Boeing Clipper

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  1. barry

    barry Active Member

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    Rubbish

    That makes me feel better we are all basket cases maybe we should run a thread labeled "Who has the biggest plie of rubbish then". I' m getting worse for being tight I have to print so many little bits I forgot, I've started cutting up A4 and running that through the printer has not jammed so far. I kid myself I am being green.

    @Jim

    Yes I will release it old mate as soon as I recolour the latest revision and remember which bit is from which page.
  2. barry

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    Rubbish

    That makes me feel better we are all basket cases maybe we should run a thread labeled "Who has the biggest plie of rubbish then". I' m getting worse for being tight I have to print so many little bits I forgot, I've started cutting up A4 and running that through the printer has not jammed so far. I kid myself I am being green.

    @Jim

    Yes I will release it old mate as soon as I recolour the latest revision and remember which bit is from which page.
  3. barry

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    Canopus

    Just to prove I have the attention span of a gnat I can't not have one of these. The bow is simple (sort of) the aft end will be another nightmare but you have to remember the empire you know.

    [​IMG]

    Should not show this when Gil's posting masterpieces
  4. barry

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    Canopus

    Just to prove I have the attention span of a gnat I can't not have one of these. The bow is simple (sort of) the aft end will be another nightmare but you have to remember the empire you know.

    [​IMG]

    Should not show this when Gil's posting masterpieces
  5. Gil

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    Barry,

    You're right, "Empire Flying Boat" has a ring to it that's hard to ignore...,

    -Gil
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    Barry,

    You're right, "Empire Flying Boat" has a ring to it that's hard to ignore...,

    -Gil
  7. barry

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    Clipper wings and engines

    Hi All

    Almost the last picture folks I don't think I could build it again at the moment anyway there are a couple of "painting" errors showing which have been corrected. Bob's beautiful engines fit a treat as you can see from the pics. The only slight hitch I had is former E is just a tad too big but I was putting it into the front of the rear nacelle and I am assuming that the two floating points meet at the wing leading edge.

    [​IMG]

    I've added a couple of strengtheners which also act as straighteners for the rather floppy internal spanwise ribs, they are only designed for holding the dihedral of the wings.

    [​IMG]

    I have padded out the wing section formers to get a good glue joint. You could sand them down and add a paper strip around them. PLEASE NOTE DO NOT GLUE THE WING SURFACES TO THE SPANWISE FORMERS. The engines sort out the aerofoil.

    [​IMG]

    Bob's engines not built as well as they could be but winters here and the fingers are stiffening again. Please also note in this picture that there are gluing areas front and back of the wing cutout to give a grip for the wing fuselage top fairings. Because of the doubling of the rear section of the wing holder the aft former has two strips wound round it the lower one sticks forward to form the glue strip and the top one is the glue strip for the after fuselage and it must be in line with the formers edge (ie stick the first strip mark the edge with a pencil and glue to that line) The wing leading edge butts right against the bulkhead aft of the cockpit sections.

    [​IMG]

    Note the rather brilliant air intakes again from Bob.

    I hope this lot makes sense.

    @Bear

    I will do that tomorrow when the brain comes on again I have had to cut down the size of files and I will repost them to the parts bin after which I will have to remove the files on my site because it is full.

    best regards
  8. barry

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    Clipper wings and engines

    Hi All

    Almost the last picture folks I don't think I could build it again at the moment anyway there are a couple of "painting" errors showing which have been corrected. Bob's beautiful engines fit a treat as you can see from the pics. The only slight hitch I had is former E is just a tad too big but I was putting it into the front of the rear nacelle and I am assuming that the two floating points meet at the wing leading edge.

    [​IMG]

    I've added a couple of strengtheners which also act as straighteners for the rather floppy internal spanwise ribs, they are only designed for holding the dihedral of the wings.

    [​IMG]

    I have padded out the wing section formers to get a good glue joint. You could sand them down and add a paper strip around them. PLEASE NOTE DO NOT GLUE THE WING SURFACES TO THE SPANWISE FORMERS. The engines sort out the aerofoil.

    [​IMG]

    Bob's engines not built as well as they could be but winters here and the fingers are stiffening again. Please also note in this picture that there are gluing areas front and back of the wing cutout to give a grip for the wing fuselage top fairings. Because of the doubling of the rear section of the wing holder the aft former has two strips wound round it the lower one sticks forward to form the glue strip and the top one is the glue strip for the after fuselage and it must be in line with the formers edge (ie stick the first strip mark the edge with a pencil and glue to that line) The wing leading edge butts right against the bulkhead aft of the cockpit sections.

    [​IMG]

    Note the rather brilliant air intakes again from Bob.

    I hope this lot makes sense.

    @Bear

    I will do that tomorrow when the brain comes on again I have had to cut down the size of files and I will repost them to the parts bin after which I will have to remove the files on my site because it is full.

    best regards
  9. barry

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    Fuselage components

    Hi all

    The diagram below is the layout of the fuselage parts is it adequate ?

    Note the aft is actually 2 major parts.

    [​IMG]
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    Fuselage components

    Hi all

    The diagram below is the layout of the fuselage parts is it adequate ?

    Note the aft is actually 2 major parts.

    [​IMG]
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    Looks GREAT to me barry!
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    Looks GREAT to me barry!
  13. RyanShort1

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    Where are the files going to be posted?

    Ryan
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    Where are the files going to be posted?

    Ryan
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    Boeing is now posted to the parts bin

    barry
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    Boeing is now posted to the parts bin

    barry
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    Link broken?

    Chris, when I try the link above I get a 404 not found error. And the link in your signature pointing to the jade dragon automata didn't work either.

    Steve
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    Link broken?

    Chris, when I try the link above I get a 404 not found error. And the link in your signature pointing to the jade dragon automata didn't work either.

    Steve