Mk 84 AIR in 1/48?

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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 04:50

Does anyone know if there are any aftermarket sources for Mk 84 AIRs? Hasegawa has the Mk 84 LDGP but no AIR.

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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 05:31

Fuzzy on AIR...
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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 05:53

AIR = Air Inflated Retarder, aka ballutes
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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 06:01

Right...I'm brain fried right now...working OT does that to you. But a pic would be helpful to determine if a kitbash can be made.
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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 06:08

They look like inflated pillowcases hanging off the tail end of the bomb. Found a crude drawing of a Mk82 AIR on fas.org but no pics:
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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 06:12

no, I know what they look like, I just wanted a pic of the actual bomb. Don't the fins look like the regular retarded bomb fins?
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Unread post15 Jan 2004, 06:13

The BSU-50 AIR tailkit is attached to the a$$ - err, aft end of a Mk 84. See this pdf file for mucho informatia:

http://www.ilcdover.com/WebDocs/AIAA2001-2039.pdf
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