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Which aircraft is this Hubley due cast based upon?

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Which aircraft is this Hubley due cast based upon?
Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 10:30 AM

Decided to restore this old Hubley diecast Jet and wonder what aircraft it is  based upon.Looks like a Lockheed design.

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 10:32 AM

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 10:33 AM

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Posted by goldhammer88 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 10:40 AM

First, fast impression is F9 Cougar.

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Posted by GMorrison on Saturday, January 8, 2022 11:02 AM

It's based on a drawing of an aircraft from an air race poster. We've looked at this before.

More in a bit...

 

Bill

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, January 8, 2022 11:54 AM

GMorrison

It's based on a drawing of an aircraft from an air race poster. We've looked at this before.

More in a bit...

 

Bill

 

I thought this was familiar.  I was poking around the forum trying to find the old thread with no luck

Thanks,

John

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:07 PM

Cool

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:16 PM

I decided to paint the upper Fuselage dark blue,the lower Fuselage white and the outer wings orange.  

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Posted by GMorrison on Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:26 PM

and my air race luau shirt (needs pressing):

 Hubley #430 

Bill

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 12:39 PM

Very cool!thanks a lot!

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 8, 2022 4:18 PM

I happened to have another one which I decided to paint in factory colors...  

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Posted by philo426 on Sunday, January 9, 2022 10:30 AM

Mocking it up prior to assembly .    

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Posted by philo426 on Sunday, January 9, 2022 4:50 PM

Looking good!  

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Posted by philo426 on Sunday, January 9, 2022 5:27 PM

I have another that needs landing gear..

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Posted by philo426 on Monday, January 10, 2022 11:45 AM

Added a jet exhaust. 

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Posted by philo426 on Monday, January 10, 2022 1:54 PM

Scratch built landing gear will do  until original parts are found    

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Posted by philo426 on Monday, January 10, 2022 1:56 PM

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