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10-08-2019, 04:38 PM
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MAC - Mean Aerodynamic Chord The Mean...

MAC - Mean Aerodynamic Chord

The Mean Aerodynamic Chord is located at the span-wise geometric center of one half of the 2D wing plan form. The geometric center is the center of the area or balance...
10-01-2019, 12:39 PM
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Ops, Ed. My B-47E is only 1/12 scale. If it was...

Ops, Ed. My B-47E is only 1/12 scale. If it was 1/10 scale, it would not fit in the MB Sprinter van.
02-26-2015, 01:06 PM
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Ed, what type of foam did you use and what bit(s)?

Ed, what type of foam did you use and what bit(s)?
11-09-2014, 03:30 PM
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Wing Loads

For a B-47 wing, the vertical shear load at the aft spar attachment (58% chord, 45 inch BL) is approximately 2X the lift. The vertical shear load at the fwd spar attachment (17% chord, 45 inch BL) is...
06-02-2014, 01:05 AM
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Ah, 1/12 scale is a good choice. Easy to remember...

Ah, 1/12 scale is a good choice. Easy to remember and easy to covert full scale values (feet) to model scale vales (inches).

In regards to a 1/12 scale flight crew, the Mattel Batman series Dark...
07-08-2012, 07:44 PM
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25% MAC Wing Location

Dave, in reviewing my T.O's and the drawings I got in Wichita, I have four sources for the Wing LE Apex being located at Body STA 361.4. The Wing 25% MAC is located 262.36 inches (21'-10.36") aft of...
07-07-2012, 08:01 PM
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B-47 Center of Gravity Location

Dave, Ed asked me to send this to you.

I obtained the first attachment (B-47B Aerodynamic Three View) from the Kansas Aviation Museum last week. I am getting a better copy made.

The CG should...
06-14-2012, 02:19 AM
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Very nice looking model. Can you post "specs"...

Very nice looking model. Can you post "specs" soon, i.e. weight, EDF manufacture & size, battery size?
06-07-2012, 02:51 AM
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B-47 Resource Drawings

Dave,

As posted on Ed Clayman's site on 02/09/2012, I am resuming my 1/12 scale B-47 project I started in 1954 when I was 13. I now have a lot more technical skills (BSME and 29 years in...
05-25-2012, 02:13 AM
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Robot Plane V1 (Vergeltung Eins)

I have a 2 view dimensioned plan of a V1 from "Ballistics of the Future with special reference to the dynamical and physical theory of rocket weapons", a book published in March 1946.

The authors...
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