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Jan 08, 2012, 02:55 PM
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FunBuild 5 Burnelli CBY-3


Flying wing with twin tails.

I will be drawing a plan from this 3-view:
http://www.the-blueprints.com/bluepr...urnelli_cby-3/

John
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Jan 08, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Interesting project. The sole remaining CBY-3 is on outdoor display at the New England Air Museum here in Windsor Locks. The lifting body design is intriguing.http://www.neam.org/inventory/airprofile.asp?ID=14
Jan 08, 2012, 11:40 PM
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John,

Now there's one you don't see every day. Looking forward to following your build.

Steve
Jan 08, 2012, 11:44 PM
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Hi John,

This doesn't even seem like a challenge after your Kalinin.

Interesting subject.

Paul
Jan 09, 2012, 05:45 AM
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Unusual project. Will be watching with great interest.

Len
Jan 09, 2012, 10:12 AM
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Thanks all.
skycope: It looks like that machine is going to rot outside at the museum.

photo from:
http://data3.primeportal.net/hangar/...y-3_2_of_3.jpg

John
Jan 09, 2012, 10:59 AM
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It really is a shame to see old airframes left outside to the elements like that. I hope there are plans for a restoration in the future...
Jan 09, 2012, 12:58 PM
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Looking forward to this. I started drawing up plans for one a couple years ago and just haven't gotten around to it.
Jan 09, 2012, 08:55 PM
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John,
Great subject for the build. I've been considering the UB-14 for this FunBuild. I may just have to join in also if time permits...
Paul
Jan 10, 2012, 01:14 AM
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Interesting subject! Will be watching...
Jan 10, 2012, 06:30 AM
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Nice to see innovative (or weird) ideas brought to life as models. My favourite theme.

France had a similar aircraft a generation earlier - the three engined Dyle et Bacalan DB70 built by a shpyard at Bordeaux.
Jan 10, 2012, 02:22 PM
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Confessed Burnelli Nerd: subscribed.

Here is a news story we produced a few years back.

http://bit.ly/burnellinewsstory

Also; I just received word that NEAM, the museum that has had the CBY-3 is next on it's restoration list after the A-26 Invader is finished. This spring I believe.

There is still hope.

Watching with great interest.

rtc
Last edited by rc capo; Jan 10, 2012 at 03:09 PM.
Jan 10, 2012, 06:51 PM
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Thanks everyone for the support. I didn't think there would be that much interest in this subject.
rc capo: I don't know about the conspiracy, but a good story anyway.

I have been doing a little design work, but I have several more days to go. (Depending on honey-do list.)
Jan 10, 2012, 07:23 PM
Isaiah 40:31
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Hey 1905Flyer3,
Here is a 3d model of the UB-14 in it's "Red Devil" paint scheme that might inspire you.

Burnelli UB14 Red Devil (0 min 30 sec)

Enjoy!
rc
Last edited by rc capo; Jan 24, 2012 at 11:17 PM. Reason: dead link for UB-14 Red Devil
Jan 10, 2012, 11:48 PM
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John, I to,have been working on plans/drawings for a 48" CBY-3. I've got a ways to go before I can start a build. It will be balsa/foam build with electric power. It is must build aircraft for me.
I,m looking forward to your build. good luck and fair winds.

............Jack


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