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Feb 08, 2007, 04:22 AM
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Alfa brings FW190D9 and Spit V/clipped wing


alfa will bring an FW190D9 (allready on their homepage) and an Spitfire MKV, buildable as clipped wing version around April

link to an austrian dealer with first pics:
http://www.der-schweighofer.at/web/p...77&prodID=1065

http://www.der-schweighofer.at/web/p...78&prodID=1065

wastel
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Feb 08, 2007, 04:35 AM
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Now we're talking!! Both of those planes look spectacular... I'm glad they won't be out for a few months though, I just placed a couple orders for stuff and have a brand new house right round the corner.
Feb 08, 2007, 05:21 AM
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Yahoo!!!!! Very Nice looking Warbirds!
Feb 08, 2007, 06:38 AM
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Originally Posted by wastel
alfa will bring an FW190D9 (allready on their homepage) and an Spitfire MKV, buildable as clipped wing version around April

link to an austrian dealer with first pics:
http://www.der-schweighofer.at/web/p...77&prodID=1065

http://www.der-schweighofer.at/web/p...78&prodID=1065

wastel
I am all over the spit! Even if I have to pay for it!

Can't wait!

Tom
Feb 08, 2007, 07:12 AM
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Now thats better !
Feb 08, 2007, 08:12 AM
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Hmmm, spit looks good, but is it me or does the spinner look a little small and/or out of proportion? Dora's not really my thing but it does look sweet.
Feb 08, 2007, 08:35 AM
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The Merlin cover looks right, it bulges right up to behind the spinner face. I hope the spinner diameter is scale. I can always make a new spinner as long as the back plate is the right diameter.

Tom
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Feb 08, 2007, 09:16 AM
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I can't wait for April I'll be ordering one for sure to clip or not to clip
Feb 08, 2007, 09:59 AM
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no clipping over here.
J
Feb 08, 2007, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by savageone
I can't wait for April I'll be ordering one for sure to clip or not to clip
Oh... it's sooooo ugly clipped.... Beauty and the Beast stuff!

Tom
Feb 08, 2007, 10:48 AM
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Be interesting to know the difference in flight characteristics between the clipped and normal version. I wonder if the clipped will have a faster roll rate a la full sized? Either way mine will be clipped, its nice to be different!
Feb 08, 2007, 11:26 AM
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Wow both at the same time. That's great! well I'm glad we have some lead time too because I just bought steve's pusher gripen last night and I need to build up the hobby funds again. Maybe in the future we will see a 1o9? Either way the scale appearance looks great and with a little weathering I bet they look fantastic in the air!

Fletch
Feb 08, 2007, 11:54 AM
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I am really excited about the Spit!!!! I have been waiting a few years now for Alfa to come out with a Spit!!!! I want to order one right now!!!!

Tony
Feb 08, 2007, 12:27 PM
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Niiice.. I like them both!

I used to hate the D-9, but I have come to love it just as much as the A8..
Feb 08, 2007, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by stuart warne
Be interesting to know the difference in flight characteristics between the clipped and normal version. I wonder if the clipped will have a faster roll rate a la full sized? Either way mine will be clipped, its nice to be different!

Hi Stuart
At our Rn (reynolds number) I doubt you will be able to tell the difference.

Tom


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