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Oct 25, 2011, 11:20 AM
HELP I AM BEING SET UP!!
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BTW, X-4 = Northrop, not Bell...
quite right, good catch...my bad.



Howz 'bout the old AGM-28 "Hound Dog" missile?

A UMX version would truly be a "guided missile" ....<*ba-DUM-bum pssshhh!*> Plenny room for an EDF in there:
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Oct 25, 2011, 11:31 AM
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pretty much echoing what many people have said

um _brushless_, either edf or twin

on a side note some awesome plane pics posted here! didn't even know half of these designs existed!
Oct 25, 2011, 12:18 PM
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quite right, good catch...my bad.



Howz 'bout the old AGM-28 "Hound Dog" missile?

A UMX version would truly be a "guided missile" ....<*ba-DUM-bum pssshhh!*> Plenny room for an EDF in there:
lol
That would actualy be pretty cool. Maybe even come out with a B-52 to launch it from
Oct 25, 2011, 01:57 PM
I'd rather be flying!
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How about a Lockheed D-21? Plenty of room for EDF plumbing, and you don't even need a pilot figure.





Oct 25, 2011, 02:02 PM
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Cylon Raider!!!
Oct 25, 2011, 02:13 PM
HELP I AM BEING SET UP!!
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That would actualy be pretty cool. Maybe even come out with a B-52 to launch it from
lol...we don't ask for much! *8* micro EDFs'..all screaming in unison....wings flexing just like the f/s....

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Cylon Raider!!!
Now that's thinking outside the box!


Hmm...this one might actually be do-able, even w/ that severe anhedral and lack of wing area (I'm really dating myself here )...

Viper Mk2:
Oct 25, 2011, 02:18 PM
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8 pages in this thread, and from the 2nd page the only voice of reason.

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I think they should just pretend the UM series never existed and redo them with this new gyro system.
For me the key words are; "want to fly". Most of the birds mentioned are curiosities, and while interesting not something I would make room in my hangar for.

22" wingspan Stearman
Tigercat F7F
or an Aerocommander Shrike
Oct 25, 2011, 02:30 PM
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Heck ya!! Man that would be awesome for "living room interdiction" missions wouldn't it? Whoever designed that bird had a bit of practical knowledge, and not just movie-looks sci-fi fluff. Ashamed to say...still haven't seen the movie.
Oct 25, 2011, 02:33 PM
HELP I AM BEING SET UP!!
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Where are we at as far as "doability" with UM EDFs?

I know Joe Malinchak built up this awesome wee MiG 15...but that's not really viable production-wise I guess:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...=joe+malinchak


Still.....getting close?
Oct 25, 2011, 02:46 PM
I'd rather be flying!
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lol...we don't ask for much! *8* micro EDFs'..all screaming in unison....wings flexing just like the f/s...
Bud,

I'm thinking our little 2s packs would come up a bit short in that app! I'd love to see a UMX Buff, though. My brother flew 'em in 'Nam, then went on to become a CFIC instructor-pilot. (Yup, he taught the teachers.) He was one of the few (along with the other CFIC instructors) who were authorized to perform the WHIFF maneuver. Retired as a full-bird Colonel after 30 years.

Joel
Oct 25, 2011, 02:55 PM
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F-16xl


How about this beauty!
Oct 25, 2011, 02:56 PM
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Heck ya!! Man that would be awesome for "living room interdiction" missions wouldn't it? Whoever designed that bird had a bit of practical knowledge, and not just movie-looks sci-fi fluff. Ashamed to say...still haven't seen the movie.
Soooo get up out from under that rock and run to the video store ASAP!!!!
I didn't think I would like it, most over budjet hollywood stuff is K-rap, but I thought this was a kicken movie. Blue hotties and all
Oct 25, 2011, 03:27 PM
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Gonna have to throw my vote in for a Folland Gnat. I always liked this little plane. That and of course still asking for a F7F
Oct 25, 2011, 04:06 PM
HELP I AM BEING SET UP!!
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Soooo get up out from under that rock and run to the video store ASAP!!!!
I didn't think I would like it, most over budjet hollywood stuff is K-rap, but I thought this was a kicken movie. Blue hotties and all
Hmm think I will...I'm usually building or zipping my MCPx around the house at night. lol Yes I have no life.



NASA X-43A Scramjet...aka "the flying doorstop". lol

HK already has a non-micro one...so we know the ugly buggah flies.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=12899
Oct 25, 2011, 04:20 PM
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This is, after all, the stylistic ancestor of the Gee Bee. Not to be confused with Dumbo the flying elephant who had no propeller. : )
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