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May 15, 2012, 09:54 PM
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Hands down, he wins.

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May 16, 2012, 03:18 AM
deltas are cool
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Originally Posted by falcon5
Yeah here he is on his union break..I heard if I don't come up with bonus cat treats by tonight they plan to strike.
Northrop is not a union shop ....but when (if) we are standing around doing nothing ...and we have our hands in our pockets ...we say "you've got your Northrop gloves on". good to hear C/N finally got in gear on this.
May 16, 2012, 05:09 AM
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Hands down, he wins.

J
I will wait till SEFF 2013 and see what you pull out of that magic trailer of yours before I declare a winner!
May 16, 2012, 09:31 AM
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Not only am I waiting to see the bird just fly I'm waiting on flight times with such low wing loading. Flew a 14lbs 120mm jet recently, took 2200mah for around 4 mins of flights a couple of speed passes, didn't have to have power on to keep bird in the air.

I'm speculating this should be similar but even lower wing load than I was flying with....

Please take plenty of videos
May 16, 2012, 10:06 AM
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Hey thanks alot for the all kind words guys..Mighty nice of ya...

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Originally Posted by twytch38
I just noticed in the last picture. You're blown up 3 view on the wall...Your electrical outlet is almost exactly where the external power connection is on the real jet!!
Cool...Ahh the o'l 3 view on the wall. After I put panel lines on the 38 it will time to take it down. I have been staring at that 3 view for the last 5 months i could probably put the panel lines on from memory

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Originally Posted by corsair nut
plug update. finished shaping the canopy plug to the best of my ability using the 3 views. with my excitement level building, and hae some time to accualy work on the 38, i project a maiden date for my 38 by late july, early aug. i have the whole week off for 4th of july, so i plan to get alot done then

Sounds GREAT!!! Get us some pics of your build if you get a chance.

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Originally Posted by Knife Liddle
I see that you got the new one built going the right direction to match the 3-view. Sure glad I caught that when I did .
Yeah good catch..saved me on that one

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Originally Posted by Reco
please give us just a short video on maybe the stumax's being ran up? please..... were dying here man............
Yeah I can do that...putting the finnal touches on some inside stuff and then will drop the fans back in.

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Originally Posted by ATIS
Andy, I have a center drop tank for you to drop over any large body of water (we can paint Jeremy and I have a few ideas for how to attach fins to him with my hammer).

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May 16, 2012, 12:52 PM
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Can't wait............
May 16, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Just a heads up tonight on the Military channel the "Great Planes" episode is on the F-5.......
May 16, 2012, 09:13 PM
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Just a heads up tonight on the Military channel the "Great Planes" episode is on the F-5.......
man, wish i didnt have school tomorrow or i'd watch it.
May 16, 2012, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Endlesslag
man, wish i didnt have school tomorrow or i'd watch it.
THX!!

What happened to Great Planes series on the military channel, there used to be more episodes...

Mach 1.4!?! Didn't know that
May 16, 2012, 10:53 PM
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I watched a great one on the Enola Gay last night, I met their navigator, Dutch, a few years ago; such great stories, I cant get enough episodes
May 17, 2012, 08:26 AM
fly like an EAGLE ;)
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canopy plug is in final body work stages, and lookin good! then i have to split it into the 3 sections and add runoff's for the molding process, and then put on the frames using alum tape makes for the perfect raised surface to simulate the canopy frames
May 17, 2012, 10:22 AM
Oh wow, good Nyborg.
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Originally Posted by corsair nut
...Then I have to split it into the 3 sections and add runoff's for the molding process...
Huh? Molding process? I thought you were going to pull a canopy from it.

Please elaborate.
May 17, 2012, 10:33 AM
fly like an EAGLE ;)
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well, it is kinda like molding. its still a traditional "pull" operation.
May 17, 2012, 12:25 PM
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I couldnt believe the rough field landings with the F-5...grass ops are now scale!
May 17, 2012, 12:49 PM
it wasn't me flying that plane
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I posted the F5 episode on the first couple of pages..You can click on it and watch it..Definitely a really cool video..Lots on all variants including the T38..
Take care all.........Chris
Link to video is on page 4 of this thread...


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