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Raptor71

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  1. The different thickness of the rivets depends on the use of cnc machines with 3 axes (rivets with different thicknesses as the engraver can be tilted) or 4-5 axes (rivets with the same thickness as the engraver can be tilted and remain parallel to the surface to be engraved)).
  2. I am making several parts for my Merlin Airfix.
  3. I have already printed the system in 1/48 and 1/72 scale for the Apache. Then I will also do it for the Venezuelan Black Hawks Arpia 4 (which have the data link antenna on the left pylon with a specific adapter). The APKWS system is simply a laser kit which is applied on 2.75 "rockets, costs approximately $ 22,000 and has a range of approximately 8000m. The Spike system that is being tested on the US Apache is in the long range NLOS version. It has a port of approximately 25 km and costs over $ 300,000. This missile is used in a very specific way. It is generally launched from behind a hill o
  4. I designed this in 3D and I printed my UH-1Y and AH-1Z. Hope you like it. The antenna on the right in the 3d image is for Apache, Black Hawk etc. The one for UH-1Y and AH-1Z is shorter, as well as having support for the rotor hub.
  5. I installed the Spike system on the wing of the Apache HAS in 1/48. How do you like it? https://flic.kr/s/aHsmM6vQ6p
  6. This is the system used on the Israeli Apache Saraf and is the same system used as the US Army Apache test. This launcher can carry 4 spike missiles of three different types (Spike NLOS Non Line Of Sight, Spike-ER Extended Range and Spike-LR Long Range) I made the Spike NLOS launcher for the 1/48 and 1/72 Apache and ER plus the antenna (will be printed in 3d). At the moment I understand that the US Army is testing only the long-range NLOS Spike. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPvchdf3s0w -Simon
  7. I confirm that I am planning to make it even on a 1/35 scale
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