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Offline 63cpe

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Under construction projects
« on: September 14, 2016, 06:55:15 am »
As a test to find out how to share pictures in the posting, here some under construction projects i'm working on.

At first the Dorand Gyrodyne. A French experimental high performance autogyro from the early 1950-ies and successor of the Dorand G II:

IMG_20160914_150236277_HDR by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

IMG_20160914_150259637_HDR by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

IMG_20160914_150325107 by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

This is a picture of the smaller projects. Wait i'm still missing three.....

IMG_20160914_150512375 by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

These pictures were posted previous, but it's still a project. This is the Antonov большое торговое судно (or Argosy). Every now and then i pick it up. But other project ar just easier to complete, so the work on the Antonovs stops again. Still love it, but it's simply such a large beast and a lot of work! I'm including three assault tanks to create a sort of diorama but discovered i'm not good in tanks...

IMG_20150328_171747507 by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_171811717_HDR by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_171826774 by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_172238247_HDR by David Dunnebier, on Flickr

Hope you like it! all comments are welcome!

David
« Last Edit: September 14, 2016, 07:13:09 am by 63cpe »

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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2016, 07:31:00 am »
The Gyrodyne looks amazing and it's something you can imagine the French aerospace industry of the late 40's/50's coming up with. Can't wait to see the finished result
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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2016, 09:46:07 am »
Gyrodyne is very neat, but I love the big Russian Argosy thing ! Now that will really be something.

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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2016, 04:05:35 am »
Interesting...
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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2016, 04:09:27 am »
Gyrodyne is very neat, but I love the big Russian Argosy thing ! Now that will really be something.

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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2016, 04:53:29 am »
The Gyrodyne looks amazing and it's something you can imagine the French aerospace industry of the late 40's/50's coming up with. Can't wait to see the finished result
Do you mean it's not real?  :o It's right in the line of late forties french projects!
And the Argosantonov is a BEAST. I hope you continue it and explain the parts used etc.
BTW, 63CPE, you use an antique writing desk with leather inlay as a WORKBENCH??
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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2016, 07:26:33 am »
... And the Argosantonov is a BEAST. I hope you continue it and explain the parts used etc....
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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2016, 09:00:52 am »
The Gyrodyne looks amazing and it's something you can imagine the French aerospace industry of the late 40's/50's coming up with. Can't wait to see the finished result
Do you mean it's not real?  :o It's right in the line of late forties french projects!
And the Argosantonov is a BEAST. I hope you continue it and explain the parts used etc.
BTW, 63CPE, you use an antique writing desk with leather inlay as a WORKBENCH??

Agreed!!

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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2016, 10:56:16 am »
Thanks you gentlemen!

And yes. The workbench is an (semi) antique writing desk..very handy with two small drawers and lots of vertical and horizontal storage places.

Sure I will post pictures of the Antonov when progress is made. At this moment it's built out of two Antonov-12 (Roden kit) back to back so the undercarriage wells blend into each other. Wings are from the same kit as are the engines and the tail sections. The booms are made from elongated C-119 (Italeri kit) parts. To make it longer I glued two glue stick shells in it. They had exactly the right diameter...
Rear wing will also be taken from the C-119 kit. Cockpit is from the Airfix Fokker F27. It will be blended in like the Argosy. Earlier I was thinking about fitting the inner prop with double propellors like the Bear.

The Me-262 thingy is just the wing and nacelles fitted to an KP MiG-15 UTI fuselage as per radar interceptor avant la lettre. Thinking it was designed as the (Radar) hunter and needed a seperate killer (MiG-17 or -19?) But, i'm not satisfied with the nose cone. It's got the AV-8B nose cone, but think i'm goning to replace it with F-4 E/J nose cone (or whatever is in the spares box and looks OK). I'll post pictures next week. I'll be off to classic car races in Spa ( Belgium).

Thanks for your replies, much appreciated gentlemen!

Cheers,
David
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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2016, 11:25:32 am »
Some really nice projects! Please keep us posted!
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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2016, 11:46:54 pm »
The Argosy looks cool and using the C-119 twin booms, great minds think alike!

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Re: Under construction projects
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2016, 11:58:01 pm »
Belated congratulations! Many marvels there! (twin-boomers and others too) :wub:
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