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#4488607 - 09/06/19 07:35 AM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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I did yes. I keep meaning to get some pictures taken, but never get round to it. I'll see what I can do this weekend.


cheers
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UNDERSTEER - is when you hit the wall with the front wing.
OVERSTEER - is when you hit the wall with the back wing.
HORSEPOWER - is how fast you hit the wall.
TORQUE - is how far you can take the wall with you.

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#4488625 - 09/06/19 11:40 AM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1744429855620174

Actual color footage of the thing in test flights (and crash) .

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#4488643 - 09/06/19 01:55 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Thanks kaa. That test pilot had large brass ones.


There was only 16 squadrons of RAF fighters that used 100 octane during the BoB.
The Fw190A could not fly with the outer cannon removed.
There was no Fw190A-8s flying with the JGs in 1945.
#4488688 - 09/06/19 07:25 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Great vid, thanks.

What a strange "aircraft".


Give all their reporters basic IQ and College Aptitude tests, fire them if they flunk. Then, Defund NPR!
It's a publicly funded leftist garbage dispenser

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#4488775 - 09/07/19 05:04 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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That seat position would have been hell to eject from... glad that test pilot made it out.

#4488828 - 09/08/19 10:20 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Holy ^%&*, Glad he made it out and they scraped the project.

#4488832 - 09/08/19 10:34 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: carrick58]  
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Originally Posted by carrick58
Holy ^%&*, Glad he made it out and they scraped the project.


The Americans had their own weirdos,
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There was only 16 squadrons of RAF fighters that used 100 octane during the BoB.
The Fw190A could not fly with the outer cannon removed.
There was no Fw190A-8s flying with the JGs in 1945.
#4488843 - 09/09/19 01:55 AM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Originally Posted by KraziKanuK


The Americans had their own weirdos,



Hey...I resemble dat statement!

Bowery Boys I think...


Give all their reporters basic IQ and College Aptitude tests, fire them if they flunk. Then, Defund NPR!
It's a publicly funded leftist garbage dispenser

Let them eat cheap Ice Cream! I'm off to get my hair done.
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#4490259 - 09/22/19 03:05 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Thanks for that video, I don't think I came across it during the build. VTOL aircraft are a fascination for me, especially the weird ideas that were come up with to make it work. Not surprisingly the simplest, and most elegant solution was the only successful one, ie, Harrier.

I've put a little photo box in the shed so I can take a better record of builds, as I have a 'once in a lifetime' kit hitting the bench soon. I've tested it out taking some photos of one of the stupidest ideas for an aircraft I think I've ever seen! (The close ups don't flatter the build quality of this, but I'm just glad I managed to finish it, and it really was one my most fun and satisfying builds.)

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cheers
Gareth

UNDERSTEER - is when you hit the wall with the front wing.
OVERSTEER - is when you hit the wall with the back wing.
HORSEPOWER - is how fast you hit the wall.
TORQUE - is how far you can take the wall with you.

Read my scale modelling blog at www.latibuliser.com or mfhmazda787.com
#4490264 - 09/22/19 05:01 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Nice! What a weird aircraft


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#4490309 - 09/23/19 12:41 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Retro maaaaaan! Looks like it should be on an old school science fiction cover with some chick with big bumps in a spacesuit. Cool build mate, although i think the lettering says it all..Y biggrin


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#4490312 - 09/23/19 01:12 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Vienna, 2nd rock left.
Y...

LOL Ajay, good observation...

#4490450 - 09/24/19 06:50 PM Re: Mach 2 1/72 SNECMA Coleoptere [Re: goon]  
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Very nice Goon. cheers


There was only 16 squadrons of RAF fighters that used 100 octane during the BoB.
The Fw190A could not fly with the outer cannon removed.
There was no Fw190A-8s flying with the JGs in 1945.
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