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Scott Furlong Rapide ( formerly known as project 3)
« on: December 24, 2017, 05:35:22 am »
Yet another project started....liked the shaped of the combo of the Fairey Delta fuselage and 1/144 B-66 wings. I'm also working on another Fairey delta fuselage with Swift wings (Swift wings suit so many fuselages, just not the swift fuselage  ;D) in canard layout.

Can't think of a maker or type...please help me with that!
Your suggestions and opinion is also needed in very important questions like: should it be camo-ed and armed, should it be a demonstrator?

IMG_20171224_133553625 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

IMG_20171224_133512627 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

IMG_20171224_133528325 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

IMG_20171210_214954186 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

Anyway, hope you like it...

David
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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2017, 06:04:24 am »
At first glance it looks like an Israeli Aerospace Industries modernization of an existing design with those canards. The length of the wings and canards to the fuselage could make it a high altitude recce platform.

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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2017, 06:05:28 am »
sweet  :thumbsup:
looks kind of Angel interceptor from captain scarlet.

so possibly something like Tracy aerospace...
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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2017, 07:13:59 am »
It also has a little reminiscence of that aircraft shape made by DARPA in the late 70's, HiMAt. It looks awesomely fast. Could it be some mid-70s cooperation between France and Britain? It has a lot of the French design elements in it but also the British aesthetics in needle-like sleek superfast experimentals.
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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2017, 08:05:58 am »

 (Swift wings suit so many fuselages, just not the swift fuselage  ;D)


Even a Swift fuselage doesn't suit a Swift fuselage................  ;D

Your Project 3 looks superb, and as Paper Kosmonaut says, it does have a certain French look to it, so how about Stylet, the French for Stiletto?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2017, 09:18:37 am »
I rather like the name "Project 3" - seems nicely anonymous, just the job for a secret project.  :) 

However, I googled "sci-fi aircraft names" and found this name generator website:

http://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/airplane-names.php#.Wj_cjbhbyqw

Most of the names are ... not a good fit, IMHO, but there was one I liked - "Able Gull" - which also seemed to me to be a useful code-ish sort of name for a secret project aircraft.  :)

Here's the list it gave me:
Roguecharge      Monsterspark   Flyingpulse    Airmaster          Flightcharge   Gold Stork        Happy Banshee
Double Ducchess   Hot Owl            Able Gull        Littlethunder     Nightbeast      Demonwrath   Airheat
Froststorm             Classic Gull       Lone Hawk    Bad Albatross   Idle Jet            Loud Beast


Just put "Fairey" (or "Supermarine" or "Bristol" or even "Shorts") in front of one of these - hmmmm
"Fairey Demonwraith" for a night-recon platform.  :)
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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2017, 02:05:54 pm »
Dassault learns of Northrop's TKF-90 cooperation with MBB-Dornier the boches and become at once envious and angry, and abandoning the Mirage 2000 program along with the drafts for Rafale, decide to build their own aircraft to same specifications, calling it "Le Eurochasseur"? :wacko:

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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2017, 02:38:31 pm »
Rapide or Thunderclap

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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2017, 02:44:25 pm »
Fairey Snipe..?
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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2017, 04:15:45 pm »
Lioré-et-Olivier Laureline.

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Another ill conceived, lazily thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of half arsed what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2017, 12:50:13 am »
or possibly
Dewoitine misericord
the long thin shape with the hand guard rear wings
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Re: Project 3 (no name yet...your suggestions welcome)
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2017, 02:10:25 am »
Very interesting suggestions from you all, I must say... Thank YOU!

The British high speed needle shape got me thinking....how about the Scott Furlong Rapide? (thanks McColm)
Might fit as a highspeed aircraft besides the Predator VTOL. Execute it as a demonstrator (maybe pink? like a FD-2 prototype, see below), sleek and stylish in canard layout and plenty possibilities for a fighter derivative with shorter wings.

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How 'bout that?

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Scott Furlong Rapide (formerly known as project 3)
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2017, 01:33:40 pm »
Project name found

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Re: Scott Furlong Rapide ( formerly known as project 3)
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2017, 01:42:15 pm »
Looking GOOD!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Scott Furlong Rapide ( formerly known as project 3)
« Reply #14 on: December 26, 2017, 12:41:00 am »
Thanks! :thumbsup: