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MiG-251 Foxbird (finished page2)
« on: December 29, 2020, 07:19:20 am »
For my birthday, my little sister offered me a 1/144th MiG-25 (Mini Hobby Models, China), I will transform it strongly, happily: <_<

If the picture does not appear: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/IMG_4483_m251.jpg
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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2020, 07:20:52 am »
Here is the transformation (what-if) project of mine: <_<

Of the picture does not appear: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/mig251-.jpg
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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2021, 10:43:09 am »
Here are the parts I wanted to use (at first): <_<

if the picture does not appear: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/IMG_4593_m251.jpg
(the "missiles" would be rear booms)
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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2021, 10:53:37 am »
Then the plan changed completely, this will not be a canard but a TT-tail (pi-tail) with separate rear twin-booms: <_<

If the picture does not appear: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/IMG_4596_m251.jpg
I remember in the 1970s I built a (realist) 1/72 MiG-25 but I was very disappointed it was too big for my shelves. Maybe this is the trauma making me truncating it so much now, even at 1/144... :-\ <_<
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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2021, 01:34:18 pm »
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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2021, 08:45:20 am »
Thanks! ;D

The model is taking shape and it is not too big (sigh of relief...): <_<

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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2021, 09:13:22 am »
Here is the transformation (what-if) project of mine: <_<

Of the picture does not appear: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/mig251-.jpg

YES! A few years ago I posted about 'Vigennising" various aircraft, never thought about the MiG-25, but that picture looks great!
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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2021, 03:39:57 am »
A few years ago I posted about 'Vigennising" various aircraft
The search tool does not find (elsewhere than here) "viggennising", was this on another website? I am interested... <_<

For the MiG-251D model, I am going on with the central tail (fins becoming tailplanes and tailplanes becoming oblique fins...:  <_<

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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2021, 08:28:25 am »
The search tool does not find (elsewhere than here) "viggennising", was this on another website? I am interested... <_<

https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=39185.msg646987#msg646987
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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2021, 09:55:24 am »
The search tool does not find (elsewhere than here) "viggennising", was this on another website? I am interested... <_<

https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=39185.msg646987#msg646987


Ooooh yes, I'd forgotten the Viggenised Javelin you did. And I have a few of them in The Loft too.......  ;)
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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2021, 08:41:09 pm »
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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2021, 06:44:28 am »
Building the MiG-251 is finished, ready for painting (if I do, which is not sure, as there is no putty to hide):  <_<

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Re: MiG-251D Foxbird
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2021, 08:26:32 am »
Building the MiG-251 is finished, ready for painting (if I do, which is not sure, as there is no putty to hide):  <_<

If the picture does not appear: http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/IMG_4607_m251.jpg

WOW!  :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2021, 08:32:28 am »
Cool :thumbsup:

It looks like some kind of starfighter (the fictional space going type, not the Lockheed jet)  :mellow:

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Re: MiG-251 Foxbird
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2021, 09:25:48 am »
Thanks!

It looks like some kind of starfighter (the fictional space going type, not the Lockheed jet)  :mellow:
I did not know this spacecraft but you are right my model looks like
https://www.pinterest.fr/pin/338614465732239266/
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