Vote for the model you'd like Tony Nijhuis to design!
we have a winner! - 12/2/11
|David Ashby - Moderator||17/11/2010 12:45:40|
10935 forum posts
Tony's up for a challenge in 2011 once again so we'd like Modelflying.co.uk members and RCM&E readers to vote for the model they'd like Tony to design in 2011. The winning aircraft will be the free plan design in our Autumn Special Issue.
It's important to bear in mind what's gone before and exclude from your voting the machines Tony has designed already -
That leaves plenty more enticing subjects though if previous voting has been anything to go by so just leave a post below stating your top three choices.
Pretty much anything goes although adoption of the winner will be subject to Tony's confirmation of the practical viabilities - in reality we don't anticipate a problem but then we don't know what the winner will be.Please vote once only, thanks.
A separate chat thread exists alongside this so folks can chat about the voting and subject matter etc. Please leave comments and thoughts there......
Edited By David Ashby - RCME Administrator on 17/11/2010 15:03:33
Edited By David Ashby - RCME Administrator on 18/11/2010 12:59:15
|Gavin Livsey||17/11/2010 12:56:19|
113 forum posts
Ok, how about:
1. Piaggio P-180 Avanti
3. some sort of Microlight/ultralight
Let's have something different. Not all of us are warbird fanatics.
|Michael Hickman||17/11/2010 12:57:41|
312 forum posts
|Peter Gallivan||17/11/2010 12:58:44|
114 forum posts
Ok ,here we go:
1. Mitsubishi A6M Zero
|Richard Wood||17/11/2010 13:04:16|
1094 forum posts
72" - 80" electric Short Stirling.
'60' size Tucano.
EDF Folland Gnat.
|Andy Butler||17/11/2010 13:19:59|
455 forum posts
I was going to say Beaufighter, Anson and Blenheim but I'm going to be contentious and to complement the Spitfire and Hurricane;
1. FW 190
2. Me 109
3. Me 110
Electric or IC, I fly both.
Edited By Andy Butler on 17/11/2010 13:21:17
660 forum posts
Arado Ar 234 (EDF)
79 forum posts
1º.- Yakovlev 18t
2º.- Pilatus PC6 Turbo Porter
3º.- Mig 3
|Ross Clarkson||17/11/2010 14:06:27|
1438 forum posts
|It has to be a VC-10.
Edited By Ross Clarkson on 17/11/2010 14:06:58
|Phil 9||17/11/2010 14:08:23|
4287 forum posts
Hawkwer Hunter (EDF)
|Stefan Hafner||17/11/2010 14:11:12|
382 forum posts
What about :-
1. Avro Shackelton
2. Handley page Victor
3. P 38 Lightning
258 forum posts
1. HANDLEY PAGE HASTINGS (electric or I/C)
2. SCOTTISH AVIATION TWIN PIONEER (TWIN PIN)
3. D H DOVE (DEVON)
|Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator||17/11/2010 14:42:54|
15748 forum posts
No ARTF's of any of them I believe (except an expensive huge one of the Sowrdfish) and all lovely aeroplanes.
Yes, I know what you're thinking "Doesn't he move beyond the 1930's". No he doesn't really
Edited By Biggles' Elder Brother on 17/11/2010 14:44:26
|Phil 9||17/11/2010 15:11:48|
4287 forum posts
|Reg 1||17/11/2010 15:17:14|
|22 forum posts|
|Keiran Arnold||17/11/2010 15:17:16|
254 forum posts
Hawker Hunter T Mk-7 (EDF)
|martyn sharp||17/11/2010 15:29:24|
|420 forum posts|
yep i would go for that as well
|Pete B - Moderator||17/11/2010 15:41:40|
7614 forum posts
1. Fairey Swordfish
2. Gloster Gladiator
3. DH Dragon Rapide
|Jonathan Lewzey||17/11/2010 16:19:07|
1136 forum posts
A lot of the above types have been modelled before. I'd like to see something thats never been done before while being an inspirational and interesting design.
I don't think any of these have been done before:
1) The new Cirrus SRS, a light sport aircraft. Challenging compound curves could be tackled with mouldings. I'm sure you'll agree it looks just right
2) Recently, Peter Besenyei started flying a new racing aircraft in the Red Bull Air Race - the Corvus Racer. Built in Hungary it arguably looks better than the edge/extra line and would make a great modelling subject.
3) Finally, a personal favourite of mine, the Beech starship. I think this would look epic as a model and I don't think its been done before despite deing around for a while. it is quite complicated, but I'm sure it could be done
753 forum posts
I'm with you BEB
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