Question on future GB's

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  1. meatloaf109

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    For the "Between the Wars", does that mean the commonly understood '18 to '39? Or do we Americans get to go up to '41?
    Just wondering, as I am looking to buy some kits for the next couple of GB's.
    And for carrier planes, is that the whole history of planes launched from ships, or just ones that can land back on them?
    Thanks!
     
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    Terry told me any aircraft that can be launched from a ship was fair game.... I specifically asked about catapult types.... and that included axis as well as
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    Far as I see it, the 'Between the Wars would be 1918 to 1939, as WW2 started in September 1939. And yes, the 'Carrier 'planes' is anything launched from a carrier or ship, any period. So catapult aircraft, helicopters, 'traditional' carrier types, RATO types such as the 'Hurricat' etc can all count.
     
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    I concur with Terry.
     
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    Well, in theory, you could launch any aircraft from a carrier if you strapped enough rockets to it.
     
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    The thought it a '75 Chevy with a JATO pack stuck in the trunk screaming down a carrier deck just popped into my head. Wonder where I can get a model of a '75 Impala?
     
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    Or the piano launched off Ark Royal ......
     
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    1:1 model Seagull anyone? :)
     
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    No way! Have you seen the mess they leave behind?!!
     
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    Terry has nailed the detail on those future builds....
     
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    Better if he nailed down that Seagull....getting messy in here! :)
     
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    I'm ok i have an umbrella! :lol:
     
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    The carrier deck too??
     
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    well, only because i already did the seagull......
     

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    Now thats good!:lol:
     
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    I know! I made the seagull so life-like, that the ship looks like a model!
     
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    A flying car! You know they promised us we would have them by "The 21st Century" (echo...echo...echo...)
    I want my silver unisex 'poopie' suit now!
     
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