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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2015, 03:11:27 am »

The creation of this model would alter the time-line somewhat. An entry into service with the Royal Navy in the early '70s suits me, but I could see a push to develop a turboprop version earlier than 1987 ?

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With Tynes? That should give it some go....
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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2015, 03:17:39 am »

The creation of this model would alter the time-line somewhat. An entry into service with the Royal Navy in the early '70s suits me, but I could see a push to develop a turboprop version earlier than 1987 ?

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With Tynes? That should give it some go....

Nice Idea!  ;D :o Unfortunately though as I'm not a 'chop and change' maestro as others are on here, it'll only have the kit supplied turboprops, so although there might have been an earlier Cormorant with Tynes. this one will have Pratt & Whitney Canada's
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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2015, 04:23:17 am »
Sounds good, you do realise that as a fixed wing aircraft you could go with a different scheme to the Sea King such as the Jetstreams carried but with the Dayglo  extremities ?
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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2015, 04:46:00 am »
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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2015, 04:50:28 am »
Cormorant sounds good, and like you say, nobody could predict that they'd steal your name 30 years later ! The prelim sketch looks good.

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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2015, 10:09:50 am »
Okay .....here's the state of play so far  ;D





Try out of the colours on the stabilisation floats in the foreground. I'm surprised how light a grey the Royal Navy ASR Sea Kings are painted ...it looks darker to me  :unsure: :unsure:
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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2015, 02:05:53 pm »
Great progress! I'm really excited for this build.

If you want a Canadian geographical name that is alliterative, how about Comox? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comox,_British_Columbia

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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #22 on: September 03, 2015, 07:14:14 am »
Caption Time  :lol:

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or ....my what big wings / fin you've got  ;D

The build continues ....


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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #23 on: September 03, 2015, 07:17:46 am »
Wow you work quick ! Looking good. I like the look without wings....defo looks different !

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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2015, 12:34:02 am »
State of play at close of yesterday ......heading to Cosford today, so unlikely to be any further progress until Saturday



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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2015, 08:00:58 am »
As with the Trident...another day means progress ....and finally the yellow is just about all covered (if only with undercoat!)  :-\



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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2015, 08:04:44 am »
Gorgeous ! Love the way she's starting to look in those colours.

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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2015, 09:48:39 am »
How many days do I have left  :-\

Just over a week, GB ends 13th September.
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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2015, 09:54:37 am »
How many days do I have left  :-\

Just over a week, GB ends 13th September.

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Re: Canadair CL-415 - Royal Navy SAR (was Teaser Two :-) )
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2015, 01:30:47 pm »
You can do it !

I've got to get home and start cracking myself....get at least 1 done anyway !

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