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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2017, 04:42:01 am »
A MAST?  Whatever next?   :o :o

Will it have a spinnaker and boom as well?
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #31 on: November 05, 2017, 06:33:48 am »

I have decided to give this a folding mast and large folding rudder so it can be sailed (hence the walkways).  Reasons for this will be explained in the back story.


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« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2017, 08:16:39 am »
Can't waste guzzlene! ;D
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #33 on: November 05, 2017, 10:25:29 am »
Today I added a dashboard and seat for the helmsman.
I also added some vertical panelling to cover the gap beneath the Airacobra exhaust hole (engine covers for the rear engine) and some horizontal to cover the gap adjacent to the Mustang fuselage (walkways along the side of the hull between the wings and tails).
I have decided to give this a folding mast and large folding rudder so it can be sailed (hence the walkways).  Reasons for this will be explained in the back story.

I am not sure humanity is ready for such a ?? Thing? Contraption? Clever-multirole-aerial-yacht?  :o
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #34 on: November 05, 2017, 06:04:33 pm »
Not imagination, research.  1920s Rohrbach flying boats had masts and sails.



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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #35 on: November 05, 2017, 07:06:11 pm »
1920's: the poor reliability of the engines & the vagaries of the weather means that wasn't such a ridiculous idea, because if forced down there was the possibility of sailing to safety, rather than relying on others to come & find you.
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #36 on: November 05, 2017, 09:06:46 pm »
IIRC one of the USN's Curtiss flying boats had to sail over 200 miles to reach the Azores during their attempt to cross the Atlantic in 1919.
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #37 on: November 06, 2017, 06:18:06 pm »
Wikipedia states that the purpose of the masts were to allow them to sail into port, or out of shipping lanes (and harms way) should they be forced down due to engine failure.
I have another porpoise in mind...
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #38 on: November 07, 2017, 10:28:04 am »

I have another porpoise in mind...


NWDTSM.....  ;D ;D
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #39 on: November 11, 2017, 01:39:21 pm »
This is nutty as hell, I love it.  ;D :o :mellow:
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #40 on: November 12, 2017, 01:03:34 am »
I went at the rivets with sanding sticks today.  It grieves me to remove such rivetty goodness, especially when moulded in classic Airfix silver plastic, but they had to go as the Academy parts are sans rivet.
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #41 on: November 15, 2017, 02:12:32 am »
Both upper and lower halves of the fuselage are in primer now.  More PSR needed though.
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #42 on: November 21, 2017, 03:28:42 am »
PSR.
Nearly done though.
I've scribed a door into one side of the Mustang fuselage and then added a cooling air outlet next to it on the top but offset to one side thus adding a small amount of asymmetry.
And i've built up some framing around the edges of the Beaufighter canopy.
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #43 on: November 27, 2017, 03:39:27 am »
PSR finished and interior parts painted.
I went to mask the passenger compartment windows today and pushed one of them into the hull.  D'oh!
Luckilly I haven't glued the top on yet so it was easilly reattached.

Looking at Dizzy's 262 based project has made me realise I need to add some spray deflector thingos to the nose in front of the cockpit.
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Re: метательное копье MeKo 7
« Reply #44 on: November 28, 2017, 03:35:51 am »
Top and bottom halves of the fuselage joined today.
Started on the wings which need a touch of PSR.
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