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Vote for the model you'd like Tony Nijhuis to design!

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David Ashby - Moderator17/11/2010 12:45:40
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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 -
 
Spitfire
Typhoon
Lysander
Halifax
Lancaster
B-17
Hurricane
 
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 Livsey17/11/2010 12:56:19
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Ok, how about:
 
1. Piaggio P-180 Avanti
 
2. A-10
 
3.   some sort of Microlight/ultralight
 
Let's have something different. Not all of us are warbird fanatics.
Michael Hickman17/11/2010 12:57:41
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Vulcan (EDF)
Mossie
Bristol M1C

istol M

Peter Gallivan17/11/2010 12:58:44
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Ok ,here we go:
 
1. Mitsubishi A6M Zero
 
2.Hawker Tempest
 
3. Yak-9
Richard Wood17/11/2010 13:04:16
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 72" - 80" electric Short Stirling.
'60' size Tucano.
EDF Folland Gnat.
 
 
Andy Butler17/11/2010 13:19:59
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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

Eck17/11/2010 13:31:00
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FW 190A
 
Arado Ar 234 (EDF)
 
 Lavochkin La-7
 
 

Fanyak17/11/2010 13:31:34
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1º.- Yakovlev 18t
2º.- Pilatus PC6 Turbo Porter
3º.- Mig 3
Ross Clarkson17/11/2010 14:06:27
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It has to be a VC-10.

Edited By Ross Clarkson on 17/11/2010 14:06:58

Phil 917/11/2010 14:08:23
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Polikarpov I-16
 
Hawkwer Hunter (EDF)
 
Stefan Hafner17/11/2010 14:11:12
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What about :-
 
1. Avro Shackelton
2. Handley page Victor
3. P 38 Lightning
JohnnyB17/11/2010 14:27:33
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    1.      HANDLEY PAGE HASTINGS (electric or I/C)
 
    2.     SCOTTISH AVIATION TWIN PIONEER (TWIN PIN)
 
    3.     D H DOVE (DEVON)
 
  John.
Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator17/11/2010 14:42:54
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Mmm,
 
how about...
 
 
 

1. DH Rapide - but those pointed wings might pose a problem?
 
 
 

2. Fairey Swordfish - the old "Stringbag"
 
 
 
 

3. The Beautiful Hawker Hind (Aaahhhh!)
 
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  
 
BEB
 

Edited By Biggles' Elder Brother on 17/11/2010 14:44:26

Phil 917/11/2010 15:11:48
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Howard 500
 

Meteor
Reg 117/11/2010 15:17:14
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   BRISTOL  M1C
   SPAD X11
  STRINGBAG
                        REG
 
 
 
Keiran Arnold17/11/2010 15:17:16
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         JU88
 
         Hawker Hunter  T Mk-7 (EDF)
 
         Avro 504
martyn sharp17/11/2010 15:29:24
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Posted by Ross Clarkson on 17/11/2010 14:06:27:
It has to be a VC-10.

Edited By Ross Clarkson on 17/11/2010 14:06:58

 yep i would go for that as well
 
 Martyn
Pete B - Moderator17/11/2010 15:41:40
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1. Fairey Swordfish
 
2. Gloster Gladiator
 
3. DH Dragon Rapide
Jonathan Lewzey17/11/2010 16:19:07
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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
 

Klippy17/11/2010 16:38:16
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I'm with you BEB
Rapide
Hind
Stringbag

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