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The 6th Day's Whispercraft™ 'Double X Charter'
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Ask me what's my favorite imaginary helo from the movies, and I'll say: Whispercraft in a heartbeat. Remember the movie The 6th Day, starring none other than an ex- California governor when he was still only a blockbuster household name... Well, the helo he was flying in the movies was called the Whispercraft. I've always found that design to be original, beautiful and quite convincing. See for yourselves!




My own webpage on the Whispercraft:

http://stargazer2006.online.fr/others/whispercraft.htm

The Fantastic Plastic model of the Whispercraft:
http://www.fantastic-plastic.com/WhispercraftPage.htm


More about the Whispercraft's designer Ron Cobb:
http://www.artofwa.com.au/?page_id=6


The TM sign indicates a Ron Cobb trademark



-- Edited by Stargazer2006 on Thursday 20th of January 2011 11:38:18 PM



-- Edited by Stingray on Monday 29th of February 2016 06:13:45 PM

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I forgot about this one! I love this design, and I can't help but wonder what it would look like in military use. I think about that since the co.ckpit is shaped like that on most military tandem-seat helicopters.

Also that's a very informative webpage you have! Good job on it! thumbsup.gif


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RE: The 6th Day's Whispercraft 'Double X Charter'
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Thanks, Stingray! Just realized that the Fantastic Plastic model could be done in military colors. Here's the decal sheet for it...

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Hmmm, sounds like a good 'What If?' opportunity.

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Pepper wrote:

Hmmm, sounds like a good 'What If?' opportunity.


 

Sure... even if the whole design is basically 'What if' to begin with. biggrin



-- Edited by neoNEURO on Friday 21st of January 2011 12:48:10 AM



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Whispercraft is a favorite of mine too. Good pics, Stephane.



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