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1/48 - North American XB-70 Valkyrie resin kit by HpH - released

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1:48 XB-70 - not sure if it was ever regarded as ultimate weapon but it would fit nicely on the shelf next to HpH Concorde...

Do I get one for free if I guessed correctly??? :pray:

Rene

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1/48th Death Star!

Yay!

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Hmnnn.

Aircraft

Non European

Ultimate Weapon

Kind of points either towards USA or USSR

USA

B-52 or B47? Possibly a Valkerie I suppose or a B-2?

USSR

Bear, Blinder, Badger etc

Possibly even the Mig Fruitlova Batski thought to be a reverse engineered copy of a well known Fairy design?

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Last time I looked, Russia was in Europe, at least as far as the Ural Mountains, so that must rule USSR out of the running. Could it be Canada and an Arrow?

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:frantic: Still my guess: 1/48th B-36H Peacemaker.

"Bomber, not European, ultimate weapon (nuke) & ultimate kit (giant size)"

Don't forget this giant bomber was proposed in the HpH catalogue some years ago. Imagine (remember) the price...

Source: http://www.hphmodels.cz/index.php/en/news/item/347-future-release

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V.P.

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Last time I looked, Russia was in Europe, at least as far as the Ural Mountains, so that must rule USSR out of the running. Could it be Canada and an Arrow?

I did think that too at first but not sure the present Russian Leadership agree!! So on that basis plus the USSR went all the way almost to Alaska I used some poetic licence.

I tend to suspect the Peacemaker too. Wing span in 1/48?

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B2 Spirit

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What about the B.29 - still the only bomber to have dropped a nuclear weapon in anger?

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D'ya think the picture of the storm is a clue? :hmmm:

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D'ya think the picture of the storm is a clue? :hmmm:

1/24 Thunderchief?

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The sky in the picture is (aloominum) Overcast. And 140cm equates to 220 ish feet wingspan. On that basis I'd go with the B36.

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Good one... in 1:48? Fuselage like a drainpipe! :hmmm:

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Thought about Aluminum Overcast as well - but the thunderstorm picture is not really overcast. Still "Peacemaker" has an ultimate sound to it.

Rene

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Hi

two man crew

B-2

cheers

jerry

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2??? Hmmm - the XB-70 only flew with two... Though the B-70 would have a crew of four. I keep clinging to the XB-70 till they announce what it really is :winkgrin:

So a B-2 is maybe more likely in this regards. :bounce:

I somehow expected it to be 1:48...

C'mon HpH announce something like "only two build" or "Mach 3" or "six engines"...

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Prefer these to Moley's clues!

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2??? Hmmm - the XB-70 only flew with two... Though the B-70 would have a crew of four. I keep clinging to the XB-70 till they announce what it really is :winkgrin:

So a B-2 is maybe more likely in this regards. :bounce:

I somehow expected it to be 1:48...

C'mon HpH announce something like "only two build" or "Mach 3" or "six engines"...

a B-2 !?

wow!!

~1m span...~40cm in length (based on wikipedia data)

quite big!

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