My latest project ....... Vickers VC10 K2 Tanker1/144 Scale

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My latest project ....... Vickers VC10 K2 Tanker1/144 Scale

Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:26 pm

This is it so far, just need to find a steady hand to put the decals on :)
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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:27 pm

and one more.......
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Post by petet16 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:32 pm

Nice job, but it's missing the inboard wing fences :)

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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:34 pm

Excuse me for not knowing but what and where do they go?
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Post by Jelle Hieminga » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:45 pm

That's indeed a known issue with the Airfix kit, it doesn't include the inboard fences because it is based on very old moulds which were made during the VC10's development as far as I know. I'll look up some photos for you ACLVC10.

Edit: how's this, it shows a type 1102 wing so ignore the chord extension, but the inboard wing fence is shown.

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Post by petet16 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:50 pm

http://www.vc10.net/Photos/Images/GASGMstored.jpg

The fences are visible just outboard of the fridge pack condenser intake.

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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:56 pm

So basically you mean there should be 2 intakes on the wing? Am i correct?
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Post by petet16 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:01 pm

No, the intake is fine, if you look at the pic the wing fence sticks up vertically from the upper surface of the wing.

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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:04 pm

Sorry for the blonde moment..........i know which you mean now, thats going to bug me now :)

Doesnt look to bad other than that though does it?
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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:07 pm

Yep i know which bits you mean now :)
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Post by petet16 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:10 pm

ACLVC10 wrote:Sorry for the blonde moment..........i know which you mean now, thats going to bug me now :)

Doesnt look to bad other than that though does it?
It looks a well made model, it's a shame Airfix never released a 1/72 Vc10

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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:13 pm

Yes 1/72 would of been a better scale but at least they released it at all, so glad i got my hands on one :)

I want to get another one now
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Post by Jelle Hieminga » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:06 pm

This shows the wing fence on the right wing of A4O-AB, it should be easy to create them from scratch, from a bit of plastic card. There's a slight curve in the front end but at 1/144 scale you probably won't notice it if you omit this.

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There are two 1/72 kits that I know of but they are either vacuform or resin kits, not something I've ever dared to try.
See here (scroll down for the second one): http://www.vc10.net/Misc/vc10_models.ht ... s_Vac_Form

Anyway, the model looks great ACLVC10! Just ignore us bickering about the details :wink:
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Post by ACLVC10 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:20 pm

Cool, I will update you all with some pics on the final outcome :)
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