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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #225 on: April 21, 2019, 07:04:08 am »
In the cartoon book "Economix" explaining economy, I have seen several drawings of aircraft, not completely realistic nor crazy but somewhere in between:
(Ju-87, MiG-15, Super-Constellation, DC-10)
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #226 on: April 21, 2019, 05:43:56 pm »
Perhaps - thinking laterally on a what-if site, the shark teeth are just painted on and there is no air intake at the front (in the teeth). The - your - eyes see what they want to see and the black is not an air intake.

Then - the exhaust stubs are from a cooling device or compressor for a nuclear propulsion unit. Such an engine would explain why this jet was such an opponent. Simple really.

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #227 on: April 22, 2019, 08:25:00 am »
Took awhile to spot the exhaust stubs here as well !
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #228 on: April 24, 2019, 06:30:29 am »
Actually, Tophe, that's an F-86, not a MiG-15
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #229 on: April 24, 2019, 06:53:07 am »
Thanks! I thought the star was meaning Soviet, but the low tailplane is not matching this interpretation, you are right.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #230 on: July 30, 2019, 06:43:50 am »
In a (French) Walt Disney cartoon booklet I bought for my son is a weird plane that seems what-if, no?:
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #231 on: July 31, 2019, 05:50:24 am »
It's a nice looking aircraft Tophe, very much in the style of the period.

Is that Donald Duck in the co-pilots seat ?
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #232 on: July 31, 2019, 06:22:30 am »
Last month I bought for my son a child magazine: "Les trésors de Picsou" (Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge) #44, and I found this airplane, inventive it seems:
Here, in Uncle Scrooge #47 booklet, this character is Donald's uncle Scrooge.
And in the same booklet is another airplane it seems (twin-engine? jet or propeller powered?):

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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #233 on: July 31, 2019, 06:30:13 am »
Ah cheers Tophe. I couldn't work out if it was Donald (my favourite) or Scrooge McDuck
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #234 on: November 06, 2019, 07:51:40 pm »
In the next issue was a DC-3-like with additional jets on the tail
(Photobucket refuses now to work anymore, and I have failed to post img pictures with imgur or google-photos, I just give a link, sorry:
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipNxsMb1BeP_mx0qEix0fHqs5s78GK0cS0FiVgV5
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #235 on: November 07, 2019, 04:34:58 am »
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #236 on: November 08, 2019, 10:09:25 pm »
And in a pleasant Belgian cartoon book, I found a weird V-tail single jet plane, I am almost sure it is a what-if dream, no? :unsure: ;D
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #237 on: November 08, 2019, 10:27:32 pm »
It looks like a jet powered Bonanza, quite a nice looking thing though.
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #238 on: November 08, 2019, 10:53:31 pm »
Thanks! And there is a lovely Mirage 3C cartoon also:
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Re: WHIF's found in Magazines/books
« Reply #239 on: December 30, 2019, 10:57:30 pm »
And in a pleasant Belgian cartoon book, I found a weird V-tail single jet plane, I am almost sure it is a what-if dream, no? :unsure: ;D


Some dreams come true.  :thumbsup: :wub:


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I had one fly over the house a couple of months back.  :thumbsup: :wub:
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