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Appointment Across the Channel by RobCaswell Appointment Across the Channel by RobCaswell
A color version on an earlier work . RPublishing HO229 Poser model www.renderosity.com/mod/bcs/ho… . DAZ Studio render w/ Photoshop.
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Der-Kaiser-1 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 10, 2015  Student General Artist
Such a cool plane. Beautifully drawn, man!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much!
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Der-Kaiser-1 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Student General Artist
No problem! :) Also, diggin' your profile pic!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Professional General Artist
:D
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britcinescribe Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015
We have this exact aircraft with the nose fittings in our movie "Panzer 88".  Nice to see a render of somebody thinking along identical lines.  Good job.
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks, man! Where can I find Panzer 88?
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tophxomi Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thankee!
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tophxomi Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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Patpahootie Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
must show you my novel "Neue Europa" sometime!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Professional General Artist
Alternate history, Paul?
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Patpahootie Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
Oh sure - I wrote a "World War 2.5" novel called "Neue Europ",and recently have also written some lovely Edwardian SF, Victorian paranormal stories.
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beltminer Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
i think the horten brothers were aliens, and arcass is riemar's grandson. there i've got it off my chest! whew!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
You know too much........ :ninjastar:
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beltminer Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
sorry i just couldn't keep the secret any longer. seriously man it's a great image of a technology that was so strangely ahead of it's time. i don't think it would have ever been built if the luftwaffe had not been forced to desperate measures. can you imagine what those guys would have thought of a b-2?
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bastler Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
Actually the B2 constructors took a good luck at the remains of a HO 229.
But lets not forget that the US also had a designer of Nurflügel (Monowing) Planes in the Person Northrop.
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
I think they DID think of the B-2!! :lol:
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celticarchie Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Yeah, an appointment with a Dalek-Tech Enhanced Elite Squadron of Spitfires! :evillaugh:
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
Ooo - now THAT'D be a cool pic!!! ;)
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celticarchie Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
Pew, pew, pew....Exterminate Nazi's!!! :woohoo:
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
Um... with rolling trash bins??? ;p
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celticarchie Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
You bet, they are vicious killing machines designs for one purpose...err, which would be...knitting! :D
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
That's a yarn I'd like to hear!!

buh-dum-PAHHH!
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celticarchie Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
It'll be a woolly jumper! :D
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silverfang07 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work :D
Its not often I see this aircraft featured.
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks - glad you like!!!!!!! :D
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silverfang07 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
^u^ no problem~
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MetalSnail Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
thx! :D
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Zoggman2000 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ultracool!
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks, Z-man!
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2kuhl4you Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Looks like a German atomic strike
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
EEK!!!!!!!!!!!!

But no....
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2kuhl4you Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
Those look like the right size for a nuke back in the day.
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NICELabs Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Impressive bird.... the bombs... V1 rockets?
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Drell-7 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
Nope, those are actually radio-guided missiles, usually used for anti shipping near the end of the war. Another thing the Nazi's had that the allies didn't get until much later.
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Rekalnus Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Also from the painting, they had low visibility simplified markings, something the US didn't get into till the late 1970's
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NICELabs Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok... thought the tail section didn't match the V1 just right. I've seen footage of those in action. Scary stuff.
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Heretic1311 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
Sorry: straight wings (missed a word)
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Heretic1311 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013
The V1 also had wings.
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NICELabs Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
True.. though you can't really see them in this pic, so again, my mistake.
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Rekalnus Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Liking this. Some parts are a bit odd but nothing too bad. Modeled this in 1/32, 48th, 72nd and even 1/144th, its that much a fave.
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
What strikes you as odd?
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Rekalnus Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The Single seat 229, with Nightfighter radar. Plus a way too heavy missile load.

I have never been however, what people at hobby shows and conventions call a "Rivet Counter" I'll always go with a fun story over tech specs' anyday.
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Heretic1311 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
The Horten IX! Great! But what´s with these bombs?
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RobCaswell Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
See Drell-7's comments, below...
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