AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by VulcanDriver » 11 Oct 2016, 16:48

Thanks Dave

The folding rotors should easy to do as I have them already made so just a case of fitting them, When I decided to the do merlin I created a "library" of parts, just like Westland did, for ease of making different models.

Any news of the AEW version yet seen mock ups of it.
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by ricki429 » 12 Oct 2016, 11:40

It's light grey

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Post by Victory103 » 12 Oct 2016, 19:15

I see the Danish 101s are Mk3a, does the lumpy nose included the Italian HH-101 with IFR probe?
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by lmgaylard » 20 Nov 2016, 00:14

Hi John.

Just wondering how the Merlin AI model is progressing?

Thanks.

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Post by btaylo24 » 20 Nov 2016, 06:45

I was thinking the same.. Come on John pull your finger out! :D :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :D
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by VulcanDriver » 20 Nov 2016, 07:05

Just finishing off YPED for the Poseidon project then back to the Merlin.
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by Garysb » 20 Nov 2016, 09:09

Nice picture of an all grey HC4 Merlin in Airforces


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Post by lmgaylard » 25 Mar 2017, 12:04

Hi John.

Just wondering how the Merlin AI model is progressing?

Thanks

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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by TheFoufure » 25 Mar 2017, 16:10

lmgaylard wrote:
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Hi John.

Just wondering how the Merlin AI model is progressing?

Thanks
You can find the Merlin AI model (Navy version) in this package : http://www.militaryaiworks.com/download ... task-force

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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by VulcanDriver » 26 Mar 2017, 07:48

I got involved with other FS stuff recently but will dig out the Junglies ASAP to be them out of the door.
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by lmgaylard » 26 Mar 2017, 15:29

Hi John.

Yes, I already have the RN Task Force package, which is excellent.

Looking forward to seeing your Junglie Merlin package.

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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by VulcanDriver » 26 Mar 2017, 22:07

Garysb wrote:
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Nice picture of an all grey HC4 Merlin in Airforces


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Have they lost the jungle green or is this a one off?

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Post by lmgaylard » 26 Mar 2017, 22:15

When all the Junglie Merlin's have been upgraded to HC4, they will all be grey!

All the HC3, 3A & iHC3 are still green.

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Post by VulcanDriver » 27 Mar 2017, 06:42

Thanks looks like a mix or do I go for HC4 and ignore the others?
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Post by ricki429 » 27 Mar 2017, 16:01

I would do them all grey as that is how the fleet will be soon! Thanks for your hard work - looking forward to them!

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Post by VulcanDriver » 28 Mar 2017, 07:16

ricki429 wrote:
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I would do them all grey as that is how the fleet will be soon! Thanks for your hard work - looking forward to them!
Makes life easier for me :D
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by VulcanDriver » 28 Mar 2017, 17:29

Quick question. Apart from the folding rotors and grey paint are there any external changes to the Merlins from when the RAF operated them?
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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by lmgaylard » 28 Mar 2017, 18:49

On the Merlin iHC3 / HC4 there are a few external 'extras', some are very small and not major for an AI model, I think. The major difference is the folding tail joint and the roping arm above the cargo door, just forward of the winch. If you email me I can send you some close up photos if that helps?

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Re: AI AgustaWestland Wildcat & Merlin iHC3 /HC4

Post by ricki429 » 28 Mar 2017, 20:04

VulcanDriver wrote:
28 Mar 2017, 17:29
Quick question. Apart from the folding rotors and grey paint are there any external changes to the Merlins from when the RAF operated them?
I don't know if the HC3A variant will lose it's unique nose in the upgrade, but it sure would be useful to have that type modelled for Norwegian and Italian Merlins if its not too much hassle?
Edit: I've just read they will be HC4As so they would keep their nose...

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