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What would we like to see Tim design?

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Hugh Coleman18/01/2012 01:21:49
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How about a Gloster Gorcock?

If Tim doesn't I will!
 
Hugh
Reno Racer18/01/2012 02:00:07
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2 Very undermodelled British aircraft:
 
a Piston Provost or Jet Provost
Peter Miller18/01/2012 08:24:13
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Based on Tim's scale designs, you should be looking at a civilian aircraft of the 20s or 30s.
 
Right Tim?
Danny Fenton18/01/2012 09:30:32
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I think Tim was caught drooling over the Elf at Old Warden......
 

Cheers
Danny
Keiran Arnold18/01/2012 09:31:54
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Airspeed Oxford
Keiran Arnold18/01/2012 09:32:00
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Airspeed Oxford
Plummet18/01/2012 10:05:24
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ARROW ACTIVE 2 - G-ABVE (1932)
 
 
(Or pretty much anything on there.)
 
Plummet
Hugh Coleman18/01/2012 11:03:38
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Posted by Danny Fenton on 18/01/2012 09:30:32:
I think Tim was caught drooling over the Elf at Old Warden......
 

Cheers
Danny
 
That's a pretty bird. I'd like to see what Tim does with that.
 
Hugh
Bob Cotsford18/01/2012 11:08:59
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I'm with Plummet, I've always liked the Arrow Active

Edited By Bob Cotsford on 18/01/2012 11:09:37

Tim Hooper18/01/2012 11:44:43
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So, no pressure then?

I seem to be in a bit of cycle; major project/fleet fettling/minor project/ARTF, etc....

So, next on the list comes the finishing of Netty's own Clean Sweep (which got ousted from the bench to make room for the B2). I also have no less than three hotliner gliders all awaiting repairs to get them back in the air again - and I really love this particular form of hooligan flying!

After that? Well, I guess it's time for a smaller model, yes?
 
OK, I've had my fill of multi-wingers for a while, but it might be nice to do a nice twin-engined monoplane at around 48" span and, say, 300watts of oomph. Not the Oxford (sorry Kieran), but perhaps something more modern - even current? Something in two-tone blue camoflage perhaps?
 
Time will tell....unless somebody guesses it first!
 
tim
Pat (rActive) Harbord18/01/2012 11:51:02
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Ooooh, prop jet?
Plummet18/01/2012 11:56:29
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Not an unusual wartime twin, the Albemarle then?.
 
 
Plummet
Phil 918/01/2012 12:03:21
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twin mono? what about a Howard 500
Erfolg18/01/2012 12:07:36
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I guess it all depends on the criteria. Some things may be self evident, others less so.
 
I take it is a given that the model should interest Tim. Although for a commercial offering that may not be quite as high on the list as the builder may wish.
 
I think the other issue, is that of appeal to modellers, to ideally build the design, the other it helps sell the magazine.
 
If you concentrate on the latter, most scale designs have been done, and often, done a lot.
 
Yet the Airspeed Courier does demonstrate, that some designs do strike a chord with many.
 
I would suggest the Heston Racer on the basis it has not been done before (well not often), it was a 1930s aircraft, very attractive (to me).
 

Erfolg18/01/2012 12:18:29
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The light and dark blue camouflage has thrown me.
 
At first I thought of one of the Royal Flight, but that is not camouflage, is it.
 
I then thought of high flying reconnaissance aircraft, yet they tend to be a simple blue.
 
So flummoxed
IanN18/01/2012 12:26:52
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Posted by Tim Hooper on 18/01/2012 11:44:43:
 
it might be nice to do a nice twin-engined monoplane at around 48" span and, say, 300watts of oomph..... perhaps something more modern - even current? Something in two-tone blue camoflage perhaps?
 
Time will tell....unless somebody guesses it first!
 
tim

Wouldn't be the Shuttleworth Anson would it by any chance?

Pete B - Moderator18/01/2012 12:29:57
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Hmm, light and dark blue camo, modern - even current? - sounds Eastern European-ish to me........???

Pete
Keith Simmons18/01/2012 12:40:24
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A Flanker? or even a F15 in aggressor colours?
Tim Hooper18/01/2012 13:03:16
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Posted by Pete B on 18/01/2012 12:29:57:
Hmm, light and dark blue camo, modern - even current? - sounds Eastern European-ish to me........???

Pete
 
 
Very English. Very civilian.....
 
tim
Keith Simmons18/01/2012 13:09:35
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Thompson Fly or Britannia Airlines ?

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