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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2019, 02:44:34 pm »
Ow, yes ..we're off to Blighty. Do a tour in souhern part (Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Coltswolds, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and back again to Kent) the off to mainland Europe again.

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2019, 06:15:27 am »
I hope the weather holds for you, as it can be lovely in good weather. The forecast for next week is cloudy but getting up to the low 30C's

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #17 on: July 20, 2019, 06:16:05 am »
It'll be allright on holiday. Weatherforcasts tells us it'll be shorts and one jeans.

Meanwhile some last updates:
IMG_20190720_150037746 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
IMG_20190720_150045971 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
IMG_20190720_150058974 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
IMG_20190720_150119043 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2019, 06:47:14 am »
Looking great Dave.   :thumbsup:
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2019, 09:58:46 am »
Very interesting.
How  Little Red Riding Hood said to her grandmother? "What a long nose you have, grandmother?"  <_<
The fuselage reminds me of some High-speed trains, maybe the spanish AVE.
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2019, 01:30:02 pm »
A wondefull bit of modelling, and very Trilander looking.
Early Trilanders had a problem with loading, when unloaded they frequently resorted to a tail sitting attitude!
The answer was a pole that was carried in the rear baggae compartment that ground crew had to put in place before any rear luggege was removed.
Later versions had the longer nose with a baggage compartment which helped a little bit.
I have, in my time as an ATCO at Glasgow airport, seen on two occasions Trilanders with their noses high in the air when parked!  :rolleyes:
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #21 on: July 21, 2019, 04:10:37 am »

The fuselage reminds me of some High-speed trains, maybe the spanish AVE.

It did remind me of something, now I know what. Thank you  :thumbsup:

It's certainly coming together. I can see her parked at Southampton all ready to take me to the Channel Islands  :thumbsup:
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2019, 04:59:58 pm »
With the main wing relatively far back, have you thought about potentially adding canards and turning it into a three surface configuration?

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #23 on: July 27, 2019, 09:22:23 pm »
I like it! :wub:
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2019, 03:51:05 pm »
Thanks

And yes I was thinking just like you. The wings are offset to the rear. But will keep it like a trislander. it's not that much offset like my earlier IH Transall.

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #25 on: August 18, 2019, 01:58:18 pm »
Got back from holiday 'bout two weeks ago. Had little time for some modelling since but, found some time today. So time for some updates:

Big psr on this project is done, now time for some finishing PSR and get it ready for final assembly.
IMG_20190818_163037305 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

Probably will do it in Fly be colors.

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #26 on: August 18, 2019, 01:59:32 pm »

Probably will do it in Fly be colors.


And very plausible it would be too.  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #27 on: August 18, 2019, 04:50:14 pm »
Sweet!
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2019, 06:30:17 am »
Moved as requested
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Re: DHA-4 Wallaroo
« Reply #29 on: October 16, 2019, 10:48:52 am »
welcome here for completion! :thumbsup:
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