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04-21-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By spad

RE: What is the real difference between FS 120 Pumped and no pump? Does it matter if...

Yes please - I have the pumped MkII so would appreciate any advice on it's quirks - I've not put it into anything yet so not too late yet!

thanks in advance
Rick
04-21-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By spad

RE: Douglas Skyraider AD 6

Looks nice but I'm afraid that's not an AD-5.
The '5' is side by side seating
04-20-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,954
Posted By spad

RE: Martin Mauler and/or Grumman Guardian drawings?

Hi Chad - I guess you may have seen this one? If not, there a couple of leads you could follow-up down the bottom of the page.

http://www.aviationtrivia.info/Martin-AM-1-Mauler.php

One of...
04-08-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By spad

RE: Ta 152h - outclassed!

@glazier808
great story, well told!:D
All we get around here is Crows and Ravens - they don't like IC powered models so it's good fun buzzing them!

Nice model BTW - is that before or after...
02-19-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By spad

RE: Need Help identifying Focke Wulf

Hi
when you come to fit the geardoors just be aware that the model in the photo has them on back-to-front! Don't use the pic as reference.

cheers
Rick
01-23-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,839
Posted By spad

RE: Don Smith P-51 Build

Ouch! That hurts Jason.
If you do go for a restart from zero just have a careful think about the plan to change to birch plywood. IMHO that might be extra weight for unnecessary additional...
01-09-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,104
Posted By spad

RE: Battle of Britain Movie

Thanks for that irocbsa - I didn't know that - good to be corrected - cheers!
Daddysam - I also understood that Galland had relatively few concerns with the film.

Great film anyhow
cheers
...
01-09-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,104
Posted By spad

RE: Battle of Britain Movie

Alan
don't know about anybody else but I for one would really like to see that stuff.
I have read lots about the full size stuff but not really seen too much about the models so anything would be...
01-09-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,104
Posted By spad

RE: Battle of Britain Movie

Hey Ram-bro
you got my subject here! Love this film. Saw it as a small boy on it's initial release - fantastic!

No airworthy Stukas exist - I might be wrong but I think there is only one...
01-07-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By spad

RE: A Dicey Landing With a Dying Engine

From watching the way it sinks in the closing moments of the approach I would say he was struggling to "stretch" the glide and actually landed well short of the optimum. There's no other reason to...
12-24-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,232
Posted By spad

RE: Poor Fokker!

Most definitely not pyros - believe that if you want.
Pause the replay at the right point and you can see the BUFF's starboard wing disappearing into the fireball. Infact, watching it again, you...
12-23-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,232
Posted By spad

RE: Poor Fokker!

The explosion at the end offends me - I find it a little tasteless as it is a cut-in of the B-52 going in at Fairchild killing 4 as it went.

Bad form to use that for comedy effect!

Rick
12-23-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,810
Posted By spad

RE: c117 crash

absolutely right P-40K-5.

Merry Christmas everyone.

cheers
Rick
10-31-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,488
Posted By spad

RE: Biggest Plane ever built

CGI spoof! ;)[8D]:D

cheers
Rick

http://blogs.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/2009/03/27/urban-legendinski/
10-29-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,613
Posted By spad

RE: another German oddity...(pic)

concur!

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/7561023737/p/1

except they reckon it's a C-2, but hey, it's a "C", I thought it was a "B" FWIW!:D

Good spot Orvis!

...
10-27-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By spad

RE: GR 1 tornado

Hi - welcome!

Try this link:

http://www.aviationtrivia.info/Panavia-Tornado.php

cheers
Rick
10-25-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By spad

RE: Saito shuts off

Warbird51 beat me to it!
As he says, try a new plug. I know you said it was a new plug already but even brand new items have faults on occasions (even Japanese products!) Anyhow - what do you have...
10-18-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By spad

RE: FAIRLEY SWORDFISH plans?

Why not eBay the floats and put the money towards one of the other options offered (Traplet?) - seems easiest.

cheers

Rick
10-06-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By spad

RE: A great magazine for all you Spitfire enthusiasts

@Tobsam - That's an interesting looking mag - just read the "taster" article "Which is best Spit or Hurricane" written by the ex-C/O of the BBMF. Fascinating and well balanced read - though I think...
09-17-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By spad

RE: need info for RAF P-40B

check the post right at th foot of the thread - maybe this guy has some useful data. Aos seems there is some confusion about the actual I/D?

...
09-17-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By spad

RE: need info for RAF P-40B

Hi P-40K-5

Found this:

This was the first RCAF unit to be formed overseas, with no previous link to a existing unit. Formed at Baginton on 1 March 1941 in the Army Co-operation role, it...
09-17-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By spad

RE: the Great Pink debate (or not)

Oh never mind....all I was suggesting was that it is far from impossible that the P-40 may have been painted a hue that had a pinkish tinge to it since there are other, period and up-to-date,...
09-16-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By spad

RE: the Great Pink debate (or not)

[quote]ORIGINAL: P-40K-5

fortunatly this isn't a gulf war 1 paint we're talking about here.

No, I realise that we're not talking Gulf War1 colours here - that was merely offered as an...
09-15-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By spad

RE: the Great Pink debate (or not)

Not sure about P-40s but there is a definite provenance to desert theatre machinery being pink. For example the British Long Range Desert Group (later to become the SAS) had sand finished long...
09-15-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,659
Posted By spad

RE: RC in the movies

Not "the movies" but a couple of British TV series, "Airline" and "Wings" used R/C models built and operated by the late/great David Boddington - often regarded as the pioneer of RC on film (with all...
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