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UncleReiben
11-29-2005, 03:00 PM
Trying to figure out the history what when where and why's of this B-24 Airframe, #273130.

http://home.hawaii.rr.com/imajez/images/eek.jpg
Photo is by Warren M. Bodie

Wanna know why it's been fitted with the nose of a B-17G

UncleReiben
11-29-2005, 03:00 PM
Trying to figure out the history what when where and why's of this B-24 Airframe, #273130.

http://home.hawaii.rr.com/imajez/images/eek.jpg
Photo is by Warren M. Bodie

Wanna know why it's been fitted with the nose of a B-17G

berg417448
11-29-2005, 03:08 PM
This explains everything:

http://www.unrealaircraft.com/hybrid/B17G.php

UncleReiben
11-29-2005, 07:33 PM
wewt... thx

Phil_C
12-02-2005, 03:29 PM
for the scale modelers among us, that would be a cool project build..

i saw pics of that bird a while ago in some mag, and totally forgot about it

jarink
12-02-2005, 08:52 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Phil_C:
for the scale modelers among us, that would be a cool project build.. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I saw one at an IPMS convention in St. Louis back around 1980 in 1/72 scale. I thought it was a fantasy kitbash until my dad told me it really happened.

hotspace
12-04-2005, 04:45 AM
God, that's one ugly plane http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

Hot Space