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Offline Scotaidh

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Miles Master
« on: June 26, 2020, 01:11:14 pm »
Does anyone have any clear pictures of the underside of a Miles Master?  I'm trying to build an Air Lines Master, and the directions are astoundingly vague about the locations of all the intakes/exhaust stubs under the cowling forward of the wing roots.  :/

I've exhausted my Google-fu - they all swerve into the Miles Magister, I guess because my typing "Miles Master" is too vague for the Slurvian mental midgets who wrote the search engine.

Even a clear photo of that area of a completed model would be great.

Anyone?
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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2020, 01:50:50 pm »
That's the ex-FROG radial engine Master III isn't it?

If so these might help. The B&W pics are real ones and the colour pic is a 1/48 Manga kit built up.





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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2020, 02:34:06 pm »
Thanks, Kit - the second picture is the most helpful. 

I bought the kit, and its twin brother, on Etsy a while ago - decided to build on whilst I'm waiting for the 'Off' on the Prototype GB.  First box - two port-side fuselage halves, no stbd one.  Only one seat and one figure.  I opened the second box - thankfully it was the full kit, with all parts.

So I'm whiffing it - added a third row to the radial engine and elongated the cowling.  The putty is drying now. :)  I know I should lengthen the empennage, but I don't have time for that, so I'll just ignore the change to the CG.  :) 
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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2020, 02:42:06 pm »
 ;D

Kit's 2nd Law of Whiffing applies of course.  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2020, 12:26:57 pm »
So I'm whiffing it - added a third row to the radial engine and elongated the cowling.  The putty is drying now. :)  I know I should lengthen the empennage, but I don't have time for that, so I'll just ignore the change to the CG.  :) 
"They, uh, added an auxilliary fuel/oil tank behind the cockpit - they really did!"

Nah, lead left over from drains work during the expansion of the Phillips & Powis factory in Woodley.  ;D
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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2020, 03:31:17 pm »
From the IWM:








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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2020, 05:33:57 am »
Great photographs
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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2020, 05:45:52 am »
Great photographs

The second picture.  Nice hat, but what are the biplanes in the background?
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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2020, 05:51:09 am »
Great photographs

The second picture.  Nice hat, but what are the biplanes in the background?

Hawker Harts, is my best bet.
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Re: Miles Master
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2020, 06:26:19 am »
Great photographs

The second picture.  Nice hat, but what are the biplanes in the background?

Hawker Harts, is my best bet.

Assuming it's taken in S Africa then yes they would be Harts
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