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The Century Fighters GB Chat


Dansk

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confirmed dates: 4th June - 25th September

This could be a fun one to do, the century series aircraft.

 

The aircraft...

North American F-100 Super Sabre

McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

Convair F-102 Delta Dagger

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

Republic F-105 Thunderchief

Convair F-106 Delta Dart

prototypes are all welcome for the sake of them being in the spirit of the GB and also to make it a more encompassing GB 👍

but no whatifs

 

so we can build:

F100, f101, f102, f104, f105, f106, (and their prototypes)

 

and also prototypes:

xf103, yf107, xf108

 

 

Any takers?
 

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a little inspiration... 😁

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Definitely! Century Series is something I enjoy building, was somewhat of a theme for me last year. At the moment I have 12 century fighters built (some multiples of course) and F-101, F-102, F-104 (couple of them) and F-106 waiting in the stash.

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1 minute ago, reini said:

Definitely! Century Series is something I enjoy building, was somewhat of a theme for me last year. At the moment I have 12 century fighters built (some multiples of course) and F-101, F-102, F-104 (couple of them) and F-106 waiting in the stash.

Great, you’re our house expert then reini, I’ll add you to the list 👍

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1 hour ago, Dansk said:

a little inspiration... 😁

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That looks rather a smart set, count me in on this - From memory I think I have an F-102 or 106 lurking in the loft somewhere that I could do with the impetus of a GB to get started on

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Just now, LostCosmonauts said:

That looks rather a smart set, count me in on this - From memory I think I have an F-102 or 106 lurking in the loft somewhere that I could do with the impetus of a GB to get started on

Super, I’ll add you to the list 👍

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Damn, how did the F-104 slip my mind.....got a pile of them on standby.  :blink2:

I'd still probably spring for the F-107...though a Starfighter would be a very close second choice.

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2 minutes ago, helios16v said:

Damn, how did the F-104 slip my mind.....got a pile of them on standby.  :blink2:

I'd still probably spring for the F-107...though a Starfighter would be a very close second choice.

What would enzo matrix do? 😄

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1 minute ago, Dansk said:

What would enzo matrix do? 😄

Oh I'm sure it will be on the list of potentials...but I have this nasty habit of wanting to get involved in more GBs than I can possibly find the time for.  The problems of building at a snail's pace.




Although a snail probably moves faster.

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18 minutes ago, Wez said:

Yes!  Sign me up for this one!

 

3 minutes ago, Corsairfoxfouruncle said:

🙋🏻‍♂️ ... Count me in Please I only need all of them. Well I have two F-104’s and a Deuce built already so. 

Nice 👍 you’re in fellas

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Yes to this GB  bring back memories of  when F-104's were a staple of airshows. Indeed the first airshow photo I took  was of a Luftwaffe example at Wethersfield in the mi

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Me please!

 

I'm a lifelong(ish) Starfighter enthusiast and since watching the Amazon Prime documentaries on the Thud and Hud, I would certainly be interested in making some of these.

 

Not got any on the shelves yet - got 4 of the Mark 1 (Revell re-issue) Starfighters in the stash.

Two will be hopefully getting built in the 'Nam GB, one for a Pakistani diorama and one for a RIAT 1991 diorama. So might not have any left when this GB comes around - I'm sure I'll find a solution to that though....

 

Platz have a nice Thud two-plane boxing available in Japan so hopefully it might see an Eduard repress some time, or I might need to figure out how HLJ works.

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