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Miggers

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  1. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Good spot wiv the layve my mayn. Superb recovery from the roller faux pas.
  2. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Just knew that once Steevo spied that layve.......
  3. Miggers

    Supermarine Spitfire XIV

    I like low back Griffons,they look like they're going very fast even when they're not.
  4. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Ta Tone. Is le moteur a variable speed variety I vonder?,you know,not much speed and lotsa feed(see below)..... Some clever sort must've come up with a tool holder(steady Cedders)and tool tips(steady again Cedders)so that one can turn soft metals(mild steel,brarss,aluminium,etc)forrit by now I'd imagine. (thinking of bits for the RC off road racer and RC Tiger 1)
  5. Miggers

    Airfix Ju-88

    One of the perils of being a professional paintsprayer I'm afraid my dear fellow.
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    B25G in RAF markings?

    Ta Hawk. The old FAA colours eye certainly thought EDSG.
  7. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Anychance some sort of measuring deeevice(Stanley tapemeasure or si-mu-lar)can be brandished around noo layve so that we can get a grasp of it's dimenshee-er at all,at all dear fellow. As someone that likes to dabble,nay,sample a frisson of RC toys(he's got a naughty 1/10th scale proper race off-roader and a 1/16th Tiger 1), one wonders what devious tasks such a smow layve could be employed for y'see. Biggest difficulty is getting The Financial Department to sanction such a poichasse,bit of slick subterfuge needed there...........
  8. Miggers

    B-25G in RAF livery (FR-209)

    Murro,I can pull you some screenshots from a very good accurate Flightsim RAF B-25 Mk.II that I have if you want. The I/P and pedestal are very good.
  9. Miggers

    B25G in RAF markings?

    That sounds more like it Wez,but option 14(the SEAC marked number) does look more like PRU blue. Ta Ross. Always like a nice Billy,one of my favorite aeroplanes.
  10. Miggers

    B25G in RAF markings?

    What's the EDSG/option 15(though the instructions say "Royal Blue) one at the bottom?
  11. Miggers

    Airfix Ju-88

    You mad impetuous fool you(says he whom has to mask for a living). S'looking awfully good Mr Consul,lots more haile selassie than the last time I had a go at it....(no,no,no,absolutely no publicity for it).
  12. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Forgotten how "Blousey" the Servalan woman could be,good snap that one. I'd have given Billy Perdue a dog'n'bone(or even a pm)and bent his ear'ole about making those duck'eads(I said DUCK'EADS) pour moi Towniy,he is after all,the master of such minute productia in plastikard and that. No scaley working drybaulics!!!,oh I say,how much of a let down is that dear friends? We the Massiv were all a-gog and I don't mean in a swish pair of Hunters either(other brands of posh welliegogs are available) in anticipation of scale drybilauc oil squirting about the fuzzelage............ The entertainment factor would have been immense I tell Eeee,immense. And before anyone else goes there,yes,small scale hydraulics can be done. Maybe a little large for your needs though Toni Baroni:
  13. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Certainly 15 thou. with Charlie chally(eh?) and at 120-150 ASI(again certainly easier to do with Charlie). I had a gander at the USAF's own film done onboard a Dollar 19 and could'nt see any oxy-masks on the back end crew, hence my suspicion of 10 thou and below,but the Buck 19's ceiling is quoted at 30000,so oxygen must've been used somewhere.
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    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Thought you'd like that Tony. Nice brarss work BTW. My obs.with recovery is thus,assuming: 1/. The a/c was being operated at 10,000 or less,no oxygen masks on the recovery crew in th'back(that I can see)and opening the beaver tail meant de-pressurerising(was the 119 pressurised?). 2/ A ROD of 1500 fpm means that after acquiring visuals,from 10,000,the Buck 19 crew only had a bee's wing over 6 1/2 minutes to perform intercept and capture before the bucket splashed down in oggin. 3/ Viewing a snatch from the 7-8'o clock posit.( Goo-on Ced,you know you want to)on the a/c's rear port quarter, it can be seen that the target's brolly isn't much below the a/c's belly,so I'm guessing the a/c ROD was decreased slightly and the nose possibly put on the horizon(possibly an increase of power or flaps up to gain a little speed too). 4/Once capture was effected(dependant on final capture alt.)the a/c possibly goes into a slight climb so that the joes "down the back" can reel the goodies in. I dunno any "real" 119 pilots,so can't really have a chat about what they'd reckon would be the best approach speeds. Don't forget that the 119's flaps aren't particularly powerful(the kite accelerates well,but isn't to good at slowing down) so it'd all have to be set up at a good distance from the predicted intercept point.
  15. Miggers

    Catching Pictures in the Air

    Here you go Baroni,you like jazzy formulae and calculation: http://www.pcprg.com/rounddes.htm
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