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#1 midnightprowler

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Posted 17 October 2010 - 02:22 AM

For those of you, like me, that are old enough to remember this show, this is Italeri's 1/72 kit:
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Posted 17 October 2010 - 03:38 PM

Not only do I remember the show, I remember riding in one of these. Back in the day we had these in our fledgling air division. Rode as observer for a week in the fall. That was a cold, cold mofo, and periodically the bubble would front over when you exhaled.

Brave, brave men flew these in combat.

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#3 Greg Cullinan

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Posted 25 October 2010 - 05:24 AM

Looks nice. Very clean.
I like it in yellow.

I am in the roofing business,here in Philadelphia it is all
flat roofs. A common roof vent we have are turbines.
Known in the industry as whirlybirds.


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BTW,yours is way cooler.:angry:

Edited by Greg Cullinan, 25 October 2010 - 05:28 AM.


#4 Greg Myers

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 06:22 AM

"For those of you, like me, that are old enough to remember this show" yes I do. My brother and I each had one. One of them had floats.