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Kiteman

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Re: King George V aircraft carrier
« Reply #45 on: July 16, 2017, 06:36:20 PM »
Aircraft on legs!!! Now that had to come from you didn`t it. Could we call them bipedial biplanes??? Nice one.

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« Reply #46 on: July 16, 2017, 07:07:14 PM »
Hi Kiteman,
I actually think they are representative of Blackburn Sharks by the look of them. I'm not sure though if the 'Prince of Wales' (original ship) actually carried them??
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« Reply #47 on: July 16, 2017, 07:36:58 PM »
Hi Kev - I think it is supposed to be a "walrus" - the Prince of Wales carried 4 of them.
But from the quality they could be anything- and that's before I start work on them.

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« Reply #48 on: July 16, 2017, 08:19:51 PM »
Hi Msea,
Your almost 100% right they 'should' be Walrus's, but I can tell you for sure that they are not anything remotely like a Walrus. These are not pusher aircraft, but tractor engine, large cylinder cowling, square winged, unequal span, definitely not Walrusesque.

According to Owen Thetford's British Naval Aircraft since 1918, the Walrus WAS operated by the 'Prince of Wales', however the Blackburn Shark (Floatplane version) was operated by Renown, Repulse, and Warspite type of Warships, but Prince of Wales is not mentioned.

I think some Msea intervention is required.................

Gosh, cannot believe I said that. What will come next???
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Re: King George V aircraft carrier
« Reply #49 on: July 16, 2017, 08:25:45 PM »
I have decided that they will be "stringbags".
Even thou the last was in 1945 - when the "Olivar Cromwell" was reconstructed in the early 1950 the navy is so short of money (the RAF has taken it all again) that they have to reactivate some of the old stringbags for torpedo work - on top of all that I LIKE STRINGBAGS - and its my model of a what if so I can do as I please.

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« Reply #50 on: July 16, 2017, 08:30:06 PM »
Just got your post as I posted my last one - I agree with you on all aspects.
BUT I LIKE STRINGBAGS so that is what they will be - if it can have "pink sea pig" missiles it can have any plane I like as well.
Now what colour shall I make them ???????????????

Wizzel

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« Reply #51 on: July 17, 2017, 06:07:47 AM »
I'm waiting to see what colour the water is going to be!

Kiteman

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« Reply #52 on: July 17, 2017, 10:31:49 AM »
I think that to understand MSea and his colour schemes one needs to smoke some illegal substance!

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« Reply #53 on: July 17, 2017, 12:26:28 PM »
I'm waiting to see what colour the water is going to be!

Now then Wizzel -- its the Tattershall Castle taking people to see the ship on the Humber -- so the only colour for the water is MUD BROWN.
But thinking about it how about a nice yellow or violet to match the missiles. Thinking about it a bit more, if I did the sea that colour Haddock would kill me.

Bigkev

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« Reply #54 on: July 17, 2017, 03:08:17 PM »
If you painted the sea in any colour not naturally attributed to it..............................
You could be making a case for a hit man job?
Be cautious,
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Re: King George V aircraft carrier
« Reply #55 on: July 17, 2017, 03:23:34 PM »
If you painted the sea in any colour not naturally attributed to it..............................
You could be making a case for a hit man job?
Be cautious,
Bigkev


Thank you Kev I will consider your very wise remarks.
Some work on the aircraft.

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« Reply #56 on: July 17, 2017, 05:00:50 PM »
They are very...............sweet!

Look forward to seeing them on the deck, ready to leap into action.

Well, the Sea-Pigs probably, the 'Stringbag' look a likes probably more like me in the morning creaking, but inside raring to go....................well, sometimes!
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Re: King George V aircraft carrier
« Reply #57 on: July 17, 2017, 09:09:30 PM »
This is all very worrying, MSea doing very small aircraft - well I think that is what they are.
Will wonders never cease?

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Re: King George V aircraft carrier
« Reply #58 on: July 18, 2017, 07:04:57 PM »
Some more work done on the Tattershall Castle.

Wizzel

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« Reply #59 on: July 18, 2017, 08:27:51 PM »
I was waiting for Kiteman to suggest "let's make the water turn black".

Whatever colour it ends up being, this is far and beyond any madness you have achieved to date MSea!