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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #30 on: March 06, 2020, 12:11:55 am »
I have a CB-90 in the stash & it's (still) one of the contenders for my entry into this GB. ;)

Although, ahead of it in contention is the 1/72 Vosper MTB that needs to be scale-o-rama'd to 1/35 & modified. ;D
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2020, 02:37:58 am »
Whilst looking for something else I came across a couple of photographs in "The British Pacific Fleet" by David Hobbs that might get some brain cells working  ;)

The first one was of H.M.S. Implacable's D.U.K.W. amphibian taking the 1946 Miss Australia contestants on a tour of Sydney Harbour. You can just about make out the smirk on her Royal Marine drivers face  :angel:

The second is of the same D.U.K.W. driving the winner (Miss Rhonda Kelly) through the streets of Sydney. Again her crew look more than happy and the D.U.K.W. is bedecked with ribbons and Miss Australia signs  ;D

As an aside I wasn't aware that R.N. carriers had D.U.K.W.s aboard. Opens up some interesting possibilities ?
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #32 on: March 11, 2020, 02:42:03 am »
Dewoitine D-500.  Flottille 11F Force maritime de l'aéronautique navale.

Dewoitine D-500  - 4 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

l'Aéronavale entry into the 1936 Tiger Meet.

Dewoitine D-500  - 13 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Dewoitine D-500  - 6 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Started before the beginning of the GB and so ineligible.  This is the '90s SMER repop of the 1977 Heller kit.  Fit isn't bad except for the radiator which is lopsided and woeful.

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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #33 on: March 11, 2020, 03:37:32 am »
 :rolleyes:


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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2020, 03:47:57 am »
:rolleyes:



Awesome.  But I think it would need more engines.
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #35 on: March 11, 2020, 07:03:42 am »
Do like your Dweotine Fred  :thumbsup:
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #36 on: March 12, 2020, 03:24:07 am »
Do like your Dweotine Fred  :thumbsup:

Thanks Chris.
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #37 on: March 12, 2020, 06:45:38 am »
Do like your Dewoitine Fred  :thumbsup:

'Tis a funky little beast! :thumbsup: :mellow:
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #38 on: March 16, 2020, 10:50:25 pm »
Experimental hydrofoil equipped LVHX2 from the '60s:







- Jane's Surface Skimmers 1967-68
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2020, 10:53:36 pm »
Flying DUKW


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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #40 on: March 16, 2020, 11:00:47 pm »
LVTP-7 replacement concepts.

Cushion added to existing design.


All new ACV.

In both cases the skirt would deflate back to the hull and the hinged covers would drop
down over the deflated skirt.
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #41 on: March 17, 2020, 07:25:07 am »
I do like that DUKW  :thumbsup:  ;D
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2020, 10:57:03 am »

I do like that DUKW  :thumbsup:  ;D


You and me both, and very modellable in a diorama too.

Mrs_PR19 would have wanted me to paint it like a Mallard of course.  ;D
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! :)

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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #43 on: March 18, 2020, 03:39:03 am »
Is the only 1/35 DUKW the Italeri one?
What's it like?
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Re: Inspiration
« Reply #44 on: March 18, 2020, 04:17:52 am »
LVTP-7 replacement concepts.

Cushion added to existing design.


All new ACV.

In both cases the skirt would deflate back to the hull and the hinged covers would drop
down over the deflated skirt.
 :o

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