Author Topic: B-26 Oriole  (Read 534 times)

Offline Acree

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B-26 Oriole
« on: June 02, 2017, 07:09:22 AM »
My plan is to turn this: Oriole 1 by cacree, on Flickr
Into this:B-26 Oriole by cacree, on Flickr
with a suitable backstory involving Brooks Robinson and the early-70s Mojave Air Races. 

Offline AXOR

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2017, 07:27:20 AM »
Definitely yes !!!  :)
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Offline Tophe

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2017, 12:10:42 PM »
Interesting... :D

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2017, 03:03:58 AM »
 :)
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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2017, 03:05:15 AM »
Oh my, that looks lovely  :-*  And what could possibly go wrong with a clipped-wing Marauder  ;)
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Offline Acree

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2017, 04:38:26 AM »
And what could possibly go wrong with a clipped-wing Marauder  ;)
Well, SOME of the reputation for high wing loading on the B-26 was overblown, but I thought with the dramatic weight reduction program of a racer, I could afford to lose a LITTLE wing area.  I'm not planning to clip much.   >:D

Offline Acree

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2017, 04:55:26 AM »
WITHDRAWN

Due to lack of time and mojo. 

I will finish it someday, but I have no chance to make the deadline, even with an extension.  So, it goes into the "someday" pile. 

Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 07:40:19 AM »
Beautiful design!  :smiley: :smiley:

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Re: B-26 Oriole
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2017, 04:40:56 AM »
I hope you do resurrect this one day, a very very cool project in the vein of Miss Ashley II and Blind Man's Bluff!
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