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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4560 on: November 09, 2018, 12:12:58 PM »

Possibly the:  Gloster Meteor F8 "Prone Pilot" Aircraft?
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4561 on: November 09, 2018, 12:36:33 PM »

That picture I just posted is the prone pilot, but that isnt the quest aircraft. I was giving you guys a hint by posting the prone pilot meteor.

This was my hint picture:



The actual quest picture is this:



I was pointing out that the Meteor had a similarity to the mystery airplane.



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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4562 on: November 09, 2018, 01:04:03 PM »

Hmmm … I read Mike's reply and James's response a bit closer, so it's Russian. No intakes, that we can see anyway, could be a rocket plane. Possibly the Russian experimental aircraft 4302, however the model's nose maybe a bit sleeker, not sure.
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4563 on: November 09, 2018, 01:49:40 PM »

No to that.

It is jet powered, it is Soviet, the model displays the aircraft accurately and the basis of this aircraft has already been mentioned on the last page.

You are all looking into this far too deeply. It is much simpler than you are making it.

And one more thing, it‘s not experimental.


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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4564 on: November 09, 2018, 06:27:30 PM »

With all these hints given, it's not that hard to conclude that it's a MiG-25, the tricky part being this:



It's the reconnaissance trainer version "RU", and I guess James has a Condor model 1:72, but James carefully mutilated the picture to fool us. "I‘m not that much of an ass", no, definitely not that much.  ;D

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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4565 on: November 09, 2018, 08:37:19 PM »

I‘ll give it to you but it‘s not the RU. The one I posted was the PU interceptor trainer.

Your turn Sniperton.



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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4566 on: November 10, 2018, 12:06:06 AM »

Lol?
Ready for some criticism James?
Shoot the modeller!
Or at least for heavens sake: Don't show an image that just doesn't resemble the real plane.

Wanna know why I've ruled out the MiG at step one?
Because the nose doesn't match.

This is the real MiG-25 PU nose shape:


It is extremely pointed - as is to be expected for a Mach 2.5+ plane - and the radius of the shape's curve radius gets larger the more you move up front.

This is your model that just isn't a MiG-25:


Note the difference: The nose of your model, or at least that mismatching part you've shown, is not pointed like on a MiG, the shape's curve radius gets smaller the more you move up front.
Such a plane would never reach speeds in exceed of Mach 2 without rocket power.

The quest would have been a cakewalk with a real picture.
The one shown is just a fantasy plane, that's been the difficulty here.

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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4567 on: November 10, 2018, 02:57:10 AM »

I think someone may get TK'd tomorrow at the FAC session for this egregious outrage....watch your six James....

The aircraft behind the Meteor is the TSR2....do I get a consolation prize?  :D
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4568 on: November 10, 2018, 04:52:40 AM »

The aircraft behind the Meteor is the TSR2....do I get a consolation prize?  :D

Yes, I give it to you. Perhaps you should post two quest images, one for the general public, excluding James, and another one for James exclusively, preferably a tiny detail from a collection like this:



 :D  ;D  8)
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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4569 on: November 10, 2018, 06:51:47 AM »

Didn't want to start a mudslinging festival at James, all I wanted to point out is that while the model might have been intended to depict a MiG-25 PU, exactly that part shown is clearly wrong.
It's as much wrong as these guys were when they intended to build a giant Gripen scale model:


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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4570 on: November 10, 2018, 09:08:58 AM »

I actually wont be at the FAC session tomorrow. I need to be a the Museum for our Veterans Day celebration. Cheers all!

These are the pics of the model I posted BTW:















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Re: Quest: Guess what is depicted here
« Reply #4571 on: November 10, 2018, 04:57:31 PM »

Didn't want to start a mudslinging festival at James, all I wanted to point out is that while the model might have been intended to depict a MiG-25 PU, exactly that part shown is clearly wrong.

Exactly my concern, and it's not about James, it's about our quest game. I think posting details is fine, posting full models is fine, but posting details of models might be misleading.
James, am I right that the model is a Condor model in 1:72? I was also fooled by the tiles, I supposed they were real, and as I don't know of floor tiles smaller than 10 cm, I believed the model was much bigger, either in 1:48 or 1:32.
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