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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #30 on: January 06, 2013, 12:21:26 am »
That looks seriously lethal Tophe, well done.  :thumbsup: :bow:

The fact that it's a bi-plane isn't all that noticable in those views so it comes as a bit of s surprise when you realise that it is!
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2013, 12:28:14 am »

excellent concept!

the asymetry gives the spice  :mellow:

and personally I like the monochrome finish, which underlines the shape of the thing.

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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2013, 12:37:55 am »
That looks seriously lethal Tophe, well done.  :thumbsup: :bow:

The fact that it's a bi-plane isn't all that noticable in those views so it comes as a bit of s surprise when you realise that it is!
No, this is not lethal: mine is civilian for tourism... (I am a dreamer)
For the biplane layout, it is obvious without flash, due to the shadow, but blurred on a photograph, sorry:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #33 on: January 06, 2013, 12:39:35 am »
Seen from front, the biplane layout is obvious too (as well as my poor skills, ahem) :-\
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #34 on: January 06, 2013, 12:41:03 am »

excellent concept!

the asymetry gives the spice  :mellow:

and personally I like the monochrome finish, which underlines the shape of the thing.

Thanks ericr, you understand my point of view... ;D
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #35 on: January 06, 2013, 02:40:26 am »
Tophe that's wonderfull  :thumbsup: Yet more aeronautic sculpture
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #36 on: January 11, 2013, 05:01:47 pm »
Thanks. ;D
Here is an improved view without flash to show the biplane wings:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #37 on: January 11, 2013, 07:34:34 pm »
Completely hat-stand Tophe, MARVELOUS indeed
Your mind must be like a nuclear reactor made from styrene  :wacko:
Which of course is how it should be  ;)
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #38 on: January 11, 2013, 07:52:14 pm »
This is Awesome,Tophe :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: if you do Another Twin, how about making it an ASR(Air Sea Rescue) Scout,to Help with Spotting Vessels or People in Distress. Keep up the Superb Work :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: Dan

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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #39 on: January 12, 2013, 01:27:29 am »
I'm starting to wonder what effect that very close bi-plane structure would have on flying characteristic  :blink: ? In the days of Fly by Wire especially.
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #40 on: January 12, 2013, 02:19:10 am »
Thanks for your comments and suggestions ;D
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #41 on: January 13, 2013, 02:33:17 am »

some time ago I tried out a bi-plane Phantom, with a larger distance between the planes, more "classical" I guess  ;)




I used a 1/144 Academy with the wings of a PM model announced at 1/96 : that way the upper wing is slighly larger, which adds a bit of plausibility I suppose

and the colour is ... red  ;)


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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #42 on: January 13, 2013, 04:23:21 am »
Wonderful Phantom biplane, thanks for showing! :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #43 on: January 15, 2013, 04:57:53 am »
Yes a modernised "slip wing"  :thumbsup:
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Re: Biplane Twin-Rafale
« Reply #44 on: January 22, 2013, 06:34:49 am »
Now that's diferent ! Neat stuff Tophe. Love all that assymetric stuff you have going on with it

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