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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-23-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Tero, The memory stick with STL and SKP CAD...

Tero,

The memory stick with STL and SKP CAD files plus other documentation
was mailed to you at 9:55 AM. There is more than enough to replicate a
B-47 canopy for your B-47 trailer.

Ed
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-20-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
CNC Millable Cockpit & Canopy

Tero,

Did you ever calculate the length of the canopy to be in scale
with that portion of the fuel tank? I recall something around 79"
or so...

I have provided you everything to permit you to...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-15-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Replicating Engines ??? What Engines???

dhawk,

I am afraid you have lost me. Purpose built electric motors, esc, blades, hub, & shroud
provide multiple thrust results as each component is packaged with the variables each
component...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-15-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Wait a minute... dhawk: You epitomize the...

Wait a minute...

dhawk: You epitomize the very reason this thread was created as a scratch building process How 2. This thread illustrates entire process step by step from initial investigation...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-15-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
dahawk, You might want to read the three...

dahawk,

You might want to read the three sections of this thread to spool up to speed on this edf
powered B-47 and its sister-ship. Our air-frame maximum weight is 32# as dictated by FAI
F4C and...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-15-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-15-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
F-104

Beautiful work! The crowd had to love seeing it taxi in the parade.

One of the few privately owned flyable F-104's belongs to the heir of the Cameron Iron Works dynasty here in Houston. The...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-15-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Power....What Do You Suggest?

[QUOTE=dahawk;997867]I continue to follow your arduous journey. The detail,
the miniaturization of the detail. Simply remarkable. Curious: what size edf's are
you planning to use or will this be...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-14-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
TrailerCanopyNCockpit

Tero:

OK, braking it all apart to isolate the canopy you get this:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=184039&stc=1&d=1468534242
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-14-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 73,069
Posted By Flite-Metal
Dave, Did you ever fast taxi your B-47? I...

Dave,

Did you ever fast taxi your B-47? I had several people ask. Are the wings removable?

Ed
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-13-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Flite-Metal
1). Model inlet area = FSA (fan sweep area @ face...

1). Model inlet area = FSA (fan sweep area @ face of fan blades)
2). Model exhaust diameter = no less than 85% of FSA.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-13-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 73,069
Posted By Flite-Metal
Dave, Have you decided whether or not to...

Dave,

Have you decided whether or not to sell your B-47? Several people have contacted me to ask what you are wanting to do with your model.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-12-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/customprofilepics/...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/customprofilepics/profilepic5051_1.gif

You understand better than most how aqua-verde brings out my better self image. I
am more or less drawn that way.. :^)
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-08-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Windshield

Were you including the fore to aft depth of the windshield? Windshield will be
a separate piece. After you add the perimeter flashing this will sit down onto
the tank tightly with little more than...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-08-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Canopy Dims

I have the canopy dims posted within the three sections of this building blog.
I'll look at my sectional index to see if I can quickly find the top down view with dims.

159.4" long from the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-08-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
21, Thanks for the offer. I have a nice set...

21,

Thanks for the offer. I have a nice set (3) of crew members in 1/8.7669 scale. I too have
a CNC printer with which I am in the throws of printing the above cockpit as a removable
unit as...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-08-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Canopy & Cockpit CAD

The actual production canopy for the B-47 "is" the same as the T-33 trainer.

This is a 2D screen captured image of a SketchUp cockpit and canopy in 3D as an immediately CNC millable image in its...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-08-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Trailer

A canopy mounted on that would look fabulous. All you need for it to be close to scale would be to use
one which matches the Lockheed T-33 trainer. That would look fabulous :^)

Obviously tank was...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-06-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Least Expensive CAD Tool

I must say after reviewing Sam's treasure trove there is little to wish for if you are looking to find a single tool which
can accelerate your scale modeling hobby. There are free and next to free...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-05-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By Flite-Metal
Its a shame they did not have a decent field to...

Its a shame they did not have a decent field to land on! Dutch roll was obvious through the
entire flight with it more obvious on final approach...still its a shame they were forced to use
that...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-05-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Wired & Hot 2 Go

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=183878&stc=1&d=1465156548

Sam sent me a drawing and some images of our three axis Hot Wire assembly he has gotten back to. Beautiful...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-28-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 268,563
Posted By Flite-Metal
Don't Stop Viewing....There Are Two More Thrilling Sections ;^)

Hawk,

Don't stop reviewing at this point...there are two more thrill filled chapters left in this epic project. For
example, ripping through printing of the cockpit at this time, along with Sam...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-26-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 268,563
Posted By Flite-Metal
6cIgTAtj4E4

6cIgTAtj4E4
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-26-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 91,421
Posted By Flite-Metal
LABS Maneuver Film

6cIgTAtj4E4

Enjoy as we begin sharing our printed components.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-26-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
This is a nice length focus on the LABS maneuver...

This is a nice length focus on the LABS maneuver performed over my hometown when I was in grade
school. This is one of my planned maneuvers as the 44# of thrust should provide what's needed.
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 04-26-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Hi-ho, Hi-ho, A Printing I Shall Go...

Well I see someone's reviewing our build out. I am amidst printing of cockpit and our articulated rear cannon turret.

While Sam prepares for the second half of his surgery I am forging ahead with...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-04-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 46,807
Posted By Flite-Metal
http://www.cadspan.com/images/home-page/logo.png ...

http://www.cadspan.com/images/home-page/logo.png

SketchUp does not import, or export .STL CNC CAD file formats. I recommend
you download the .STL kernal for SketchUp to enable you to edit the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-16-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Sizzle, snap, pop

Thanks Don,

Before too long I'll have photos of Sam back at it with the mill ;^)
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-15-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,090
Posted By Flite-Metal
Abby Normal State

Well...here we were all giggles and grins as we looked at how our milling was going so smoothly (literally)
at a pace which surprised us. Thanksgiving and Christmas passed all too quickly when we...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-01-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 30,066
Posted By Flite-Metal
JetFan nets the following results. There are...

JetFan nets the following results. There are multiple motor pairings enabling you to get hooked up to match your needs.
This chart is updated every three to four weeks as new motors and batteries...
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