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So, having an actual chance of building something in the next few weeks, once again my mind wanders towards the concept of NPAF* aircraft.
What do you think would make an appropriate aircraft for Santa to fly? I've done Bombardier RJs, B-52s, zeppelins in the past, but I'm open to suggestions.**

Alvis 3.1

*North Pole Air Force
** Suggestions are not binding. I may do something not suggested. 

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phantom   

A Buffalo. STOL ability and hauls a good load. Also, its Canadian!

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Some sort of chopper so he can hover over, or land on, each house.  Due to population growth since he started delivering gifts, he'll need something large, like an SH-54 or 60.

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Don   

Millennium Falcon! If its good enough to make the Kessel Run in less then 12 Parsecs then she'll be fast enough for old St. Nick.

 

Cheers!

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SR-71. I mean he gets to every house super fast and with nobody noticing, after all, plus he's doing reconnaissance to see if you've naughty or nice.

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I've always been curious to see what you could do with a Caribou. Canadian, yes, so it knows the north, but as most folks may know, a caribou IS a reindeer :) And since it's already an aircraft designed for hauling stuff from the frozen north, well, there it is :) 

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niart17   

I thought I saw a commercial that said he drives a Mercedes, no?

 

I think he should go old school and fly a bi-plane mail hauler. Not up to my classic air frames so I can't give a number but I think you know what I mean. Like a Jenny or something.

 

Bill

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I think that classic "Coca Cola" Santa really would be cool in a Waco biplane, but then I'd be accused of favoritism towards one of the Zipper Suited Sun Gods...
:rolleyes:

On the "Good news" front I've run out of "Tweets" so there's zero chance of a A-37 SantaTweet this year.

 

Alvis 3.1
(What happened to my huge negative post count? Waa!)

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2 hours ago, Andrew D. the Jolly Rogers guy said:

 

Dude. If you do that, then maybe I can still get the Play-Dough Pumper #9 that I never got in the 70's...and STILL get it in the 70's. :rofl: 

Fixed point in time, I'm afraid. I'm sorry. I'm so sorry...
 

 

Alvis 3.1

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cag_200   

It should be a amphibious airplane, equipped with retractable landinggear and skids.

 

It should be bigger than a catalina or a sunderland and be a genious design like the germans had in WOII.

A small delivery plane stored below or on top of the plane.

All painted in red+white and silver & gold.

 

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I did this one a few years back, but I like the idea of the parasite delivery vehicle.

 

Alvis 3.1

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dnl42   

There's the GRB-36D with an RF-84K as its "delivery vehicle."

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Some good ideas have come from this thread.


Muh-wa-ha-hahahahahaha. Ha.

 

Alvis 3.1

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ikar   

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What other choice aircraft is there?

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