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Offline NARSES2

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Re: Privateer & Neptune, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3120 on: October 02, 2020, 07:33:40 am »
That does look good  :thumbsup:
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Re: Privateer & Neptune, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3121 on: October 02, 2020, 10:12:23 am »
 :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Convair proposed more than one twin-engined version of the Model 32/LB-30/B-24/PB4Y,
they were to use the R-3350 and as production of that engine was intended for the B-29
it, like a number of other proposals, was a non-starter.
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Re: Privateer & Neptune, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3122 on: October 02, 2020, 11:33:45 am »
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Re: Privateer & Neptune, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3123 on: October 02, 2020, 12:54:03 pm »
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Convair proposed more than one twin-engined version of the Model 32/LB-30/B-24/PB4Y,
they were to use the R-3350 and as production of that engine was intended for the B-29
it, like a number of other proposals, was a non-starter.
I did attempt to build a twin engine  Liberator but got sidetracked and the wings got used on a Mach2 Avro York which didn't go well as I couldn't get the fuselage to align.

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Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3124 on: October 04, 2020, 12:15:11 pm »
and the, maybe all-too-expectedly, reciprocal








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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3125 on: October 04, 2020, 12:55:52 pm »
That looks almost TOO normal.  ;D

If it was painted in a USN scheme you could display it on a club stand at a show and no-one would bat an eyelid.  :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3126 on: October 04, 2020, 01:45:58 pm »
There was a proposal for a four engined turboprop  Neptune,  but the USNAVY  chose the Electra to be converted into the Orion.

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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3127 on: October 04, 2020, 11:08:52 pm »
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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3128 on: October 05, 2020, 06:05:31 am »

If it was painted in a USN scheme you could display it on a club stand at a show and no-one would bat an eyelid.  :o

Or in deference to its creator Aeronavale markings ?  ;) ;D
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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3129 on: October 05, 2020, 06:49:18 am »

If it was painted in a USN scheme you could display it on a club stand at a show and no-one would bat an eyelid.  :o

Or in deference to its creator Aeronavale markings ?  ;) ;D


And why not? A great idea.  :thumbsup:

I know the Aeronavale flew Privateers, but did they ever fly Neptunes too?
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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3130 on: October 05, 2020, 07:31:42 am »
Yes they did until they were replaced with the Breguet Br1150 Atlantic.  SP-2H flown by the French Navy.
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Re: Neptune & Privateer, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3131 on: October 05, 2020, 12:40:19 pm »
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RB50G & Orion, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3132 on: October 08, 2020, 02:51:24 am »

it is often said that any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage,
but it is not exactly the case here ...








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Re: RB50G & Orion, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3133 on: October 08, 2020, 02:57:03 am »
 :-\ Sorry I don't like bombers, so... I imagine this one has been punished by the Lord for having bombed civilians, and I clap my hands for such a punishment... :thumbsup: ;)
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Re: RB50G & Orion, yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3134 on: October 08, 2020, 03:15:28 am »
Looks like a Reno Racer version?