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Offline Draken35

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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2010, 12:22:16 am »
Stunning! I LOVE her!

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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2010, 10:29:35 am »
Great thinking!  :thumbsup:
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2010, 12:13:04 pm »
nice conversion - look forward to the paint job

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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2010, 05:16:42 pm »
Nice concept.

Room for a 3rd pusher engine behind the cockpit as a flight of fancy perhaps.

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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2010, 01:23:04 pm »
She's come along very well, update with pics hopefully tonight. ;)
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2010, 02:05:51 pm »
Interesting work, Brian.

BTW the FW 189 V14, a converted Fw 189A-1 taken from the assembly line at Bordeaux, was equipped with Gnome-Rhone
14M radials as the prototype for the proposed Fw 189 E series. The aircraft crashed while being prepped for a flight to
Germany for continued testing.

An Fw 189B (the stepped nose trainer) might be a good basis for a night-fighter.
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #22 on: December 09, 2010, 07:29:27 am »
The were some standard Fw189As fitted with radar for use against Po2 biplane night bombers.  I doubt it'd be much use against anything with a higher performance.
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2010, 07:36:47 am »
What a great idea.  And some bold creativity you've got there, Tuck.  Suitably impressed over here!   :bow:
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2010, 10:02:04 am »
Well she's all finished.  I must say, this came out swimmingly.  I could not have imagined that these two different A/C would combine so easily.  And who knows how she would have performed?  Not bad, I'll bet.  Hope you like it.  BTW, donor kits are 1/48 Hasegawa Hs129 and MPM 1/48 Fw 189.  Of course, she had to be an Eastern Front Bird. :wub:

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« Reply #25 on: December 11, 2010, 10:22:07 am »
As in "Twin-boom" aircraft!

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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #27 on: December 11, 2010, 11:44:01 am »
Nice...I assume the Fw129 had a tail gunner?

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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #28 on: December 11, 2010, 12:15:46 pm »
an amazing result  :wub:
reminds me of the Fokker G1  :thumbsup:
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Re: New Whif Project - Focke Wulf 129
« Reply #29 on: December 11, 2010, 03:03:42 pm »
Very realistic, terrible armament, tough and robust, to resume... a real beauty. :thumbsup: :cheers: :bow: