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Old Jan 23, 2007, 10:45 AM
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Experimental russian aircraft

This is a video of a russian aircraft i am thinking of modeling
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Old Jan 24, 2007, 12:12 AM
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No way!! That's for real?????????
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Old Jan 24, 2007, 10:40 AM
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it was a flying submarine that the russians nearly put into producion
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Old Jan 25, 2007, 04:37 AM
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That was cool..You gotta model that!!!
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Old Jan 26, 2007, 06:23 PM
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Brings a whole new interpretation to the words "Lift" and "Sink" !
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Old Jan 27, 2007, 11:22 PM
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That is cool. Possible to be fully functional with electrics - don't know about fuel motors - they don't like water and would be hard to restart Might be kinda hard to make a foamy sink though...
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Old Mar 29, 2007, 08:31 AM
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Can somebody please tell us what documentary this is from?
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Old Mar 30, 2007, 12:24 PM
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History Channel, "Secret Aircraft of WW2" I belive....
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Old Apr 01, 2007, 05:09 AM
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Yes and no.

It was proposed and made it to project stage, but I'm not aware of anyone building and flying a prototype.

In modeling scale, there would be a problem with lateral stability. The vertical fin's size would need to be increased considerably to counter the destabilizing force of the conning tower and periscope.


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Later perfected by three americans:

http://www.projectrho.com/SSC/stooges.jpg
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056580/
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As a matter of fact, it did employ the Nyuk-nyuk effect. <G>


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