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Found decent waterline drawings of HMCS Aurora. She will launch at 14.95 inches in 1/350 scale.

Lou
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Boomerang's Projects / Re: 1/48 Gribovsky G-10 Commenced 27 NOV 2017
« Last post by lastvautour on Yesterday at 01:28:13 PM »
Very rare indeed. I found 4 pictures which I assume you have.

Lou
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Boomerang's Projects / Re: 1/48 Gribovsky G-10 Commenced 27 NOV 2017
« Last post by Boomerang on Yesterday at 01:26:24 PM »

  Some more progress. Still only clipped and blue tacked together.

 Have made a couple of propeller blades .

 Should be all done in a couple of days.

 Gordon
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Boomerang's Projects / Re: 1/48 "Secret project" Commenced 27 NOV 2017
« Last post by Boomerang on Yesterday at 12:38:37 PM »

   It's a Gribovsky G-10.

    Gordon
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Boomerang's Projects / Re: 1/48 "Secret project" Commenced 27 NOV 2017
« Last post by lastvautour on Yesterday at 09:47:46 AM »
What is the plane's manufacturer and name?

Lou
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Ray, here is your opportunity to do your SE5.

I have some Profile Publication Profiles of several WWI aircraft.

Further research revealed that Canada had two ships at the beginning of WWI and received two more from the Royal Navy. All of which have no decent deck plans on line. HMS/HMCS Rainbow has limited drawings. Several Royal Navy ships were crewed by Canadians so more research is in order. 

Lou
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Ken N's Project Board / Re: A-10 Warthog Chidren's Toy
« Last post by Boomerang on Yesterday at 01:38:32 AM »

 Ken,

 Love your work.

 Gordon
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Boomerang's Projects / Re: 1/48 "Secret project" Commenced 27 NOV 2017
« Last post by Boomerang on Yesterday at 01:32:18 AM »

 Only one was built . Started out with a 3 cylinder engine (45 HP)with a later upgrade to 5 cylinders(65 HP).
 Limited photographs around (that I can find).

 There is one picture in the March 1936 Flying ACES magazine which shows the later version "at a     basic flight school".

 I can't find this picture on the net.

 Soooo...  Cylinders have been jazzed up with push rods, inlet and outlet pipes.
               Cockpit has been cleaned up with a rotary tool and Coaming has been added.

 Picture to follow.

 Cheers
 Gordon
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Ken N's Project Board / Re: A-10 Warthog Chidren's Toy
« Last post by Model Maker on December 12, 2017, 08:14:04 PM »
Thanks for the feedback Gordon and Lou. Still plodding along with the hopes of finishing for end of year. Looks like I may not have it finished in time for a Christmas gift for this year.

Finished roughing out the wing. Since it's a children's toy, I don't worry too much about the airfoil shape as I like to keep the wing thick and strong. As long as the outline is correct, I try and "cheat the eyes" with respect to the foil shape.

Fuselage has kefs cut in it for the dado. I use the bandsaw, but any hand saw will do. Cutting the kerfs reduces the chiseling and lets me focus on creating a smooth and straight root for the dado.

All material for the dado has been removed and the root chiseled smooth in order to accept the wing.

Wing has been fitted. I"ll finish off the final shaping, once the wing is glued in place.
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Cook-ups and Group Builds / Re: World War One Armistice 100th Anniversary - Cook Up
« Last post by johnnytodd on December 12, 2017, 03:25:34 PM »
Just re-discovered a great book I've had for years:  FIGHTER AIRCRAFT OF THE 1914-1918 WAR ; by Lamberton and Cheesman; 1960
It has roughly 90 aircraft featured in 3 view measured line illustrations, along with numerous photos and technical details.  If anyone would like a scan of a particular plane, email me and I'll do what I can...
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