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Old 11-04-2005, 08:50 AM
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Default Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

http://www.rob.com/matt/rc/rc_video/b24.wmv
Old 11-04-2005, 10:01 AM
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Horrible!!
Old 11-04-2005, 10:06 AM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

seen it before but i always feel bad when that plane goes in
Old 11-04-2005, 12:51 PM
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That's really sad. [] I think all planes like that need the rudders mixed to the
ailerons. Once you get a wing low like that and apply oposite aileron.....all it does
is stall the low wing. The olny chance of saving it is with massive rudder input.

But by that time, it's usually too late. []

FBD.
Old 11-04-2005, 01:37 PM
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I also noticed not enough ground speed at take off, and made the turn too soon. I have a mpg of another very similar crash but RCU engine won't upload. Any ideas are welcome.
Old 11-05-2005, 08:07 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

I've watched this video a bunch of times, but tonight, I spent about 10 minutes looking at it. I slowed it down, and paused it in several places. I noticed that when the plane goes into the bank, it appears to me the left aileron is fully deflected up, and the right aileron is not deflected much, if any at all. Anyone know anything about the actual circumstances around this crash? Was it a maiden flight? Yeah, I know he was too slow to make a turn at that point, but what I see when I slow it down leads me in the direction of a mechanical failure. Anybody know? I know it's a fairly old video, so I'm sure someone has info.
Old 11-06-2005, 03:05 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

i noticed what you said about the aeilron being deflected way up too. it was a nice looking plane but things happen...just wish that they had capturd moment of impact on tape
Old 11-12-2005, 01:28 AM
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i think this video has circulated through these forums about 100 times, each time a members "discovers" , we have a new post, yes it s a sad moment, but its kinda getting old
Old 11-12-2005, 03:49 AM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

I'm very sorry viperdude if I made you watch something you have already seen 100 times.
Old 11-12-2005, 08:48 AM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

I have a video of a P82 doing the same thing. My opinion is not to build flying tanks.
Old 11-13-2005, 11:44 AM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

There's a VERY simple solution to that... if you've seen it 100 times, DONT WATCH IT AGAIN!! Just because you dont want to see it again, doesnt mean others dont.
ORIGINAL: viperdude

i think this video has circulated through these forums about 100 times, each time a members "discovers" , we have a new post, yes it s a sad moment, but its kinda getting old
Old 11-13-2005, 01:28 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

About the crash : doesn't look to me like not enough airspeed, or power....
Right after takeoff, before starting the bank, it was flying OK, and gaining altitude.

But what struck me most about the video, was the safety precautions ( or lack thereof ) during the run-up :2 guys are standing approx 5 feet away from the props during a full power runup while the airplane is held by just one guy....
Scary, at least to me..
Old 11-13-2005, 03:34 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

I have seen that video somewhere....I forgot.
Old 11-19-2005, 12:31 AM
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gggg
Old 11-24-2005, 01:09 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

ORIGINAL: MTT

But what struck me most about the video, was the safety precautions ( or lack thereof ) during the run-up :2 guys are standing approx 5 feet away from the props during a full power runup while the airplane is held by just one guy....
Scary, at least to me..
I was thinking the same thing when I saw it. That is an awful big plane to be held by just one guy.
Old 11-24-2005, 02:35 PM
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NEVER stand infront of an engine thats running at full throttle! [:@] Trust me, it can be very dangerus.
Old 11-26-2005, 02:51 AM
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ORIGINAL: panzerd18

I'm very sorry viperdude if I made you watch something you have already seen 100 times.

This was my fisrt time seeing it and I loved it..Thanks
Old 12-02-2005, 01:34 PM
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ORIGINAL: viperdude

i think this video has circulated through these forums about 100 times, each time a members "discovers" , we have a new post, yes it s a sad moment, but its kinda getting old
My first time to see it as well. Pretty awesome. I agree with some (which obviously makes me disagree with others), I do not think airspeed was the problem. You must remember the scale of that monster. A large plane like that always looks slow on video. However, it does resemble a stall of some sort. I just don't think it was.

Regardless, I feel sorry for the guy that has to repair it.
Old 12-02-2005, 06:24 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

First time I've seen it. If it wasn't for the hundreth time, I probly never would have seen it. Thanks for putting it up again.
Old 12-05-2005, 08:56 AM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

I love the line "Well fellas, I think were gonna have a hot dog roast"...LOL...
Old 12-13-2005, 11:07 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

I agree viperdude. After it took off, the wing slowly drifted off to the left , and look closely and you will notice that the nose goes up slightly and wing gets into an even stronger bank.[X(][]
Old 12-30-2005, 10:21 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

1st time viewing this one.

I wonder if the engines were counter-rotating? 2-ports spinning into the 2-starboards...torque of 4 big engines all in synch rotating the same direction would be awfully difficult to overcome at that airspeed. I saw no rudder deflection at all.

The dynamics of multi-engine models mimicks those of their full-sized relatives. I've never flown a Consolidated B-24 but my Uncle did in the '40's, along with B-17's and 25's. He says he recalls the Davis airfoil having great lifting ability but the plane could wallow like a whale. He liked the Boeing better but says the Mitchell was a race horse compared to both of them.

All that work,(and $$) for so short a hop. Sad...

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Old 01-01-2006, 02:09 AM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

Hate seeing that happen to any plane - a heck of a lot of work into one that big, not to mention the $$$$ invested. The pilot should be shot for taking off heading towards the guy holding the camera (who should have been back by the pilot) - imaging if engine #1 or #2 failed on t/o and the plane veered directly into the cameraman. With the size, it almost looks like it cold have happened with a full scale, not a model (except there was no fireball at the end).

I think a lot of people where lucky no one got hurt with this one.
Old 01-01-2006, 11:21 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

First time I've seen it. Thanks for the post.
Old 01-17-2006, 05:51 PM
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Default RE: Anyone seen this Giant size B24 crash video?

first time i seen it, made me cry

surprised that one guy could hold it, i wonder if that could be what damaged the aireloin is all that thrust being held back in one single spot on one wing?

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