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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #45 on: July 26, 2012, 07:12:02 am »
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #46 on: August 24, 2012, 02:47:28 am »
i got this awesome poster from Lockheed with a couple of company newsmagazines, when i was at the Florennes airshow at the beginning of the summer.
its the cancelled P-7A Super Orion that was offered to the US Navy's MMA requirement (witch eventually was won by the Boeing P-8A)

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #47 on: April 21, 2013, 01:34:10 pm »
More whiffie goodness from Tim O'Brien in Air Forces Monthly.
scanned in some older artwork from last years issues aswell  :mellow:

these have been the ispiration for my WW3 build  :thumbsup:





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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #48 on: May 06, 2013, 03:44:25 am »
In the French cartoon "Le voyage extraordinaire", tome 2, London is attacked in 1927 by pusher bombers...
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #49 on: May 06, 2013, 04:01:55 am »
 :o  A Reaper wing fall through some sort of weird time portal into young Hitler's hands?
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #50 on: January 04, 2014, 03:11:28 am »
In the French comics Pif-Gadget, a very old issue of 1972, I have found this weird "Douglas". Is this an A-26 Invader with tandem cockpit?
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #51 on: January 04, 2014, 10:17:49 am »
Not quite, but it's close.  The wing on the A-26 was much higher on the fuselage and the fuselage was much boxier, for instance.

I will agree that that's where the inspiration came from, however.



The biggest problem with that is the same issue that plagues many scale-o-rama radial-engined aircraft.  Those engines are silly small (or that pilot is HUGE!).  Those are too small to be even R-1535s.  It is just a comic, though, and it's a pretty aircraft.

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« Reply #52 on: January 04, 2014, 10:21:45 am »
Thanks for this detailed analysis ;D
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #53 on: January 05, 2014, 07:43:25 am »
72nd scale Invader with 48th scale engines and cockpit  :thumbsup:

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #54 on: January 05, 2014, 07:49:58 am »
72nd scale Invader with 48th scale engines and cockpit  :thumbsup:
Wouldn't it 72nd A-26 Invader with 48th (T-6?) cockpit and 144th (P-47?) engines?
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« Reply #55 on: January 05, 2014, 09:39:54 am »
Looking back at the pic you could probably use the T-6 engines as well. Single prop as well ?

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #56 on: January 06, 2014, 12:08:27 am »
Could be (based on) a Yak-200/210, too? From the size and the engines it's a good match:




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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #57 on: January 06, 2014, 07:32:16 am »
I still think it's Invader based, but that would be a good kit to bash if you were going to build one !

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #58 on: January 06, 2014, 07:39:04 am »
Could be (based on) a Yak-200/210, too? From the size and the engines it's a good match:





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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #59 on: January 06, 2014, 07:53:32 am »
A Model do kits of various versionshttp://www.hannants.co.uk/product/AMU72162
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