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Mig 37 ferret...???

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Somebody have got infos about this "project" or "speculation"...??? thank for reply
 

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I think this post should go to "Postwar Aircraft Project".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictional_military_aircraft

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You can probably do a Google search for Testors Italeri MiG 37 Ferret E & find most anything about it. Probably find several model kits on eBay.



gery said:
thank ryusuke,
Not other exist....??
 

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Probably find several model kits on eBay.
I bought that model kit in the early 90's and I still keep it unmounted. Gery if you want scans from the box art or the instructions just send me a PM.

Regards,

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BTW, Mr Gatial produced a very beautiful Ferret art that was available to download some time ago. I'll try to find it on my HDD
 
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Thank very much antonio for your offer...
Thank canisd for picts....

It was just a dummy, not a real project...???

regards

gery
 

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but it made a real impact , Pentagon threw a fit , there was a high level investigation by American lawmakers and McDonnell submission to ATA programme was depicted as a grown Ferret for a while .
 

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The Ferret is definitely my favorite when it comes to fictional aircraft, I remember building the model kit back when I was 12 years old. Unfortunately, I botched the paint job on it and gave it away to a friend. I wonder if anyone has done an aerodynamic study on it, to see if it in fact is a viable combat aircraft design?
 

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Does anyone know how Testors came up with the design of the fictional MiG-37B "Ferret-E"? Did they hire an aviation engineer or analyst to come up with the design?
 

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Triton said:
Does anyone know how Testors came up with the design of the fictional MiG-37B "Ferret-E"? Did they hire an aviation engineer or analyst to come up with the design?
Surely someone on these forums has remarked on the suspicious similarity between Testors' "MiG-37" and the Northrop YF-23, revealed a couple of years after the kit first appeared?
 

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Apteryx said:
Triton said:
Does anyone know how Testors came up with the design of the fictional MiG-37B "Ferret-E"? Did they hire an aviation engineer or analyst to come up with the design?
Surely someone on these forums has remarked on the suspicious similarity between Testors' "MiG-37" and the Northrop YF-23, revealed a couple of years after the kit first appeared?
The Testors kit was released in September 1987 and the F-117A Nighthawk was first unveiled to the public in November 1988. I remember that the kit became a hit because of its uncanny resemblence to the unrevealed F-117A.
 

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Surely someone on these forums has remarked on the suspicious similarity between Testors' "MiG-37" and the Northrop ATF concept, revealed a couple of years BEFORE the kit first appeared...
 

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flateric said:
Surely someone on these forums has remarked on the suspicious similarity between Testors' "MiG-37" and the Northrop ATF concept, revealed a couple of years BEFORE the kit first appeared...
And by "revealed," you mean to the public? Do you know the source of that interesting rendering?
 

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I do. Source is Northrop. And yes, it was openly published.
 

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flateric said:
Surely someone on these forums has remarked on the suspicious similarity between Testors' "MiG-37" and the Northrop ATF concept, revealed a couple of years BEFORE the kit first appeared...
So are you saying that Testors designed the MiG-37 from the Advanced Tactical Fighter concept art that was available?
 

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cleaning up my files at home ı see ı have downloaded the following from the What if site

http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,10180.0.html

the signature , Gatial must be Jozef Gatial who has his own section at this forum , a quick check did not allow me to see whether this was posted before .
 

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