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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #150 on: April 16, 2017, 08:36:19 am »
They must be VERY little ones!  :o
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #151 on: April 16, 2017, 09:45:59 am »
tiny jets, this is cartoon what-if :thumbsup:
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #152 on: April 16, 2017, 11:05:04 am »
Hm, rather reminiscent of my DC9-BJ.

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #153 on: April 16, 2017, 11:12:35 am »
Lovely!
My son asks me if you ever were a passenger of it... ;)
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #154 on: April 16, 2017, 01:57:48 pm »
Lovely!
My son asks me if you ever were a passenger of it... ;)

Hehehe, although it's in the colours of my ex-employers it never really existed.  ;D ;)
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #155 on: May 06, 2017, 02:24:19 pm »
Those cartoons are cool Tophe I like #356 !

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #156 on: July 09, 2017, 07:24:38 pm »
An interesting (even utterly absurd!) design for an attack plane - you have almost everything "bi-"there: biplane, bi-empennage, double bi-engines etc. The push-pull idea with different types of engines (Herr Dornier salutes you!) is amazing! I also love the rear positioned cockpit like one of a racing plane (or is the cockpit under the front turret? :rolleyes:):
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #157 on: July 09, 2017, 11:57:40 pm »
An interesting (even utterly absurd!) design for an attack plane - you have almost everything "bi-"there: biplane, bi-empennage, double bi-engines etc.

Probably even the crewmen/women are bi...  :wacko: ;D
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #158 on: July 10, 2017, 12:10:04 am »
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #159 on: July 10, 2017, 04:51:40 am »
An interesting (even utterly absurd!) design for an attack plane - you have almost everything "bi-"there: biplane, bi-empennage, double bi-engines etc.

Probably even the crewmen/women are bi...  :wacko: ;D

Or Bipolar.

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #160 on: July 22, 2017, 05:52:31 pm »
An interesting (even utterly absurd!) design for an attack plane - you have almost everything "bi-"there: biplane, bi-empennage, double bi-engines etc.

Probably even the crewmen/women are bi...  :wacko: ;D

Or Bipolar.

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #161 on: August 27, 2017, 12:27:04 am »
Couple of Wiffs in September's SAM

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Good edition of the mag.

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Not a wiff but interesting in the same edition there's an article on USN Reserve Airwing RAW 91. Now one of the units was ZP-911 which was a Blimp unit established in 1950. Now I knew the US operated blimps in WWII on over ocean patrols but had no idea they were still being used as late as the 1959 when the unit was disbanded. Indeed the unit took part in a  major exercise simulating a surface and sub-surface threat to the US East Coast in 1953.

Amongst the photos is a great one of two blimps in their hangar taken in 1953 sheltering from a hurricane. Most of the rest of RAW 91 is in their with them and is absolutely dwarfed. Including the 2 Privateer's ! Great article if just for the amazing mix of aircraft the units flew.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #162 on: October 04, 2017, 05:48:41 am »
November's Airfix Magazine has a really nice USAF English Electric Lightning in Vietnam style camouflage and US weapons. Could almost be tempted to do something similar  ;)

Also has a full build of the new tool Airfix Phantom
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #163 on: October 04, 2017, 05:42:01 pm »
really nice USAF English Electric Lightning in Vietnam style camouflage and US weapons. Could almost be tempted to do something similar  ;)


Well in my very latest Air-Britain AeroMilitaria (arrived a couple of days ago), there's a colour photo of an F-102 in the same scheme
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #164 on: October 05, 2017, 01:47:49 am »
really nice USAF English Electric Lightning in Vietnam style camouflage and US weapons. Could almost be tempted to do something similar  ;)


Well in my very latest Air-Britain AeroMilitaria (arrived a couple of days ago), there's a colour photo of an F-102 in the same scheme

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