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Boeing 3067 twin-boomer (finished page 2)
« on: January 05, 2020, 08:45:43 am »
For my birthday, my brother offered me (thanks!) the Unicraft kit of Boeing 306c (see http://www.unicraft.biz/on/b306/b306.htm ).
The content is presented below, and I plan to build it, not as 4-boom 1/72 fighter but short span twin-boom (fore and aft) 1/144 airliner (maybe double deck).

« Last Edit: January 18, 2020, 08:02:07 am by Tophe »
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 02:54:56 am »
With the first drops of glue, the general aspect of my abnormal model appears: <_<
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 06:37:49 am »
I wasn't aware of that kit Tophe and it looks like one of Igor's better mouldings ? (Please note the word better is used in a subjective manner in this case)
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2020, 04:33:50 pm »
It's a whiff in a box, as there was no 306 fighter project.
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2020, 08:15:19 pm »
A genuine dream is good for me. <_<
While the serious Secret Projects forum is describing it, even if Photobucket stop removed the pictures: :-\
https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/threads/boeing-flying-wing-concepts-from-the-mid-1930s.304/
(not in the fake part or alternate history part of the forum)

Pictures are available at different addresses, and the source seems to be an article in Airpower 2005 (not April fools' day?):
https://www.google.fr/search?biw=1364&bih=778&tbm=isch&sxsrf=ACYBGNQzmHX-rba1BQFW0dmW3Ft9GnIiTQ%3A1578369909948&sa=1&ei=dQMUXsu9OfHE8gKN76CgBg&q=boeing+306&oq=boeing+306

Wikipedia confirms this Boeing 306 family of tailless projects but not mentioning the fighter part, just saying in talk there was a misunderstanding with the Boeing 360 helicopter due to a typo.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_Model_306
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2020, 09:16:34 pm »
A Flickr stream with the illustrations from Jared Zichek's Wings/Airpower article:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/27862259@N02/with/7375840944/

Boeing Model 306C 1 by kitchener.lord, on Flickr

Boeing Model 306C Drawing by kitchener.lord, on Flickr
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2020, 01:57:27 am »
Thanks for the very interesting link :thumbsup:
My airliner project will be different from the "real" airliner project in the 306-group: low wing, canard (and rear) tail, maybe double deck. <_<
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2020, 03:13:43 am »
I have cut the wings for small span and started to add putty on the pod:
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2020, 04:16:54 am »
The source picture made me dream of another twin-boom derivative:

But I will not build this one:
- not enough span for the tailplane in the kit (to do this)
- I am very bad handling thermoformed canopy (I prefer painting the window of a 1/144 airliner)
- I have already truncated the wing
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2020, 09:36:50 am »
This could be a little closer to my model:
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2020, 12:35:36 am »
And even closer again (apart of the scale and canopy):
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2020, 06:53:07 am »
Sanding then putty again:
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2020, 07:28:22 am »
The new sanding reached an acceptable status (according to me), so I glued the pod on the wing. Now drying (even if superglue should have an instantaneous fix):
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2020, 06:32:24 am »
The Boeing 3067 prototype is far from complete but it is already a canard twin-boomer which is very rare! <_<
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Re: Boeing 3067 twin-boomer
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2020, 03:03:28 am »
The B.3067 general layout is now fixed: two booms (big on port, small on starboard, for a little asymmetry) holding foreplane in front and tailplane on the rear part: <_<
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