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MISSION: Swing-wing 2008            




 

  MISSION:Swing-wing 2008
  CAMPAIGN LEADER:magnusf
  SCALE:1:144 To 1:24
  START DATE:September 1st, 2008
  ENDS:April 30th, 2009
  ADDITIONAL INFO/IMAGES:Click here to view
Award Ribbon
Upon completion of this campaign you will recieve this fine ribbon to decorate your profile page and act as a link back to this page.

Swing-wing 2008 Award
This award signifies this person completed the Swing-wing 2008 campaign

Operational Overview
The golden age of swing-wing aircraft is now long gone, pushed back into the scrapyard of history by computerized control systems, composite material airframes and immensely powerful engines. But before all this modernisation, the variable incidence wing was a way of achieving the same thing: good manouverability over a wide flying envelope, economic cruise performance and short take off and landing. The resulting aircraft were expensive to build, maintain and operate but they were also cool looking and designed right on the edge of what was technically possible during the sixties when most if not all of them were designed! This mission is a tribute to the engineers who dared to do the impossible and to the aircrew who flew those aircraft in war and peace!

The Rules and Regs
* Any swing-wing aircraft is allowed. Big or small, fighter of bomber, anything allowed as long as it has swinging wings!
* Dioramas and figures are welcome
* OOB, aftermarket parts or scratch according to builderīs taste
* Progress photos in the main thread is desirable
* As usual: have fun!

Contest Element
Thanks to eminent graphic artist Jesper, a ribbon will be awarded to modellers who complete at least one swing-wing aircraft!

     
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PARTICIPANTS

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AIRGUNNER
backstop13
betheyn
Bigskip
Blueheeler
CaptainA
CMOT
DutchBird
eerie
ejclide
eMan
G-Unit
gbyrnsie
grubbyfingers
jam2727
Littorio
magnusf
Nito74
owlbeback
Phantom2
pigsty
Ruffus
SGTJKJ
Spitifly
Tallguy
Tomcat31
Victor
warreni
wrenchy