My Bell-Boeing QTR (Quad Tilt-Rotor)

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  1. rafaelgonzalez65

    rafaelgonzalez65 New Member

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    Hola!!!

    This is my last adventure. It's my take on Bell-Boeing's QTR, the current incarnation of the V-44, the V-22's biger brother. I call it the StormWind:

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    rafaelgonzalez65 New Member

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    Inspired on its lines, I took one unassembled AC-130 I had lying around:
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    Then covered it with newspaper scraps wetted in a solution of 1 part water+2 parts white glue
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    Here's what you get, hard as Vacform plastic
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    The two halves together
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    rafaelgonzalez65 New Member

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    Primered for the first time:
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    Then I cast the engines from a V-22 kit in plasticine molds poured with automotive boby repair resin:
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    The result:
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    Then made the wings from those of the V-22 kit in 1/72 and 1/48:
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    Covered everything in Bondo
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    And assembled the engines, with a little balsa sandwiched in, for thickness
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    rafaelgonzalez65 New Member

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    After meeting the brush, and fitting the engines and props, she looks like this:
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    It was FUN!!!

    I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed building it!!!

    Saludos,
    Rafa
  5. Dyna-Soar

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    Very Nice! I saw it earlier on the Starship modeler forum as my alter-ego Atlantis v2.0.