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Aircraft of Germany in WWII.
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HobbyBoss 1/48: Ta 152 C-1/R14
BigZimmo
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Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Joined: December 06, 2016
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 09:47 PM UTC
Hi mates!!!

This is my new Ta 152 C-1/R14 in 1/48 scale from HobbyBoss. It's another great kit from this chinese manufacturer.
R14 ("Rüstsatz 14") means, that this Version was projected as a Torpedofighter. But it came never in service.
Painted with colours from Gunze and Revell.

Horrido
Stefan





















AussieReg
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 09:55 PM UTC
Lovely build Stefan, looks great. I don’t recall seeing one of these built up yet.

Cheers, D
bomber14
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New Jersey, United States
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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 12:55 AM UTC
great job stefan. i like the camo on it. nice photography too, and nice job on the figures.

joe
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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 07:28 AM UTC
Beautiful job on that!
c4willy
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 07:55 AM UTC
Yowza! Damn fine work as per usual my friend! Looks just fantastic, have you got one of HobbyBoss's Fw190C V18 "Kangaroo" to build? It's a kit high on my "I wanna build it!" list.
BigZimmo
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 08:10 PM UTC
Thanks for our comments, mates!!!!

Chris, you mean this one....???!!!



robinsonm
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United Kingdom
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 09:12 PM UTC
great work
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 09:29 PM UTC
Very nice builds, Stefan!
stooge
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Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 09:59 AM UTC
Nice work, actually superb paint.

Tho I wonder, was it really intended to carry out over water attacks with that camo scheme? Or was the time over water just going to be so short and the greatest need was a camo that hid the aircraft while on the ground?

I also ponder if the Ta 152 coudl go slow enough to drop a torp? I've just finished reading Mike Crosley's "They Gave Me A Seafire" and "Up In Harm's Way" wheer he talks a lot about naval strike and fighter aircraft and the differing requirements. One of his comments was high performance fighters were poor choices for torp attacks due to their inability to fly slowly enough, even more so with 1/2 ton of torp hanging out in the breeze.
c4willy
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Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:55 AM UTC
This late in the war the camo was to help hide the aircraft from roaming Typhoons, Tempests, P-47's and P-51's than it was to make it harder to spot in the air or over water. It's a paper plane so to speak it was a projected version of the Ta152C that never entered service though I think they did trial it like they did with Fw190 A & D but I could be wrong .... and I often am!
FalkeEins
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 06:03 AM UTC

Quoted Text


One of his comments was high performance fighters were poor choices for torp attacks due to their inability to fly slowly enough, even more so with 1/2 ton of torp hanging out in the breeze.



..one of the reasons why the Swordfish was so successful in the role..
CaptainAmerica
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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 08:28 AM UTC
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