Anyone want to design one of THESE?

Discussion in 'Dream Kits & Wish Lists' started by Elliott, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. Elliott

    Elliott Senior Member

    I was just browsing through some old links and rediscovered this one

    One guys opinion (not mine) of the ugliest looking aircraft made - some very successful, others not so. Anyone up for designing one of these like, say, the R-1?

    Nobi? Anybody? :twisted:

  2. charliec

    charliec Active Member

    Or perhaps a Farman Jabiru (the 3 engined one) - not only ugly but quite successful. One of the few passenger planes where you'd have to issue the chunder bags before the passengers embarked.


  3. paper warrior

    paper warrior Member

    BTW, a few have been made:
    the Goblin is at FG,
    there is a link to an I-16 here,
    Kancho has the Boomerang,
    and FG might have the Buffalo.

    Happy modeling!

    This might help too. :D
  4. Elliott

    Elliott Senior Member

    You just HAD to post that link didn't you? :grin: As if I don't have enough real work to do, now there's even more to research. Cool!!
    Thanks PW!

  5. cygielski

    cygielski Member

    Some of these have already hit the market - the Martin Kitten and Zubr come to mind as relatively recent releases.
  6. paper warrior

    paper warrior Member

    Anything to help. :D
  7. gippolot

    gippolot Member

    Actually, trully, the thought had crossed my mind, just because it looked so weird. But if I ever did model an R plane, it would probably a Stakken or Dornier. I picked up "The German Giants" through Abebooks last year and it is a top read. The definative R plane encyclopedia.
  8. wunwinglow

    wunwinglow Active Member

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