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Uhu_Fledermaus
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:36 am
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the other day there was some exchange of ideas for a faster means of transport for larger distances.

Thinking about that and also bearing in mind that we ( at least most of us that I know of ) aren't that keen on flying Jet Airliners, I made an EZ-installer pack for Kirk Ollsson's wonderfull North American F-86 Sabre as an alternative means of fast transport.

It has 2 variants of Aircraft and in total 59 different paint scheme's ( and yes I hear you, that are not all the paints for it available Laughing ) wich I tought make a nice cross section for diversity Wink

Let me hear what you estimated virtual pilot's think of this idea.

attached some screenie's of some variants .........................


www.com-central.net/us.../F86_1.jpg German%20Luftwaffe www.com-central.net/us.../F86_2.jpg Royal%20Canadian%20Air%20Force www.com-central.net/us.../F86_3.jpg Royal%20Norwegian%20Air%20Force www.com-central.net/us.../F86_4.jpg Royal%20Air%20Force
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total pack is aprrox 69 mB and available on request by PM


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 4:52 am
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I like it!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:50 am
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Mmm, no passengers? So the better: when I'll crash at light speed there will be no victims Mr. Green
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Could you please attach here a link to that?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:36 am
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What u mean no passengers... only space for 1 ?? Who'll serve me up my Jelly snacks?? Rolling Eyes

Nice looker though has to be said, all things considered Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:20 am
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What u mean no passengers... only space for 1 ?? Who'll serve me up my Jelly snacks?? Rolling Eyes


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:13 pm
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I'm shure we'll be able to finds some storage space for yer snack stuff Jelly ! Wink

suggestion use the added fuel tanks on the wings .............. Laughing alltough it could be that they are a bit tricky to get to during flight Laughing


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btw I need some guinee piggies fer testing this contraption before I unleash it to the crowd ....... any interrested parties ??
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2006 3:54 pm
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I've flown a version of her, and she handles preatty well. Its a fighter so the reaction of the wings is faster than a civil plane in a roll. Other than that it's a preatty nice plane.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:28 pm
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I'm shure we'll be able to finds some storage space for yer snack stuff Jelly ! Wink

suggestion use the added fuel tanks on the wings .............. Laughing alltough it could be that they are a bit tricky to get to during flight Laughing


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btw I need some guinee piggies fer testing this contraption before I unleash it to the crowd ....... any interrested parties ??


I thought the Drop tanks were for the Beer! Nice and cold when you land

Piggies I know a whole Squadron that would probably be pleased if you supply us with sone strawberries and a repaint in JG300 colors!!
Just get with the Boss.........

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2006 11:18 pm
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Me, Wolter Cool
Send me a link and I'll look into it.
We eventually can also meet for a joint testing one of these evenings Mr. Green

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Marco,

I've stuck a fire rocket onto that darned pidgeon and pointed it towards you Razz



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 2:12 am
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Woops!
Got it Shocked
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:10 am
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great, just starting to get comfy in the Howard and you throw a fighter jet at me.....I didn,t see the training wheels I,ll need to taxi that bad boy down the runway...being old and feeble as I am. lol....actually how does she compare to theLear for top speed and range? Pretty aircraft...if you need a test pilot I,ll give her a shot. just name the place and time.


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Rigel,

I've stuck another fire rocket onto that darned pidgeon again and pointed it towards you Laughing

make shure you duck for cover when it comes in, it has a reasonable high landingspeed


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 5:19 am
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Rigel, we'll go on with the Howard for two more flights now, then we need such a faster kite to cover a long distance in a reasonable time (which is around less than two hours).

Then we'll switch to a slower plane - maybe the Spartan Executive, or even the Beech D-18, both Milton's creations.

I cannot anticipate more than this - though I'm aware there are rumours of what is going to happen Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 3:33 pm
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Fled... S'ok mate good thinkin with the fuel tanks idea.

I'll plug myself into it through a drip feed system. Although has to be said much nicer when the nice ladies bring it round to ya
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