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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2018, 10:38:08 pm »
Has anyone read the kit preview Tophe linked to?
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2018, 04:11:21 am »

Has anyone read the kit preview Tophe linked to?


Yes, but why?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2018, 04:52:23 am »
I think the link I gave was for the Lama, while for the Alouette 2 the source was all in French and few here do read it easily.
Anyway, I got the kit, and building it may start soon:
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #18 on: August 11, 2018, 04:58:33 am »
PS. The Revell filler is on the picture because I got it for free in the invoice: the price was free of postage if reaching a precise amount, a little above the kit price, so I added the putty for this price and got free shipping, which means I could have paid it as postage and having the putty as free bonus! Happy surprise, marketing is not always bad.
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #19 on: August 11, 2018, 07:27:02 am »
My son (9yo), that was helping me, insisted that I include a chair, even if I said the canopy will be painted...
Concerning the wing, my project has changed: the rotor blades are so thin, fragile, elastic, that I will not glue 2 of them together with putty into a single wing, no, I think this will be 2 tandem wings of tiny chord (a secret recipe for top performance...) ;)
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2018, 09:48:07 am »

great project !


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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #21 on: August 12, 2018, 12:46:49 am »
My son (9yo), that was helping me, insisted that I include a chair, even if I said the canopy will be painted...


 ;D Great that's he's involved  :thumbsup:
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #22 on: August 15, 2018, 03:30:49 am »
Thanks! I started to paint the underside:
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #23 on: August 17, 2018, 07:35:04 pm »
Going on... (soon completed):
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #24 on: August 18, 2018, 05:00:35 am »
The Alwet model is finished!

This Alwet is suspected not to be a true Alouette, but some fake or insult against the Sud-Est designers...
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #25 on: August 18, 2018, 05:02:36 am »
And here are 4 other angles of this airboat or snowmobile:

what if my mind was sane? no, I am joking...
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #26 on: August 18, 2018, 06:20:28 am »

what if my mind was sane?


Perish the thought Tophe, we need your innovation on here.  :thumbsup:
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #27 on: August 18, 2018, 06:39:45 am »
Fabulous.
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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #28 on: August 18, 2018, 07:01:08 am »
absolutely fabulous indeed!

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Re: SF-313 Alwet from a helicopter
« Reply #29 on: August 18, 2018, 07:18:32 am »
Thank you all!

Ericr, YOU are the inspiration of this all... ;) ;D :thumbsup: :
The source of this project comes from the inspiration of the P-38/Hughes 500 marvel by our friend ericr at http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,37003.1815.html
Thanks!
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