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by Tim R-T-C
Mon May 10, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Emma's pastoral scenes
Replies: 12
Views: 54

Re: Emma's pastoral scenes

DH106 wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 4:53 pm I imagine there is a book somewhere with a title like "British Forces Elephant Equipment 1846-1970".
Elephants of the Aces?
by Tim R-T-C
Tue May 04, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Emma's pastoral scenes
Replies: 12
Views: 54

Re: Emma's pastoral scenes

DH106 wrote: Tue May 04, 2021 2:42 pm
There is probably scope for a Camelid and aeroplane SIG. See https://www.pinterest.com/pin/416020084319298894/
I've heard of Elephants being used in Burma to tow planes. I think Langely Models make some circus animals. Perhaps a themed selection for the table at a future show?
by Tim R-T-C
Tue May 04, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Postcards from Kitezh 1995 - the Institute of Cosmology
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Re: Postcards from Kitezh 1995 - the Institute of Cosmology

I've long wanted to visit Kitezh but we couldn't afford to do it in the same trip with Mordor. I wonder whether the particular conditions there have proven a problem for the preservation of the MiG. Perhaps this would have been a more suitable craft for the memorial?flyngsub.JPG Yes I still need to...
by Tim R-T-C
Mon May 03, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Postcards from Kitezh 1995 - the Institute of Cosmology
Replies: 4
Views: 19

Postcards from Kitezh 1995 - the Institute of Cosmology

https://r-t-c.co.uk/kits/sharing_images/IMG_20210503_181702_459.jpg In 1995 I was able to secure a visa to travel through Russia, I was keen to document the declining Soviet monuments and hidden cities long out of reach of the West. As part of this I managed to travel to the 'lost' city of Kitezh. ...
by Tim R-T-C
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Spearfish
Replies: 3
Views: 19

Re: Spearfish

Thats chunky for a carrier plane for sure.
by Tim R-T-C
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: Emma's pastoral scenes
Replies: 12
Views: 54

Re: Emma's pastoral scenes

Wow I've never seen those shots before, some amazing vignette potential.

Emma has sworn off 144th scale aviation but perhaps there is scope for a combined venture 🤔
by Tim R-T-C
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Bird Dog and Dragonfly (Miniwing)
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Iraqi Bird Dog and Dragonfly (Miniwing)

https://r-t-c.co.uk/kits/sharing_images/IMG_20210427_165033_329.jpg https://r-t-c.co.uk/kits/sharing_images/IMG_20210427_165033_361.jpg https://r-t-c.co.uk/kits/sharing_images/IMG_20210427_165033_366.jpg My latest project was a 90th Happy Birthday celebration for the Iraqi Air Force. Late 1958, at ...
by Tim R-T-C
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Show dates
Topic: update update
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: update update

We'd definitely be planning to attend Stoke 😁

And of course Telford.
by Tim R-T-C
Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Renard Épervier
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: Renard Épervier

Utterly fascinating selection of prototypes.

I thought it was someone's name 😁
by Tim R-T-C
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: Captured Bf109 G-10 (Mark 1 Models)
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Captured Bf109 G-10 (Mark 1 Models)

https://r-t-c.co.uk/kits/sharing_images/InShot_20210403_173703615.jpg I was browsing the Kremlin archives, late one snowy Russian winter night, when I came across this previously unseen photograph of a G-10. Attached was this short extract from a propaganda bulletin. "Here we meet the brave co...