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Re: U-2 (1/48) & Bell X-1 (1/32) , yellow : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3285 on: January 05, 2021, 08:33:59 am »
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Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3286 on: January 07, 2021, 07:36:59 am »

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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3287 on: January 07, 2021, 08:12:33 am »
I was completely puzzled: "what is this?" :unsure: <_<
Then I saw the title: "Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain", and I understand better, thanks. Weird! What a mix! :thumbsup:
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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3288 on: January 07, 2021, 08:12:49 am »
Looks deceivingly like a cross between Aérospatiale Puma and a Sea King :thumbsup:

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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3289 on: January 07, 2021, 10:59:51 am »
Looks great,  I wonder why you didn't use the Osprey cockpit?

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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3290 on: January 07, 2021, 11:58:34 am »

thanks !

Looks great,  I wonder why you didn't use the Osprey cockpit?

good question  ;) the kit I had was cheap, because it lacked the transparent parts ...
therefore I had to be inventive w.r.t. having a nose and cockpit
the rest of the Skytrain was used ealier, with the nose of a XB-70,
the rest of which had been used earlier ...

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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3291 on: January 07, 2021, 03:49:44 pm »

thanks !

Looks great,  I wonder why you didn't use the Osprey cockpit?

good question  ;) the kit I had was cheap, because it lacked the transparent parts ...
therefore I had to be inventive w.r.t. having a nose and cockpit
the rest of the Skytrain was used ealier, with the nose of a XB-70,
the rest of which had been used earlier ...
Point taken.

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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3292 on: January 07, 2021, 07:42:08 pm »
Wow! That really works!
Looks like it could have been a “JollyGreen Giant” for the USAF, if it were green of course. Keep these wonderful ideas coming!
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Re: Osprey & Mi-17 & Skytrain , blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3293 on: January 07, 2021, 11:34:24 pm »
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Hustler & Mariner , red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3295 on: January 13, 2021, 08:33:58 am »

the wings from the Mariner there
https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=40517.msg909439#msg909439
came here (with the help of the tail of an Osprey, and landing gear from a SR-71) :








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Re: Hustler & Mariner , red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3296 on: January 13, 2021, 08:39:50 am »
Wonderfully crazy! :wub:
My favorite points are the contrast between sharp nose and old radial engines, and the gull wing that goes near the ground but safely! :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: Hustler & Mariner , red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3297 on: January 13, 2021, 11:26:17 am »
Of course, I love also the twin version:  <_<
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Re: Hustler & Mariner , red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3298 on: January 13, 2021, 01:47:50 pm »
Truly mental, disturbingly plausible as some 1960s idiot superpower experimental type or other.

Tophe's twin-boom wins extra kudos on both counts.
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Re: Hustler & Mariner , red : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3299 on: January 13, 2021, 09:15:27 pm »
Sort of looks cool  in a crazy way!