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Offline zenrat

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Re: New Project Attack twin turboprop Picture links now....
« Reply #30 on: January 05, 2019, 02:29:50 am »
Very pleasant design, congratulations!

for the canards, I haven't really decided where to place them quite yet.  I was actually thinking of a spot behind and above the pilot (since he shouldn't be too worried about rearward visibility.)  That is an easy issue to deal with when the time comes. 
Uh, be informed that some of us are not realists, we are building pleasant objects "like airplanes" but not true-machines to be piloted and used actually, aesthetics may be more important than efficiency! ;D
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Another ill conceived, poorly thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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Re: New Project Attack twin turboprop Picture links now....
« Reply #31 on: January 05, 2019, 11:36:18 am »
 Seeing your model proposal reminded me of the Miles M39 Libellula at the end of WW2. In his book Wings on my sleeve by Captain Eric Winkle Brown RN, he describes the sampler version as having good pilot view if landing on a carrier, and delightful to fly but the canard  gave lots of drag.
The version he flew was a scaled version for a larger bomber and not a fighter. Link enclosed..
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miles_M.39B_Libellula

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Re: New Project Attack twin turboprop Picture links now....
« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2019, 09:03:21 am »
All the input is much appreciated! 

I have decided that the canards (actually the Elevators from the f-107) will go wherever is visually most appealing.  Who knows, I might just scratch-build some others.   I will rework the exhaust ports a bit to look more like an intake.  Plus I have to figure out where the armament will be installed.

1 X ZIS-3 76mm Soviet Gun
2 X Soviet 37mm 61K Gun

I'll post some pictures as soon as I start the mock-up......

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Re: New Project Attack twin turboprop Picture links now....
« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2019, 11:44:56 pm »

1 X ZIS-3 76mm Soviet Gun
2 X Soviet 37mm 61K Gun

Yikes! That's going to be packing some Serious heat!!