The next FMS warbirds in the 1400-1500mm (55-60inches) class! - RC Groups
View Poll Results: Which of the following do you prefer
Hawker Tempest/Typhoon 11 4.20%
Hawker Sea Fury 20 7.63%
Hawker Hurricane 10 3.82%
de Havilland Mosquito 11 4.20%
Bell P39 Airacobra 15 5.73%
North American P-51 Mustang B/C 1 0.38%
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt B/C 2 0.76%
Grumman F4F Wildcat 4 1.53%
Grumman F7F Tigercat 17 6.49%
Grumman F8F Bearcat 10 3.82%
Grumman C-1 Trader 0 0%
Grumman C-2 Greyhound 1 0.38%
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver 2 0.76%
Douglas SBD Dauntless 10 3.82%
Grumman TBF Avenger 7 2.67%
Vought SB2U Vindicator 0 0%
Lockheed Ventura 5 1.91%
Ilyushin IL-2 3 1.15%
Mikoyan Mig-3 10 3.82%
Jakowlew Jak3 2 0.76%
Lavochkin La-7 4 1.53%
Avro Lancaster 2 0.76%
Boeing B-17 Fortress 8 3.05%
Consolidated B24 Liberator 6 2.29%
Martin B26 Marauder 5 1.91%
Heinkel He111 11 4.20%
Junkers Ju88 2 0.76%
Messerschmitt Bf110 7 2.67%
Messerschmitt Me262 Schwalbe 26 9.92%
Messerschmitt Me163 Komet 2 0.76%
Messerschmitt Me410 Hornisse 1 0.38%
Heinkel He162 Volksjäger 2 0.76%
Dornier Do335 Pfeil 8 3.05%
Focke-Wulf FW190 D 8 3.05%
Focke-Wulf Ta152 6 2.29%
Horten Ho X / Go229 6 2.29%
Macchi C.202 Folgore 2 0.76%
Macchi C.205 Veltro 1 0.38%
Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien 5 1.91%
Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa 1 0.38%
None of the above (please post your suggestion) 8 3.05%
Voters: 262. You may not vote on this poll

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Sep 14, 2011, 02:33 AM
Wilde Sau
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The next FMS warbirds in the 1400-1500mm (55-60inches) class!


it has been quite a while since the last poll and in the meanwhile, some of the most popular designs of the last poll have been produced.

So it is time to see what people would like to have next. I tried to include any of the more popular designs that are still out there, as well as some unusual designs to see if they would stand a chance at all.

If your preferred design is not amongst those in the poll, please post so.
There will probably be a runoff poll where those additional suggestions get the chance to be included.

That said, there is no different version for a Spitfire in this poll. The Spitfire could use a redesign anyway. If that is ever going to happen, there will be a separate poll about the preferred Spitfire version...

Alright, choose your preferred model. One vote each...

edit: for pictures of the various planes, please kindly copy&paste the name of the aircraft into Google Image search.

edit 2: this poll is not to find the one next warbird. Every plane that reaches a certain score is a potential future design!!!

Last edited by Beltpilot; Sep 15, 2011 at 05:18 PM.
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Sep 14, 2011, 02:37 AM
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rumor that there will be a 1.4 m FMS skyraider.
is that right?
Sep 14, 2011, 02:43 AM
Wilde Sau
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Didn't hear anything about it. Just realised I forgot the Skyraider
Anyway, if anyone wants the Skyraider, vote for the "None of the above" option and post here.
Sep 14, 2011, 03:04 AM
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Spitfire (you can tell by my thread I posted earlier)
Sep 14, 2011, 03:08 AM
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How about a North American At-6 Texan :-)
Sep 14, 2011, 03:16 AM
Wilde Sau
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Ooops... well yeah, another popular design I forgot
Will be in the runoff, as well as the Skyraider
Sep 14, 2011, 03:37 AM
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Messerschmitt Me262 Schwalbe!

Pretty please with sugar on it!
Sep 14, 2011, 03:40 AM
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Thanks for setting up the poll, Bernhard. I don't think there is a plane on the list that I don't like, although WWII birds will probably always top my list.

Hey Pitt, no prompting!
Sep 14, 2011, 03:53 AM
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I like about 75% of these birds for sure, and as much as I'd love to see a Sea Fury and a Dauntless, ultimately the plane that would be an instant must-get for me would be the ME-262. There isn't a single proper one being made right now, much less with the proper detail and quality I'd expect from FMS. I'd buy it tomorrow. I don't even think I've ever seen a scheme I don't like on that plane.
Sep 14, 2011, 04:08 AM
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Voted ME 262. Also really like the Ki-61 Hien or "Tony" for a close second. Check out this sleek bird if your not familiar:
See also photos from an older thread by TommyD:
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Sep 14, 2011, 04:15 AM
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F7F Tigercat please!
Sep 14, 2011, 04:26 AM
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Never been done, sleek WWII fighter, mean looking, fast, aerobatic & agile.

Rather than just letting people vote for one plane, you should have a 1st, 2nd, 3rd choice option. You'd get a much better consensus on planes that multiple people are interested in that way. There are several other planes than the one I voted for that I would be happy with, and I'm sure others feel the same way and could get a plug in for them. There'd definitely be more overlap that way.
Sep 14, 2011, 04:35 AM
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Am I blind, I'm not seeing an early mk spitfire.

Sep 14, 2011, 04:38 AM
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My vote is the Messerschmitt Bf110! Now thats a twin engine plane to have.
Sep 14, 2011, 04:39 AM
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I third that, Tigercat with foldable wings
F7F Tigercat aerobatics by Steve Hinton (5 min 9 sec)

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