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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #61 on: March 01, 2014, 07:59:03 am »
  I think over on Secret Projects Forum there is a 3 view of it.

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #65 on: March 02, 2014, 09:47:41 am »
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/OMF72013-KAYUK-172-Belyayev-DBLK-Soviet-LongRange-Bomber-resin-model-kit-/281276549821

Interesting.... :blink:

That's a real one! Not certain if it was actually built - IIRC there was a single prototype, but it was not successful. But it looks weird and elegant at the same time...  :wub:

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #66 on: March 02, 2014, 11:29:37 am »
That's a real one! Not certain if it was actually built - IIRC there was a single prototype, but it was not successful. But it looks weird and elegant at the same time...  :wub:

That's right - it may look like a What If but it was real. The prototype was completed in November 1939 and was test flown in 1940. According to Bill Gunston's "Encyclopedia of Russian Aircraft" the all round performance was outstanding but the DBLK was unable to displace the Il-4 in production.

I'd have been very tempted by this, despite the price but, fortunately, the listing has ended  ;D

Anybody wants a russian DH 88 Comet?  ;D
http://www.ebay.de/itm/De-Havilland-DH88-Comet-Modell-Flugzeug-fertig-gebaut-DH-88-DH-88-/201042924085?pt=Standmodelle_Baus%C3%A4tze&hash=item2ecf179235
...with German squadron emblems!?  :blink:

Well spotted - I looked at this a couple of times, because the colour scheme made me wonder about converting a Comet into the Soviet Grigorovich DG-55, but I never noticed the badge on the nose - - -  :rolleyes:

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #67 on: March 02, 2014, 04:49:53 pm »
The Corsair is neat....but it just looks wrong.

The Russian thing looks neat. Looks kinda like a Helldiver and an Avenger glued together to me  :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #69 on: March 05, 2014, 02:09:12 pm »
I actually have one of these.  The decals are quite nice and will certainly make for an eye catching F-106.

The same company also does "Thunderbird P-51 Mustangs" and those too look great.


One for sale for the F-106 fans:

 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/What-if-the-Thunderbirds-Flew-the-F-106-Delta-Dart-1-72-/141188077625?pt=Model_Kit_US&hash=item20df771839#ht_38wt_952
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #70 on: March 05, 2014, 02:28:03 pm »
Very nice ! Would also be nice to see the model finished

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #71 on: March 06, 2014, 05:59:27 am »

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #72 on: March 06, 2014, 07:05:21 am »
Not really a whif kit/set, but it deserves being mentioned for wackyness:


Hehehe, only in Japan..........  ;D :lol:
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #73 on: March 06, 2014, 07:08:45 am »
wife got them a few years ago, you get 3 bikes and they are not to bad
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #74 on: March 06, 2014, 03:59:13 pm »
I like how the 'pilots' are looking all over the place....like they don't really trust each other ! Mind you, the resulting crashes wouldn't be as horrific.....;-)

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