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Feb 27, 2004, 11:33 AM
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Mr. Lin--can you help me with my Chinese, please?


Mr. Lin:

A friend has given me decals to make the following Chinese Mig-15. Can you help me translate the Chinese writing, please?
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Feb 27, 2004, 12:03 PM
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Mr. Lin
While you are busy translating the writing how about working up a GWS ducted fan MIG. And a ducted fan Sabre as well! Those would be fun!
Feb 27, 2004, 03:45 PM
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i doubt those are chinese characters.
Feb 27, 2004, 04:53 PM
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The pic is not clear! could you make another one, may be I can translate it.
Feb 28, 2004, 03:25 PM
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It says:

"&(@#*&$ you capitalist dog!"


Darren
Feb 28, 2004, 06:14 PM
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Sorry that I can not read that simplized Chinese was used only in RED China.

In Taiwan that we use traditional Chinese, some different to that.
Feb 28, 2004, 11:38 PM
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That's true! In Taiwan, we use traditional Chinese!
Feb 29, 2004, 01:14 AM
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My friends who are from China told me that this is not even simplified chinese chars.

-Kai
Feb 29, 2004, 09:19 AM
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I feel those are some caligraphic type simplified chinese chars.
Feb 29, 2004, 04:38 PM
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Even from my limited knowledge of chinese characters I can tell that these are definitely NOT chinese related characters.

Take a look at www.omniglot.com

My best guess is Bengali (under Syllabic section
, that is India)....

I think it makes sense. India has a large number of
Soviet Migs... known as "flying coffins"...

I heard crash rate is about 2 per month...
Feb 29, 2004, 08:08 PM
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May be you are right!
Feb 29, 2004, 09:01 PM
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I also ran search at Google... but could not find the matching
emblem. The star sugests that it is from a socialist country...
Mar 01, 2004, 11:49 AM
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Hi:

The insignia are definately Red Chinese.

I learned that the writing on the side are NOT Chinese charaters. The decal manufacturer used imitation characters; apparently there is another decal set where the characters are accurate to the prototype.

Hmm. I am getting tired of those red wings anyway. Myybe I'll make a Russian version with the red stars.... C'est la vie.

Thanks.


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