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Quad Engine Super Caravelle ****FINISHED****

Started by TheChronicOne, June 19, 2019, 08:38:08 PM

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TheChronicOne

Quote from: Dizzyfugu on July 30, 2019, 02:39:26 AM
Quote from: TheChronicOne on July 29, 2019, 10:39:51 AM
Fascinating.... then I could slap some RATOs on the belly and have DF/W to Mexico City routes. Not that special, really! It actually seems pretty plausible?

Had this idea for a four-engine Boeing 727.  ;)

What better time than right now to make a go of it, T!   :mellow: :mellow: :mellow:
-Sprues McDuck-

Dizzyfugu

Well, it would be a costly affair: need a basic kit, the engines and probably a decal set...  :-\

But the GB would be the right occasion, totally agree, and it would be a suitable sister ship to your build.  ;D

PR19_Kit

And the 4th engine could be on top of the middle one.  ;D
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

Dizzyfugu

Or side-by-side, would also look cool.  ;)

TheChronicOne

I always thought it would be neat to have a set-up with two engines at the rear and two hanging from the wings. I think it would be cool, I don't think I've ever seen such a configuration even drawn.
-Sprues McDuck-

PR19_Kit

Quote from: TheChronicOne on July 30, 2019, 09:27:20 AM

I always thought it would be neat to have a set-up with two engines at the rear and two hanging from the wings. I think it would be cool, I don't think I've ever seen such a configuration even drawn.


Like a DC10 or Tri-Star with an extra #2 engine?  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

TheChronicOne

Yup! It would be pretty fantastic.


I made a design drawing.  :wacko:




The CC-110 (Chronic Commercial)  "Split-Quad"
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;D ;D ;D ;D
-Sprues McDuck-

JayBee

Quote from: PR19_Kit on July 30, 2019, 08:26:17 AM
And the 4th engine could be on top of the middle one.  ;D

Now that is a realy interesting concept, especially when you try and visualise it.  :thumbsup:
Alle kunst ist umsunst wenn ein engel auf das zundloch brunzt!!

Sic biscuitus disintegratum!

Cats are not real. 
They are just physical manifestations of collisions between enigma & conundrum particles.

Any aircraft can be improved by giving it a SHARKMOUTH!

Dizzyfugu

Quote from: Dizzyfugu on July 30, 2019, 03:11:02 AM
Well, it would be a costly affair: need a basic kit, the engines and probably a decal set...  :-\

But the GB would be the right occasion, totally agree, and it would be a suitable sister ship to your build.  ;D

Hmm, this thought did not leave me, so I took measures to potentially tackle the quad-727 idea. It's a matter of budget and time, though, but a whiffy airliner is always a neat diversion from military kits. We'll see...  :mellow:

TheChronicOne

I'll thrash you if you don't!!!!  :angry: :angry: :angry: ;D
-Sprues McDuck-


TheChronicOne

In fact, yes! I spent a fair amount of time yesterday on it and that was after some spent a couple days ago. I'm getting the finish nice and smooth for paint. That comes today.... she's going to be painted gloss black in preperation for NMF finish. I'll stop in the middle point and put the cheatline/window decals on while it's still black, however, to get windows then I'll mask that off and paint the NMF. In fact... I've decided the entire thing will be NMF per keeping weight and cost down. Lighter the better for hot and high! We can say the paint scheme is just another part of the quad experiment and trying to milk extra power and a tiny bit of range out of the Caravelle.

I need to get busy on the engines... I'm not even sure where the damn things are at.  ;D I can't remember how much work I got done on them as far as puttying the gaps.

Should have some updated pictures later.
-Sprues McDuck-

Dizzyfugu

Looking forward to it. Let's see which quad-engine airliner takes off earlier.  ;)

TheChronicOne

Roger that! If my engines aren't a disaster, I'll be giving you a run for your money.  :thumbsup: :wacko: 
-Sprues McDuck-

TheChronicOne

I forgot about my paint limitations!!! I have to wait 48 hours plus after I spray this black before I can gloss it. Since I'm going to put on the cheatlines now, before I spray NMF, I need to gloss over them to seal them. Add to that, I don't like this initial couple of coats. I need to do more sanding then re-spray so this will add a few more days so any hopes of being done with this soon are out the window.

With that said, she IS well on her way at least! With NMF, I need the finish to be better than what it is however. (especially on the wings) So, for now, I'll let this sit and dry/cure until Wednesday afternoon at least then I'll wet sand it and try another couple of coats of black paint.  :thumbsup:



Found the engines and worked on them some and they look really good!!! Minimal work on them. I had to putty a wee bit more in the gap but they'll be painted pretty soon. The fronts of the cowling rims look junky but not much I can do about that.
-Sprues McDuck-