Airspace Marker - F16 & P51

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Project by Gary posted 02-09-2013 06:10 PM 1718 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These airplanes are scaled down versions of my F-16 and P-51 rockers, without the rocking features. I added a dolley swivel for mounting to the kids fort or a fence post, etc., and pivoting with the wind. They can be customized for marking the “airspace” of a play area or yard. The P-51 has weathered a few Montana seasons as the plywood, paint and polyurethane shows. A good excuse to design and build something new.

-- Gary - just N of Great Falls, MT

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#1 posted 02-09-2013 07:00 PM

Everyone breathes easier when there is air suport on station! Looks sharp.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#2 posted 02-09-2013 07:45 PM

Great job! :D

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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#3 posted 02-09-2013 10:48 PM

Nice detail. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 02-09-2013 10:57 PM


I LOVE the windsock on the playscape!

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#5 posted 02-09-2013 11:09 PM

Love ‘em all !

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#6 posted 02-10-2013 01:37 AM

Good Job.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#7 posted 02-10-2013 02:09 AM

I’m partial to Mustangs and that one looks great! (the other one is very well made too. ;)

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#8 posted 02-10-2013 03:03 AM

You caught the essence of both of these great aircraft well. Well done.

-- 2Cor. 4:6

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#9 posted 02-10-2013 03:28 AM

for sure the airspace over the kids play area’s are well covered….real nice

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#10 posted 02-11-2013 05:04 PM

Awesome planes! Wonderful details and paint job and loads of fun to have them.

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#11 posted 02-11-2013 08:48 PM

Those are magnificent!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#12 posted 02-11-2013 10:10 PM

Great looking Falcon and Mustang!

I’ve seen these two fly together in Heritage Flights at air shows, and they make a great formation!

-- Dean

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#13 posted 04-02-2013 04:10 AM

I’m partial to the F-16, since working on them is my primary job…..nice work!


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