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P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« on: July 01, 2020, 08:10:37 am »
My first project for the GB here was to draw a mix of P-51 Mustang and XF85 Goblin, meaning: as short and barrel shaped as a Goblin, but with fin and canopies (D, B) clearly coming from the P-51 family, painting it orange as USAAF prototype.
But I was not sure, did I ever draw something like that in the past? I checked andů yes, in 2019 (without orange colour), I change the colour here today :

So my project will be different: a slanting view not a profile, and not turning the P-51 to a jet like XF-85, but turning the XF-85 into a piston machine with straight wings (P-85 just after the P-82?), with of course P-85Z zwilling, and bringing the P-51 towards this shape, both in D and B versions (+zwilling twins). This is complicated, but I plan to do it for this long GB (much more than one week this time).
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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2020, 08:32:34 am »
With a pusher prop, please!  ;)

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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2020, 08:35:38 am »
Good idea, thanks Dizzy! :thumbsup: ;D
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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2020, 09:00:59 am »
 ;) :thumbsup:

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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2020, 10:01:23 am »
Thanks! (and congratulations for the Me-334 mix! :thumbsup: )
I am ready now starting to draw, coming back from holidays. I will use as basis a XF-85 3-view from aviationsmilitaires.net that Google found (but the Google link does not find it anymore, just a page with a photograph).
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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2020, 12:47:51 am »
I had already the drawing of P-51 and the biggest addition was drawing the XF-85 basis before transformation. This is done now (adding a F-85Z zwilling for additional smile):
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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2020, 03:37:02 am »
Would that have needed a B-36Z to carry it?  ;) ;) ;D ;D
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2020, 04:05:50 am »
Yes, a B-36Z could be fun! Ted Nomura drew one in Luftwaffe1946 comics and a preliminary Consolidated version was included in my free e-book "Supplement to Forked Ghosts".

Now here is the P-85 pusher step imagined by Dizzyfugu (thanks again!):

Then I will draw the tractor version of mine, with a push-pull missing link, and at the end I will make intermediates with straight winged P-51 (D and B).
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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2020, 11:17:34 pm »
The 2 next steps: <_<

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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2020, 07:29:04 am »
Here are the final P-51P-85s: <_<


Other complementary versions are possible, like asymmetric single-seater or bubble starboard faired port...
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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2020, 10:24:46 am »

it looks nice with the pointed nose

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Re: P-51P-85 Parasite Mustang
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2020, 04:54:31 am »
Thanks!
Other versions were cancelled even before reaching the prototype step: <_<
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