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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #165 on: November 07, 2018, 02:58:32 am »
Check this out..... if they're up around Mach .98 or whatever in the SSDC-8 and the horces race from front to back and acheive 25mph that would mean we have super sonic horses!!  ;D


This poses an interesting question about the speed of sound.. I know it's relative to certain factors and but if you're in a plane going Mach .99999  and a MLB pitcher throws a ball at 100 MPH from the rear of the aircraft to the front, would it not be in excess of the speed of sound? Does it make a sonic boom? (I doubt it and the answer would be "no", but it's fun to think about!) I'm thinkin that it's all relative. The speed of the ball relative to the air inside the plane is only 100MPH so doesn't do anything, yet, "technically" we have a super sonic pitch.  ;D

Thinking about relativity always makes my head hurt.
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #166 on: November 07, 2018, 03:25:00 am »
Dealing with relatives always makes my head hurt. Oh wait...   ;D   


Speaking of relatives and other humans, I wonder how many -people- have gone to the back of a plane at just below mach 1, and ran to the front to say they ran faster than the speed of sound! Insane Bolt ain't got nothin' on that!
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #167 on: November 07, 2018, 08:51:58 am »
What's really weird is having someone throw a ball while the aircraft is in a turn. The ball will go straight but will appear to curve in the opposite direction of the aircraft. IIRC I saw this on a video made on board NASA's vomit comet or something like that. Its been a while.
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #168 on: November 07, 2018, 11:20:45 am »
I think that Kit's signature line should read :

"Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage."
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #169 on: November 07, 2018, 12:50:25 pm »
I think that Kit's signature line should read :

"Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage."


Oh all right then, as you insist.  ;D
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #170 on: November 07, 2018, 07:47:26 pm »
Ah, there we go!!   I agree with you both.  :wub:
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #171 on: November 08, 2018, 03:06:18 am »
I think that Kit's signature line should read :

"Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage."


Oh all right then, as you insist.  ;D

there remains one dimension to explore

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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #172 on: November 08, 2018, 03:25:31 am »
I think that Kit's signature line should read :

"Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage."


Oh all right then, as you insist.  ;D


there remains one dimension to explore


If you mean height, I've sort of done that too...............  ;D

Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #173 on: November 08, 2018, 06:05:20 am »
I think that Kit's signature line should read :

"Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage."


Oh all right then, as you insist.  ;D


there remains one dimension to explore


If you mean height, I've sort of done that too...............  ;D




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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #174 on: November 09, 2018, 06:13:28 am »
Im back from a work trip to Singapore and just catching up... first stop... to see this marvellous beast! Beautiful work!
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #175 on: November 10, 2018, 03:06:43 pm »
Before the Super Stretch 8 even got on the table at Telford I TROD on it!!!!  :banghead: :banghead:

The entire nosewheel assembly was scattered to the four winds, and there's no way I can repair it, but tomorrow I'll look for an SAC white metal set and see if that'll sort it.
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #176 on: November 10, 2018, 03:29:36 pm »
D'oh!

Looking on the brightside, that frees up space on the Whiff table for another 17 normal sized builds... ;D
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #177 on: November 11, 2018, 04:52:32 am »
Definitely a "d'oh" moment.  And I know I've done that with canopies...
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #178 on: November 11, 2018, 05:47:58 am »
Oh no!!!!!   Fix your baby soon!   Can't be hauling cargo sitting in the hangar.  :lol:
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Re: Super Stretch DC8
« Reply #179 on: November 11, 2018, 06:27:44 am »
What a shame! I hope you'll manage to replace the landing gear.
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