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Military trainer aircraft Group build 2020

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Posted by mach71 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:52 PM

Welcome to the GB crown r n7!

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Posted by crown r n7 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:16 PM

I'm in .I don't know yet ..

  .Nick

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Posted by mach71 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:24 PM

tempestjohnny, Great choice! I got to see a few of these in Europe in the '80s. It's a very different design.

 

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Posted by mach71 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:16 PM

keavdog

For inspiration - my fledgling trainer collection

 

 

Beautiful Texan 2 and Trojan!

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Posted by mach71 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:08 PM

modelcrazy

Hi Mach,

I think I have a Tigermoth of something for newb pilots. Let me look around.

 

 

Cool! Welcome aboard!

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Posted by keavdog on Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:24 PM

For inspiration - my fledgling trainer collection

Thanks,

John

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Posted by freem on Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:35 AM

Put me on the list.  I know I have a couple of T-6s in the stash and a Stearman.  If I dig deep enough I may have a T-38 somewhere.

Chris Christenson

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:22 AM

Hi Mach,

I think I have a Tigermoth of something for newb pilots. Let me look around.

Steve

Building a kit from your stash is like cutting a head off a Hydra, two more take it's place.

 

 

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Posted by mawright20 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:39 AM
Thanks!
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Posted by lewbud on Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:55 AM

mawright20
Anybody know of any T-43 Navigator trainer kits out there? Or I may have to find a T-37 Tweet
 

Yup. You've got the Airfix and Eastern Express kits in 1/144 with Draw Decals for the markings.  If 1/144 is too small for you, you've got a choice of the venerable Aurora/Monogram 737-200 or new player in the form of Big Plane Kits with a modern kit of the 737-200.  Draw Decals https://www.shopdrawdecal.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=44%2D737%2D100 and https://www.shopdrawdecal.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=72%2D737%2D100 and https://www.shopdrawdecal.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=72%2D737%2D101  All of the kits I mentioned are or should be available on Evilbay.

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

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Posted by mach71 on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:22 AM

I'm very glad to have everyone on board with the GB!

 

mawright20
Anybody know of any T-43 Navigator trainer kits out there? Or I may have to find a T-37 Tweet
 

 

The T-43 was basically a 737-200 modified with only 9(?) windows a side. I'm sure aftermarket decals are available for it.

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Posted by mawright20 on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:34 AM
Anybody know of any T-43 Navigator trainer kits out there? Or I may have to find a T-37 Tweet
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Posted by tempestjohnny on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:45 AM
Start me off with the old Airfix Fouga Magister in 1/72

 

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Posted by Bish on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:24 AM

I'm in. I had 2 trainers i was planning on doing in the next year or so anyway, so this is perfect. Both in 72nd scale, first one will be the Hasegawa Me 262B-1a and that will be followed by the MPM Bf 109G-12.

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Posted by lewbud on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:49 PM

I'm in. Academy's 1/72 T-6. Most likely in Guatemalan markings.

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

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Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:50 PM

I'm in

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by sickdude on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:38 PM

Looking good mach. Jeaton did a great job on the avatar, thumbs up to him. Put me down for Academy/Minicraft 1/50 T-38A Talon. In what markings I don't know yet. I hope to get a few external aftermarket details for it too (resin wheels, landing gear, pilot tube, ect.). A pile of stores were included with it, so I got that area covered. Fun fun fun!

William (Willy)

 
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Posted by mach71 on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:26 PM

Build logbook:

 

Mach71 T-38 from the 82 FTW Williams AFB Wolfpack or Trumpeter

 

 

sickdude 1/50 Academy/Minicraft T-38A

 

keavdog 1/48 Trumpeter T-38A, T-34 Mentor, T-45C Goshawk

 

 

lewbud Academy 1/72 T-6

 

 

bish 1/72 Hasegawa Me262B-1 and MPM Bf109G-12

 

 

tempestjohnny 1/72 Airfix Fouga Magister

1st to finish!

 

 

 

mawright TBD Maybe a T-43 or T-37 

 

Modelcrazy    TBD maybe a Tigermoth

 

freem  T-6 

 

crown r n7  TBD

 

Falconmod Tumpeter T-38 Thunderbird Revelle 1/72 BEe Hawk T.1

oortiz10 SR-71B

 

jeaton01 1/48 Planet models Fairchild PT-19

Build 2. Monogram 1/48 T-6

 

Build 2 done!

 

B-36Andy Stearman N2S 

 

 

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Military trainer aircraft Group build 2020
Posted by mach71 on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:23 PM

The T-38 is coming up on 60 years in service, with the selection of the T-7 Redhawk as Its replacement, it seems a good time to honor it with a group build.

 

This GB will begin March 17 2020 and run until March 17 2021, the 60th year of its service.

 

The rules:

 

1. Any military trainer from any country/service. In any livery. Example T-38

2. Any non trainer used in a training role, but it must be in training livery. Example Mig-15

3. Any proposed trainer, even if it never saw service. Example Fairchild T-46 or even the Textron Scorpion.

4. Any build, kit/kitbash/scratch build as long as it's less than 50% complete at the start.

5. Post WIP photos.

6. HAVE FUN and build.

Stories that go with builds are great as are real life photos.

I think thats about it.

Jeaton01 made a great badge, Thanks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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