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Molyned
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Blackburn Skua

Post by Molyned »

Hi Folks -
The Summer months are surely drawing to a close, so it's back to work on my latest project -
It's the Blackburn Skua Fleet Air Arm early WW2 dive bomber.
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This is a preview of progress to date. There's still lots to do, like all the V.C. interior for example. As usual it will be for FS9/FSX.
Cheers :cheers:
Dave M(oly)

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Re: Blackburn Skua

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Looking good, Dave! :thumbsup:

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Re: Blackburn Skua

Post by Paul K »

That looks rather nice. Well done so far.
Pip Pip ! :)

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Re: Blackburn Skua

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Very nice, David. I guess you will follow it up with the Roc (as you already have the defiant gun turret!). Just kidding.

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Re: Blackburn Skua

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Aha ! great minds think alike . :agree:
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Re: Blackburn Skua

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Always grateful for your contributions to our hobby, Dave. :welldone:

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Re: Blackburn Skua

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Meanwhile ... back to the the Skua,
construction is proceeding as time (and the missus) allows i'm currently working on the panel and cockpit instruments and controls
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I've only got a couple of photos of this area they're not necessarily spot-on being of a mockup in a museum.
Then again, I can't be wrong, can I ? ;)
Cheers :cheers:
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Re: Blackburn Skua

Post by Airspeed »

Hi Dave,
Congratulations on your perseverence and fine work! :welldone:
This may help:
https://dingeraviation.net//rc_images/b ... 8x1024.jpg

...and a side view:
https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/attachmen ... pg.208719/

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Re: Blackburn Skua

Post by Dev One »

Dave, glad to see you have same problem as me....SWMBO calling? Model looks good & Mike in Oz seems to have found some nice data for you.
:OT:
I am also suffering from the ability to work as long as I used to & my right hand is beginning to get the tremors which doesn't help placement of that arrow thingy on the screen.....but the Miles M2W Hawk Major is being worked on again, I think I've got the FDE fixed, so its now back to the texturing.
I certainly do not recommend moving house & downsizing when one is 80+.....can't find or get access to lots of things.
Keith

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Re: Blackburn Skua

Post by Molyned »

Thanks Mike for the links - however they are the ones I've been working to. :( That cockpit is the museum mockup I mentioned and frustratingly, the starboard side shot is not coupled with the port side leaving me guessing. :wall: However as they say ' what you don't know, waffle' b*llsh*t baffles brains. :bandit:
Keith - certainly tempus fugit alright - just a few months to go to my biggie birthday.
Cheers :cheers:
Dave M(oly)

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