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chriswil42

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A Merlin that never was
« on: April 23, 2023, 02:51:53 PM »
Just begun this.  I beieve two or three of these were built before the US cancelled the contract. I don't think they ever flew in this livery.
« Last Edit: April 23, 2023, 03:08:59 PM by chriswil42 »
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2023, 04:03:34 PM »
Another one for your fleet - this one looks chunky from the box art - or it could just be my eyes - hohoho
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2023, 03:07:25 PM »
Another one for your fleet - this one looks chunky from the box art - or it could just be my eyes - hohoho
Maybe your eyes Martin.
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2023, 06:18:12 PM »
Most probably  :o :o :o :o
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2023, 04:08:38 PM »
So is this a 'Whatifter' then?

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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2023, 01:44:25 PM »
So is this a 'Whatifter' then?
Largely.
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2023, 03:50:25 PM »
Main fuselage halves together with complte cockpit.
Some modifications done to fuselage. As it never flew in this livery, the fuselage will be a mash up of a couple of the prototypes used for the project before it was cancelled.
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2023, 07:50:05 AM »
Nice work in the cockpit Chris.

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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2023, 05:36:35 PM »
Get that join filled!
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2023, 07:00:54 PM »
In good time.
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2023, 04:01:03 PM »
Fuselage progressing.
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2023, 08:43:07 PM »
Still looks chunky BUT good - it will be flying soon
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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2023, 08:29:35 PM »
Looking good so far.

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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2023, 01:38:07 PM »
Coming along nicely.

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Re: A Merlin that never was
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2023, 03:16:21 PM »
Just about ready for first coat of primer. Modified aerial fit - again this is a mixture of fittings from the various prototypes that were used for the project.
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