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The VF-X is not finished yet (photos pending...), but it's time to start the thread for the 3rd submission to this GB. This one will be a major kitbashing project, an idea that I have successfully been ignoring for maybe 5 years now (and with most donor parts already stashed away...  :rolleyes:), but the GB is now a good opportunity to tackle it and tweak the background story slightly. It will now surface as  prototype of a stealthy A-10 successor during Demonstration Testing and Evaluations in the 2010s, as a (very different) alternative to the F-35.

Stay tuned.  :wacko:
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2020, 06:27:32 am »
ohhhhh, sounds very interesting. 
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2020, 11:05:09 am »
ohhhhh, sounds very interesting. 

Yeah, I'm super excited for this one.

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2020, 11:07:24 am »
Some inspirational stuff...  ;D


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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2020, 02:02:27 am »
This one remains delayed at the moment; I have to (re)collect my mojo to tackle it, so I rather choose to build a simple/small interim project within the GB's confines.

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2020, 12:11:04 am »
Sorry, still nothing new here. Just as I had my courage together to tackle this one, I fell victim to an exciting (but not truly entertaining) combo of food poisoning and allergy shock. Still recovering, but already working on "light fare" model stuff.

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2020, 01:38:56 am »
Oh dear, I hope things perk up for you soon Thomas. :(
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: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2020, 03:14:05 am »
Thank you, getting better every day!

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2020, 06:54:39 am »
Sounds nasty Thomas. Hope you make a full recovery soon.
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2020, 07:53:53 am »
Get better quickly, mate! :thumbsup:
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2020, 08:08:27 am »
I wish you good health, and maybe "making models" is the best cure... ;)
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2020, 08:25:48 am »
Thank you all very much, your moral support is highly appreciated!  :bow:

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2020, 09:33:06 am »
Get well soon, mayey.
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2020, 10:55:32 am »
Some inspirational stuff...  ;D

now that seems to me a most appropriate source of inspiration  ;)

get well, and be back in (whiff) business !


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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2020, 03:00:00 pm »
Sorry to hear about your intestinal troubles, just remember, "never order the 'fresh catch of the day' fish special
on Monday, because you know it's been in the kitchen since Thursday".   ;) :wacko:
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