks for Posting!!!!!!!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :cheers:

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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2009, 12:27:32 pm »
 :wub: Beautiful  :wub:
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2009, 12:37:53 pm »
Thanks fellas, Gerry Anderson certainly could have used one of these beauties, it just oozes 50's and 60's sci fi...........

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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2009, 01:06:09 pm »
Nice!
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2009, 01:24:09 pm »
Thanks Brian... :thumbsup:
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2009, 02:28:39 pm »
Beautiful stuff General  :tornado: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2009, 02:30:58 pm »


It's a real thing of beuty   :thumbsup:  :wub:
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2009, 09:13:40 pm »
That it does, oozing 50/60's scifi - the whole design of the bird just looks awesome.  The ship also looks quite fitting sitting beside the Fishbed, she's just awesome with that sharp tailed delta look.

She's an absolute monster of a plane, and just looks awesome.  Nice work, man.
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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2009, 01:51:45 am »
Cheers all, here's some footage of the old monster, taken at Zhukovskii in the early 50's. I based the models finish on this version of the first prototype, as the two others I've seen completed carry the light grey/white one off scheme applied  specially for the 1963 Tushino airshow, just thought I'd be a bit different.....

enjoy...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF3zGCra1e4


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Re: Myasischev M-50 Bounder
« Reply #14 on: September 17, 2009, 07:09:48 am »
Cheers all, here's some footage of the old monster, taken at Zhukovskii in the early 50's. I based the models finish on this version of the first prototype, as the two others I've seen completed carry the light grey/white one off scheme applied  specially for the 1963 Tushino airshow, just thought I'd be a bit different.....

enjoy...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF3zGCra1e4


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It must have been an adventure in itself, just getting in and out of those downward lowered seats for the crew!   :o
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