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Inspiré de:
"Le Secret de l'Espadon"

GOLDEN COMET
concept plane of 1946

SWORDFISH
concept plane of 1946

REPUBLIC XP-84

REPUBLIC
P-47 jet engine project


REPUBLIC XP-47J


LOCKHEED L-133
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SWORDFISH
concept plane of 1946


GOLDEN COMET
concept plane of 1946

HORTEN X  Entwurf I
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MORE '46 resin kits:
HORTEN KAMPFJAGER

HORTEN XVIIIa
America bomber project
HORTEN XVIIIb
America bomber project
Me P1106 "T" tail
Me P1106 "Rocket"
HORTEN IX Early design
HORTEN XIII
HORTEN IIIf
EMW A9 and
EMW A10
EMW A6
BELL RoBo

RuhrstahlKramer X4
BELL RoBo

Soviet R-12b
Lippish LP-12 Entwurf IV
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Inspiré de
Dan Cooper,  "LE TRIANGLE BLEU"

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DELTA BLUE
1/72 scale


1/72 scale, 34 euros
Available January 2010
Créé dans Tintin en novembre 1954. Concurrentes directes du Buck Danny de Spirou, les aventures aériennes du Major Cooper se recentreront vers le fantastique et la science-fiction.
Les 5 premiers tomes sont parus dans la "Collection du Lombard".
Below: the kit instruction, not definitiv.
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Also available:
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What-if...
Northrop N9 Jet engines
Conversion for Sword kit or other kits

1/72 scale, 10 euros ship include
Available January 2010
Download the instruction sheet above, its free.
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Below: Some color drawings for your inspiration...
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Below: Forum article by renaud...

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Colonel James Smith fired up the modified Northrop N9 with the HES 011 jet engines.

Originally the almost completed German engines had been part of
an experimental Luftwaffe unit.

British forces had captured them at the
Heinkel Aircraft Works then handed them over to the Allied High Command.

They were later completed by their German designers brought to the U.S.A. under Operation Paperclip.

Now the Allies were testing them out at Dryden
Air Base for analysis and evaluation.

Col. Smith felt the aircraft shudder as the power of the HES 011s reached running speed.

He eased the throttle forward and the jet began to move.

He
could just see his friend, Dr. Clark of N.A.C.A. observing him from the tower.

Dr. Clark watched the jet roll down the runway and alight into the air.

He
had tried to get these engines bench tested prior to flight, but High Command insisted on immediate evaluation as fighting in the Pacific still continued.

It was Dr. Clark who had thought to combine the HES 011s to the
Northtop N9 airframe.

"All is well?" he asked into the microphone.


"Roger that!" replied Col.

Smith as he felt the structure vibrating with
the power of the motors.

Quite impressive!

The German engines were smaller
than the comparative Allied ones and followed an axial-flow rather than centrifuge.

They were much more powerful too.

He observed the ground
falling away from him as he headed in toward the Mojave river near Los Angeles at just over 15,000 yards.

Smith took the jet up to 75,000 feet and did a few manuvers.

The engines
responded quickly for acceleration and seemed to perform better at higher altitude.

He took the plane down a bit to test deceleration with

impressive results.

After a few spirals and rolls he brought the N9 into a
level flight.
Next he accelerated and decelerated in a straight line.


"Looking good!" broadcast Dr. Clark over the radio. "Why don't you bring
her in now? Our mechanic is getting nervous."

"Wilco!" replied Col. Smith as he completed his circle then aimed the jet toward the runway.

He lowered the landing gear and set the airbrakes for a

very neat touchdown and perfect three-point landing.

After he steered the
aircraft into the parking slot he climbed down the ladder set beside it to greet the little party gathered a few meters away.

"How was it?" asked Dr. Clark as he held the ladder steady.

"Surprisingly powerful for their size!" replied Col. Smith as he stepped onto the ground.

"I am anxious to try them again soon!"


Zane


Also available:
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Republic XP 84
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1/72 scale, 50 euros. Available June 2007
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Up: the original boxart;
below: the decal sheet to realize the PS-475
after it was painted in glossy light grey.

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Extra pictures - 1 - 2 - 3 

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