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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #30 on: December 07, 2019, 06:23:34 am »
Superbly inspired

(Normality, anyway, is not much our interest)


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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #31 on: December 07, 2019, 10:17:26 am »
Thanks!

This was one of the very rare times I built a high wing plane (hiding the old fuselage/wing junction without too much work), and to make it stand (without fragile landing gears that I dislike), uh…
Under the wings are special devices, circular with beige colour of unknown matter, it is top secret (which is rare for a civilian aircraft)…
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #32 on: December 07, 2019, 10:24:14 pm »
With the other part of the XB-31, the BB-31B is taking shape: <_<
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #33 on: December 08, 2019, 09:08:22 am »
Painting the underside of the BB-31B:
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #34 on: December 09, 2019, 11:39:24 pm »
Painting the other side, the BB-31B is almost finished: <_<
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #35 on: December 10, 2019, 08:22:01 am »
The BB-31B model is finished also now;

I will make more pictures tomorrow.
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #36 on: December 10, 2019, 08:39:05 am »
Very cool Tophe ! Love the look of the 31B !
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #37 on: December 10, 2019, 09:10:01 am »
Thanks!
This is not twin-boom alas but a little asymmetric: the V-tail is made by one half-wing of XP-55 Ascender and one half-wing of XP-56 Black Bullet (that were in the same kit).
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #38 on: December 10, 2019, 10:22:06 am »
Very inventive as always : the vertical fins on top of the wings particularly

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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air
« Reply #39 on: December 11, 2019, 10:35:56 am »
Thanks again!

Today was a rainy day with dark clouds, almost no (day)light, I made a single picture with flash light:


And a mirror copy of course, to become a little twin-boom:
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #40 on: December 12, 2019, 05:17:34 am »
Here is the usual 4-angles view of mine, for the BB-31B:
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #41 on: December 12, 2019, 05:26:44 am »
From the 1/144th XB-31 plane I made two 1/48th planes, 1 twin-boom and 1 slightly asymmetric. It was fun.
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #42 on: December 12, 2019, 06:02:58 am »
I do like those Tophe  :thumbsup:
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #43 on: December 12, 2019, 09:44:53 am »
Thanks!

And Google showed me what I should have built if I weren't a what-ifer... ;)
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Re: Douglas Baby-31 Redmast Air (finished page 3)
« Reply #44 on: December 12, 2019, 09:56:22 am »
Yours are more innovative Tophe, but that's JUST what we'd expect from you anyway.  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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