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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2019, 10:21:19 am »
And now an Ekranoplightning P-38X-114:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2019, 02:30:01 am »
 :thumbsup:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2019, 10:56:20 am »
Thanks!

And, decades before the Harrier was the VTOL Harrining:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2019, 01:09:54 pm »
For ships, boats, the screw propeller vs water wheel competition was won by the propeller, and for airplanes, this was won as well, but which was the competitor? WW-38!
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2019, 10:42:10 pm »
The SW-38 Single Wheel Lightning was also designed but failed to fly:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2019, 11:41:42 pm »
And thanks to loupgarou explaining me what is the Zero Length Launch take-off, here are the ZeLL-L Lightnings:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2019, 07:03:43 am »
Paddle wheel P-38's are brilliant  :thumbsup:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #22 on: March 13, 2019, 11:09:12 am »
Paddle wheel P-38's are brilliant  :thumbsup:

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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #23 on: March 18, 2019, 11:14:46 am »
Thanks!

Would you accept an X-15 as being unconventional?
Kit has conferred and we are ok with that Nick.
The P-38X-15 had micro-wings because this is enough at Mach 7:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #24 on: March 22, 2019, 11:10:01 am »
With lift mainly provided by 3 balloons filled with Helium*++, the Lightnip had a maximum speed of 10mph:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #25 on: March 23, 2019, 01:07:23 am »
Thanks to 63cpe's http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,46369.0.html
here is a Lightning with Magnus Effect lift:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #26 on: March 23, 2019, 01:13:21 am »
Oh, I realize that, years ago, I already Drew Magnus Effect Lightning and Cyclogyro Lightning, differently:
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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #27 on: March 23, 2019, 01:13:55 am »
Wahahaha!  :wub:

Wonderful!

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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #28 on: March 23, 2019, 01:31:02 am »
As a logical folluwup of the Flettner Rotor experimental, I plan to build a fanwing.
Not clear on all parts but probably put an 1/48 Alouette II canopy in it eventhough it will be in 1/72 as all my builds.

I simply can't make the fanwing within the GB time frame..

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Re: Micro-winged P-38s
« Reply #29 on: March 23, 2019, 02:15:59 am »
If you have no time to build it, I may have time to draw it, Copyright 63cpe of course ;D
The source I found is http://fanwing.com/ is it that?
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