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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2020, 09:25:00 pm »
And still different, with twin-hull layout (the next ones will have a single hull):
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2020, 10:44:59 pm »
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #17 on: March 03, 2020, 10:59:02 pm »
Thanks Ericr!

And with a single hull (and Single Float), thanks Caveman: <_<
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #18 on: March 03, 2020, 11:00:07 pm »
And:
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #19 on: March 03, 2020, 11:01:12 pm »
THis is the last one I've found in archives (up to now): <_<
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2020, 12:04:30 am »
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2020, 12:38:06 am »
Thanks! <_<

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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #22 on: March 04, 2020, 05:45:58 am »
The centre one in the bottom row had to be built with a permanent fin offset, by about 30 degrees!!!  :o ;)
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2020, 06:56:58 am »
I may try, but in which direction? (1/ front of the fin to the right/towards us or else 2/ to the left/far from us?).
Well I try to think a little by myself: the propeller on the left, with drawings, about the tractor effect made rotation and airflow on an oblique fin also rotation (in the same way increasing imbalance or else: opposite for balance), I guess my second hypothesis is the right one, yes?
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2020, 08:24:26 am »
With the engine way out on the port side, the aeroplane will naturally try to turn to starboard the whole time, so the fins need to counteract that by producing a port turning moment.

This would need to leading edge of the fin to be turned to starboard, like this.

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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #25 on: March 04, 2020, 10:05:54 am »
Thanks, this is matching my own conclusion (final):

I will draw the corrected P-38S soon.
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #26 on: March 04, 2020, 11:53:24 am »
Here are 2 versions with big engine asymmetry compensated by oblique fins, and one version asymmetric while the engine is symmetric: <_<
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #27 on: March 04, 2020, 03:07:35 pm »
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #28 on: March 05, 2020, 05:02:08 am »
Here are 2 versions with big engine asymmetry compensated by oblique fins, and one version asymmetric while the engine is symmetric: <_<


Oo, I like that one on the right.
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Re: Lockheed-Savoia seaplanes
« Reply #29 on: March 07, 2020, 11:14:40 am »
The one you like had derivatives with 2 and 3 engines of course (like the Savoia 55/66/77): <_<
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