Saturday, 2 September 2017

Mitsubishi F1M "Reikan" (Pete) CG - video

A bit old but I hope it will provide some inspiration to the seaplane modelers out there.
Found it HERE.

 
video
 
 
Also, here's where we are with the current on-going contest.
 
 
JEAN BARBY - Nakajima A6M2-N "Rufe" 1/48 - 4.9, 4.9, 5.0, 5.0, 4.7, 4.9, 5.0, 4.9, 4.9, 4.8, 5.0
 
ROBERTO ANDERWILL - Aichi Mi-Go “J-BAWI” 1/72 - 4.8, 4.9, 5.0, 5.0, 4.7, 5.0, 4.9, 4.9, 4.9, 4.8, 5.0
 
MARK JAHSAN - Kawanishi H6K "Mavis" 1/48 - 4.8, 4.0, 4.7, 4.5, 4.5, 4.5, 4.8, 4.7, 4.7
 
CALIN UNGUREANU - Yokosuka E14 "Glen" 1/72 - 4.8, 4.9, 4.9, 4.7, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.9
 
DIZZYFUGU - Nakajima A6M2-N "Rufe" 1/72 - 4.0, 4.5, 4.7, 4.5, 4.5, 4.6, 4.6, 4.5
 
ALLAN JEFFERY - Nakajima A6M2-N "Rufe" 1/48 - 4.6, 4.7, 4.7, 4.6, 4.7, 4.3, 4.8, 4.6
 
 
FABIO BALZANO - Aichi E-13 "Jake" 1/72 - 5.0, 4.7, 4.5, 4.9, 4.7, 4.5, 4.9, 4.8
                                  - Nakajima A6M2-N "SuiSen” (Rufe) - 5.0, 4.8, 4.9, 4.7, 4.9, 4.7, 4.9, 4.9
 
DEREK COOPER - Nakajima A6M2-N "Rufe" 1/72 - 4.5, 4.6, 4.6, 4.5, 4.0, 4.6, 4.9, 4.8, 4.7
 
PAT DONAHUE - Mitsubishi F1M2 "Pete" 1/48 - 5.0, 4.9, 5.0, 5.0, 4.9, 4.4, 5.0, 4.9
 
CARLO REITA - Kawanishi E8K1 1/72 - 4.5, 4.7, 4.6, 4.6, 4.5, 4.6, 4.5
 
 
We also have two WIP entries:
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Just a reminder that the deadline for this contest is on September 15 and that the theme for the next online model contest is "Japanese Prototype & Experimental Aircraft" (no what-ifs) and will start from October 1.
 
I hope you all had a nice time during your summer vacation, amidst terrorist attacks (No Tenim Por!), hurricanes and floods (we hope all our friends in Texas are alright with dry homes and models!), fires (in Greece) and missiles flying over our heads (here in Japan).


1 comment:

D. Chouinard said...

Interesting video. Sadly it may be the closest we ever get to see a F1M fly, other than a radio control model. Great looking aircraft!