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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2460 on: April 26, 2020, 09:36:44 am »
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2461 on: April 26, 2020, 09:41:46 am »
Next stop, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW...……………..
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2462 on: April 26, 2020, 09:50:34 am »
Next stop, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW...……………..

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2463 on: May 01, 2020, 10:52:58 am »
I try to learn from the mistakes of others who take my advice.

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2464 on: May 01, 2020, 09:08:14 pm »
^^  :thumbsup: :mellow:


I shared the story of how I took a bunch of junk out of my spare parts stash to "attempt"(I'm a clueless novice to kitbashing and scratching; I have a tremendous amount to learn and have been leaning on y'all to teach me and get me through  ;D) to make a model on FB and others seem to have been inspired to do the same.

This feller made a cool model much quicker than I can even decide on how to glue a part on to mine!! What a badass!!! And.... hell, the contraption he made is pretty neat, I think.

By Steve Wright found on the "Facebook Scale Modellers" page.

"Thought i would see what i could make from the bits in my spares tin... Just not sure what i have built..."

Damn right, bud... my hero!  Check this out:

















 
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2465 on: May 01, 2020, 09:18:57 pm »
This one is my recent favorite.... it's really good.. (in my opinion  <_< ).


By M Razali Ahmad found on the 'ARC Aircraft Resource Center' page.


"This is my original 1/72 Scale Scratchbuilt Conversion of the Boeing 908 Lightweight Fighter Project. This Boeing model is made by using the Academy’s F-16A model. I removed all the fuselage strakes and blanked with Tamiya Plaplate Plastic strips and lots of tamiya putty! The wings, tails and fins are modified to follow the Boeing’s shape stabilizers. 2 speed brakes were added near the exhaust. The Lightweight Fighter (LWF) program was a United States Air Force technology evaluation program initiated in the late 1960s by a group of officers and defense analysts known as the "Fighter Mafia". One of the objectives of the LWF contest was to evaluate different new approaches to the same problem. Both the Boeing and the GD YF-16 were quite similar. This neat project was, it seems, the favorite at first to compete against the Northrop YF-17 Cobra, but the YF-16 was cheaper . The eventual winner is the YF-16 Falcon & the YF-17 Cobra"












This one is public, more pictures here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/215551215532252/permalink/958282681259098/

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2466 on: May 01, 2020, 11:59:09 pm »
That Boeing 908 looks really good, and as for that Tomcat/Hind et al mash up ? I definitely wouldn't want to meet it on a dark night  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2467 on: May 02, 2020, 03:17:53 am »
Dizzy, is this (unattributed, of course, but sadly that's not new) one of yours? 

Introducing A-3 "雷鳴"(Lei Ming)(Thunder Shock) single seat jet attacker, Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF).
(Not Mainland China's Communist People's Liberation Army Air Force). Photos from Google search.
In the late 1970, the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) Aero Industrial Development Center (AIDC) developed a new advanced twin seats attacker/trainer AT-3 ready to retire the American made T-33A in the ROCAF Academy as the advanced trainer, also served in a combat sq. as attacker. Later the ROCAF developed the single seat one called A-3. Equipped with a 30mm cannon on board, A-3 originally was ready to play the role of ground attacker in the ROCAF. However, the ROCAF finally chose only AT-3, and gave up the A-3 program. The A-3 had only two prototypes, number 0901 & 0902.
The ROC Navy wanted to buy A-3 to establish its air power in the 1980s. But the program was also cancelled later.... That made the 0901 & 0902 are only two A-3 in the world.










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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2468 on: May 02, 2020, 06:53:13 am »
Dizzy, is this (unattributed, of course, but sadly that's not new) one of yours? 

Introducing A-3 "雷鳴"(Lei Ming)(Thunder Shock) single seat jet attacker, Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF).
(Not Mainland China's Communist People's Liberation Army Air Force). Photos from Google search.
In the late 1970, the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) Aero Industrial Development Center (AIDC) developed a new advanced twin seats attacker/trainer AT-3 ready to retire the American made T-33A in the ROCAF Academy as the advanced trainer, also served in a combat sq. as attacker. Later the ROCAF developed the single seat one called A-3. Equipped with a 30mm cannon on board, A-3 originally was ready to play the role of ground attacker in the ROCAF. However, the ROCAF finally chose only AT-3, and gave up the A-3 program. The A-3 had only two prototypes, number 0901 & 0902.
The ROC Navy wanted to buy A-3 to establish its air power in the 1980s. But the program was also cancelled later.... That made the 0901 & 0902 are only two A-3 in the world.








I think it is real world.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDC_AT-3

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2469 on: May 02, 2020, 08:35:57 am »
Industry observers were surprised to learn that the B-52 upgrade would incorporate new VTOL technology

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2470 on: May 02, 2020, 08:38:07 am »
So much for the three mile runways then!  ;D

I DO like that, it'd be a bit of a job to do in plastic, but not impossible.

1 x B-52 kit, 2 x Tu-95 Bear kits...……………….er, that's going to be PRICEY!  :o
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2471 on: May 02, 2020, 09:26:16 am »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D

On a slightly related note.... B-52 was doing a fly over yesterday (not sure where.... but not here)  and an access door flew off and landed in someone's yard!
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2472 on: May 02, 2020, 11:02:04 am »
That B-52 is too cool !
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2473 on: May 02, 2020, 11:47:16 am »
Of course you'll be building an RC version Flyer, yes?  ;D ;)
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2474 on: May 02, 2020, 07:25:05 pm »
;D ;D ;D ;D

On a slightly related note.... B-52 was doing a fly over yesterday (not sure where.... but not here)  and an access door flew off and landed in someone's yard!

I'd be hiding that in my shed if I found it in the yard.  No way they'd get it back without putting in a bit of effort.
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