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Old 12-30-2014, 05:11 AM
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Model suggestion thread

I'm gonna try something. Sometimes, I look through my meager collection of 3-views and books, and have no idea what to design next. I get lots of ideas just browsing through the forum, and have even seen a few "that's an oddball, maybe Aaron will design a model of it" comments in threads. So, I wanted to consolidate everything into one thread, and set a few basic ground rules.

1: I take any and all suggestions as long as a good large 3-view and picture is included, preferably in color. Google and I are not on friendly terms, and trying to find information on an aircraft is iffy at best for me.

I once designed a model for somebody, and when I asked for a pic of the version he wanted, found out I'd designed the wrong plane

2: The odder an aircraft is, the better.

3: US Coast Guard or NASA/NACA versions go high on the list.

4: Some planes just have that "Cooooooooool" factor that makes me wanna design them.

5: Bribery helps

6: The rarer it is in the paper modelling world, the better. Harriers, F-117's, F-15's, Me-109's and the like are a little overdone.

So, if you have a suggestion, or see an oddball plane in your web carousing, drop a 3-view here, and I'll have a look at it.
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Old 12-30-2014, 06:56 AM
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Did somebody say odd:

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Old 12-30-2014, 07:15 AM
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this should hit a few notes with you Aaron

Sikorsky S-72 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



This Aircraft has been mentioned a few times in various model suggestion threads
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Old 12-30-2014, 07:50 AM
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I'd like to see a nice model of the XB-70 Valkyrie. The only one I've seen I've built, but it's very simple and boxy. There are lots of reference pics on the web of good quality. I think this is a very unique plane.
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Old 12-30-2014, 08:08 AM
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Hello bgt01,

there exists already a very good model of the XB-Valkyrie from Ken L. West.
You can purchase it from ecardmodels.com when it will work again.

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Old 12-30-2014, 08:54 AM
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I vote for the recently mentioned (Kettering Aerial Torpedo (Bug)) Kettering Bug.
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Old 12-30-2014, 09:28 AM
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How about that HC-144 Ocean Sentry. Modern, USCG!
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Old 12-30-2014, 09:31 AM
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Soviet BOK-5

More info here (lots of photos and drawings): Chizhevskiy BOK-5 flying wing prototype (TsKB-13)

Another take on her unusual color scheme:
Modeling the VVS: BOK-5 in Profile
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Old 12-30-2014, 10:24 AM
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That Soviet BOK-5 is a weird looking airplane. It looks like a butterfly or a moth in that top view.
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Old 12-30-2014, 10:33 AM
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X-29

I would really like to see a detailed model of the X-29 (with cockpit and landing gear).

Grumman X-29 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://www.google.com/search?q=X-29...&ved=0CIkBEIke

Here are a few of "3 view" plans. I hope that they help.
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