What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

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What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by pickelhaube » Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:28 am

This would probably NEVER happen but .

What is your favorite twin engine aircraft

OTHER THAN THE A-10 !!!

Trumpeter is coming out with a 1/24 Mosquito for about $200 .

1/24 scale would be easy to scale off of !!
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Warbird Kid » Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:44 am

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by [CAT]CplSlade » Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:44 am

A PBY in 1/32 can be had right now for about $600 in resin. I daresay one in 1/18 would be painfully expensive.

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by rschaap » Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:14 am

An F-4 Phantom. A beautiful aircraft with a neat history, along with a ton of potential variants.

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Studly » Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:20 pm

For me it would be a toss-up between The Dehavlin Hornet, F-7-F Tigercat,Mosquito or a Me 110. :(

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Axis Nightmare » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:13 pm

My association with our B-25 makes my answer easy. :wink:
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by normandy » Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:37 pm

"What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?"

Two ME-163 Komets!!!!!

Ok, I like the ME-110.

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by dannyc » Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:55 pm

rschaap wrote:An F-4 Phantom. A beautiful aircraft with a neat history, along with a ton of potential variants.
I'd vote for an f4 phantom also

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Post by cnq » Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:31 pm

F15E and Sukhoi Su 33 navy Flanker.

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Post by Axis Nightmare » Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:01 pm

I grew up with the F-4 Phantom. I believe it still is the only first line fighter used by the USAF, Marines and Navy. It would be my first JET choice followed by (yes, the twin engined) SR-71.
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"It would do for 8 hours what a Spitfire would do for 45 minutes."

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Post by slogan » Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:00 pm

OV-10 Bronco
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Post by USCGMK2 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:13 pm

OV-10
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by rohirrimknight » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:48 am

F-5E TIGER II, A-37 DRAGON FLY

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by tiger1 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:02 am

F-5A and B-could also easily be modified to represent a T-38. :D tHESEA

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Crazy Kraut » Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:30 am

Me110 as a late war nightfighter with "Schräge Nachtmusik"-guns
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by pickelhaube » Fri Apr 15, 2016 5:52 am

Sometimes it is hard to get into a project unless you are passionet about it.

Other than the A-10 I would love to build ,

Mossie
Phantom
Me-110
F-82 twin Mustang. But for some reason I feel that this is not a twin just a modified P-51

:D :D :D

I have also always loved the Me-110 but all of that glass has always been daunting . :shock:
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by dannyc » Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:52 am

pickelhaube wrote:Sometimes it is hard to get into a project unless you are passionet about it.

Other than the A-10 I would love to build ,

Mossie
Phantom
Me-110
F-82 twin Mustang. But for some reason I feel that this is not a twin just a modified P-51

:D :D :D

I have also always loved the Me-110 but all of that glass has always been daunting . :shock:
Many of my dads squadron mates have expressed interest in an F4 phantom model I'm sure I can convince them the kit would be a good choice if you make a phantom

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Post by Black Lion VF-213 » Fri Apr 15, 2016 12:17 pm

Easy - F-14 Tomcat

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by supersonicfifi » Sat Apr 16, 2016 4:21 am

PHANTOM = TONS OF REPAINTS :)
1/18 mirage 2000 & RAFALE should i say more ?

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Axis Nightmare » Sat Apr 16, 2016 5:14 am

pickelhaube wrote: F-82 twin Mustang. But for some reason I feel that this is not a twin just a modified P-51
The P-82 shared almost nothing with the P-51 except the concept of the outer wing and fuselage design. The nose and canopy were similar. You couldn't just take two fuselages and splice a center section between them. The twin booms are much longer with wing roots both outer and inner different. It was Allison powered too rather than Merlin. You can see it better in the three views.

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What makes the P-51 Mustang so special?

"It would do for 8 hours what a Spitfire would do for 45 minutes."

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by pickelhaube » Sat Apr 16, 2016 5:35 am

Axis Nightmare wrote:
pickelhaube wrote: F-82 twin Mustang. But for some reason I feel that this is not a twin just a modified P-51
The P-82 shared almost nothing with the P-51 except the concept of the outer wing and fuselage design. The nose and canopy were similar. You couldn't just take two fuselages and splice a center section between them. The twin booms are much longer with wing roots both outer and inner different. It was Allison powered too rather than Merlin. You can see it better in the three views.

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I have been wanting to do the F-82 for some years now . But there has been zero interest .

Here is my original post back in 2008 .

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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by B-29 » Sat Apr 16, 2016 8:24 am

My favorites would be the P-61 and F-22.
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Crazy Kraut » Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:40 am

Got another one:
Me109 Zwilling
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by tmanthegreat » Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:00 am

There are a ton of twin-engine aircraft to choose from throughout all periods of aviation history! However, if I had to settle on one (and one that hasn't been made in 1/18 scale yet) I'd go with the DH Mosquito. It large enough for the "wow" factor but not so large as to be unwieldy. Really, it would not take up much more space than the 21c P-38 does... There are also a lot of different variants to choose from, including bomber variants with the glass nose or the fighter-bomber variants with the machine guns, cannon, and bomb bay, and even the night fighter variants. Actually, a night fighter Mosquito would make an awesome paring with the 21c ME-262B night fighter.

My runner-up choice would be the B-25. Again, it's potentially feasible in 1/18 scale without being too unwieldy, but is complicated by the fact that it would need a detailed interior (or at least detailed cockpit, bombardier station, bomb bay, and turret) more so than a plane like the mosquito.
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Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

Post by Winterstar » Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:02 pm

I've always liked the lines on the P-61.

A nightfighter mosquito could be amazing.

I always thought the He 219 looked neat...

Is a Do 335 cheating?

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