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Old 03-10-2005, 01:24 PM
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Hey Guys, does anyone make a RC B-47? I haven't seen or heard of one and would like to make one in the far future. Can someone explain how mutli engine RC planes work, how do you achieve the same RPM for both engines so it flies straight? I'd be guessing on most of it. Thanks Rick
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Here is the only RC B-47 that I have heard about.

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Here's some pics of Ray Cannon's B-47 that I flew at AZ Jet Rally. It won Best Electric and Best Boeing. Retracts, doors and 4 Wemotec fans. This is really a great flier!
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I just emailed you a link to a set of B47 plans on that website we are not allowed to mention (starts with an "e")

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ORIGINAL: pywackit

Hey Guys, does anyone make a RC B-47? I haven't seen or heard of one and would like to make one in the far future. Can someone explain how mutli engine RC planes work, how do you achieve the same RPM for both engines so it flies straight? I'd be guessing on most of it. Thanks Rick
BTW: I have a set of the plans of the B47 that I linked to you. It's a big plane. The plans show two Cox .15's on the inboard pylons with cut down props. The fuselage is big enough that if I get around to building it (lots of projects ahead of it) I will be sticking a .90 in the nose. If you go the designed route, I would recommend an electric conversion so you wouldn't have to worry about engine reliability as much.

It's a cool looking plan.

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Thanks Guys! There is hope of making one of these then.....thanks for the picture and link to plans! Rick
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10.2% B-47E project which will have a thread here soon:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52194
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ORIGINAL: hattend
...that website we are not allowed to mention (starts with an ''e'')
Why on earth would we not be allowed to mention eBay?
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ORIGINAL: abufletcher
ORIGINAL: hattend ...that website we are not allowed to mention (starts with an ''e'')
Why on earth would
we not be allowed to mention eBay?


Actually the B-47D turboprop model planset from Air Age Publishing is available today for I believe $15.



While this is not scale it could be enlarged to whatever size desired to serve as the basis for a scale B-47...project of either turboprop or otherwise jet B-47...

To view the planset click the link I provided for your enlightenment.... [link]http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52194[/link]





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Here's what the B-47 looks like with props.
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Its interesting this thread rolled over and died...

It would have been nice for more information to be shared about Ray Cannon's B-47.
There are several people following my thread who would welcome information about
something smaller. Dave in Seattle is in the middle of his built of a 1/16th which is in
need of a helping hand these days. Ray's information may be helpful to him.
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B-47E Cross Sections

Back some time ago I created and shared B-47 resources to enable others to build and fly a giant scale (158"w/s) Boeing B-47. My B-47E project was delayed
for a couple of years due to health issues and construction of a retirement residence. While your first glimpse of a B-47 may seem something beyond your own
modeling experience to enable building one...there is nothing about it that is difficult to build...

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I and Sam C. are creating a pair of 158" w/s B-47E's with CNC mill, hot wire, laser cutter, from balsa, basswood, carbon fiber vale, Dow High Load Styrofoam,
polyurea resin, and most importantly, Flite-Metal aluminum "For The Look Of The Real Thing".



Most importantly, I created the cross sections for the entire fuselage...from tip of the bomb sight to tip of the 20mm cannons at the tail end. These are posted
for your convenience here: These will enlarge when clicked twice to what can easily be used to make your own B-47.

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While there are well over 80 gig of B-47 resources we have amassed, the above information is definitely enough to permit you to build a B-47E.

Our pair of B-47 are powered by a pair of 20+ pound thrust 120mm JetFan EDF bifurcated within the inboard engine nacelle and a pair of 6 pound thrust
90mm outboard nacelle EDF. Power is 44 volt LiPo. Retracts are Robart 160's with a "T" strut for each of the two Williams Bros. 5" scale tires. Our scale
wheels are made by reversing parts comprising the Williams Bros. wheels to achieve the deep dish of the scale wheel.

My reasoning for making these B-47 resources available is simple. I want to see more people building any size B-47. At this point there have only been six
B-47's constructed and flown, the most recent being Bernie Lund's found on YouTube. Unfortunately Bernie's two fell victim to too many fingers in the pie at
the flying field. One of Bernie's helpers failed to plug in the elevator servo securely....on each of the two crashed B-47's Bernie constructed... ;^(. Bernie is in
the midst of constructing a third airframe which hopefully will have a pre-flight checkoff printout for everyone to check off as they "help" Bernie assemble his
B-47...
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I am in the midst of designing and constructing a pair of B-47 cockpits utilizing illustrations from Boeing B-47 technical orders accompanying each 1:1 airframe.
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Cockpit sits beneath an altered Bob Violett T-33 canopy. Ironically this turns out to be the basis for the actual canopy on the Boeing B-47. The difference being
at the rear where the B-47's canopy is lengthened with a section coming to a point instead of the blunt ended T-33.
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Obviously this project is real and not just cloud shapes. You are welcome to use my resources to construct your own Boeing B-47 Stratojet.

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Interesting there's been no response to my attempt to assist...

My cockpit is coming along well though our air conditioning went out Saturday... Installation of new system began
this afternoon. This time of year in Houston this is common.

Surprised how quickly an outside unit arrived Monday morning and inside unit this morning. Installation said to be
complete by 7:00...its 6:50 PM and its getting cooler. Tech said he would return in thirty minutes. Looked like he'd
been swimming.

Tough job this time of year.

Onward...and eventually upward.
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Just as an aside, there is a B-47 on display in Altus, Oklahoma. I don't think that the paint job is particularly representative. It has been repainted a couple of times since it was moved into town in the early 1960's
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