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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5
« Reply #30 on: May 01, 2020, 02:28:22 am »
Now you have me wanting to try that in 1/72 ... someone gave me a Blue Angels set of 4 Phantom IIs molded in dark blue ...

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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5
« Reply #31 on: May 01, 2020, 02:54:50 am »
Thanks a lot for this great approval! You could easily do better with your skills and I am not even jealous. ;D

Now the Phantom 5 model is finished!: <_<

(This was a Phantom 2, I swear it was, before "improvement")
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5
« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2020, 03:19:03 am »
With that layout, you could have two jet engines and a single rocket above and in-between them... because with 40% less airframe weight, it's obviously still not fast enough... ;)
The view from the rear shows I have followed (imperfectly, sorry) this good idea (Copyright Weaver, how many billions?)  ;D
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5
« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2020, 03:33:11 am »
Another idea: instead of refitting the tail fin, cut the outer wing panels off and re-mount them vertically as twin, wingtip fins.
The wingtip fins (well displayed on the views below) are also a good idea of Weaver, yes thanks a lot! <_<
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #34 on: May 01, 2020, 04:23:01 am »
It seems I have not respected the instruction sheet, like if I were a what-ifer, what a shame! :wacko: :-\
I must apologize: the instruction sheet was lost, eaten by the dog (I have no dog but maybe the dog of neighbours), yes? acceptable? :unsure: <_<
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #35 on: May 01, 2020, 04:33:04 am »
I like the look of that, very 'Star Wars' looking.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #36 on: May 01, 2020, 04:39:56 am »
I like the look of that, very 'Star Wars' looking.

I was thinking of SKY1 from UFO

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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #37 on: May 01, 2020, 04:40:32 am »
Thanks!

For the export market, it is famous that France had refused the Phantom 2 and refused also the Phantom 5, but USSR ordered 5,000 copies of the Phantom 5 (alas no approval from the US Congress). At last, France (with the influence of General Tophe Sr) ordered 100 copies of Twin-Phantom 5 (see below), used till 2012:
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #38 on: May 01, 2020, 05:19:41 am »
That's brilliant, and  it wouldn't  look out of place  in an episode of Buck Rodgers  either as one of the bad guys  raiders  :thumbsup:
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #39 on: May 01, 2020, 06:06:34 am »
I like the look of that, very 'Star Wars' looking.

My thoughts exactly  :thumbsup:
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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #40 on: May 01, 2020, 08:24:06 am »
Great adaptation!

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Re: Mc Donald Phantom 5 (finished page 3)
« Reply #41 on: May 02, 2020, 08:14:34 pm »
Thanks to all <_<
Your approval makes me decide my next model will be another modern (cheap 1/144) jetplane turned short. This will probably be the Chinese J-8 II of Academy (MiG-21 with a MiG-23 nose). To be confirmed, in July maybe.
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