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Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by sdk2knbk, May 20, 2007.
i´d like to see more of this
That post was actually a bit of a joke. Sdk2knbk was me, before "the troubles" got my account deleted. I just wanted to see if there was still interest here.
Sorry no posts on it for a while. I haven't gotten much done on the interior yet, but I think you'll like what has been done.
Too bad you haven't done a build thread on it.!
Glad you like it, guys. I've had a lot of help with this one, so can't take all the credit. She will be available soon, and is loaded with lots of little easter eggs (you can thank my co-conspirator for those).
I do have a C-46 started somewhere. The interface at the nose and tail between the two fuselage diameters has been giving me fits! Maybe someday, the Stratoliner has only taken 5 years .
That Boeing looks really nice!Looking forward to seeing this one for sale.
This plane is beautiful. This model is beautiful! I wish we could see some bigger pics!! Or maybe some detail ones?
Ditto that Zathros. The nose on this is incomparable. I wonder how large this beast is for the nose to look so smooth.
I hope I didn't scare these guys away.
I don't have many in progress build pictures, but there are a few. The first ones show the size of the 1/48th scale model on top of our washing machine lid. The finished model in the first picture I posted here was built by my partner in theis design, John Dell.
My copy of the model is only a bit farther along than this, with the wingtips added, and the nacelles started.
More of John's pictures, many thanks to him! The model would never have looked this good without all his hard work.
That is truly stunning!
Wow! What a beautiful model -you did an amazing job engineering this, especially on the curves, magnificent!
Another classy model. Thanks. Mike.
Thanks, all. I have a couple of relatives to this plane in the works as well. More when there's enough to show.
This thread has had 6065 views. Sometimes, people don't comment, but that is a lot of views!!
These last pictures are really awesome. You've created a whole scene that really recreates that era. It's more than a diorama, it seems very much "alive". Maybe because of the people, they sure were thinner back then!!
Seems like I'm really just stating the obvious but it is a beautiful plane and the design of the model is top notch.
After nearly six years, the first edition of the model is finally done and availble at Ecardmodels. Many Thanks to John Dell, this one is as much his as mine.
The Pan American version is now complete and available as well. This is the Clipper "Flying Cloud", currently on display at the Smithsonian. Coming soon will be the camouflaged C-75.
The latest version has been added to the collection, the C-75 version. The aircraft of both TWA and Pan Am were "drafted" into military service, but only the TWA aircraft were modified and repainted. "Commanche" represents one of them. Thanks again to John Dell for his great repaints and accessories.
These really are beautiful models. John Dell and you both do great work!