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01-22-2022, 09:30 PM
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Posted By quorneng

The Black Arrows Hunter is still not yet flown...

The Black Arrows Hunter is still not yet flown but just for the record I did take the opportunity to take a picture of all five together.
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Note only the Black Arrows has it wings level as it...
01-18-2022, 02:46 PM
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Posted By quorneng

No problem on thread drift. From what I have...

No problem on thread drift.
From what I have read flying Concorde at display weight was not too hard as there was considerable excess thrust even without the afterburners.
Having visited G-BOAC at...
01-18-2022, 11:28 AM
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Posted By quorneng

They may have done but I don't recall. Visibility...

They may have done but I don't recall. Visibility was such for a short 12 year old that I simply may not have seen all the roll.
I do remember they did a series of 'bomb bursts' loosing a number of...
01-17-2022, 08:50 PM
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Posted By quorneng

It flies at virtually scale speed.. ...

It flies at virtually scale speed..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQhOl8fg2T8
Very pale green/blue is perhaps not the best colour for RC flying.

I have an admission to make.
When I was a lad...
01-16-2022, 11:37 PM
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Posted By quorneng

It appears that XF 947 RAF F4 1956 to 1971, then...

It appears that XF 947 RAF F4 1956 to 1971, then converted by Hawker as a F58A for the Swiss Air Force,1972 to 1996.
Fully restored privately owned as Miss Demeanour did the air show circuit in UK...
01-16-2022, 12:01 PM
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Posted By quorneng

Complete in all over pale green/blue with decals ...

Complete in all over pale green/blue with decals ,its number & prototype circle added.
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The underside
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An interesting comparison between the Hunter prototype and its immediate...
01-14-2022, 11:46 AM
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Posted By quorneng

The nose is obviously different to the Sea Hawk...

The nose is obviously different to the Sea Hawk and its derivatives but is built in exactly the same way although it is a little smaller.
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The printed nose cone presented a bit of a problem....
01-12-2022, 09:52 PM
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Posted By quorneng

Once a wing is released from the clamps and...

Once a wing is released from the clamps and transferred to the other one, the first wing is carefully glued to the fuselage propped up in place and left to dry for 24 hours.
Then the same process...
01-10-2022, 04:46 PM
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Posted By quorneng

Like the other Hawkers the wing are very simple,...

Like the other Hawkers the wing are very simple, just top and bottom skins and two shear webs.
The issue in the thick skin has to be significantly sanded on the inside of each skin to give a fine...
01-09-2022, 04:21 PM
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Posted By quorneng

Yes LW PLA is next on my to do list but I don't...

Yes LW PLA is next on my to do list but I don't like the price.
I know due to its foaming i kg of LW PLA is supposed to create twice as much finished article but it is at least twice the price.

A...
01-08-2022, 06:53 PM
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Posted By quorneng

The first fuselage planks goes on. 188696 The...

The first fuselage planks goes on.
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The smaller diameter of the Hunter fuselage means there are as many but narrower planks as for the P1081.
Some areas of the planking have to be left off...
01-01-2022, 12:19 PM
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Posted By quorneng

More printing. The bifurcated inlet duct added. ...

More printing. The bifurcated inlet duct added.
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It is amazing just how long it all is compared to the EDF diameter. Note the reinforcement added to the flat inlet area to resist it being...
12-30-2021, 04:00 PM
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Posted By quorneng

Hawker Hunter Prototype XPS

Having built the 2 Hawker prototypes, P1052 & P1081, that led to the Hunter it seemed obvious to build its prototype as well and to the same scale.
The Hunter prototype, P1067, was very 'clean'...
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