Suggestion for a modeler

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  1. Micdrow

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    Not sure if any one thought about it but I do have a suggestion for a model that some may not think of and are looking for something different. I will help with the research if some one wants to try it but dont forget about the Bf-109T.

    Just a suggestion though maybe a stupid one :)
     
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    Paul, you might be and say a lot of things, but stupid is NOT one of them!
     
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    It would be an interesting build at that.
    I wonder how accurate the Academy Bf-109T-2 is in 1/48th scale?
     
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    That's the one '109 I have never done. Even did a "Zwilling" once.
    Academy is usually bang on, and from what I've heard that one is no exception.
     
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    Not a stupid idea at all Paul!
    That is one of the options our very own Wojtek has been considering!
     
  7. Lucky13

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    ...Or the carrier based JU 87?

    Stupid? H*ll no!
     
  8. Micdrow

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    Well I just kinda threw it out there. Ive seen many bf-109's done but not any T's. Nice stuff there on the C130. Never realized they tried that :)
     
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    true enough! :D
     
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    You're not the only one - I was thinking the exact same thing.
     
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    ...or, how about the P2 Neptune or F-111, both here on USS Coral Sea CV(A)-43....

    P2V-3C07.jpg

    F-111BTouchdownCoralSea Cleaned web.jpg
     
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    well i'd rather jump from a C-130 than land on a carrier in one !!!!
     
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    Thanks guys though now I had to break out my Sea Eagles The Messerschmitt Bf109T book by Francis L marshall and start reading for my own referance as its been a while since I looked at it :)
     
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    Just had a thought about carriers ... who'd want to fly from an airfield which isn't where you left it when you want to return?
    And if it is where you left it, the runway keeps moving away from you as you attempt to land !!
     
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    You just hit it on the head Terry, a carrier pilot has to find, land and take off from a moving base. Thats why carrier pilots are considered some of the best pilots on the world.
     
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    Never thought anything less...

    Not to mention, the same, but at night!

    Might just as well freshen up on the Kriegsmarine and the Stuka! ;) :lol:
     
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    Not just night but also stormy sea's as well. You thinking of building a stuka for this build Jan :)
     
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    Not really, but I have two F4U-5's though.... :lol:
     
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    LOL and here I thought I had a research subject :)
     
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