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25 Dec 2016 admin In G+ Posts

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  1. Romeo Graham 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    Wow! What's going on in this picture? It does not look like a good day for the pilot.

  2. Thierry Cammarata 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    Missed carrier landing?

  3. Dei G ¿ 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    Incredible shot…

  4. jeff fearnow 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    Totally. Collapsed nosegear, at least one detached fuel store evident behind. The Attitude of the aircraft is normally very nose high, so this is ms from slamming into the deck. Hopefully the in-progress ejection was successful.

  5. Justin Whitsitt 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    This is a model.

  6. Eric Poe 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    14th July 1955, LCDR Jay T. Alkire, Killed in crash. This posted photo looks phenomenal. The next photo is less promising…

    http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F7U-Cutlass/D-412.jpg

    Thanks for sharing. I was not previously familiar with this platform. I appreciate the challenges you present to me to learn more.

  7. Hunter Freed 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    This is a model

  8. jeff fearnow 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    It is indeed- but a damn fine diorama!

  9. Jim K 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    Cutlass?

  10. Jeb Hoge 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Jim K Yeah, I think so.

  11. taylor mims 25 Dec 2016 Reply

    Metaylor

  12. Wayne Moyer 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    Yeah the F7U Gutless Cutlass. It's not a surprise to see the front gear collapse given the length of the poor thing.

  13. giantnardman 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Eric Poe Thanks for posting that link.

  14. Jim K 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Wayne Moyer yep that rare thing, a good looking plane that was not very good

  15. Eric Poe 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    Ah, a diorama. Makes much more sense. I was admittedly puzzled by the visual aesthetics and resolution for its vintage. Well, hopefully the link to Cutlass ejections helps spread the word on this beast's history. Apparently over a third of them crashed. And how about that nose gear! Puts the pilot at 14 feet!? That's crazy!!

  16. Wayne Moyer 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Jim K You know the old saying. If it looks right the it must fly horribly.

  17. Jim K 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Wayne Moyer oh? I heard the exact opposite

  18. Skyblugrp - 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    Amazing photograph shot

  19. Gerry Turcot 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    nice shot!

  20. Wayne Moyer 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Jim K that's because I was kidding

  21. Jim K 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    +Wayne Moyer​ Humor did not come across in your post.

  22. Peter Strencsev 26 Dec 2016 Reply

    Stunning model!

  23. Hayden Paul 27 Dec 2016 Reply

    I like that

  24. kailey dean 27 Dec 2016 Reply

    Is that model an fire?!

  25. Christopher Rose 27 Dec 2016 Reply

    time to leave!

  26. RG Webb 29 Dec 2016 Reply

    Chance Vought's Corsair with JATO? yes time to adios..

  27. Judith Merulli 30 Dec 2016 Reply

    Facebook

  28. Feodor Morozov 4 Jan 2017 Reply

    Why is the cockpit open.

  29. Wayne Moyer 4 Jan 2017 Reply

    +Feodor Morozov He's ejecting.

  30. Feodor Morozov 7 Jan 2017 Reply

    +Wayne Moyer thanks. Also is he ejecting on an aircraft carrier?

  31. Wayne Moyer 7 Jan 2017 Reply

    +Feodor Morozov Yes

  32. Peter Strencsev 8 Jan 2017 Reply

    Gran trabajo con la espuma de poliuretano quemado.
    A great job with the burnt polyurethane foam.

  33. Maarten Kruizenga 25 Feb 2017 Reply

    Nice model

  34. Roman L-39 Jones 30 May 2017 Reply

    NOOOOOOO

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