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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2595 on: February 24, 2020, 03:05:01 am »
Just seeing it with split rear loading door like the nose, with each half of the tail on each door and swinging forwards under the rotor. With both nose and tail opening, it could become a drop-in drive-through for anything from burgers to library to MOT testing - even my bank sends a van round these days, I'd love to have this landing on the local playing fields.
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2596 on: February 24, 2020, 08:22:16 am »
THAT'S a good idea.  :thumbsup:

It'd mean grafting the whole tail of the 'dyne onto the forward fuselage of the Superfreighter but that shouldn't be too much of a problem. It may be a way to use the sadly undersized Revell 'dyne kit too. Hmmmmmmm……….
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2597 on: February 24, 2020, 09:05:50 am »
 :o :o :o

excellent idea, having a both ends open tube :

please do it !  ;D


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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2598 on: February 24, 2020, 02:30:43 pm »
I've got a Revell 'dyne, but not a Superfreighter. Are they still in production?
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2599 on: February 25, 2020, 04:25:03 am »
I've got a Revell 'dyne, but not a Superfreighter. Are they still in production?
No , you can still pick up the Airfix kit in the secondhand market but the prices vary.

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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2600 on: February 25, 2020, 06:16:24 am »
and, as expectable, the reciprocal
(nearly by popular demand ;-) )
Belated congratulations! The world is less sad/boring with your additions, thanks! ;D
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2601 on: February 25, 2020, 10:18:59 am »
I've got a Revell 'dyne, but not a Superfreighter. Are they still in production?

No , you can still pick up the Airfix kit in the secondhand market but the prices vary.


You're telling me!  :o

The current lowest auction bid is £7.00, and some optimist in Japan is quoting a 'Buy It Now price of £317.00!!!!!:banghead:

He must work for Hasegawa...…………
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2602 on: February 25, 2020, 07:28:41 pm »
The prices vary.... that's no BS.  Last year I got one for about $30 plus shipping and I also got one for about $8 plus shipping; I was happy in both instances. Then, I decided not to buy any more. 
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2603 on: February 26, 2020, 04:00:40 am »
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Re: Superfreighter & Rotodyne, red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2604 on: February 26, 2020, 06:35:49 am »


No , you can still pick up the Airfix kit in the secondhand market but the prices vary.

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You're telling me!  :o

The current lowest auction bid is £7.00, and some optimist in Japan is quoting a 'Buy It Now price of £317.00!!!!!:banghead:

He must work for Hasegawa...…………
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I bet HM Customs are very interested in that one  ;)
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Blue Steel & AGM-86, manned, blue & red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2605 on: February 27, 2020, 06:30:59 am »

some kits come with missiles, big enough to be carrying a pilot, so what if they were manned vehicles after all?








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Re: Blue Steel & AGM-86, manned, blue & red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2606 on: February 27, 2020, 07:17:47 am »
The Fieseler Fi 103 was a manned version of the V-1 flying bomb, famously piloted by Hanna Reitsch, the only experienced German test pilot small enough to fit inside! Less well known is that towards the end of her successful postwar gliding career, the USAF secretly recruited her to fly a manned test protoytype of the Boeing AGM-86 ALCM cruise missile (pictured here in its red test livery, as flown by Fr. Reitsch, shortly before her death from a heart attack in 1979).

The manned Blue Steel air-launched rocket plane (from a Vulcan, natch), was genuinely proposed, but went top secret before the (obviously) blue operational model was deployed.

Where do you find your information about these planes, ericr? I thought you only did whiffs!  :wacko: :wacko: :wacko:
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Re: Blue Steel & AGM-86, manned, blue & red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2607 on: February 27, 2020, 07:40:06 am »
That manned Blue Steel, with bigger wheels, could also be taken for an LSR vehicle!

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Re: Blue Steel & AGM-86, manned, blue & red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2608 on: February 27, 2020, 09:36:01 am »
Wow! Nice! :wub:
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Re: Blue Steel & AGM-86, manned, blue & red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #2609 on: February 27, 2020, 10:01:23 am »

That manned Blue Steel, with bigger wheels, could also be taken for an LSR vehicle!


Didn't Weaver do exactly that a few years ago? Or something similar anyway.
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