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Re: Me262 HGiii & C45, red & yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2325 on: August 22, 2019, 05:15:43 am »
Love the jet Dakota! Straight out of a fantasy cartoon, probably one of Studio Ghibli's masterpieces. :wub:  :thumbsup:
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Re: Me262 HGiii & C45, red & yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2326 on: August 22, 2019, 06:04:51 am »
Love the jet Dakota! Straight out of a fantasy cartoon, probably one of Studio Ghibli's masterpieces. :wub:  :thumbsup:

Absolutely  :thumbsup:

The 262 "mash up" has a look about it as well  :thumbsup:
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Re: Me262 HGiii & C45, red & yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2327 on: August 22, 2019, 07:28:33 am »
The 262 mashup looks deceivingly realistic, though with that nosewheel, it's either a civilian racer or a photo-recon aircraft ;)

The Jet Dakota would look realistic enough what with the engines buried with the wingroots, the only thing that now makes it look cartoony is the huge main landing gear. Then again, maybe there is a reason for the large wheels and the extreme nose-up attitude - it's an early experiment of a STOL passenger plane, and the wheels are designed for comfortable landings even on unprepared landing strips. "Tundra tires" are actually a RL thing used when flying out to the boonies (and not just in the Arctics).

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Re: Me262 HGiii & C45, red & yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2328 on: August 22, 2019, 11:34:48 am »

thanks a lot all !  ;D

the C45 is not excatly a Dakota, but smaller, and cuter in a way

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Re: Me262 HGiii & C45, red & yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2329 on: August 25, 2019, 10:01:16 am »
Sorry, the Notify tool failed to warn me there had been many additions here (my last coming was July 05th in this topic), and today I discover OH SO MANY MARVELS, twin-boom or not, wow!
Wonderful :wub: :thumbsup:
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Re: Me262 HGiii & C45, red & yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2330 on: August 25, 2019, 12:55:53 pm »

thanks ! enjoy !  ;D

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Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2331 on: August 28, 2019, 04:41:34 am »

I had this 1/32 Veltro for quite a long time, and suddenly knew how to use it
to make it a buddy-refuelling aircraft (with a boom from a KC-97)





the arrangement is slightly asymetric, because of the tail wheel, but nothing is perfect  ;)

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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2332 on: August 28, 2019, 06:07:27 am »
Asymmetric layout reduces prop wash on the refueling aircraft  :thumbsup:
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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2333 on: August 28, 2019, 06:17:45 am »
ahem, while I prefer twin-boom than single-boom, I like this pretty wise model anyway... :thumbsup: ;D
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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2334 on: August 28, 2019, 02:19:41 pm »
A whole new way to pass gas!  :o
(Ok, I said it, but you all were thinking it!)  :wacko:
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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2335 on: August 28, 2019, 02:27:58 pm »
Refueling other aircraft, or refueling the pilot's wine reserves?  ;D
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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2336 on: August 28, 2019, 11:04:35 pm »

 ;D a Chianti refueller is possible, in our whif world


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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2337 on: August 29, 2019, 06:26:04 am »
I'd need something bigger than a Veltro  ;)
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Re: Veltro K-C.205 tanker, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2338 on: September 22, 2019, 06:51:44 am »
I'd need something bigger than a Veltro  ;)


wait and see ...
(the third one in the tanker series is coming ...)


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C-135 & C-47 (1/48), yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2339 on: September 22, 2019, 06:57:21 am »

so, I do have these quite big kits, found second hand for quite cheap :