Wernher von Braun's VTOL interceptor

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    RocketmanTan Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure most people here on this great website have heard of the Dr. Wernher von Braun. For those who never heard of him, he is famous for being the subject of Tom Lehrer's song Wernher Von Braun. He also led an obscure little project known as the Apollo Program, whose aim was to land a man on the moon.
    Other than the missiles of Nazi Germany , von Braun also designed a VTOL interceptor near the end of the war. link: http://www.luft46.com/misc/vbi.html

    I'm pretty much done with the fuselage. I'll assemble that (pics will be posted, of course). Hopefully, I will have made no careless errors (yeah, right sign1)

    --Bryan "opposite over adjacent" Tan
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    RocketmanTan Well-Known Member

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    fuselage

    Wow, it's actually perfect! :mrgreen:

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    RocketmanTan Well-Known Member

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    model sheets

    Here are the penultimate sheets of the model (sans labeling, copyright, etc.)

    I deliberately took photos with my webcam and did a terrible job as to deter impatient pirates

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    build pics

    it was alright, with a few adjustments to be made:

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    finished!

    god, the more i look at this, the more mangled it looks...

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    Not bad at all ,I 've also designed and build one of this.

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    @ Dragos: That's pretty neat! :mrgreen:

    By the way, I'm cancelling this model as an "official" release. However, if it pleases the court, I can release the model as-is