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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #15 on: February 04, 2018, 04:08:47 pm »

I can recommend a book about that ;D

Looking down the Corridors

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Oooh yes, I must get a copy of that. I hope it mentions Dad's Yorks in there.  ;D


[Later] I did just that, found a paperback one on Amazon at 13 or so, but the price of the hardbacks is ridiculous, well over 200!  :o
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2018, 09:35:54 pm »
This means that I can get round to building a Mach2 AW Argosy. It's not a bad kit and it does have a lot of potential once all the parts are cleaned up. I'm thinking of a pair of Rolls-Royce Tyne engines or jets or both.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2018, 10:40:28 pm »
Love to see how you'd get an Argosy to do Mach 2! ;) ;) ;)
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #18 on: February 05, 2018, 01:25:04 am »
Love to see how you'd get an Argosy to do Mach 2! ;) ;) ;)

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #19 on: February 05, 2018, 02:36:44 am »
Couldn't help myself!!! :angel:
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2018, 04:43:26 am »


What about something like this?

In the case of turboprop, which engine could it be?
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2018, 06:06:58 am »
Love to see how you'd get an Argosy to do Mach 2! ;) ;) ;)
Sounds like a challenge :banghead:

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2018, 06:11:10 am »


What about something like this?

In the case of turboprop, which engine could it be?
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #23 on: February 06, 2018, 06:29:41 am »
Makes me wonder, EE had several attempts at designing a Canberra fighter, but I've never seen one from Martin.  Hmmm....
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #24 on: February 06, 2018, 06:44:26 am »
Makes me wonder, EE had several attempts at designing a Canberra fighter, but I've never seen one from Martin.  Hmmm....
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #25 on: February 06, 2018, 06:45:12 am »
Makes me wonder, EE had several attempts at designing a Canberra fighter, but I've never seen one from Martin.  Hmmm....

I don't think the USAF would have needed to Simon, about the time the P.12 was being proposed, they had F-102's with the F-106 coming on line. Plus there was the F-101, F-104 --------
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #26 on: February 06, 2018, 06:45:19 pm »
Rolls-Royce Tynes

Tynes are HUGE compared to the Canberra wing.  I found that out when I made my Canberra Rudra Maritime Recce aircraft:



I'd recommend Darts or something similar if we are talking British turboprops.
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2018, 06:56:55 pm »
Makes me wonder, EE had several attempts at designing a Canberra fighter, but I've never seen one from Martin.  Hmmm....

There was the F-114 Dragon...

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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #28 on: February 06, 2018, 10:45:54 pm »

There was the F-114 Dragon...




That triggered of my own thinking for this GB Brian, thanks for the inspiration.  :thumbsup:

I doubt the RAF would have used such an OTT decal on the side though.  ;D ;D ;) ;)
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Re: Cold War GB 2018 Discussion Thread
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2018, 12:36:20 am »
T-56 from the Hasegawa Lockheed P-3 Orion kit might work on the Canberra.