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Offline Tophe

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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #60 on: June 14, 2019, 01:10:15 am »
The XF-85 Goblin was also a very little plane, and this one is closed to the BD-5G:
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #61 on: June 14, 2019, 12:24:06 pm »
There was a BD-5 with annular wing, unbuilt alas... :-\
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #62 on: June 14, 2019, 09:15:51 pm »
The week is finishing soon...
2 versions of "fast twin-boom BD-5":
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #63 on: June 14, 2019, 09:33:25 pm »
And a flying wing version nicknamed Horten for some unknown reason:
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #64 on: June 15, 2019, 06:44:52 am »
The biplane BD-5 had specific advantages: solidity, maneuverability... not speed.
The triplane (Dreidecker in German like the famous Dr1) version goes further in this direction:
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #65 on: June 15, 2019, 04:52:35 pm »
That flying wing is glorious!
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #66 on: June 15, 2019, 06:07:25 pm »
Thanks! ;D
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #67 on: June 25, 2019, 05:24:44 am »
Nice work Tophe ! Certainly hard to pick a favourite out of all of those. I like the twins and the push/pull idea !
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #68 on: June 25, 2019, 05:29:46 am »
Thanks Captain! It was fun and this is even better if other ones than me did smile too... ;)
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #69 on: June 25, 2019, 05:39:12 am »
As the Capn. says, very difficult choice.
Me, I like Horten BD-5. Well, it has long wings!  :rolleyes:
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Re: BD-5 family drawings
« Reply #70 on: June 25, 2019, 05:44:22 am »

Me, I like Horten BD-5. Well, it has long wings!  :rolleyes:


There's a man who thinks right.  :thumbsup: ;D
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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