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Last year of the Panavia Tornado - Competition underway! Options
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#101 Posted : 31 October 2018 07:53:53

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Just 1 day to go till the start of this competition Cool
Have you signed up yet? Some great prizes to be had and some very cheap kits out there to build.
If you want to enter, PM Tomick with details.

Good luck to all who enter ThumpUp
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#102 Posted : 31 October 2018 19:16:52

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BigGrin Just a few hours to go then the start flag is waved good luck everyone with your buildsDrool Drool Drool Drool Drool Cool
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#103 Posted : 31 October 2018 20:08:00

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Indeed best wishes to everyone with their model builds. Looks like some very nice models to come.

Finally got the last of my bits and pieces arrive while at work today so starting my diary at the weekend.
Happy Modelling

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#104 Posted : 31 October 2018 23:39:39

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Good Luck Everyone who is entering. I won't be starting yet as I haven't got my kit yet. Still showing pre order status.

Chris
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#105 Posted : 01 November 2018 09:15:12

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Here we go guys Drool Drool Drool Good luck to everyone, there’s still time to enter this competition and great prizes on offer. Come on guys and ladies, give it a go. BigGrin
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#106 Posted : 02 November 2018 15:16:22
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Another reason to buy a Tornado kit....Jadlam have a Flash sale giving 10% off everything... https://www.jadlamracingmodels.com/
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#107 Posted : 02 November 2018 20:59:24

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BigGrin Heres one thats something different Revell do a 'Light + Sound Tornado IDS Diorama' kit in 1/72 scale. Its silly money on Amazon at £100 plus but fleabay has three the cheapest has a bidding start of £25 + postage. There are lots of replacment aftermarket decal sets out there to make this a UK version too. Could be a game changer for anyone thinking of a late entrance to the compDrool Drool Drool Drool

https://www.ebay.co.uk/s...ids+diorama&_sacat=0
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#108 Posted : 03 November 2018 14:08:51

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Good luck to all the entrants, am sure some great builds are going to be produced....Cool Cool .. Have fun with it.....Cool Cool

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#109 Posted : 05 November 2018 13:22:27

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Some cheap kits out there if anyone still wants to enter.

This kit is here for under a Fiver, great for a bit of modding:
https://www.wonderlandmo...evell-1144-tornado-ecr/


Or, if you want to spend a little more, there is this one for under £50:
https://www.wonderlandmo...do-gr-mk1-raf-gulf-war/





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#110 Posted : 07 November 2018 13:42:25

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https://theaviationist.c...-of-retirement-in-2019/
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#111 Posted : 08 November 2018 14:46:20

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How good is the Panavia Tornado...

https://www.quora.com/Ho...-is-the-Panavia-Tornado#
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#112 Posted : 10 November 2018 22:34:26

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Tornado passes at Cad East:-

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#113 Posted : 11 November 2018 09:54:21

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BigGrin Heres a picture of the Revell Gulf War Tornado from the Telford show:-

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#114 Posted : 13 November 2018 07:37:38
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#115 Posted : 13 November 2018 14:15:43

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Tomick wrote:


This is the set I bought for my Tornado comp entry, they look even better when you see them, may have to build more Tornados nowBigGrin

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#116 Posted : 15 November 2018 17:15:11

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[quote=arpurchase]BigGrin Tornado's having a field day when in training with the US Navy. Watch the videoDrool Drool :-

http://www.thedrive.com/...and-f-a-18s-in-training[/quote]

See how the Tornado faired against the top US Navy F-14's & FA-18's, and repeatedly came out on top
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#117 Posted : 17 November 2018 21:58:51

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This looks like another great book for Tornado detail BigGrin if your thinking of entering the competition.

https://www.hannants.co.uk/product/HMHP005

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#118 Posted : 17 November 2018 23:31:17

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BigGrin Some nice picture's thereCool
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#119 Posted : 17 November 2018 23:55:37
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The RAF has unveiled another Tornado GR4 special coloured “TONKA” ahead of the retirement of the aircraft from active service in March 2019....
https://theaviationist.c...n-special-color-scheme/
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#120 Posted : 19 November 2018 13:26:06

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During Desert Storm, the Tornado GR1 spearheaded the RAF attacks on targets in Iraq. It flew more than 1,500 operational sorties, yet suffered only six losses in combat. Of these losses, 5 airmen were killed and seven taken prisoner.

'Tornado Down' is the factual account of two such airmen, shot down in January 1991.

RAF Flight lieutenants John Peters and John Nichol were shot down over enemy territory on their first airbourne mission of the Gulf War. Their capture in the desert, half a mile from their blazing Tornado bomber, began a nightmare seven-week ordeal of torture and interrogation which brought both men close to death.
In Tornado Down, John Peters and John Nichol tell the incredible story of their part in the Gulf War. It is a brave and shocking and totally honest account - a story about war and its effects on the hearts and minds of men.

In recognition of the achievements of both the plane and it's crew and to encourage additional Gulf War Tornado build entries, there will be an additional prize for the Winner of the Gulf War Tornado category in the Last Year of the Panavia Tornado competition - a copy of the Tornado Down book!

It's a cracking read, so get those Gulf War Tornado entries in!'

There is an online doc about this story:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kpiaP_yaIg

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