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Unconventional Flying Machines Poll

Dizzy's Rostov PTAK-30 'Hemlock'
6 (17.6%)
Chronic's AH-1 Super Cobra Micro-Machine
0 (0%)
Sandiego89's Vectored Thrust C-130
10 (29.4%)
TomZ's Etihad A-90-300
2 (5.9%)
Bungle's Superkalifragilistigexpialigetisch
3 (8.8%)
Loupgarou's H-21F Flying Zuchini
1 (2.9%)
TomZ's Emirates A-30-300
1 (2.9%)
Zenrat's Saucy Sue Flying Dinghy
11 (32.4%)
Tophe's Micro-winged P-38s
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 34

Voting closed: June 30, 2019, 02:47:17 am

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This is where to post your finished builds
« Last Edit: June 16, 2019, 06:11:14 am by NARSES2 »
Decals my @r$e!


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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2019, 12:27:23 am »

Why am I always the first one to post something in this kind of section...?


You're the fastest builder Thomas, simples.  ;D ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2019, 03:22:34 pm »
"AH-1 Super Cobra MACRO MACHINE" - U.S. Marines

This is a simple scheme swap. I built the Italeri kit OOB and just painted it differently. What makes this one kind of neat,however, is that I "flipped the script." Instead of modelling something larger, I modelled something smaller. In this case, it's an old Micro-Machines toy helicopter. It was one of my favorites as a child because I thought the paint was neat.







Found here: http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,46477.new.html#new
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2019, 02:04:38 pm »
Vectored Thrust C-130, by Sandiego89

United States Marine Corps VC-130H at Cherry Point, North Carolina 1978

"Sweet 6" pictured at her home base of Cherry Point.  The VC-130's had been primary used to support AV-8A operations at austere bases, much like her RAF counterparts supporting Gr1 and Gr3 operations in Germany. "Sweet 6" was to later gain her place in history during operation Eagle Claw to rescue the American Hostages from the embassy compound in Teheran, Iran. 

The kit: 1/72 Airfix.  Self casted resin Pegasus engines (x4). 

build thread: https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=46349.0






« Last Edit: May 19, 2019, 02:06:27 pm by sandiego89 »
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2019, 11:08:25 am »
I hope this qualifies:

A-90-300 Etihad Airways



When Etihad commenced operations in 2003 it searched for aircraft for both the longer as the shorter routes. For destinations in the Gulf the choice was made for the Alexeyev A-90-300.
This was a modernized development of the A-90 which first flew in 1975. This Russian Ekranoplane or ground effect aircraft had a range of 2000km with a cruising speed of 400km/h. Etihad followed the example of Emirates which had been using the larger Alexeyev KM since 1995.
The A-90-300 was used for routed from Abu Dhabi to the Gulf states but also to cities like Karachi.
The A-90-300 could carry 216 passengers.



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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2019, 11:49:15 am »
Have no fear, it certainly DOES qualify!  :thumbsup:
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2019, 05:42:38 pm »
 ;D Cool! :mellow: :thumbsup:
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2019, 01:34:35 pm »
It will never fly I hear you say. Ah but what if..... ?

Mary Poppin style umbrellas didn't work out so hurridly substituted ballons.... well you never know !

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I'll try and upload a few build photos later.

and I have
https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?action=post;topic=46390.0;last_msg=845300
« Last Edit: May 31, 2019, 11:58:37 pm by Bungle »
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2019, 01:41:45 pm »
Managed to complete my H-21F Flying Zucchini in the original time limit! ;D
ONE "beauty" photo will be enough.



Other photos and build history here:
https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=46367.0
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2019, 12:04:52 pm »
Emirates A-30-300





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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2019, 12:18:15 am »
 :thumbsup:
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2019, 06:32:32 am »
Arrrrrghhh, she be done me hearties.
This here be the Saucy Sue.  A flying dinghy of the Sky Pirates.  Arrrrghhhh, shiver me timbers.

Sky Pirate's Flying Dinghy - 18 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Sky Pirate's Flying Dinghy - 10 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Sky Pirate's Flying Dinghy - 13 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=46357.120
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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2019, 03:00:22 am »
[the word "realistic" hurts my heart...]

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Re: The Flying Machines of Unconventional Means GB - Finished Builds
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2019, 02:50:47 am »
I'm sure you've all lost sight of this full length GB while the One Week GB is going on, but at LAST we have a poll setup for the Unconventional Means Flying Machine GB.  ;D

You've 14 days to vote and only one vote each this time as there's only nine entrants.

Results will only be visible AFTER you've voted and you can't change your vote, so off you go.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
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