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Old Sep 28, 2012, 12:50 AM
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Yf 23 Sneek Peek


Got the Fuse started will be sandwich glass over foam. Building it in my blog.
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Old Sep 28, 2012, 01:16 AM
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Big


Wow, look's like she is going to be BIG.


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Old Sep 28, 2012, 07:23 AM
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Very cool.
Old Sep 28, 2012, 07:51 AM
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Very very nice!
Keep the pics coming........chris
Old Sep 28, 2012, 08:35 AM
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that is sweeeet! Phil
Old Sep 29, 2012, 12:36 AM
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Thanks guys. Got some more done today, new pics of the build Here. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/member.php?u=44257
Old Sep 29, 2012, 10:53 AM
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Nice project! I like the horizontal split of your build. Interesting you chose to build the YF instead of the F-23 version?

Am I having problem to see the pixies on your blog, do you hav more pix than is on this thread? Keep up the good work.

Phil
Old Sep 29, 2012, 02:01 PM
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You should be able to see more pics on my blog. Top of the page is the yf23 blog for some reason when I click on last page it only takes you to page one, if you click last page again you will go to the last page where new pics are.
Old Sep 29, 2012, 03:24 PM
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 08:36 PM
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You should be able to see more pics on my blog. Top of the page is the yf23 blog for some reason when I click on last page it only takes you to page one, if you click last page again you will go to the last page where new pics are.
Thx! Found my fault. Did see all the picies. Great project.

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Old Oct 04, 2012, 04:12 PM
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Old Oct 31, 2012, 11:43 PM
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update


A bit more done on it waiting on brass for the tail shafts.
Old Nov 01, 2012, 10:29 AM
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Nice going, crash!

As you may know, I decided to try a virtual build using 3D CAD design, mainly to improve my skill. As predictable, I started what turned out to be a fairly different version, with the F-23A dwg downloaded. Then I spent the small amount & purchased the up-ship drawing package of the YF-23 version; hoping to get more sections around the canopy area, assuming it was the same fuse (wrong!).

I'm envious of your fast progress. Keep on trucking.

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Old Nov 01, 2012, 12:57 PM
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i saw in one of the threads you were talking about doing the drawing. What all is different on the yf23a ? I thought pav 1 and 2 were the same other than color and different engine's. I thought I was going at a turtle's pace If I only had the cash to buy everything at once.
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Old Nov 01, 2012, 11:11 PM
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Hi, crash!

I did not know if the F-23A was actually built or just a plane on paper in the ATF proposal after the flyoff btween the YF-22 vs. YF-23. I simplistically assumed (as usually do) the A was using most of the Y's design unless noted. I don't hav the sharp eyes for details, as CN & others hav;until I did actual CAD work. Perhaps others can input if PAV 1 &2 were both YFs as I understand each down selected competitor were to build 2 flying airplanes for the fly-off (I suppose partly as insurance in case one crashed?).

The Y for one has a slimmer nose; I suppose the A needed a fuller nose for radar. Tried to graft the A nose onto the Y fuse, but found the A has a more rectangular (rounded corners) x-section, while the Y was more circular. You're correct the A dwg showed GE mills instead of the PWs. Perhaps due to digitizing inaccuracy, wing planforms were not exactly identical. But the dwgs clearly show there was a difference between the A & Y air intake shapes. These are just some I found.

If I go ahead & build, I will go with the A, just to be different. I'm enjoying your build thread.

Phil
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