D model in a Show

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D model in a Show

Post by Ripper » Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:04 pm

Any of the VTB pilots thought about flying a D model in a show for picture purposes??? Probably in the slot... :?: :)

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Post by Lawndart » Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:59 pm

If we had a D model, you can bet we'd be flying it all the time for media rides, practices and shows. I'm sure we'd also have a heck of a hard time getting No. 7 and 8 out of their jets and back down to the comm cart. :lol:

Our modeler has been dragging his feet for two years completing (a more accurate version of) our C model, let alone converting it to a D model :!:

While most people on our team are great "sticks" and computer savvy guys who know the ins and outs of flying, building cockpits/rigs, creating web content etc. - we don't have any in-house modeler on the team, nor anyone with enough time to pick up 3D modeling as everyone is too busy with their real lives.

It's a touchy subject (especially since said modeler has completed about 95% of the work on the *new* CJ model and gone AWOL), but if our F-16 Block 52 DJ model ever sees the light of day, trust me that we'd be flying the crap out of it! 8)
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Post by Ripper » Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:10 pm

:D Haha, yea I agree it would be hard to get #7 or 8 back on the ground.
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Post by Thumper » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:46 pm

Rest assured that this is something I bring up OFTEN! :lol:

I would almost be willing to bet that if we had a D model you might see the whole delta flying it for a couple of weeks until the "new" wears off! :lol:
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Post by Ripper » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:50 pm

LOL :D I thought it would be neat to see. Seeing how the Tbirds have a grocery getter in the slot more often than not. Regardless, that would be one awesome ride from someones computer chair! :lol:
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Post by Robert-Fierce » Wed May 05, 2010 8:56 pm

Now I know what to get Thumper for Christmas :D
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Post by Panther » Wed May 05, 2010 8:59 pm

[quote=""Fierce""]Now I know what to get Thumper for Christmas :D[/quote]

Make sure it's after VFAT, or he will never land...
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Post by Robert-Fierce » Wed May 05, 2010 9:39 pm

Yea, LOL, partial in-cockpit narration is LD's job. :lol:
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