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Offline Tophe

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Mustang Flapjack
« on: June 27, 2019, 10:30:41 pm »
My next model project may be a combination of Heller P-51D and Boeing 390 (Unicraft 1/72, see http://www.unicraft.biz/on/b390/b390.htm and our friend TomZ built one see http://www.unicraft.biz/bigph1/b390-zuijdwegt.htm ). The kits are not ordered yet but maybe soon. ;D
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2019, 01:41:25 am »
Interesting project. :) 
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2019, 02:46:56 am »
Thanks. ;)
Now the Boeing part is ordered, and I may buy the North Am kit when I want in the toy store in the town near here.
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2019, 03:40:09 am »
Flaptang...

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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2019, 04:03:44 am »
Thanks for this funny name! ;D Adopted! :thumbsup: (Copyright zenrat? expensive?) :unsure:
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2019, 04:43:40 am »
Thanks for this funny name! ;D Adopted! :thumbsup: (Copyright zenrat? expensive?) :unsure:

Free to my friends.

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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2019, 05:33:54 am »
Hurrah! ;D
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2019, 06:27:55 am »
I can already see the Twin-Flaptang, made from a Vought XF5U-1 wing with a Mustang engine pod on each tip, with a Mustang canopy in the middle.  ;D ;)
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2019, 06:47:38 am »
I can already see the Twin-Flaptang, made from a Vought XF5U-1 wing with a Mustang engine pod on each tip, with a Mustang canopy in the middle.  ;D ;)

That would probably have worked better than what they actually used.  :D
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2019, 07:29:47 am »
I can already see the Twin-Flaptang, made from a Vought XF5U-1 wing with a Mustang engine pod on each tip, with a Mustang canopy in the middle.  ;D ;)
That would probably have worked better than what they actually used.  :D
;D Thanks for this similar idea (like a family...): I draw it but I will not build this one I think:

With these "normal" propellers, maybe the Twin-Flaptang would be less STOL than the F5U but faster(?) :unsure:
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2019, 07:47:54 am »
You know this is how all the flying saucer stories started!
Tophe, you will be getting a visit from the Men in Black soon.
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2019, 08:02:03 am »
I have not seen the Men in Black films sorry, but Wikipedia explains and I understand :thumbsup:
Here is a slanting view of the Flaptang project (to be built soon: in 1945)... :unsure: :-\ ;D
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2019, 08:13:21 am »
I'm popping the popcorn right now, to sit back and enjoy this  :wub:

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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2019, 08:20:12 am »
I agree with the popcorn idea! This will be fun to watch. Will you go with the dark sea blue paint color?
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Re: Mustang Flapjack
« Reply #14 on: June 28, 2019, 08:48:12 am »

With these "normal" propellers, maybe the Twin-Flaptang would be less STOL than the F5U but faster(?) :unsure:


More than likely, as the F5U didn't fly at all, STOL or no.  ;) ;D

Your drawing is EXACTLY how I imagined it, I like that a lot.  :thumbsup:
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