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Adrian #342140 03/15/11 08:53 AM
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Adrian I saw that B29 with the X1 fly in West Palm Beach a couple of years ago, it's very impressive. One of the guys I work with flew over (real airplane wink ) to Lakeland (FL) a couple of weeks ago for a big jet RC event they had going on and said there were some very impressive machines there, one fella had an F-14 for sale with a price tag of $25k.

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RickF #342160 03/15/11 01:16 PM
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Kewl, Rick. That B29(model) has a wingspan of something around 25-30ft! a person could fly in dat!


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Adrian #342183 03/15/11 05:33 PM
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And I'm just struggling with my entry level single rotor hobby helicopter! That is some serious commitment to take it to that level.


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cb919 #342234 03/16/11 01:57 AM
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I never saw a model like that gorgeous B-29 mothership and CY's Glamorous l'il guy. The B-29's wings look a bit wrong, aspect ratio or sweep of the leading edge, something. The engine nacelles appear out of proportion. In any case, wonderful.

What flying! An inverted roll! Super impressive.


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2x6spds #342266 03/16/11 09:00 AM
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2x6 the engine nacelles do look a little large but the wings look to be about right and very impressive just as you said.







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RickF #342267 03/16/11 09:04 AM
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I expected it to carpet bomb some vendor's tent.


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MarkSJohnson #342279 03/16/11 12:40 PM
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Dats not a model, thats just a small airplane. Loved it.


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Ajax #342288 03/16/11 01:40 PM
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I would hazard a guess and say the nacelles were made the size they are(and positioned slightly back in the wing compared to the real McCoy) due to the constraints of the chainsaw motors they are using.


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Adrian #342324 03/16/11 07:16 PM
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Actually I've read that the engines are Zenoah 80's ... @ $880.00 per engine!


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