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Offline loupgarou

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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2019, 01:13:51 am »
I rather prefer the tri-motor variant, lokks very natural - in pretty in the Air France markings, too.

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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2019, 01:47:30 am »
Very nice!   :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

I really like the single-engined variant - to me it harks back to the very early days of commercial aviation, when the pilots sat in lonely splendor in their (open) cockpits at the very top of the aircraft, whilst the passengers were cocooned within ...
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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2019, 02:26:02 am »
The single engine variant looks very Douglas-esque with that cockpit set on top. A double canopy (bug eyes) would have been even more authentic (and weird, too), like this:


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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2019, 03:57:13 am »

The single engined variant puts me in mind of a super-massive skyraider.
Imagine how many hardpoints one could fit under those wings.
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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2019, 01:02:22 pm »
The single engine variant looks very Douglas-esque with that cockpit set on top. A double canopy (bug eyes) would have been even more authentic (and weird, too), like this:



Or like the first Globemaster, the C-74.  :wub:
I had photographed the last one, abandoned in Turin, in the sixties. I wonder if I still have my (B/W) negatives somewhere...
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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2019, 01:05:31 pm »

Or like the first Globemaster, the C-74.  :wub:
I had photographed the last one, abandoned in Turin, in the sixties. I wonder if I still have my (B/W) negatives somewhere...


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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2019, 02:14:54 am »
I particularly like the tri-motor  :thumbsup: It just looks so at home in those French markings  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: More AND Less build
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2019, 09:11:38 pm »
I am not aware of a conversion with three radials, though.  ;)

Wasn't there a Wartime project, for lifting heavier loads over the Burma 'Hump'?
I recall a conversion article in Airfix Magazine way back (same issue that had a C-47 on floats conversion) but I don't know if it was factual or an early whif.