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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2340 on: March 28, 2020, 05:20:00 am »

Blue's Bucc.  Is there a build thread running?


No, it pre-dates me joining the Forum, which means I started it in 2005 or thereabouts!

I did one back in the 70s but some ratbag stole it from a show and I just had to do another. I'll start a late thread on it when the crisis is over.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2341 on: March 28, 2020, 09:02:10 am »


I like it, but then start pondering the 'practicalities'

If it was a real aircraft, was this the prototype, as (with the Me-262)it has a tail-wheel, considering the work on the nose and the wings, it's would've been relatively easy to Photoshop?

Wing guns are a little superfluous, or maybe the aim is overkill!  :wacko:

I wonder how well the Spitfire wing would've done? Didn't it perform pretty well at relative high (for the era) mach numbers?

I do like it though  ;D



Looking at it, I've a feeling it could work, especially if it was a developed Type 313 that was offered to the same spec a the Whirlwind...

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2342 on: March 29, 2020, 06:33:47 am »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2343 on: March 29, 2020, 08:05:11 am »


Model of the Saab 1300-71 D (also known as A36), a concept of a Mach 2.5 bomber with a nuclear capacity studied in the 1950s.


Then there was this, also ...



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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2344 on: March 29, 2020, 08:10:10 am »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?

Looks very like my Jet Spitfire from a few years back



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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2345 on: March 29, 2020, 08:21:43 am »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?

Looks very like my Jet Spitfire from a few years back


It certainly does, but yours is more practical as it has a nosewheel.
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2346 on: March 29, 2020, 09:05:47 am »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?

Looks very like my Jet Spitfire from a few years back


It certainly does, but yours is more practical as it has a nosewheel.

That's the one we were looking for!  ;D As I said, the photoshopped one must be the prototype, like the prototype Me262s it had a tail-wheel.

Interesting to see the differences in positioning of the cockpit - the trailing edge photoshopped one v the central over the wing model  <_<
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2347 on: March 29, 2020, 11:27:08 am »


Model of the Saab 1300-71 D (also known as A36), a concept of a Mach 2.5 bomber with a nuclear capacity studied in the 1950s.


That is what i'd call a very Gerry Anderson'esque design... i love that paint job!  :wub:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2348 on: March 29, 2020, 11:28:33 am »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?

Looks very like my Jet Spitfire from a few years back



Andrew

I remember this one and it looks even better that the photoshopped one!  :wub:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2349 on: March 29, 2020, 03:35:43 pm »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?

Looks very like my Jet Spitfire from a few years back



Andrew

I remember this one and it looks even better that the photoshopped one!  :wub:

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2350 on: March 30, 2020, 05:42:15 am »
Swear I've seen that Jet Spitfire in plastic somewhere ?

Looks very like my Jet Spitfire from a few years back

Andrew

Glad I was going completely bonkers Andrew  :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2351 on: March 30, 2020, 05:45:19 am »


Model of the Saab 1300-71 D (also known as A36), a concept of a Mach 2.5 bomber with a nuclear capacity studied in the 1950s.


Then there was this, also ...



I've seen the one with the chin intake before but not the version with the Bristol 188 style engine pods. They look so different, but so good  :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2352 on: March 30, 2020, 08:50:37 am »
They both  look  brilliant.  I  would  definitely  like  to have both of those in my alternative  cold war RAF aircraft  builds :wub:
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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2353 on: March 30, 2020, 12:38:01 pm »
Both of them are great! I fancy the 71-d maybe better than the other one.. Great ones and thanks for sharing!

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Re: Whiffs found on Facebook
« Reply #2354 on: March 30, 2020, 01:56:45 pm »
WANT!



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