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Jul 24, 2006, 06:53 AM
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If you could have any plane in a molded foam style, what would it be?


Hey guys,
If you could have any plane made into a molded foam design what would you ask the Plane Santa for?

By molded foam I mean similar the the Alpha models designs.

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Jul 24, 2006, 07:14 AM
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How about an epp F-14? Similar to freeair's. NES almost had it avail in U.S.


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Jul 24, 2006, 07:15 AM
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I'd say a good looking P-40 Warhawk or a sport plane like an extra or a cap would be where I would start.

What ya' got up your sleeve now??

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Jul 24, 2006, 07:17 AM
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Flying Saucer...
Jul 24, 2006, 07:34 AM
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hmm I like the flying saucer idea..put the government says they don;t exist!

What do I have up our sleeve? Well....We are trying to continue our business plan of having the best stuff no one else has! Looking for a next project idea...We have some in the dog works but sticker our toe in the water you might say...

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ps I like the 1 dog shy thing! Very creative!
Jul 24, 2006, 07:44 AM
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No question about it - B-17.
Jul 24, 2006, 08:53 AM
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NASA X Plane experimental aircraft.

SR-71 , X-31, X-29, X-4

Any one else want Foamie SR-71?
Jul 24, 2006, 08:56 AM
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One of the modern F3A "pattern" style planes, in reduced size.
Jul 24, 2006, 09:30 AM
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I-16 mosca or a GeeBee model Z, Y, D, or R1/R2.

actually any golden age racer would be sweet.

Peashooter! That would be cool!

No, no make it a twin engine beechcraft! Or a cherokee!

Kits of civilian light planes are too scarce. Who needs another warbird? Especially something as common as a p-40, p-51, spit, F4U corsair, p-47 or any other WWII fighter. Bring out something less common.

TRAVELAIRE MYSTERY SHIP!

or a PT-22!!

just my $0.02

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Jul 24, 2006, 09:42 AM
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A Yak 54 would purtty hot.

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Jul 24, 2006, 09:53 AM
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One of Burt rutans Verri Viggin or Verri Easy.
They look really cool when they fly over our airport.
Jul 24, 2006, 10:00 AM
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burt Rutams SpaceShipOne and White knight,that would be pretty cool.
Jul 24, 2006, 10:15 AM
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Jul 24, 2006, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Ben-Rod
A Yak 54 would purtty hot.

Ben
I agree, but any common aerobat would be sweet.. maybe even a Pitts Python!

It would be nice to see larger warbirds than alpha or fsk that had retracts and all the other goodies a scale warbird should have =)
Jul 24, 2006, 12:11 PM
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I like all the ideas so far.

One thing important though would be the price. NES StreetJets are cool but $79.99 for a 21 inch wingspane foamie? no way!
http://www.nesail.com/detail.php?productID=5126

If you could hit the $20 mark and make a profit on it you'll be a wealthy man.
Look at the success at the Cox Micro Warbirds. They must be making money, there the right scale and right price everything about them is perfect.

$20 Geebee, Yak, F3A, Jet, Pitts, Rutan, Experimental any one would be a dream!!!


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