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Offline SteveO

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2011, 03:49:09 pm »
Oi, Gibson! when's this book ready?  ;)

Will the book feature any Pegasus powered AEW concepts similar to the DO-31?

Any chance of another teaser too please?

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2011, 02:12:30 am »
Don't you boys ever rummage about on Amazon? Most disappointed by your sleuthing skills, so expect a visit from Archdeacon Robert...

Hope the attached BAC A2 will keep you interested.

Seriously, Adrian is finalising the layout as I type and then Ed the Geordie printer will be doing his trick with ink and paper, hopefully before the forthcoming mini ice-age shuts the UK down. Happy to report no photos of Maggie but other scary things, such as aircraft that will give you nightmares.

Chris

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2011, 02:33:59 am »
 :o

Thanks for the new pic, I take it that the AEW specification didn't include the line "No fat birds"  ;D

What's your preference, buy from Amazon or direct from you guys?
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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2011, 03:02:37 am »
Direct is generally a quicker than delivery via Amazon.

Loads of fat, ugly birds in it, nature of the beast. Compared with the other horrors in TA&AEW, the A2 is actually one of the loveliest AEW aircraft ever drawn. One proof-reader's single-word reply on receiving the draft was "Aaaaaaaarrrrrgh!"

Chris

PS You haven't had a proper rummage on Amazon yet, have you?

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2011, 03:31:49 am »

PS You haven't had a proper rummage on Amazon yet, have you?
Its worth a snoot to searcg Amazon.co.uk books for AEW ;)

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2011, 04:19:51 am »

PS You haven't had a proper rummage on Amazon yet, have you?
Its worth a snoot to searcg Amazon.co.uk books for AEW ;)
I have now, looks like someone has taken the AEW ugly stick to a BAe 146 too!  :)

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2011, 04:42:08 am »
I'll call off the Archdeacon...

Chris

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2011, 04:51:50 am »
 :D Cheers Chris, keep up the good work!

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2011, 05:22:00 am »
The BAC A2 thing is the stuff of nightmares. Imagine it with wings folded in Gannet style... eurgh.

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2011, 01:34:48 pm »
I want this book...

...so badly it hurts!  B)

The BAC A2 thing is the stuff of nightmares. Imagine it with wings folded in Gannet style... eurgh.

Hey, even ugly planes deserve some love! As a point of principle, I plan to build models of some of the uglies once I have my mitts on a copy...

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #25 on: November 29, 2011, 02:07:58 am »
I'm happy to report final High Res PDF's for the artwork have been sent over to the Chris in the UK, so Ed the Geordie printer will be galvanised into action forthwith!

I've actually grown quite attached to those unloved, chubby aircraft... I should really try chopping them up so I can fold the wings and see how that looks - somewhat less lovely I suspect!

Adrian

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2011, 02:27:00 am »
"Any chance of another teaser too please"

Index and a couple of pages.

Should be available from the last week in January and not before, so don't blow all that Xmas money on Amazon just yet.

Chris

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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2011, 03:15:29 pm »
i want a job with Ed the Geordie Printer...
so I can print my own copy............ ;D   B)


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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #28 on: December 13, 2011, 05:16:40 pm »
What's with all these MiG-21s bouncing RN AEW platforms? And not a Spey Phantom in sight...
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Re: The Admiralty and AEW: Royal Navy Airborne Early Warning Projects
« Reply #29 on: December 13, 2011, 06:04:03 pm »
Speaking of Amazon, they're already showing The Air Staff and AEW.