Author Topic: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari  (Read 4772 times)

Offline Jamo

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CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« on: August 05, 2013, 08:25:37 PM »
Check these brilliant renderings from Riseofflight.com:







"References I used to build the model:

- Harry Woodman. "Sikorsky Ilya Muromets Type Veh". 2000. Albatros Productions ltd.
- Marat Khayrulin. "Ilya Muromets". 2010. Eksmo publisher.
- Alec Brew. "Sunbeam Aero Engines". 1998. Airlife Publishing Ltd.

Apart from listed above a number of materials from various periodic publications were used. Memoires by Sergey and Mikhail Nikolskoy and Konstantin Finne gave a good historical background. And of course Internet was explored intensively.

Critics and comments are welcomed.

Kind regards,
Korontari."

http://riseofflight.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=35966

Well done that man! Make sure you click on the images, the second one is particularly good.

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James
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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2013, 08:28:50 PM »
Those are great Jamo!  Thanks for finding and sharing them. ;D

Regards,

Bob

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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2013, 11:33:28 PM »
Thanks for posting those Jamo, they are indeed VERY impressive!

Ian

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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2013, 12:44:17 AM »
Maybe Des will consider this as his next scratch build project. It seems at first glance to be quite a compact little fellow.  ;D

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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2013, 01:19:26 AM »
Well there's an excuse for that new addition to the hobby room! :P
Now that's a huge aeroplane!  It would be a really interesting project
for someone with lots of experience and an even bigger workbench.
Thanks for posting, Chris.

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Ernie :)
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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2013, 10:10:32 AM »
Wow... those pics are big... and great!

Very nice find. Thx.

Cheers

P.S.- This is state of the art flight simulator game. Hmmm !
« Last Edit: August 07, 2013, 10:08:56 AM by Zabu »

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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2013, 10:26:01 AM »
Speaking of BIG, there is a brief article (with a cover photo) of a scratch built 1/32 Ilya Muromets featured in the Windsock International, V.6, No.1, Jan/Feb 1990.  The model was built by modeler Bob Rice on commission by the Smithsonian Institution as part of its 2-year Sikorsky centennial in 1989.  It is a huge and amazing model that took mover 700 hours to complete.  I wonder if it's still on display at the Smithsonian?

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Bob

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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2013, 10:33:55 AM »
Apparently, it's still on display!



Worth the trip! ;D  Two hours away, plus several full size aircraft. :)  Sounds like a field trip to me!

Cheers,

Bob

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Re: CG Sikorsky Ilya Muromets by Korontari
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2013, 11:46:45 AM »
That's gorgeous! Unfortunately for me it's a later G model, so not as much use as referance for my build as it could be....

Ian