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01-27-2020, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Move-In-Today!!! :)

Sam is nearing completion of the retirement cabin. The downstairs office was finished and toys move into place today.
This is not a building shop, that's in the nearby barn/shop.
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03-22-2019, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Things have progressed much further with digital...

Things have progressed much further with digital conversion of my analog drawings. This may seem
to be an exceptionally long a process :) There have been a few interruptions for both Sam and I...We...
04-26-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

LABS Maneuver Film

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Enjoy as we begin sharing our printed components.
09-04-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Hi Guys, Just noticed there were 13 of you...

Hi Guys,

Just noticed there were 13 of you reading the thread as I was gathering up the last
of the analog drawings before we combine with CAD double auditing (AKA as double
doubting ourselves...
05-22-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Bernie's wing was wiggling more than a wee bit :)...

Bernie's wing was wiggling more than a wee bit :)

Its repaired and we look forward to receiving another video from Bernie
where-in the flight is like that of his B-52's. Mean while back at...
05-22-2015, 01:46 PM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Rubber Band Fixture Broke

Bernie and I have spoken on a couple of occassions during his rebuild. He never mentioned a
J-hook pulling loose; definatley accounts for the slack of the wing retention.

He is supposed to have...
05-01-2015, 09:59 PM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Wing Issue ??? Again ???

Anti-Neutonian:

You've lost me. What is 7:27 and what does it have to do with this project? I realize you have come into this at
about the middle of its completion.

Wait a minute...you must...
05-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Instant B-47 Flying Model

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OK, here it is, a flying model of the B-47. Quick and easy assembly for those who have lost patience with this thread. CG is approx
one inch behind the center intersect of the two wing...
05-01-2015, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Fiddili-Bits With Which To Build

I suppose at this point Steve must have been bored and stopped following this thread. We are making sectional components with
which to assemble our first of three versions of the Boeing B-47.
...
11-10-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

What's A Dutch Roll Look Like........ ?

You would be amazed in the number of times I have had to explain the image below.

It is difficult to discuss technically because of the multiple terms so loosely defined. I have
difficulty when...
11-10-2014, 01:24 AM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Minimum Elevator Area

B-47 CG on a 1/10th scale model is roughly 4 inches aft of left and right wing trailing
edge intersect.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=178317&stc=1&d=1415640451
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10-30-2014, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

My conversation with the pilot stopped after his...

My conversation with the pilot stopped after his denial Dutch Roll plagued his flight. I
was lost for words at that point since video clearly shows the Dutch Roll. This is sad
as they are doomed...
10-30-2014, 01:57 AM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Don, The front main never retracted, in...

Don,

The front main never retracted, in fact I believe it came loose in the gear well
as it was right angles to the direction of flight. Bernie's B-47 is an example of
old school scale...
10-29-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

Bernie's Las Vegas B-47

A lot to be learned from this footage...Feed back from everyone welcomed


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07-14-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Electrical System Concern:

Every electrical component utilized in an EDF powered model clearly states the capacity
and voltage capabilitiy rating for that item. Commercial items are typically marked with
an international...
07-14-2013, 04:34 PM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Swept Wing B-47 Point Of Origin

Per the B-47 Assn. web site and all documentation recorded for the B-47. This story of origin is told over and over:

The origin of the B-47 Stratojet can be traced back to the Second World War....
07-13-2013, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Flite-Metal

7-13-2013

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=162118&stc=1&d=1345909680

Continuing with paste ups of 1/48th original pen and ink by Chris. Originals were scissored from original...
06-22-2013, 06:06 PM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Where We Are 6/22/2013

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=162118&stc=1&d=1345909680

Where are we now (June 22, 2013)...

If you have reached this post from the beginning congrats :) Continue...
01-25-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

1:8.777867

Richard Reynolds is converting all the Boeing T.O. drawings to CAD so I asked if he would check my scale by his 1:1 dim data. Size declaration
is the result of my meaning out 8 drawings to establish...
01-25-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Richard Reynolds went back to the Smithsonian...

Richard Reynolds went back to the Smithsonian Archive looking for details on several topics. He had to get out of there quickly
to keep from being snow bound. :) One detail was the bomb sight ocular...
01-09-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Well, I just received the Toshiba P-25 I bought...

Well, I just received the Toshiba P-25 I bought on eBay for $170. This will replace the desktop that took a bad hit
during the windstorm just before Christmas. Ah, its good to get back to a PC...
01-06-2013, 05:31 PM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

CAD...ie But Not TOO CADDY... :)

http://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/2/5/4/9/1/9/a5426189-130-SideCrosSectionGuide.jpg?d=1357487110

These are our fuselage parting points from nose to tail. They provide for our CNC...
01-02-2013, 03:52 PM
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Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

On the Level

Well, our CAD is back on track... I've been patient and not itchie...Sam's the one with the Gottsta Syndrome here... :)
Ah, he had to go to his new office complex downtown...Nothing like a new...
12-16-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Realistic Expectation

Realistic expectations:

XPS on 12S:
25 pound 100" w/s PST F9F Panther with 12s drawing 109 amps.
This air speed is what I anticipate to be our similitude.

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Any comments?
12-15-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/images/medals/buil...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/images/medals/buildersicon.gif (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=5051#aw_issue364) Wow! Gee thanks!

Don and the gang are to be recognized for their...
12-15-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

This is an exceptionally crude video. However...

This is an exceptionally crude video. However that fact in itself is a most valuable component in witnessing
the effeciencies Tom Cook and two GE engineers designed into the Dynamax...27 years ago. ...
12-15-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

If you have not been keeping up, aka reading...

If you have not been keeping up, aka reading these two threads to catch up before we start publishing
the "third of four" on our pair of B-47's...I recommend you do so at this time. Things will...
12-11-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

RATO Tyme

Bill,

Spill no brew before its tyme...Silly Brits got a wee upset :censor: about a little “after~glow” left
behind after each RATO from 1950 through 1962.

If you must hurl d' brew then...
12-10-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Poof

It is what it is until it isn't what it was thought to be, then it will be what is what it is found to be, later on... :)
...
12-06-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 169,433
Posted By Flite-Metal

Legal ATO Replication

Smoke "system" is high density theatrical smoke for use outdoors. There are individual ignition components
for each canister. I will make ATO canisters into which these are inserted with the...
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