Author Topic: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV  (Read 4914 times)

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #120 on: November 13, 2015, 02:00:00 AM »
Thanks, Guys...yup.  It's dang ugly.  It was called the Avro Bison and I think it was designed by the same fellow who made the Manchester/Lanc!

It was a ship-board observation plane that was first built in 1925 (my Dad's birth year!).  The design specs must have been very specific and selected for something like this (Large fuselage to work in, high cockpit for carrier landings etc.) because it is really similar to another "looker" called the Blackburn Blackburn.  Google it!  ;)

Thanks again,

Dan

Thank you, Dan for the info. And the Blackburn-times-two is better known to me. It can only be compared with some French inter-war bombers... You can just check Amiot family...
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #121 on: November 13, 2015, 02:52:59 AM »
I still think the Bison looks more like a Walrus with those exhausts sticking out underneath the nose - only the designer could have loved that one!


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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #122 on: November 13, 2015, 03:01:07 AM »
Great models, both of them. Your AEG shows clearly, there is definitely life beyond WNW kits range! And how spectacular this life can be!
And the other one - a lovely model of an ugly bird. Forgive me my question - what is it?

I agree with Przemol! Also about what is the second aircraft  :o
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Must chime in with my amigos, as well, Dan!  Beautiful job on that Avro beasty.
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #123 on: November 13, 2015, 04:14:38 AM »
Very fine work to your builds, Dan.
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #124 on: November 13, 2015, 04:56:42 AM »
The Bison looks great in all her ugly beauty,Bravo Dan.I believe that theres another Bison wandering about on the forum. ;)   

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #125 on: November 13, 2015, 05:07:03 AM »
Man, oh, man...just catching up here. What great work, Dan. Really delightful stuff all around. Personally I think the Bison is as ugly as the AEG is attractive (in its own way) but your work on both is inspiring.

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