It is currently November 19th, 2017, 3:52 am

All times are UTC [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 84 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: July 1st, 2017, 2:04 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: May 1st, 2011, 7:41 pm
Posts: 5672
Location: Middlesbrough
jRatz wrote:

A question just to clarify your "flown / crewed by an ace" - that would include an aircraft where the air gunner was an ace ?

Sounds reasonable to me John, the gunner could be the Ace.

_________________
2017 - A:11 B:9 C:0
Current Projects:
South African Air Force 1958 - 1981 (Springbok and Castle)
East German Air Force 1956 - 1990


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: July 14th, 2017, 3:16 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: October 4th, 2012, 3:37 am
Posts: 2127
Location: Sydney, Australia
Do we have a time frame confirmed for this one? :)

I was just checking the calendar and noticed it's not appearing yet. Second half of the year has lots of space.

_________________
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3dZl3yfGpc


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: July 20th, 2017, 11:45 am 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: May 1st, 2011, 7:41 pm
Posts: 5672
Location: Middlesbrough
Old_Tonto wrote:
OK Pilgrims. If no one else wants to volunteer I will step up as GBL. Any objections?

Thought not. :lol:

So as far as I understand it we are looking at an 8 week build time. Looking at the calendar I would propose beginning of August to end of September (8.5 Weekends). Anyone object to that?

So to recap any model aircraft in any scale in any time frame as long as it was flown / crewed by an ace and achieved 1 victory in the Aircraft.

Figures and busts in any scale ok but must provide a reasonable facsimile of the person being represented.

Mini Dioramas and Vignettes of 'Aces in Action' are acceptable.

For the purposes of this GB Ace Status is a minimum of 5 air to air victories.

What's not in the GB scope. Panzer 'Aces' U boat 'Aces' multiple bombing mission or ground target kills.
WHIF's or Movie schemes.

Those who expressed an interest:
Kitaholic
OT
gnomemeansgnome
Purplethistle
Gadfly
MarkyM607
fredk
DazDaMan
Jratz
VickersVandal

Does anyone disagree with this description? If I don't here back from those who expressed an interest I will message them this coming week. So shout out if you are still keen on this GB or I'll start something else. :pilot:

Apologies chaps I've been a bit busy of late. I will PM all those interested and propose a new date of September through until the end of October. I'm away for most of August on holiday and we have the Blitzbau too. I'll be in touch soon.

_________________
2017 - A:11 B:9 C:0
Current Projects:
South African Air Force 1958 - 1981 (Springbok and Castle)
East German Air Force 1956 - 1990


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: July 21st, 2017, 6:02 am 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: October 4th, 2012, 3:37 am
Posts: 2127
Location: Sydney, Australia
VickersVandal wrote:
Do we have a time frame confirmed for this one? :)

I was just checking the calendar and noticed it's not appearing yet. Second half of the year has lots of space.


Gee, would you just look at this nitwit! :roll: Doesn't he know there's a Fokker Triplane GB in October that could easily conflict with the Aces GB if they ran at the same time since so many German aces flew tripes (one very famous one in particular..). Some people! :roll: :roll: :roll:

:oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

So anyway, I've flagged this with O-T by PM and my suggestion is not to have these two group builds overlapping at all for that reason.

Oh, and just to be clear, in case it wasn't obvious, I'm still keen as mustard to put a build in the Aces GB.

_________________
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3dZl3yfGpc


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: July 21st, 2017, 6:53 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: January 5th, 2013, 1:16 pm
Posts: 3877
VickersVandal wrote:
VickersVandal wrote:
Do we have a time frame confirmed for this one? :)

I was just checking the calendar and noticed it's not appearing yet. Second half of the year has lots of space.


Gee, would you just look at this nitwit! :roll: Doesn't he know there's a Fokker Triplane GB in October that could easily conflict with the Aces GB if they ran at the same time since so many German aces flew tripes (one very famous one in particular..). Some people! :roll: :roll: :roll:

:oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

So anyway, I've flagged this with O-T by PM and my suggestion is not to have these two group builds overlapping at all for that reason.

Oh, and just to be clear, in case it wasn't obvious, I'm still keen as mustard to put a build in the Aces GB.


I don't know!, can't get the staff these days! :ha: :lol:

_________________
I don't have a stash, it's a kit sanctuary!!


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: August 14th, 2017, 4:36 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: May 1st, 2011, 7:41 pm
Posts: 5672
Location: Middlesbrough
Looks like the GB dance card is pretty full now so should we postpone this until next year?
I'm going to be away for the rest of August but feel free to chat amongst yourselves and we will see what decision we come to.

_________________
2017 - A:11 B:9 C:0
Current Projects:
South African Air Force 1958 - 1981 (Springbok and Castle)
East German Air Force 1956 - 1990


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: August 14th, 2017, 4:56 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: July 16th, 2013, 4:03 pm
Posts: 1887
Location: No Fun City
If we need to postpone then let's. All good here. I have more than enough builds and restorations to keep me busy till then.

_________________
Ego no habeo consilium.

ICBM = Insatiable Collector and Builder of Models


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: August 14th, 2017, 5:12 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 5041
Location: Penicuik
Yeah, I'm happy with that. Got a good few on myself.

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
'Aces High' GB
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: 'Aces High' GB
PostPosted: August 14th, 2017, 5:56 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: January 5th, 2013, 1:16 pm
Posts: 3877
Yeah. sounds okay. Losing a kit of modelling mojo lately, haven't got a GB in me at present. :sad:

_________________
I don't have a stash, it's a kit sanctuary!!


Top
 Profile   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 84 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Macinscott 3 style by HighDefGeek