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Tornado ancestors
« on: January 22, 2019, 10:23:39 am »
It seems the Tornado ancestors are dated 1945 by Panavia Aviazone. ;)
Retired in 1946. :-\
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Re: Tornado ancestors
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2019, 05:23:26 am »
Curiously reminiscent of a Pilatus PC-21.... :thumbsup:

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Re: Tornado ancestors
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2019, 05:24:55 am »
I presume it's got a BIG fin?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Tornado ancestors
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2019, 06:42:56 am »
You are right, I did not realize the PC-21 had such small wings:
see http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/scratch-building-aircraft-design-3d-cad-174/4545890-pilatus-pc-21-3-view.html#&gid=1&pid=1
And seen from above, the fin with extension looks like a big fin, yes.
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Re: Tornado ancestors
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2019, 04:43:26 pm »
You are right, I did not realize the PC-21 had such small wings:
see http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/scratch-building-aircraft-design-3d-cad-174/4545890-pilatus-pc-21-3-view.html#&gid=1&pid=1
And seen from above, the fin with extension looks like a big fin, yes.

I presume the idea is to make it handle more like a jet so it can take on an even bigger share of the training sylabus.
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