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  1. Here is 521 with it's bomb tally on the nose: or if you want something different to hang, how about the wash: Jari
  2. Some useful A-6B info here: http://tailspintopics.blogspot.com/2016/01/grumman-6b-iron-hand.html Jari
  3. Here is another one from the Coral Sea site, going up on a test hop, note the drop tank has the squadron designation stenciled on it: Jari
  4. From the Texas Tech site mentioned by Peter, the squadron got some A-6B to use with the Standard Arm: https://vva.vietnam.ttu.edu/images.php?img=/images/1201/1201088008.pdf from the USS Coral Sea site: Jari
  5. Which is why they came out with pods with multiple rockets for the shotgun effect: Jari
  6. Here is a view of the launchers on a Mustang, you can see where the front lug slides in and above that is the slot for the arming wiring solenoid: Jari
  7. The larger rockets would drop and then fire while the smaller ones would slide off the launcher: Jari
  8. If you line up the rockets with their exhaust most seem to be going where they were aimed at but if you look at the 3d rocket from the right it looks like it will go elsewhere: Jari
  9. A lot of variables are involved but even if the target is large and you are close as in this image, you still can miss: Jari
  10. Maybe the answer can be found here: https://www.docdroid.com/d3D4wyb/convair-b-36-peacemaker-flight-operating-instructions-pdf Jari
  11. This view shows where the LAU-7 launcher was installed on the inboard pylon, the top of the pylon sway braces adding spacing for the TER and bombs: Jari
  12. Looks like the Russians are using tires to protect their a/c from Ukrainian attacks: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/russian-su-34-strike-fighter-seen-covered-in-tires Jari
  13. Here are the instructions on Scalemate: https://www.scalemates.com/products/img/0/9/1/1480091-12-instructions.pdf the unit markings have been crossed out. Jari
  14. The Trumpeter site has the shorter version of the decal sheet: http://www.trumpeter-china.com/index.php?g=home&m=product&a=show&id=3924&l=en while Hobby Search has the longer one: https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/image/10995499 maybe one was the early release, i guess we'll find out when we get one and open the box. Jari
  15. Nice look at both kits, however i have seen this decal sheet: shown on some model sites. Jari
  16. Hi Peter, here are some nice photos of them being built at the CCF factory in Fort William Ont (now Thunder Bay, my home town): https://canavbooks.wordpress.com/2019/11/12/canadian-car-foundry-and-the-curtiss-sbw-helldiver/ click on any of the images for larger versions. Jari
  17. Here is Ruhr Express and you can clearly see it has it: Jari
  18. Here is one with Ostketten: which you can 3D print: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2788343 Jari
  19. A view from the rear: https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205126703 Jari
  20. Looking good, in case you want to add a bit of colour to the engines: https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205188205 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205188203 Jari
  21. Some Korean War Navy ones: the brackets on the side were for toe bars: Jari
  22. A 1/32 Y-Wing and TIE Bomber would be nice as well. Jari
  23. With more 3D printed interest of late, here is a video that maybe be of use: Jari
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