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Oct 28, 2005, 08:20 PM
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Yes, I found that site. That site helped me to locate the hard points for the float attachment. I'm going to have to add the extra rear window, also. It seems most have this.

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Nov 02, 2005, 07:18 PM
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So........anything happening here?

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Nov 02, 2005, 08:33 PM
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Steve, great project, I love those bush planes!

Here's a pic of a Beaver on amphib floats that is seen flying around here occasionally. Thought you might be interested in seeing the little vertical stab's on the tail that are often used with floats to help the yaw stability. It's kinda hard to tell in the pic , but they attach right at the ends of the horiz stab, just inside the balancers.

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Nov 02, 2005, 10:22 PM
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Fittings and 3rd window


this was in the shop next to us last month...
Nov 02, 2005, 10:24 PM
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that one did'nt have the fwd "plug" like most of the turbine beavers..
Nov 02, 2005, 11:03 PM
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gearup -

Where is that registration from?

Terry
Nov 02, 2005, 11:26 PM
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Man, that turbine just makes it look angry..
Nov 02, 2005, 11:40 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Terry
gearup -

Where is that registration from?

Terry


The registration is C6-BIQ, so it is from Canada.
Nov 03, 2005, 07:03 AM
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Whoooaaaa there my Yankee friend! All Canadian civil aircraft are either C-FXXX or C-GXXX. A quick check in my pubs (the kind with pages and covers) reveals that C6-XXX aircraft are registered in the Bahamas.
Nov 03, 2005, 08:14 AM
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yeh Mon... shes from the "islands" Notice the fin and rudder... most of the turbo beavers have squared tail feathers... ( and a longer fuse)... its getting harder to find 100LL in a lot of countries... Jet A and Diesel is the way to go
Nov 03, 2005, 09:11 AM
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Thanks, vonJaerschky.

Gearup, I noticed the curved fin, had not studied the turbo tail feathers on others. The little vertical fins on the horizontal stab would be a nice touch on a model...but I would want to make them of plastic card stock, so they would not break easily.

Sooo many airplanes I would like to model! But I have to find blue foam, and convert the Islander into a Ross, before anything else.

Terry
Nov 03, 2005, 11:04 AM
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Hey Frank, Are you thinking you have to build a Beaver next like I am??

I also really like that Citabria from RT Models
Nov 04, 2005, 10:24 PM
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well I went by her today.. shes getting her annual inspection. And lookin good!!! more details soon!
Nov 04, 2005, 11:07 PM
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rear window..


this is one of the few Wipaire Turbo (Turbine) conversion.. all the brown gunk you see is LPS#3.. a VERY good corrosion inhibitor...

the last two are for some young guy in up TheyARE in RodEYElend... he had a question a few months ago conserning retracts for his PBY build... hope this jars his memory
Nov 04, 2005, 11:14 PM
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pics


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