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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2685 on: October 13, 2020, 12:44:54 am »

I like the Il-86 a lot.  :thumbsup:


You and me both.  :thumbsup:

Even as an airliner the Il-86 is quite a good looking shape, especially so for a Soviet era aircraft. It's not so 'clinically' shaped as a 767 for instance, and those NK-86 engines are almost elegant (even though they didn't have much grunt....) compared to the big Western turbofans.

And that IDF F-22 is almost a 'Not Happened Yet' model.  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2686 on: October 13, 2020, 10:54:16 am »
Speaking of that last one, I edited the post to include name and location.......  I messed that post up good and proper.  :angel: ;D
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2687 on: October 14, 2020, 11:14:39 am »
I like the Il-86 a lot.  :thumbsup:

Yeah, I agree, it looks just right

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2688 on: October 25, 2020, 05:58:39 am »
In Card Models Design and Build group:

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What If . . .
Lufthansa converted a Dornier Do-335 to a high-speed, four-passenger executive transport? This paper model from E-Cardmodels.com is 1/33 scale, with a wingspan of 17 inches, and a length of 16.5 inches. I scratch built the interior of the passenger cabin.
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https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10220454761652499&set=pcb.1683895681772064

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2689 on: October 25, 2020, 06:15:10 am »
That's CARBOARD?  :o

Strewth..............
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2690 on: October 25, 2020, 07:17:23 am »
That's CARBOARD?  :o

Strewth..............

Agreed, but then some of the paper/card models you can get on the Continent are incredible.

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2691 on: October 25, 2020, 07:45:04 am »
Great stuff here. I like the AWACs and for sure the Isreali F-22
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2692 on: October 25, 2020, 05:25:13 pm »
That's CARBOARD?  :o

Strewth..............

Agreed, but then some of the paper/card models you can get on the Continent are incredible.

E-Cardmodels.com sells downloadable print-it-yourself card models.
https://ecardmodels.com

This Do-335 re-paint is $6.95:
https://ecardmodels.com/product/1-33-lufthansa-dornier-335-transport-what-if-paper-model

Re-scaling is easily accomplished by simply changing the print size. Printed at 68.75% a 1/33rd model
is 1/48th.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2693 on: October 26, 2020, 07:10:53 am »

Re-scaling is easily accomplished by simply changing the print size. Printed at 68.75% a 1/33rd model
is 1/48th.

I never thought of that, but once you see it written down in front of you it's "flippin" obvious  :banghead: ;) ;D ;D
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2694 on: October 26, 2020, 12:30:32 pm »
A friend is currently having a thing where he's painting a 1/32 'personality' figure and posing them beside the chopped-off tail of a kit of their aircraft.

Printing out and assembling the tail part of a paper kit - even if you went and built it in plastic - would be a lot cheaper and less wasteful of a full kit.

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2695 on: October 27, 2020, 12:59:35 am »
I have a 48 Monogram Do335 in the stash - could be worth a conversion. The passenger space replaced the main fuel tank - I think. So we might extend the fuselage to regain the fuel tank. mmmmmmmmmm Add to the "to-do" list.

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2696 on: October 27, 2020, 01:49:42 am »
@dumaniac: Wing-tip tanks & a wet wing (no guns) should give you more overall tankage without having to re-balance the aircraft.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2697 on: October 28, 2020, 12:54:25 am »
mmmmmm old wombat - now that you mention it, there is a bomb bay between the wings - one could not a big fuel tank in there - thanks for the tip

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2698 on: October 28, 2020, 01:36:06 am »
Bomb bay for cargo/luggage. Wing & tip tanks for fuel. ;)
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2699 on: November 23, 2020, 01:06:51 pm »


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