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« on: July 03, 2020, 02:20:59 am »
Plusmodel have released two injection moulded versions of the Ryan Firebee, a KDA-1 and BQM-34.  The BQM-34 comes in two boxings, with or without a loading trolley.

You get two models in the box, along with several pylons for different aircraft.

https://www.plusmodel.cz/en/KDA-1-Firebee

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235067226-172-ryan-kda-1bqm-34-firebee-by-plus-model-released/

I can think of all sorts of things you could whiff with a Firebee.
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2020, 03:46:15 am »
What a fascinating looking device, or devices.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 05:04:33 am »

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235067226-172-ryan-kda-1bqm-34-firebee-by-plus-model-released/


Miserable bunch over there aren't they.

These look great.  Would there be enough room to squeeze a pilot into one?
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2020, 05:22:02 am »

  Would there be enough room to squeeze a pilot into one?


They're 21 ft long, 12 ft span and 7 ft high, so I reckon he'd need to be a VERY small pilot.  :o
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2020, 05:53:52 am »
I'll hold out hope for a 48th or 35th version then and scalorama it.
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2020, 06:26:11 am »
I'll hold out hope for a 48th or 35th version then and scalorama it.

Or use a 1/144 pilot figure ?
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2020, 06:38:28 am »

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235067226-172-ryan-kda-1bqm-34-firebee-by-plus-model-released/


Miserable bunch over there aren't they.


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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2020, 07:52:47 am »
The BQM-34 might work as a small 1/72 turboprop with a boom, the KDA-1 as a turbojet.

I've also thought before that the KDA-1 looks like the engineering hull of a Starfleet ship...
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2020, 08:01:35 am »

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235067226-172-ryan-kda-1bqm-34-firebee-by-plus-model-released/


Miserable bunch over there aren't they.


Yes.  The Mods have clamped down on any dissent or real humour, what if's have their own sub forum - ostensibly and claimed by Mike to showcase them but in my eyes it's just a f*cking ghetto to keep them away from the serious builds, so the purists don't get too upset.  I ignore that forum and post anything - rare these days - into the normal aircraft forums.  Sorry mate, I haven't pushed and promoted this side of the hobby for 25 years to be shoved into a ghetto as it's now being widely accepted by the mainstream.

I thought that when I posted it, the default response for several members is to complain, even if there's nothing to complain about. :rolleyes:
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2020, 01:58:47 pm »
I love the Canadian Lancaster and Drone combo :wub:
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2020, 02:26:53 pm »

  Would there be enough room to squeeze a pilot into one?


They're 21 ft long, 12 ft span and 7 ft high, so I reckon he'd need to be a VERY small pilot.  :o

A pilot isn't totally impossible. They did manage to squeeze a pilot into the GAF Jindivik (the Pika variant)

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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2020, 07:09:22 pm »

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235067226-172-ryan-kda-1bqm-34-firebee-by-plus-model-released/


Miserable bunch over there aren't they.


Yes.  The Mods have clamped down on any dissent or real humour, what if's have their own sub forum - ostensibly and claimed by Mike to showcase them but in my eyes it's just a f*cking ghetto to keep them away from the serious builds, so the purists don't get too upset.  I ignore that forum and post anything - rare these days - into the normal aircraft forums.  Sorry mate, I haven't pushed and promoted this side of the hobby for 25 years to be shoved into a ghetto as it's now being widely accepted by the mainstream.

I thought that when I posted it, the default response for several members is to complain, even if there's nothing to complain about. :rolleyes:

One model car forum I could name is full of people like that.  When a new mould is released all they can do is pick it to pieces.  Despite the fact they have been clamouring for more new subjects.  Nothing is ever good enough for them (except maybe a good thrashing).

A pair, or four, Firebees might make interesting underwing nacelles for a larger whiff.
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Re: Plusmodel
« Reply #12 on: July 04, 2020, 04:53:22 am »

A pair, or four, Firebees might make interesting underwing nacelles for a larger whiff.


Or ten of them under a B-36?  ;D
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