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« Reply #30 on: September 02, 2004, 02:39:34 pm »
Mmmmmmmm Polish S-3 Viking.  In the same colors as their soon to be produced F-16s......... :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  :wub:  

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« Reply #31 on: September 02, 2004, 03:10:31 pm »
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Artwork for the new German Orions plus some other interesting bits
 

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« Reply #32 on: September 02, 2004, 04:46:11 pm »
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How about those Knights-of-whatchamacallit-order that are based on Malta?

I believe they're called Knights of Malta  ;)  :P


 Iran has a few, grat camo too, so why not RSAF or Oman? India? Brazil? Argies?


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« Reply #33 on: September 02, 2004, 04:58:00 pm »
Let's see, there's Spain, Brazil, Australia, Canada, Japan and Iran, that I know of.
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« Reply #34 on: September 02, 2004, 05:27:11 pm »
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I believe they're called Knights of Malta
The Hospitaller Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem to give them their full name (known alternativley as the Knights Hospitaller or the Knights of St. John) and to be a nitpicker.
 Not much to do with P-3 Orions though.

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« Reply #35 on: September 02, 2004, 05:46:07 pm »
i think they operate p-3b's.... :huh:  
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« Reply #36 on: September 02, 2004, 07:42:37 pm »
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Not much to do with P-3 Orions though.
If Radish can have an Imperial Roman Air Force, we can have Orions of the Knights Hospitaliers.  :P

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« Reply #37 on: September 02, 2004, 08:37:31 pm »
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Artwork for the new German Orions plus some other interesting bits
Thanks for that one.  *G* I could correct some of their EP-3E comments, but I'm not sure it's something I can say too much about.
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« Reply #38 on: September 03, 2004, 01:45:32 am »
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« Reply #39 on: September 03, 2004, 10:30:34 am »
The Argentine Navy does indeed have Orions now. What about Brazil? I think the Sao Paulo/Foch is too small for the Viking, but hey!, this is What-If!  :D  

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« Reply #40 on: September 03, 2004, 11:14:21 am »
Actually, in my Roman Empire scenario, the Templar Knights are an "elite" force, with essentially ground-attack units and "shock" troops.
Ther operate with black "maltese Crosses" on their aircraft/AFVs, a bit like German WW1 insignia, actually.
The Knights of St.John also operate in the same way, so have similar units but the insignia is a red Maltese Cross variation.....a bit like the Portuguese insignia!
strangly, Hun Mercenary aircraft/tanks operate in Full Roman insignia and usually have a Roman Commander at least.
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« Reply #41 on: September 03, 2004, 03:39:47 pm »
I went over to airliners.net, and found some existing P-3 schemes:

Portugal

New Zealand

US Navy

Spain

USN Old Style

Netherlands

Japan

USN Hi-Vis

Chile

Norway

Australia

Iran

That last was shot near sunset, so there are no colors.  I just included it for the novelty.
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« Reply #42 on: September 04, 2004, 12:31:25 am »
The Knights of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem are better known in Britain as the St Johns Ambulance (volunteer first aiders seen at sporting events & stuff, for non-Brits).

The order ininially started to run a hospital in Jerusalem for visiting pilgrims (hence the name Hospitaliers).  After the crusaders were finally kicked out they travelled round the Med before finally settling in Malta which they ruled till the early 19th century when the Maltese people asked Britain to look after them and protect them from Napolean.  The high point of the Knights rule was in the 17th century when the Ottoman Turks tried to take Malta in a long and bloody siege, but where eventually beaten back.  It is from the Knights that we get the Maltese Cross, its 8 points representing the 8 countries that contributed Knights to the Order.

Nev (who has been to Malta, where stuff about the Knights is everywhere ).


Of course, what someone really needs to do is a Maltese F-16.

Geddit?  A Maltese Falcon  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  
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« Reply #43 on: September 04, 2004, 05:48:19 am »
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The Knights of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem are better known in Britain as the St Johns Ambulance (volunteer first aiders seen at sporting events & stuff, for non-Brits).

The order ininially started to run a hospital in Jerusalem for visiting pilgrims (hence the name Hospitaliers).  After the crusaders were finally kicked out they travelled round the Med before finally settling in Malta which they ruled till the early 19th century when the Maltese people asked Britain to look after them and protect them from Napolean.  The high point of the Knights rule was in the 17th century when the Ottoman Turks tried to take Malta in a long and bloody siege, but where eventually beaten back.  It is from the Knights that we get the Maltese Cross, its 8 points representing the 8 countries that contributed Knights to the Order.

Nev (who has been to Malta, where stuff about the Knights is everywhere ).


Of course, what someone really needs to do is a Maltese F-16.

Geddit?  A Maltese Falcon  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:
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« Reply #44 on: September 04, 2004, 06:31:42 pm »
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The Knights of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem are better known in Britain as the St Johns Ambulance (volunteer first aiders seen at sporting events & stuff, for non-Brits).

The order ininially started to run a hospital in Jerusalem for visiting pilgrims (hence the name Hospitaliers).  After the crusaders were finally kicked out they travelled round the Med before finally settling in Malta which they ruled till the early 19th century when the Maltese people asked Britain to look after them and protect them from Napolean.  The high point of the Knights rule was in the 17th century when the Ottoman Turks tried to take Malta in a long and bloody siege, but where eventually beaten back.  It is from the Knights that we get the Maltese Cross, its 8 points representing the 8 countries that contributed Knights to the Order.

Nev (who has been to Malta, where stuff about the Knights is everywhere ).


Of course, what someone really needs to do is a Maltese F-16.

Geddit?  A Maltese Falcon  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:
Would that be with Humphrey Bogart as the squadron commander????
And of course the color scheme will be black.
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