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A thread for posting images of beautiful aeroplanes.


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#1 mpk

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 11:23 AM

I have found this site to be a wellspring of inspiration. Not only in the builds, but also in the wonderful images of stunning aircraft. One cannot help but be in awe more often than not. Often our very own Martin will spring up with a photo one needs at just the right moment.

 

How he does it is beyond me.

 

So I figured it may be a good idea to post images of aircraft that are to you, beautiful.

 

I recall building the old 1/72 Airfix Hawker Hunter as a small child and when it was complete I was in awe at its lines. It never occurred to me just how lovely it was until I could see it in three dimensions.

 

An aircraft that may even leave birds in awe.

 

I am very interested to see what my fellow travellers in this modeling world find beautiful, and perhaps why? Please don't be shy. Post away.

 

The Hawker Hunter.

 

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#2 Shawn M

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 02:33 PM

ooooo I can play!

 

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I dont suffer from AMS, I revell in it..get it...Revell


#3 Martinnfb

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 03:02 PM

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#4 Martinnfb

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 03:16 PM

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In progress:   D-13 ; Ta-152V7 ; Mig-29 ; EMIL ; P-39 Аэрокобра ; Avia S-199 ; K-14 what if

Done:            F-8 F-8 Wurger Party ; D-9 ; D-15; Ta-152E ; P-40E 


#5 Bill_S

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 04:25 PM

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I started building my shelf of doom, but I never finished it.

 


#6 Iain (32SIG)

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 04:36 PM

That Hunter (Miss Demeanour) is still for sale if anyone has any spare change  :whistle:

 

Iain


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Iain Ogilvie - http://www.aeronut.co.uk
 


#7 Peterpools

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 04:52 PM

In my eyes:

 

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Peter


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#8 TonyT

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 05:00 PM

Couple of mine

 

 

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Lightning QRA by Tony Taylor, on Flickr


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Posted 23 March 2017 - 05:01 PM

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Lightning full reheat by Tony Taylor, on Flickr


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Posted 23 March 2017 - 05:03 PM

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Lanc at the ready by Tony Taylor, on Flickr


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#11 kkarlsen

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 05:14 PM

My favorite...

 

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2017 builds:

S.e.5a - No 74 'Tiger' Squadron, Clairmarais 1918, Diorama. http://forum.largesc...topic=68923&hl=

De Havilland Mosquito B Mk IV (FPU) - Diorama. http://forum.largesc...topic=67555&hl=


#12 Jennings Heilig

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 05:14 PM

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"It's all part of the show..."


#13 williamj

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 05:24 PM

    Kind of a sad,forgotten age picture.

 

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#14 mpk

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 06:08 PM

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"The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side"
Hunter S. Thompson.

#15 DeanKB

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 06:12 PM

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"First, shalt thou take out the Holy pin. Then, shalt thou count to three - no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shall thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that then thou shalt proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number is reached, then lobbeth thou thy Holy hand grenade of Antioch towards thy foe who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it. Amen"





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