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Old 03-05-2011, 06:07 PM   #1
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Default B-47 1:8.7669 Scale , Boeing Stratojet...In The Middle

Welcome to phase II of the 1:8.7669 B-47E IV / WB-47B project.

Project Preamble: Please read and determine for yourself how the following applies to you, the reader:

Any and all persons reading this discussion must come to their own determination of the safety and wisdom of emulating or replicating
any and all aspects of what is described within this discussion.

This includes, but is not limited to your own decision on the safety of and whether you should be involved in this or these activities and
any processes or use of equipment related to recreating what is, or has been discussed here-in by subscribers to WattFlyer, the host of
this discussion.

Neither the author of this topic nor WattFlyer are responsible for proper or improper use of, or correct or incorrectness of any process
activity undertaken by any one or all readers of this construction thread.

*As in all modeling activities, reader beware of your abilities to either properly or improperly apply the principals described here-in. It is
impossible to declare whether this activity is or is not proper for readers of this discussion.

Remember now....we warned you...

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What We're Building 2 Models = 3 Airframes...

1000th B-47 (B-47E-IV)

B-47E IV Labs Maneuver

WB-47B Weather (Cino Atmospheric "Sampling") Bomber

First flight: Dec. 17, 1947 (prototype XB-47)
Model # 450: ( Built By Boeing, Douglas, Lockheed )
2 - XB-47
1,341 - B-47E
10 - B-47A
255 - RB-47E
397 - B-47B
35 - RB-47H
1 - YB-47C

Classification: Medium Bomber
Span: 116 ft. = 158.7790” @ 1/8.7669
Length: 107.1 ft. = 146.5969” @ 1/8.7669
Height: 27 ft. 11 in. = 38.2119” @ 1/8.7669
Power: Six 7,200 # thrust GEJ47GE25 turbojet
Crew: 3 crew ( original conf. )
Armament: One twin 20 mm turret, 25,000# of bombs YB-47E = 4 Cruise Anti-Radar Miss

This thread is the second of three (3) threads focused on the 1:87669 B-47E IV and WB-47B. To go to the beginning of this project
click here: http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52194


"In The Middle" follows "In The Beginning" to separate the project design phase from construction and assembly. For example above
you see the fuselage components. Blue are CNC milled Dow Styrofoamİ, white areas in fuselage drawing are CNC hot wired from Dow
Surfboard Foamİ a custom blended Styrofoam extruded polystyrene containing strands of Styrene.

The vertical fin components are composed of built-up and hot wired Dow HighLoad 60 Styrofoamİ. Wing composition is Dow
Surfboard Foamİand Dow Styrofoamİ.

Dow Styrofoamİ:


Dow Surfboard Foamİ: (contains strands of filament right angles to the billet length custom manufactured for two distributors)


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