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Jun 03, 2009, 06:57 PM
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Boeing 737 and DC-10 build?

Hey guys I know it is a lot to ask for but there are many skilled plan makers in this forum. I would like to request plans for a small Boeing 737. Maybe around 30 inches of wingspan?
I have been wanting a 737 from the day I started this hobby. In fact, it was because I wanted to fly airliners that I even started this whole beginner phase

Thanks guys,
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Jun 03, 2009, 10:18 PM
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What I would do for such a smallish airplane is go with a profile. It would be real simple to get a three-view drawing and then scale them to your desired size. To give the fuselage and engines some three dimensional depth try using half-inch blucore.

Try making it a single pusher to start with. If you like it, make another as a twin engine puller (if it is a 737 with the CFM56 engines) or a twin pusher if you build the 737-200 with the JT8D engines.

Not super hard. In fact, I have been thinking about doing the same thing with my current ride, a 757 or 767-300ER.
Jun 04, 2009, 06:46 AM
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I did try that once. I think I would be able to get the scale width of the plane and then cut out profiles to be the width of the fuselage and then carve and sand the nose and tail?
Jun 04, 2009, 06:54 AM
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I did see a profile 737 on here some time back. It had dummy 2d foam engines and a mid mount motor in a slot in the fuz. Be dammed if I can find it. Looked like a great but simplistic design.

Good luck

Jun 04, 2009, 07:30 AM
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Scroll to the bottom of this page to the 'Similar Threads' list, there are a few threads there with 737 in.
Jun 04, 2009, 07:37 PM
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I went down and saw that someone had built a 737 with edf 75s but there are no pics...

Ash, I saw that too, I cant seem to find it though.
Jun 06, 2009, 12:36 PM
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Can any1 that is good at making plans make some... lol
Jun 06, 2009, 04:26 PM
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not 737 plans but airbuss a300 plans

Originally Posted by teha99
Can any1 that is good at making plans make some... lol
i dont have any at the moment but after my 747, then the mb339 im drawing in auto cad i will do some 737 plans, i have attached a proflie a300 plans it is to be built like a shock flyer.

i found these plans on the net it was ment to be a little glider that someone has developed i have the videos of the test flights saved to my computer seemed like a good flyer, so in auto cad i enlarged it wingspan 31.5 inches length of around 35 inches, i wa going to make it a pusher, add a little carbon fibre to the leading edges and bam a profile a300, i have tiled the plans too,

i have the dwg/ dxf file if you requiere it, as someoff you lucky people have cnc machines
Jun 06, 2009, 04:53 PM
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thanks they will help a lot.
Jun 06, 2009, 07:18 PM
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I found this picture worthy of becoming plans! It was there the whole time. It gives all the formers for the fuse and everything. All I have to do is go to kinkos and print it out larger and draw out the newer version of the nacelles.
Jun 08, 2009, 06:04 AM
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This post has already enlarged your profile to 30 inches ws.

Jun 10, 2009, 08:13 PM
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Ok, guys, this is my plan, I am going to fedex kinkos and printing out a large 3 view of a 737 and a dc-10. I will get 1inch thick pink foam from Home depot and put the 3 view on the rectangular prism I will cut. The side view on the side, and a front view on the front and the top view on the top. Then I will sand it to be like a fuse. Will take time but I think it will be faster than cutting out all the formers and glueing them together and sheeting with depron no? Has anyone tried this? Will it work?
Jun 11, 2009, 06:47 AM
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Sounds like a plan to me!

Sounds like a plan to me!
Just take pic's and make notes on how and what your doing. (so we can avoid your mistakes)LOL Just kidding!
I'll be watching this build.
Jun 11, 2009, 12:00 PM
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Will start this weekend probably. Leaning towards the dc-10 because I only have one EDF system. I will update the title.
Jun 11, 2009, 12:14 PM
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sorry for the double post, but anyone have any liveries for the dc-10?

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