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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #15 on: August 03, 2020, 11:48:09 pm »
In my case, it was a chicken...  :-\

In the meantime I am collecting mojo again through a mecha (conversion) project:


Macross +++  1:100 MBR-07-Mk.I Destroid "Spartan" (Arii kit conversion) - WiP
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #16 on: August 04, 2020, 07:23:59 am »
That is neat
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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2020, 11:58:50 pm »

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2020, 01:30:15 am »
Sorry, still no progress here. Now the local hot weather (36° C/97° F since last week) takes its toll and literally slows everything down.  :-\

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Re: Soon +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #19 on: August 10, 2020, 06:30:06 am »
It certainly does Thomas
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Re: WiP +++ 1:72 YA-14A "Squatina" USAF attack stealth aircraft
« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2020, 10:45:12 am »
Things started moving, slowly... As you can see, a Zvezda Ka-58 is a major ingredient for this build. However, the engine/gearbox hump has to go, replaced by a scartched fairing.


1:72 M7 Aerosystems YA-14A “Squatina”, 2nd prototype for the United States of America Air Force (USAF), during DT&E (Demonstration Testing and Evaluation) trials, 2016 - WiP
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'Implanted'. Yes, I like that word in this context.  :thumbsup:  ;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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Wow... nice shape.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Was not expecting that, although the name now makes sense  :thumbsup:

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Was not expecting that, although the name now makes sense  :thumbsup:

Well, that was/is the plan... Had this idea/bash on the agenda for very long and already the donor bodies stashed away, so that work progresses better than expected. Still, when putting things trogether, it looks weird, like an alligator/ray/fruit bat chimera!?
Wings might be extended (will certainly please Kit) when the tail (from an F-117; 45° butterfly layout, soon to come after first major PSR) has been mounted and overall length is certain.

Stay tuned, the saw keeps screaming...  :mellow:

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Good, go on! :thumbsup:
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 :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Looking forward to seeing progress.

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Is the wing again (remebering the stealth Saab) from the 1:200 B-2 kit? <_<