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Offline Tophe

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Biplane Twin-Rafale
« on: November 21, 2012, 08:52:46 pm »
After the cancellation of my biplane F-86Z 1/144th, I have turned to a similar Twin-Rafale with the Revell cheap kit.
This one is available immediately, I should receive it next week but I would put the parcel under the Christmas tree, not starting the building in advance.
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2012, 10:50:29 pm »
With that amount of lift you should have some SERIOUS load carrying ability there Tophe!  ;D :lol:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2012, 07:25:39 am »
Now just make it carrier capable  :thumbsup:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2012, 08:02:50 am »
Oh that is just so Tophe  :thumbsup:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2012, 08:20:23 am »
Back in my serious years, I have read that a huge wing area, a small wing loading, is very good for:
- manoeuvrability, dogfight
- low landing speed, carrier ability
This seems almost serious... ;)
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2012, 08:21:40 am »
That is just so good. Four wings, two cockpits, flown by committee!  ;D
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2012, 08:36:04 am »
I'd love to see the faces of the carrier crewman when this thing makes its first flyby/trap.  
"OK we'll be testing a new model of the Rafale today people."  
"Oh boy another Rafale....WTF is that???!!!"  ;D
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2012, 11:26:15 am »
Oh that is just so Tophe  :thumbsup:
Ahem, to be fully Tophy, it needs a touch of asymetry...:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2012, 08:04:38 am »
That is just so good. Four wings, two cockpits, flown by committee!  ;D

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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2012, 08:14:49 am »
 ;D

Weird , wih a capital WE!! ;D. Love it though! Wonder who'll be first to put knife to plastic! :o
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2012, 03:51:05 am »
I plan to do it with a saw after Christmas...
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2012, 07:00:13 pm »
Santa-Claus did check the parcel from the dwarf-factory and put a present paper around it. Next step on December 25th...
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2012, 08:03:57 am »
Today, Christmas, I got the kits, and it is small and cute. The wings are separate parts and there will be little to cut out. I will work on it at night.
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2012, 11:53:34 am »
The parts I will use. PSR on the central line will not be easy... :blink:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2012, 12:29:04 pm »
This is gonna be gooooood!!!  :cheers:
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