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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #135 on: March 26, 2017, 07:17:44 am »
I think I read in one my umpteen Falklands books that they repaired AAA damaged Harriers with duct tape aboard ship.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #136 on: March 26, 2017, 07:27:29 am »
I think I read in one my umpteen Falklands books that they repaired AAA damaged Harriers with duct tape aboard ship.

600 mph tape is a common "quick fix" before patching.  I know there was a C-5 hit on final to BIAP that took SAM/AAA damage to a nacelle (IIRC) and was patched with 600mph tape.

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #137 on: March 26, 2017, 07:31:05 am »
I think I read in one my umpteen Falklands books that they repaired AAA damaged Harriers with duct tape aboard ship.

600 mph tape is a common "quick fix" before patching.  I know there was a C-5 hit on final to BIAP that took SAM/AAA damage to a nacelle (IIRC) and was patched with 600mph tape.



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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #138 on: March 27, 2017, 01:09:45 am »
Rather looks like aluminum tape to me?  :o

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #139 on: March 27, 2017, 02:17:29 am »
Rather looks like aluminum tape to me?  :o

It's prolly got a Lockheed part number and a 4 figure price tag...
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #140 on: March 27, 2017, 08:24:44 am »
Rather looks like aluminum tape to me?  :o

It is, "600 mph tape" is a joking reference, speed tape is the more usual name.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #141 on: March 27, 2017, 08:28:46 am »
Rather looks like aluminum tape to me?  :o

It's prolly got a Lockheed part number and a 4 figure price tag...

~$30.00 - 40.00+USD per roll depending on manufacturer, distributor source and per roll or per case pricing.
I might even still have a bit from my heli days.


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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #142 on: March 28, 2017, 05:42:12 am »


~$30.00 - 40.00+USD per roll depending on manufacturer

4 figures, Dizzy was right  :angel:
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #143 on: April 16, 2017, 12:52:15 am »
My son got as present a Walt Disney comic booklet, including a nice & weird little plane:
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« Reply #144 on: April 16, 2017, 12:53:36 am »
That's quite nice Tophe and very buildable
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« Reply #145 on: April 16, 2017, 01:06:08 am »
Thanks!
I have checked other Disney comics of my son, and found these:
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« Reply #146 on: April 16, 2017, 01:10:31 am »
The top one is very Disney, you can almost "see" the face.

The bottom one, along with your origional one, however are what I would consider to be very French or Belgian comic book in their style.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #147 on: April 16, 2017, 03:34:52 am »
The bottom one must be the world's only biz-glider, it seems to have no engines......  :o
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #148 on: April 16, 2017, 04:36:18 am »
The bottom one could be built in 1/144 using a 1/24 modern jet drop tank.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #149 on: April 16, 2017, 05:10:37 am »
The bottom one must be the world's only biz-glider, it seems to have no engines......  :o
On the page just after there is a front view, slightly from above: there are 2 little jets under the fin (like DC-9, or biz-jet Mystère-20/DH-125 etc.). Here they are hidden by the wing. Do you want me to scan the front view?
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