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Offline Pablo1965

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Corsair F4U Canard
« on: December 11, 2010, 04:51:48 pm »
Is a corsair F4U showing his parts in a different way, I used the Heller 1/48 kits because it have more plastic and supports better the cuts.
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2010, 04:58:22 pm »
More photos...

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2010, 04:59:59 pm »
SOOOO GREAT!!!  :wub: :thumbsup: :wub: :thumbsup:
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2010, 05:10:25 pm »
Ooooo....cool.   My first thought (while looking at the smaller thumbnail pics) was "Oh neat, he could've had the plane flying with the props at the back like a pusher style).

Then I enlarged the image and saw that was exactly what you did make!

Then I thought "I wonder if he considered having a full length nosewheel to make it more like a conventional tricycle gear airplane."  Then I realized how much better the pilot's visibility would be the way you have it already.

You are sooooo inspired, Pablo.
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2010, 05:22:39 pm »
(Picks chin up off floor)

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2010, 05:23:39 pm »
Holy awesome on a stick!!!!!!  :wub:

Love the fact that you chose a Korean-era finish for it too.  It adds so much more to it IMO.  Top notch build sir  :thumbsup:

Any chance of some progress photos?
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2010, 05:47:50 pm »
Pablo, that's INCREDIBLE!

I just love the wing tip fins, they just makes the whole thing astonishing, superb work.  :thumbsup: :cheers: :bow: :bow:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2010, 06:19:47 pm »
What an amazing creation!  :wub: I love to see such original stuff, especially when it's so beautifully done.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2010, 07:57:29 pm »
Wicked!  :bow: The long canopy does a lot for the good looks of this aircraft.

Reminds me of the "Raven" from Crimson Skies.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2010, 11:09:14 pm »
Awesome Job,Pablo :thumbsup: :thumbsup: has a Crimson Skies Look & Feel to it! Keep up the Great Work :cheers: Dan

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2010, 12:06:11 am »
Beauty!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2010, 01:57:04 am »
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2010, 02:19:19 am »
Saw this on your blog page already, but I'll say it here; that is one very cool and well-built plane.   :bow:

And immediately I had the main menu music of Innocent Aces in my head..  :mellow:

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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2010, 03:16:42 am »
Bloody hell....brilliant. :bow: :bow:
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Re: Corsair F4U Canard
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2010, 03:38:15 am »
All of the above!
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