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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #90 on: November 08, 2019, 07:53:00 am »
That looks Bob on that Kit, it really does  :thumbsup:
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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #91 on: November 08, 2019, 08:11:35 am »
It is funny that, contrary to your siganture word "Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings", this model has a tiny span... ;D
But maybe this was the reason for its not being ordered into mass production. :unsure:

I thought this, too, Tophe - whilst appreciating the irony of the whole situation.  Possibly Kit is showing us that he's a well-rounded modeler, able to build both long and short wings?  ;)
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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #92 on: November 08, 2019, 08:52:00 am »
Actually, if you think about it from slightly left-field, the Colibri has one infinitely long wing, as it has no beginning & no end. :o

Therefore, Kit should stop here, as it will prove impossible to beat this record. ;)
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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #93 on: November 08, 2019, 09:27:25 am »
Nice one! She be loaded for Bear! ;D :thumbsup:
I see what you did there, lol! :wacko: ;D
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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #94 on: November 13, 2019, 07:22:53 am »
Maybe they truely are magic and there is an imp in the nose steering the thing and a small dragon at the back providing the thrust?

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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #95 on: November 13, 2019, 07:34:44 am »
I hope the vertical bars on the sides of the launch cradle fold down upon launch, otherwise they are going rip off not only the lower missile rails but two of the plane's fins too... :o

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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #96 on: November 13, 2019, 08:15:09 am »

I hope the vertical bars on the sides of the launch cradle fold down upon launch, otherwise they are going rip off not only the lower missile rails but two of the plane's fins too... :o


Actually it doesn't matter as the erector/launcher tips the Colibri back onto its own wheels and then drives away. Then the Colibri launches itself, free of any other structure.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: SNECMA Colibri (that's 'Hummingbird' in French....)
« Reply #97 on: November 17, 2019, 04:46:12 pm »
Really challenging project!
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