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Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:12 PM
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Spy steals X35b photographs from UK Skunk Works..........


I'm sure you are all thinking this is vapourware so lets start with this.........
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Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:25 PM
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this was a nightmare to setup...........
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:32 PM
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Man, Ive seen fewer linkages inside a crane !!!!
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:32 PM
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fans in hover mode......
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:37 PM
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the heart of the beast..........
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:38 PM
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Wow!!!!!!!!


Beautiful craftsmanship.
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:42 PM
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hmmm, SWEEEET!

Peter

so how much airframe have you done? i know you're busy
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Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:42 PM
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this guy sits in his chair................waiting............
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:48 PM
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highly modified HS-77BB somewhere there..........
Old Apr 10, 2002, 08:52 PM
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Looking good, Doc. Say, are you anywhere near Bedford, England? I will be there from May 16-27 doing a JSF road trip with our fancy electromechanical computer controlled JSF STOVL display model, attending the 50th anniversary event at the Aeronautical Research Association facility there. I think the event dates are May 21-24.

If you are anywhere nearby, I could bring over some more info, perhaps.
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Old Apr 10, 2002, 09:06 PM
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final one for tonight.... 1/16 sheeted body, those curves were fun..........
Old Apr 10, 2002, 09:29 PM
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Thomas,

Darn I'm 200 odd miles away and working, would like to see your model... I'm interested in any info though.......

found another while im here, cell bay.....
Old Apr 10, 2002, 09:36 PM
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All I can say is WOW, your craftsmanship is outstanding! Can't wait to see more. Where did you get the pilot figure?

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Old Apr 10, 2002, 09:49 PM
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Peter,
A little further than shown, I'm currently working on the efflux rotation and the transition rear doors, its taking shape though, wiring in some motors soon........

Tim,
Got the pilot from 'Mikes Models' in the UK, cant remember the name of the manufacturer though, its 1/9 scale but I'm 6'3 so it fits in a 1:10 scale bird. Only thing I dont like is the visor, not scale. But I've got a plan for that...........
Old Apr 10, 2002, 10:26 PM
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Hey doc!


do you happen to use a cad program of any kind to draw out your structures before you build or go by the paper and pencil method?

or does it just "go together" for the masterful doc?


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