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Re: Beechcraft Kansan, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #45 on: July 25, 2015, 05:56:34 am »
Your Kansan Was Very Cool & Well Done :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: i Almost thought it was a Modified Sky King type Aircraft, You did a Superb Job! Have You Ever Painted a Piper Tri Pacer in a Primary Color? Stay Cool :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: Dan

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I don't know if there is a Piper Tri Pacer kit? I have a few Cubs, including a floatplanized Twin Cub






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Re: Beechcraft Kansan, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #46 on: July 25, 2015, 06:39:28 am »
 :bow: :mellow:

Are the fuselage's staggered?
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Re: Beechcraft Kansan, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #47 on: July 25, 2015, 07:35:35 am »
:bow: :mellow:

Are the fuselage's staggered?

just a longer axis for one of the propellers, like in the real world  ;) :



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Re: Beechcraft Kansan, blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #48 on: July 25, 2015, 07:43:05 am »

I don't know if there is a Piper Tri Pacer kit?


I have an idea that Monogram did one back in the 60s, probably in 1/48 scale.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #49 on: July 25, 2015, 10:24:43 am »

when helicopters float, they are usually equipped twin floats, and sometimes with a hull like flying boats.

But never (to the best of my modest knowledge) with a single central float (like tho Arado196 above), and additional smaller side stabilizers.

There had to be some justice done here, and so I volunteered for the necessary mission.

I had to choose the helicopter appropriately, notably w.r.t. the side floats, and I had a spare 1/48 Arado 196 float : the ideal candidate was the so particularly looking Mi24 (after some hesitation for the more angular Ka-58) :









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Re: central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #50 on: July 25, 2015, 01:57:44 pm »
Cool Twin Cub and the Hind is awesome ! Love the look of that one....sleek !

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Re: central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #51 on: July 26, 2015, 08:22:16 pm »
Thought provoking.  I was going to build a twin float Hind but...
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Re: central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #52 on: July 27, 2015, 02:57:38 am »

"thought provoking" is definitely a compliment to my ear/eye, thanxalot   :wacko:

twin floats are ok of course, but going further awhif is even better  ;D

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twin-float Romeo RO.43 (1/700) : primary seaplanes
« Reply #53 on: August 19, 2015, 04:07:35 am »

and now into the tiny :

twin-float versions of the Romeo Ro-43, at the scale of 1/700








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Re: twin-float Romeo RO.43 (1/700) : primary seaplanes
« Reply #54 on: August 19, 2015, 02:37:29 pm »
Wow they look tiny!  :drink:

 :wub: The Hind is awesome, I had missed it somehow. Wonder if a rear turret from a Lancaster or similar big bomber would fit where the front cockpit is...
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Re: central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #55 on: August 19, 2015, 08:03:51 pm »
I don't know if there is a Piper Tri Pacer kit? I have a few Cubs, including a floatplanized Twin Cub
I love it! May I Photoshop (/PhotoPaint) it into a Black & White photograph of 1944 for my 1939-45 collection? Which manufacturer would I classify it? Piper or Ericr or Wagner or else?

when helicopters float, they are usually equipped twin floats, and sometimes with a hull like flying boats.
But never (to the best of my modest knowledge) with a single central float (like tho Arado196 above), and additional smaller side stabilizers.
There had to be some justice done here, and so I volunteered for the necessary mission.
Your mission is a full success, you are our HERO! And I give you the Distinguidhed Medal Légion of Honour...  :thumbsup: :bow:

Your very little 1/700 ones are funny also, thanks!
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Re: central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #56 on: August 20, 2015, 11:11:21 am »

thanks!



I don't know if there is a Piper Tri Pacer kit? I have a few Cubs, including a floatplanized Twin Cub
I love it! May I Photoshop (/PhotoPaint) it into a Black & White photograph of 1944 for my 1939-45 collection? Which manufacturer would I classify it? Piper or Ericr or Wagner or else?


please go ahead !
I guess the designer of the twin version is indeed Wagner, I just added a pair of floats ;-)


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Re: twin-float Romeo RO.43 (1/700) : primary seaplanes
« Reply #57 on: August 21, 2015, 08:42:21 am »
Gorgeous. I just love this thread. To tell you the truth, I'm kind of in the doldrums, and after seeing all of this colour I'm actually feeling better ! Thanks for sharing !

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Re: twin-float Romeo RO.43 (1/700) : primary seaplanes
« Reply #58 on: August 23, 2015, 03:54:09 am »
thanks !
red yellow and blue are quite lively indeed, which is why I like them


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Re: central float helicopter Mi-24, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #59 on: August 23, 2015, 04:27:03 am »
I don't know if there is a Piper Tri Pacer kit? I have a few Cubs, including a floatplanized Twin Cub
I love it! May I Photoshop (/PhotoPaint) it into a Black & White photograph of 1944 for my 1939-45 collection? Which manufacturer would I classify it? Piper or Ericr or Wagner or else?
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please go ahead !
I guess the designer of the twin version is indeed Wagner, I just added a pair of floats ;-)
Here is she:

(I feel sorry to militarize your gentle toy into a warbird, but this is just to prove the 1942 date :-\ )
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