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Old Aug 06, 2012, 09:05 PM
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Nice PSS Candidate

Okay, who is going to be the first to build the Burt Ruttan B-17???

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Old Aug 06, 2012, 10:52 PM
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Not you keep your eye on the Typhoon, and put that beer away.
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Old Aug 06, 2012, 10:54 PM
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Hohoho!!! Cool looking--but canards make "interesting" slopers!!
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Old Aug 06, 2012, 10:58 PM
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Even the Germans wouldn't take on that one, and we know they were pretty daring for the times.

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Old Aug 06, 2012, 10:58 PM
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Tim don't give him a challenge we want typhoons
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 07:15 AM
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Only 4 nacelles to mold? I'm in.

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Old Aug 07, 2012, 05:05 PM
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sorry to be a scale Nazi but it does not qualify as PSS . The simple rule as spelled out by all our friends in the ISR an PSSA have a fairly simple rule but its good
To qualify as a PSS aircraft your plane must meet 2 requirements,
A. It must be a model of a REAL powered aircraft.
B. Your plane must look like the real plane.
Straight from the ISR page
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 05:40 PM
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sorry to be a scale Nazi but it does not qualify as PSS . The simple rule as spelled out by all our friends in the ISR an PSSA have a fairly simple rule but its good
To qualify as a PSS aircraft your plane must meet 2 requirements,
A. It must be a model of a REAL powered aircraft.
B. Your plane must look like the real plane.
Straight from the ISR page
1) BUT, ... If it was a concept, ... it didn't need to fly.
2) Rules only apply to foreigners coming from down under!

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Old Aug 07, 2012, 06:17 PM
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arr yes but that was not even a concept and it had to reach proto type stage
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 06:29 PM
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What about this one
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 06:40 PM
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NO!! You know very well what's missing there

Say, did you have any more thoughts about the Russian M55 Mystic
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 06:41 PM
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I know whats missing

The rest of the engines
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 07:00 PM
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That Rutan B-17 is going to need an anvil in the tail to balance!
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Old Aug 07, 2012, 07:16 PM
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Then the ailerons would be on the leading edge and get caught up in the grass.
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