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Title: Mewtonian-Gull
Post by: Pit on January 09, 2012, 11:14:37 AM
I'll be "gulled"!  This bird has really pecked my fancy in the scale scene for ages.  As a follow-up to my Mew Gull p'nut build and to join in on a "character Bostonian" cookup, I felt it fitting to try "modifying" the Mew plan to bostonian regs.

Whether or not it comes close to the weight requirements is NO problem - it'll be SUPER easy to get above the minimum weights for either class ::) ;D.

Attached are the prelim. drawings for your amusement.


Title: Re: Mewtonian-Gull
Post by: Yak 52 on January 10, 2012, 06:30:28 AM
Looks cool Pete! For a Bostonian it's not far off 'scale' is it?

Jon


Title: Re: Mewtonian-Gull
Post by: OZPAF on January 10, 2012, 07:39:17 AM
Thats a neat idea Pete. It doesn't look all that bad.
John


Title: Re: Mewtonian-Gull
Post by: Pit on January 10, 2012, 03:34:48 PM
Looks cool Pete! For a Bostonian it's not far off 'scale' is it?

Jon
I just had to compress the wing chord and the fuselage length a bit, deepen and widen the fuz a skosh, so it really IS still fairly close.  The thing that I'm still not sure of is the "glassed" area requirement.

The rules state that the windshield/side windows must be one square inch each.  The canopy front should meet the requirement, but I haven't measured the section that would comprise the "side" windows.

Thats a neat idea Pete. It doesn't look all that bad.
John
Thanks John!  I didn't mean to imply that it was not good, just kinda UN-Bostonianish = lacking the typical "character" seen in the scale spoofs.  I'll have to build one to see how it comes out - or find someone to do a BETA-build (I've been kinda busy lately, and was just notified that my oldest is planning to move back to Germany).


Title: Re: Mewtonian-Gull
Post by: OZPAF on January 10, 2012, 07:12:54 PM
I may have misled you a bit there Pete - i slipped into a bit of OZ phrasing. For us to say "its not bad" actually means it's pretty good ;D.
"Not too bad" means its actually quite good :D
Just to confuse the masses outside OZ.
John


Title: Re: Mewtonian-Gull
Post by: FFScott on April 07, 2012, 08:52:38 AM
So, are you guys going to build it?  I'd like to see what it'll look like in stick and tissue.

Scott