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#11301 TWest

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 21:02

Certainly among the best remembered aircraft of World War II, this illustration shows the specialized desert version of the Messerschmitt Bf-109, the Bf109E7-Trop. It is unsigned, but I would guess that this Pilot Press piece is by John Weal. It was published in the 1983 RAF Yearbook.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 21:08

Certainly among the more unique, if prophetic designs, the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing was developed at the beginning of the jet age, flying in 1946. First flying as the contra-rotating prop XB-35, it was to become the jet YB-49. Both worked, but the control ineffectiveness was not solved until almost 50 years later with the B-2 going into service. This is a Mike Badrocke illustration that was featured in a DataBase section of the June, 2007 issue of Aeroplane.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 21:32

Another of those rather unique early French experimental aircraft of the early 50s, the SNCASO design group was actually pulled together clandestinely during the occupation of World War II, it was to eventually become the basis for the Sud-Ouest group that worked on the Concorde. Among their earlier efforts that the twin-turbojet-Rocket Hybrid design, the SO-9000-01 Trident, as illustrated in 1953 by J. Perard. This piece was reprinted in the July, 2004 issue of Aeroplane in a Database review of the 50s French programs.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 22:14

Taking a bit of a step back in time, this is the Westland Wapiti, first flown in 1927. Illustrated by Frank Munger, this was printed in Aeroplane, July, 2007.
That is the end for now, but there are quite a few more sitting here in the aircraft file, a few more of the Kimble Haynes covers, and I should be going for more of the Cavara art, too. I just pulled a few other books from the storage, just for variety, but I have a ton of the aircraft art to work on ... if only to clean up some stuff in my laptop harddrive.
Hope you folks are not bored with the big influx of aircraft of late; this site has really gone into an interesting mix of new material of late. Thanks for everyone's involvement.
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#11305 Tony Matthews

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 22:30

I always liked this design, as it was among the more interesting approaches of World War II.


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I can't say what it is specifically about the P-38 that grabs me, but it has been a favourite (one of several favourites!) since I saw first saw a photograph of one. Thanks Tom, and for all the others.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 23:14

I can't say what it is specifically about the P-38 that grabs me, but it has been a favourite (one of several favourites!) since I saw first saw a photograph of one. Thanks Tom, and for all the others.



Tony, Thanks for the comment. I think that one of the first books that I picked up when I started working in the modelkit business (fall of 1972) was a monograph on the P-38, with a John Batchelor cutaway featured. I ended up building a modelkit of the Lightning (the Revell 1/32 scale) before I moved to New York in March of 1973 (left the buildup to its fate), so it had caught me up early on. I know that there are a few other cutaways in my files on the thing as well.
It has been fun having a reason to legitimize playing with this stuff, as it has been sitting in a storage facility for a few years, and had been in my attic prior to that. Good to be able to bring some of this out ... although I actually have some things that I need to work on, too. This hip thing has really taken me off of my game, it seems ... tough trying to work on a cutaway when you keep getting interrupted with nerve twitches or shooting spikes of pain every couple of minutes.
Will keep stepping through this stuff for everyone, of course.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 23:40

...Hope you folks are not bored with the big influx of aircraft of late; this site has really gone into an interesting mix of new material of late...


Though it is a bit like drinking from the proverbial fire hose, that is one of the best problems we can have... thanks for all of it.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:30

Great images, TW. Many thanks. :up:

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 19:00

Benson Autogyro by James Clark (pencil drawing) from a Flight International book "Beneath the Skin, a history of aviation cutaway drawings" published 1998.
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A very interesting read, if you have not seen this book Tom posted the text on page 89. Unfortunately due to a printing error four of the cutaways appear twice in my copy, so three cutaways and one page of text are missing, thanks Tom for enabling me to read page six.

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Cierva C.30 Autogiro by Max Millar 1934
Napier Rapier
Blackburn HST10 by James Clark 1936
Armstrong Whitworth Ensign by Max Millar 1937
Westland Lysander by Max Millar 1938
Graf Zeppelin by Max Millar 1938
NASA/USSR ASTP by Ira Epton 1975
Handley Page Halifax by Max Millar 1942
Avro Lancaster by James Clark 1942
Avro Lancaster by Max Millar 1942
Saunders Roe Skeeter by Arthur Bowbeer 1952
Vickers Viscount 745D by Arthur Bowbeer 1955
Bristol-Siddeley Black Arrow First stage by Frank Munger 1967
NASA Apollo Command Module by Frank Munger 1969
Ariane 5 by Tim Hall 1995
Lockheed Constellation 1649 by Arthur Bowbeer 1956
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress by Arthur Bowbeer 1957
Avro Vulcan B1 by Frank Munger 1958
Benson Autogyro by James Clark 1959
Saunders Roe SRN 1 by Frank Munger 1959
Short SC1 by Frank Munger 1960
Douglas DC-3 by Arthur Bowbeer 1960
North American X-15 by Arthur Bowbeer 1963
Blackburn Buccaneer S1 Frank Munger 1963
BAC 221 by Arthur Bowbeer 1964
Saunders Roe SRN4 by Frank Munger 1967
Aerospatiale / British Aircraft Corporation Concorde by Frank Munger 1967
Cessna 150 by Frank Munger 1970
Rolls-Royce Pegasus by Frank Munger 1972
NASA Space Shuttle by John Marsden 1975
Airbus Industrie A330 by John Marsden 1992
Karman K-Max
Pratt & Whitney Canada PW901A APU
Boeing 777-200 by John Marsden 1994
Mikoyan MiG-29M by Mike Badrocke 1995
Boing AH-64D Apache by Frank Munger & Giuseppe Picarella 1995
Rolls-Royce Trent 800 by Tim Hall 1996
Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor by Giuseppe Picarella 1997
Martin-Baker Mk 16A Ejection Seat by Tim Hall & Gareth Burgess







#11310 TWest

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 19:58

Benson Autogyro by James Clark (pencil drawing) from a Flight International book "Beneath the Skin, a history of aviation cutaway drawings" published 1998.
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A very interesting read, if you have not seen this book Tom posted the text on page 89. Unfortunately due to a printing error four of the cutaways appear twice in my copy, so three cutaways and one page of text are missing, thanks Tom for enabling me to read page six.

Cutaways
Cierva C.30 Autogiro by Max Millar 1934
Napier Rapier
Blackburn HST10 by James Clark 1936
Armstrong Whitworth Ensign by Max Millar 1937
Westland Lysander by Max Millar 1938
Graf Zeppelin by Max Millar 1938
NASA/USSR ASTP by Ira Epton 1975
Handley Page Halifax by Max Millar 1942
Avro Lancaster by James Clark 1942
Avro Lancaster by Max Millar 1942
Saunders Roe Skeeter by Arthur Bowbeer 1952
Vickers Viscount 745D by Arthur Bowbeer 1955
Bristol-Siddeley Black Arrow First stage by Frank Munger 1967
NASA Apollo Command Module by Frank Munger 1969
Ariane 5 by Tim Hall 1995
Lockheed Constellation 1649 by Arthur Bowbeer 1956
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress by Arthur Bowbeer 1957
Avro Vulcan B1 by Frank Munger 1958
Benson Autogyro by James Clark 1959
Saunders Roe SRN 1 by Frank Munger 1959
Short SC1 by Frank Munger 1960
Douglas DC-3 by Arthur Bowbeer 1960
North American X-15 by Arthur Bowbeer 1963
Blackburn Buccaneer S1 Frank Munger 1963
BAC 221 by Arthur Bowbeer 1964
Saunders Roe SRN4 by Frank Munger 1967
Aerospatiale / British Aircraft Corporation Concorde by Frank Munger 1967
Cessna 150 by Frank Munger 1970
Rolls-Royce Pegasus by Frank Munger 1972
NASA Space Shuttle by John Marsden 1975
Airbus Industrie A330 by John Marsden 1992
Karman K-Max
Pratt & Whitney Canada PW901A APU
Boeing 777-200 by John Marsden 1994
Mikoyan MiG-29M by Mike Badrocke 1995
Boing AH-64D Apache by Frank Munger & Giuseppe Picarella 1995
Rolls-Royce Trent 800 by Tim Hall 1996
Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor by Giuseppe Picarella 1997
Martin-Baker Mk 16A Ejection Seat by Tim Hall & Gareth Burgess


I have been thinking about scanning this book, as everyone would really be interested in seeing some of this classic material that spans the history of the art, at least from the aircraft side. Instead, I am taking on all of the other publications that I have dug out now .. and that is going to be a pretty long process. If you have the Beneath the Skin, have at it. I will fill in the blanks if you want to coordinate this together.
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 23:43

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We have a number of examples of cutaways of the Williams FW07. This was the car that took ground effects in Formula 1 to the next level from the pioneering Lotus 78\79. This illustration is by Dick Ellis and must be one of the earliest (note the absence of a front wing). This example came from the November 2004 issue of Motorsport and was one of a series of articles called “X-Ray Spec” that used cutaways to illustrate the technical features of notable racecars. Motorsport, obviously, got it from Autocar. The drawing illustrates the basic layout of the car without giving away anything: The car is shown with the skirts necessary to make “ground effect” work, but no indication as to how they are articulated. Likewise, not shown is one of the “secrets” later revealed by Frank Dernie in the aforementioned Motorsport and in Issue 06 of Bernoulli, that the use of aluminum honeycomb in the sidepods produced a rigid structure that reduced deflection under aerodynamic loads that, probably, led to the “porposing” problems that afflicted its contemporary competitor, the Lotus 80.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:10

Sort of got on a roll here, so will throw you guys a couple of more of the aircraft illustrations this evening.
The first is the classic Consolidated PBY5A Catalina. Major aircraft for the function, serving in the Atlantic and the Pacific in Rescue and Anti-Submarine roles, among others. This illustration was a Mike Badrocke piece published under his Aviagraphica signature in the 1980 RAF Yearbook.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:14

The second illustration is another iconic World War II aircraft that saw duty in multiple theatres. This is the Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk I, which would have been the one used in the RAF. This John Weal illustration (not signed here, but under the Pilot Press copyright) appeared in the 1983 RAF Yearbook.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 18:32

We have seen about ten of the drawings from Beneath the Skin, but the recent changes at Imageshack means all but one have disappeared. Only one drawing by Arthur Bowbeer has been posted before, below are his drawings of the Douglas DC-3 and Lockheed Constellation 1649. If anyone wants to see more from the list on the previous page, post a request or PM me and I will scan them, I do not have the Napier Rapier, Karman K-Max or Pratt & Whitney Canada PW901A APU.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 22:03

I wanted to clear a couple of more pieces out of the unfinished file today, and these are some more Haynes Manual covers. The first of three is the 1990 Ford Thunderbird, over the signature of David Kimble.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 22:06

The second is one of the Chrysler FWD compacts, the 1991 Plymouth Sundance from David Kimble.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 22:07

There were a few pieces done by Robin Levey for Haynes, including this rendition of the Porsche 924 from 1981.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 22:51

Had a clean out of my lock-up in France a while back.
Came across the magazine set "La Passion Ferrari" by Editions Atlas, part of the de Agostini Group.

Some good Ferrari cutaways by a new signature, though I just cannot make it out exactly.

Roberta Mehhia or Roberta Mehkia, the magazine colofon makes no mention of him / her ?

Suffice to say this cutaway artist is no hobbyist, quality of detail and proportioning is of the
Betti and Franco Rosso level, in some cases maybe even better !

Bear with me while I unstaple a couple of the mags and scan / splice some.


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How about, Roberta Mehluia?


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Posted 12 April 2012 - 22:53

The second illustration is another iconic World War II aircraft that saw duty in multiple theatres. This is the Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk I, which would have been the one used in the RAF.

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More memories dragged kicking and screaming into the present! I liked the P40 enough to make a control-line model of it - the Warhawk in my case - when I was no more than a child and didn't know any better. Then, years later, when I was asked to illustrate The Encyclopedia of Model Aircraft, and control-line scale was one of the subjects, I based this grubby little drawing on the P40, in the livery that I had used on my model. I don't think the illustration was quite as grim as this very low-res scan implies. Thanks for reminding me, Tom!

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 23:04

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Aston Martin AMR 1. Artist, Mark Hoare.

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Volkswagen K70, engine and transmission. Artist, Schlenzig.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 23:05

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Jawa - ESO Engine. Artist, Ira Epton.

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NSU Twin. Artist, Thusius.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 23:09

Lancia Beta 1800 Berlina by Franco Rosso.
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Brian Hatton’s Rumpler Tropfenwagen.
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We have a number of examples of cutaways of the Williams FW07. This was the car that took ground effects in Formula 1 to the next level from the pioneering Lotus 78\79. This illustration is by Dick Ellis.


Some real gems. :up:

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 23:43

More memories dragged kicking and screaming into the present! I liked the P40 enough to make a control-line model of it - the Warhawk in my case - when I was no more than a child and didn't know any better. Then, years later, when I was asked to illustrate The Encyclopedia of Model Aircraft, and control-line scale was one of the subjects, I based this grubby little drawing on the P40, in the livery that I had used on my model. I don't think the illustration was quite as grim as this very low-res scan implies. Thanks for reminding me, Tom!

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I have a feeling that those Chenault Flying Tiger P-40s made an impression on many of us ... just seemed to be cooler than most of the rest at the time. I built some of those balsa aircraft kits, the Monogram series, similar to the Guillows kits that are still available, I think. Built maybe six of them before we moved from Illinois to Denver, and did not think they would make the move, so I worked out a trade with a distant cousin. I gave him the six very reasonably finished and completed models for one new car model, the original issue of the AMT '36 Ford Coupe 3-in-1 kit. We came to school the day after and he informed me that the planes did not fly at all ... he had thrown every one of them out of his window over the driveway of the house, and they all just broke ... duhhh.
Future Farmers of America member, appropriately. Not sure how much time went into finishing those things, but it lead to my ability to give up about three years worth of original drawings during a law suite much later in life ... long story. They ended up in a dumpster in Arizona, I have to think.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:36

Hope you folks are not bored with the big influx of aircraft of late; this site has really gone into an interesting mix of new material of late.
Tom West


I am. I just takes me longer to see things I come to this site to look at...automobiles. Maybe I'm just one of the few that feel this way.

Edited by Cam2InfoNeeded, 13 April 2012 - 01:37.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 03:46

I am. I just takes me longer to see things I come to this site to look at...automobiles. Maybe I'm just one of the few that feel this way.


Understandable, considering that this is coming from a starting point of Autosport Magazine. Of course, the subject is "The Cutaway Drawing and Its Artists," so this off-auto stuff does fit the direction. I am still enjoying all of the car stuff, but had gotten into the aircraft early on, as well, so I have a mixed direction for my own interests, as you have noted. Will try to bring it back to more auto orientation ... certainly have enough of that stuff to work with that most of you haven't seen.
Thanks for taking the risk of saying this ... took a bit of balls, to be honest.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:49

I am. I just takes me longer to see things I come to this site to look at...automobiles. Maybe I'm just one of the few that feel this way.

Yes, that is indeed one view ... and from this particular viewpoint I'm more than comfortable to see any cutaways. Thankfully, I happen to have an interest in all "blokey" things which just happen to include such things as trains, planes, boats - and ... er ... cars. Keep 'em all coming, please Westie; they are much appreciated. :up:

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 13:24

I'm with onelung here - and I don't mean I've had an operation, just that I have very broad interests. It doesn't surprise or upset me that others have less-broad interests. My particular interest is illustrating, rather than specific machines, buildings or whathaveyou, and I much prefer to see a terrific illustration of a vehicle that is of no great interest than a bad illustration of a favourite vehicle. I think the balance is pretty good - overall cars must well out-number anything else - but I understand other points of view.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 15:55

How about, Roberta Mehluia?

Looking at another cutaway, I think you are on the right track.
Would he / she be Hawaiian ?

Edited by macoran, 13 April 2012 - 16:15.


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 18:53

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Citroen 7CV (Super Modern Twelve). Artist, F. Gordon Crosby.

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J.E.Breyer's 'Joystick Special'. Shelsley Walsh meeting, Septemebr 1935. Artist, F.Gordon Crosby. (Not a cutaway, but a cutaway artist).

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 18:55

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Biota MK.2. Artist, Lorenzio.

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Bufi Mowog (Twin engine). Artist, Peter Weller.

#11331 werks prototype

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 18:58

Looking at another cutaway, I think you are on the right track.
Would he / she be Hawaiian ?


:) I don't know anything about the suggested Hawaii connection, Marc!

You see, my 'guess' in this case, was derived from nothing more than a cock-eyed squint, I'm afraid!

Do you have the complete work though, Marc?

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 19:11

Frank Munger's VC-10 published in 1962 Flight

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BTW, I really want to see more drawings from Beneath the Skin.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 19:43

Do you have the complete work though, Marc?

Of course Mark,

I was just ducking all the planes flying about :p
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 19:43

Ferrari F40
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 19:44

Ferrari Testa Rossa
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 19:44

Good or good ?

#11337 werks prototype

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 20:20

Spectacularly good!

You wait all day for a solitary Ferrari and three come along at once! :eek:



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Posted 13 April 2012 - 20:31

Spectacularly good!

You wait all day for a solitary Ferrari and three come along at once! :eek:

Then I come along and tickle you pink with three more

BUT they are not signed
what's your guess ?

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#11339 werks prototype

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 20:46

Then I come along and tickle you pink with three more

BUT they are not signed
what's your guess ?


I'd like to say that they are all Franco Rosso, working under a pseudonym. Just for simplicity. But that bloke Roberta might not like that. Besides, notice, where they are signed, that the forename and surname swap occasionally. Mehlüe Roberta / Roberta Mehluia. It's a funny one.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 21:55

Frank Munger's VC-10 published in 1962 Flight

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Magnificent!

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 00:24

Frank Munger's VC-10 published in 1962 Flight
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BTW, I really want to see more drawings from Beneath the Skin.


Wow! That is very, very good. Interesting viewpoint and packed with detail.

Thanks for posting it.

#11342 Tony Matthews

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 09:10

I don't like to pick a 'favourite' aeronautical illustrator, or in any catagory really, but Frank Munger's work is special to me.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 11:36

I don't like to pick a 'favourite' aeronautical illustrator, or in any catagory really, but Frank Munger's work is special to me.

Hello Everyone,
Frank was a master and not just with aeronautical cutaway subjects but other subjects too. He also painted and did sculptures and made in his workshop working steam traction engines. He loved cars and engines, his last major project was the stripping and rebuilding a Rolls-Royce Merlin from a DH Mosquito at the DH museum.
He got it back into running order with the help of a ex RAF aeroengine technician. It was Frank who oversaw the project using his notes from his engines course at Squires Gate near Blackpool in 1941. He also built the rig to run the engine. Health and Safety regulations would not let him run the engine, but he did run in once without the knowlege of the H & S police. His face a picture of content and taking him back to his Service days. Frank served in the Pacific in Gualdalcanal (I think I spelt that right). He was always very proud of the VC 10, saying that you could never show a large commercial aircraft as one complete image - after all the bulk of a commercial aircraft is just a tube with ECS systems, electrics and seats etc.
The only other Flight bloke to draw an aircraft in this way was John Marsden who produced a similar drawing of the Airbus A300.
Today Flights cutaways are paid for by the maunufacturers (Which is a good thing because it has kept the work going) but the emphasis now is on the completed aircraft, because that is what the customer wants.
Franks Buccaneer shown recently was another of his favourite drawings and one which he said was more complete than most. He worked a Brough in Yorkshire and was given free access to the aircraft during his weeks stay at the factory. One interesting point about the drawing, originally the rotating bomb door was removed from the aircraft and shown underneath. Security asked for it to be removed and that is why there is a tint carpet under the drawing!

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 19:22

Don't know if this site has been posted before. Found it to be a very useful tool when searching the Flight Global archives.

http://robdebie.home...els/cutaway.htm

tbolt, thanks for the Bowbeer drawings. If the offer is still open would much appreciate it were you to post Bowbeer's Viscount and B-52.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 01:36

Hello Everyone,
Frank was a master and not just with aeronautical cutaway subjects but other subjects too. He also painted and did sculptures and made in his workshop working steam traction engines. He loved cars and engines, his last major project was the stripping and rebuilding a Rolls-Royce Merlin from a DH Mosquito at the DH museum.
He got it back into running order with the help of a ex RAF aeroengine technician. It was Frank who oversaw the project using his notes from his engines course at Squires Gate near Blackpool in 1941. He also built the rig to run the engine. Health and Safety regulations would not let him run the engine, but he did run in once without the knowlege of the H & S police. His face a picture of content and taking him back to his Service days. Frank served in the Pacific in Gualdalcanal (I think I spelt that right). He was always very proud of the VC 10, saying that you could never show a large commercial aircraft as one complete image - after all the bulk of a commercial aircraft is just a tube with ECS systems, electrics and seats etc.
The only other Flight bloke to draw an aircraft in this way was John Marsden who produced a similar drawing of the Airbus A300.
Today Flights cutaways are paid for by the maunufacturers (Which is a good thing because it has kept the work going) but the emphasis now is on the completed aircraft, because that is what the customer wants.
Franks Buccaneer shown recently was another of his favourite drawings and one which he said was more complete than most. He worked a Brough in Yorkshire and was given free access to the aircraft during his weeks stay at the factory. One interesting point about the drawing, originally the rotating bomb door was removed from the aircraft and shown underneath. Security asked for it to be removed and that is why there is a tint carpet under the drawing!

Tim

Thanks for the input. Here come two pieces of related art:

Pegasus by Frank:
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Airbus A300 By John Marsden:
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#11346 CVA

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:21

2 abarth today:
a fiat abarth 850ot
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and a simca abarth 1300 gt
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artists are unknown

#11347 simplebrother

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:38

For this evening, a 2003 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti (artist undetermined) that I don't believe we have seen before
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Next, a series of aviation engines by Lyndon Jones, first the Bristol Pegasus XVIII, a 9-cylinder, single-row radial from c.1932
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and a Bristol Hercules Mk 100, a 14-cylinder, two-row radial from 1936
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and lastly, a Rolls Royce Vulture from 1937, an x24 formed from joining two v12 engines into an x-shape, having a common crankshaft and crankcase
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#11348 tbolt

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:26

Three cars by Hubert Redmill
H W M Formula 2
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Cooper Formula 2
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Allard J.2.X.
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#11349 tbolt

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:30

And two aircraft by Arthur Bowbeer

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress (pencil drawing)
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Viscount Vickers 745D
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#11350 werks prototype

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 09:38

Three cars by Hubert Redmill
H W M Formula 2
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Cooper Formula 2
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Allard J.2.X.
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Ah! So that is his full name. :up:

He of cutaway Connaught fame.

Edit: Really nice stuff. They look a bit like collectable cigarette cards.

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