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Offline Soup Dragoon

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Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« on: June 10, 2018, 02:01:31 pm »
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Re: Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2018, 08:43:22 pm »
Sorry, I am not expert about the Cobra helicopter. Have you changed something, apart of the decoration? :unsure:
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Re: Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2018, 09:07:10 pm »
Fantastic!!!   I like the way you think.

I've also recently started ruminating on a Cobra build.... It will be a simple paint scheme swap, though.

Great work.   :mellow: :mellow: :mellow:
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Re: Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2018, 10:09:46 pm »
Sorry, I am not expert about the Cobra helicopter. Have you changed something, apart of the decoration? :unsure:

It has the earlier TwinPac engines but a four-bladed rotor.  Quite subtle, might cause a few walk-pasts at a show before someone noticed :)

Rotor looks like it might be from a 412, one pair of blades are mounted above the other; Bell's first attempt at a production four-blader and it had some odd features:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a2/Bell_412_transmission_and_head.jpg/450px-Bell_412_transmission_and_head.jpg
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Re: Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2018, 12:38:29 am »
Nice  :thumbsup:

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Re: Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2018, 03:36:39 am »
Whifftastic.  Love a subtle one.
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Re: Bell AH-1T4 Sea Cobra
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2018, 02:21:10 pm »
Neat job - and subtle is good! :thumbsup: