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Offline NARSES2

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #315 on: August 07, 2020, 06:17:53 am »
The bulbous fairings could house gyroscopes and the long fairings could be some sort of weight shift device to maintain CG limit's and control pitch  ;D

Why not the V.1 was gyro stabilised after all. Maybe he's just stuck a bigger one in it ?  ;D

At least it's whiffery  :thumbsup:
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #316 on: August 22, 2020, 11:06:50 am »
Beautifully done Vulcan that looks to be almost standard until you look underneath.



https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Built-Airfix-1-72-Vulcan-B2/293701613045?hash=item4461faf5f5:g:EwoAAOSwIJxfQShW

Twin Sidewinders plus Martel AND Blue Steel? With the low altitude TFR blister and the tail mounted RWR.  And XL445 never served with 617.

I was interested as I thought I could get a built up one cheap for reworking, but that would be criminal when this one is pretty decent as it is (although I have noticed a few flaws).
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #317 on: August 22, 2020, 12:12:46 pm »
That does look nicely done, yes.  :thumbsup:

I don't think I've ever seen a camo'd Blue Steel, in the RW or in model form.
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #318 on: August 22, 2020, 01:08:34 pm »
There's an air to air shot of B2A XL320 with the uppers in camo and a Blue Steel underneath in Aerofax book on the Vulcan.  I'm planning something similar, but with the carrier and the missile in DSG/DG wraparound.

I've put a bid in on this, if only to try and secure it from someone who would redo it in more realistic markings.  It's a decent enough whiff and I'd like to preserve it.
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #321 on: January 25, 2021, 06:52:50 am »
Interesting, I've built the single seater, the R.36-  but can I find a photo  of it  :banghead:

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Re: Whiffs on Ebay
« Reply #322 on: January 25, 2021, 08:20:47 am »
I have a kit of this somewhere. Started it a long time ago but gave up. Terrible fit.

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