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Re: Fanera
« Reply #30 on: August 05, 2015, 03:49:44 am »
This is definitely a weird/quirky looking aircraft.







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Re: Fanera
« Reply #31 on: August 05, 2015, 04:15:12 am »

This is definitely a weird/quirky looking aircraft.


That qualifies for a Whiffie Nomination in the 'Understatement of the Year' Class!  :o
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2015, 09:49:44 am »
Wow ! Is that ever !
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #33 on: August 08, 2015, 03:57:26 am »
As already mentioned the kit provides masks for the windows, and I will say at this point thanks to all the Gods for that.

Here is the sheet of masks, they appear to made of a very thin plasticised paper and they do stick well.




….and the model with the masks applied. I would have hated to have to do that from scratch.






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Re: Fanera
« Reply #34 on: August 08, 2015, 04:10:18 am »
Those masks definitely look like a life saver....never mind the time, but just getting them even on each side to enhance the look.

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Re: Fanera
« Reply #35 on: August 08, 2015, 05:47:03 am »
Masks look good Jim, be interesting to see how well they work. Were they pre-cut or did you have to cut them like Tamiya's ?
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #36 on: August 08, 2015, 05:48:19 am »
Pre-cut, and they were a delight to use. (So far!)
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #37 on: August 08, 2015, 05:49:42 am »
Thanks Jim. Be interested to see how well they keep the paint off and then come off the transparency.
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #38 on: August 08, 2015, 01:26:55 pm »
That's going to be one WEIRD looking aeroplane!  :o

Correction, it already IS one weird looking aeroplane, but it'll be a fully finished weird looking aeroplane!
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #39 on: August 10, 2015, 09:02:24 am »
Now we have the strange yellowish bits on the wings! In fact they are the PE walkway strips.  :rolleyes:
I have never seen them depicted this way on any kit before.





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Re: Fanera
« Reply #40 on: August 10, 2015, 02:57:57 pm »
Interesting for sure ! Looking good.

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Re: Fanera
« Reply #41 on: August 11, 2015, 03:10:00 am »
That's going to be one WEIRD looking aeroplane!  :o

Correction, it already IS one weird looking aeroplane, but it'll be a fully finished weird looking aeroplane!

Make sense to me.  Putting the engine there allows tuning during flight and reduces length.
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Re: Fanera
« Reply #42 on: August 11, 2015, 09:35:39 am »
That's going to be one WEIRD looking aeroplane!  :o

Correction, it already IS one weird looking aeroplane, but it'll be a fully finished weird looking aeroplane!

Make sense to me.  Putting the engine there allows tuning during flight and reduces length.


The engine isn't accessible in flight.

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Re: Fanera
« Reply #43 on: August 11, 2015, 09:48:20 am »
Excellent shot JCF. I am not sure if that is full production standard or not.
Given that you previously, and very correctly, mentioned, the kit is of the prototype aircraft.

There are too many changes from prototype to production standard to consider doing especially for a What If, but one at least will be done, the removal of the Townend Ring.

Having decided to remove the Townend ring, which as well as giving a little bit of aerodynamic streamlining, was also an exhaust collecting ring, I had to fit the engine cylinders with individual exhaust pipes.

Here they are waiting  to be trimmed.





…and with them trimmed.







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Re: Fanera
« Reply #44 on: August 11, 2015, 09:52:03 am »
You, Mr. JayBee, are a glutton for punishment!  :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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