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"Fling Wing" GB 2016

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"Fling Wing" GB 2016
Posted by Theuns on Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:19 AM

This is a GB dedicated to any aircraft that uses Rotors or rotary wings as a means of flight.

These incluse normal helos, OV-22 / Rotor dine tipes, Auto Gyros, and experimental types like the Lufftwaffe FW "Trieb Flugel" and the Lockheed F-104 with the rotary triangular wing.

Time line will be from 01 August 2016 to 31 December 2016.

Any scale

Crossovers allowed

WIP pix please

started projects OK up to 20% done

I am not good with GB badgees so I welcome sugestions we can look at.

 

Theuns

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Posted by Theuns on Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:20 AM

Roster and pix page.

Badge

 

Theuns - Airfix 1/72 Westland sea king  (cmpleted page 4)

 

Rob S. - Hobby boss 1/72 MiL 2  (completed page 2)

 

kg4kpg - 1/72 CH-146 Griffon 

 

B_one fixer  - Revell 1/32 UH-1D Huey

 

plasticjunkie  (TBA)

 

lewbud  (TBA)

 

taxtp  (Italeri 1/72 UH1b Auzzy)

 

Keyda81  (Academy Hughes 500)  Completed page 3

Keyda81 -Italeri 1/48 "Kiowa"( completed page 3)

 

 Buffirn - 1/72 Special Hobby AH-1G "Over the USA and Europe".

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Posted by B_one fixer on Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:12 PM

Awesome ! I have not build a helo in awhile, the Huey I will build is the old Revell Uh-1D

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Posted by Rob S. on Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:13 PM

Theuns, I've got some badge ideas....Stick out tongue

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Posted by Theuns on Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:22 PM

or even of the "father" of fling wing....

:-)

More modern...

 

 

Theuns

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Posted by Theuns on Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:04 AM

I started on an Italeri 1/72 MH 53 e some time ago but mostly with some scratch building the side walls as there is very little detail in the kit.

I glued thin strips of plastic to the sidewalls to look like the internal formers. Then I glued painted fabric between those to look like the padding between the formers.

The seats are also made from flat plastic sheet and strips.

 

 

I will not do more work on it till the start date ;-)

 

Theuns

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  • From: Charleston, SC
Posted by kg4kpg on Sunday, July 24, 2016 9:56 PM

I'll be building the Hasgawa 1-72 Mi-24 Hind A. I have to correct the incorrect kit cockpit and hopefully find an exotic paint scheme to do other than plain ole camo. Just sold my house and looking for my new one, so building will be off and on at first. may not even start before September.

chris

 

someone build this:

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Posted by taxtp on Friday, July 29, 2016 8:18 PM

I haven't done a helo for a very long time, probably the early eighties, but I'll support this GB with one Theuns. Nice idea.

It'll be a Hobby Boss 1/72 Westland Lynx Mk 88 in German colours.

Cheers

Tony

I'm just taking it one GB at a time.

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Posted by Theuns on Friday, July 29, 2016 11:51 PM

That is a nice one Tony, I am interested to see how it goes together.

I built the HB 1/72 MiL 24 and that was nicely detailed.

 

I will put you on the roster.

 

Theuns

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Posted by Theuns on Sunday, July 31, 2016 11:19 PM

This GB is officially open now :-)

 

Theuns

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  • From: Charleston, SC
Posted by kg4kpg on Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:06 AM

Changing my plan. Instead of the Hind A I'm going to build an Italeri 1/72 CH-146 Griffon in a civil scheme. All of my supplies and kits will be stored while we wait to close on our new home mid-November, so it will be a Thanksgiving start for me. 

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Posted by Theuns on Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:04 AM

Great, I got you down for that one.

We have been having a severe cold spell here in SA and with temps so cold that I cant even do my work at the airfield I have not been modling at all!

The fingers are just to dumb in the cold :-(

 

Theuns

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Posted by B_one fixer on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:50 PM

I will be starting the huey soon, Just waiting for some decals to arrive. 

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Posted by Theuns on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:12 PM

Great, I am also hoping to get to working on my MH 53 next week. :-)

 

Theuns

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Posted by Theuns on Thursday, August 11, 2016 9:33 AM

I painted the bench seats I made aswell as a few other bits in the cabin today but I am having a hard time uploading them onto my PC...will post asap.

 

Theuns

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Posted by Rob S. on Friday, August 12, 2016 9:43 PM

So, I got started on the Mi-2. Not going to take long. Low part count, very small and one colour. I will still do a pre/post shade process. Here's the kit:

Very basic interior. The real challenge is that peculiar blue colour the Russians use for their interiors. Hand mixed a colour that best matches samples from photos on the internet.

Clear parts installation and interior paint

Upper bulkhead installation with decal

I realized late that I didn't take a pic of the finished interior before buttoning it up! Embarrassed I painted all the seats khaki, controls were painted and lightly washed to bring the tone down a bit. Anyway, attached both sides and installed the clear front piece. NICE fit. Very well engineered Hobby Boss kit thus far. That's it for now. Hopefully get back to more tomorrow, but, busy weekend on the go.

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Posted by Rob S. on Friday, August 12, 2016 9:55 PM

Theuns

or even of the "father" of fling wing....

 

:-)

More modern...

 

 

 

Theuns

 

Theuns, how about this for a Badge idea?

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Posted by Theuns on Friday, August 12, 2016 11:46 PM

Rob you are moving on that Mil! Looking very good sofar. I know getting thay "outch eyes" blue correct is a pain but I think you nailed it.

 

I rather like that badge you got there, it gives the "feel" of "fling wing" nicely.

I hope all will like it, what say you guys?

 

As for my MH 53, I painted a few bits and bobs, will post a pic later today.

 

Theuns

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Posted by Theuns on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 9:07 AM

I had a little time so I did some work on the 53.

The effect looks quite rough now, but the cabin will be like a dark cave so I am not to worried about it.

I still have allot of stuff to build for the cabin, the roof section is going to be vert tricky as I can nly do it once the fuse is joined and access will be limited...

 

Theuns

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Posted by Rob S. on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 5:59 AM

Looks good Theuns. It's gonna be like building a 'ship in a bottle'!

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Posted by Theuns on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 11:26 PM

You as so right Rob, I still have no idea how I am going to make the cabin roof once the fuse is joined up....

 

Theuns

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Posted by Rob S. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:47 PM

I have more progress on the Mi-2, but, Photobucket is being its usual self and locking up on me every few seconds so, not sure if I'm going to be able to post. MTF.

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Posted by Rob S. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:54 PM

Well, I have some progress pics. The rest will have to wait as I'm getting frustrated by PB. Anyway, I installed the engine intakes, primed the whole fuselage, layed down the Russian Green, post shaded the green, masked off for the Russian sky blue and got the sky blue done, AND, got a coat of Future down.

I can't post pics ATM. I'll try later. The whole of PB is not responding!!!

 

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Posted by Rob S. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:03 PM

 

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Posted by B_one fixer on Thursday, August 18, 2016 4:13 PM

Well here we go. Gonna get started on the Huey.

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Posted by Theuns on Thursday, August 18, 2016 11:14 PM

Rob I hear you mate! I have had a stupid autaumatic link that comes up to a photo buy site from PB and you cant close it without closing PB   Arggg!

Sometimes it takes a few attempts to load pix :-(

Anyway that MiL is looking so good, I really like the shading.

 

Mr. B-1, that is a very interesting kit, I am quite interested to see how it builds up. Is it on of Revell's older kits?

 

Theuns

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Posted by B_one fixer on Thursday, August 18, 2016 11:17 PM

It sure is. It's one of revell's ancient releases. It gets re-issued from time to time though.

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Posted by Theuns on Friday, August 19, 2016 10:09 AM

I tried the revell 1/48 UH1 gunship but it was so bad that I eventually just binned it....no model is worth my sanity LOL

 

Theuns

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Posted by Rob S. on Friday, August 19, 2016 10:45 AM

I did that Huey waaaay back in the day and I remember having some 'mental' moments too...LOL 

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Posted by Rob S. on Friday, August 19, 2016 10:50 AM

So, yeah, quick build for sure. I should have saved this one for weekend madness later this fall Stick out tongue

Anyway, PB is remarkably fast today, dunno. The colour demark between the blue and green looks ok. I'm happy with it. Went 'hard' as the helo is so small, soft edging would have been way out of scale. 

Did I mention it was going to wear UKRAINIAN markings??

NO wait, PB is locked up again!!!! Bang Head

No pics yet. MTF.

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