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  • How about one of these? I used to love watching these fly into SFO as a child... they aren't used much here as people carriers anymore... but they use them to fight fires!!

    I have way too many planes to list off... But I love to fly them all! the 80-90mm Jets are my newest addiction! Also check out my youtube channel for TONS of flying footage. https://www.youtube.com/user/gooniac33

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    • I would give a blank check for a 747. I think eflite had a 777 years ago that did ok. You still see them on eBay used every now and then. I remember the whole outfit was pretty expensive - you had to buy the motors separately. I think companies are gun shy due to the lack of mass demand....You never know until you try!

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      • A Bae 146 would be nice. I found this picture that shows they even have airbrakes on the tail. I am sure a working tanker variant that is capable of dropping an actual load of water or look alike retardant would be very cool and entertaining to fly.


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        • Originally posted by Evoman View Post
          A Bae 146 would be nice. I found this picture that shows they even have airbrakes on the tail. I am sure a working tanker variant that is capable of dropping an actual load of water or look alike retardant would be very cool and entertaining to fly.


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          I would like to see how much water one could fly. Put a tank in the belly you can fill with liquid...Light a small (contained :O) fire in the field and try to put it out!!!

          Maybe a powder instead of a liquid - considering water weighs 8lbs per gallon...That could put some serious weight and stress on a small model!

          I had a homebuilt that could carry a bunch of small water balloons one time. Used to love dropping them....

          That sounds fun!

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          • Here is a good pic of the Bea 146 airbrake. It seems pretty simple to duplicate.

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            • OK, yea a BAE 146 is a great looking plane. But I still opt for the good ole Boeing 737. It's a lot easier to make and manage a 2 engine model over a 4 engine model, not saying 4 engines is bad, just sayin.

              I'm afraid getting an airliner made by a quality company isn't happening anytime soon. If you want to spend a few thousand the HSD 747 is coming I think, but I'm not into spending this kind of scratch on something I could ultimately pancake. I will have that HK C-130 once I get lucky enough to get an order placed for one.

              There are some places making them for big buck's with marginal performance at best. I have the A380, and C-17 variants still in boxes. I build them and mod them when I have time, (No I wont be putting any water balloons on them, ). Just for the record, I think to each there own, and I respect that. Just poking a little fun.

              I'm pretty much giving up on the quality freewing/flightline folks producing anything I would consider cool. Fundamentally I think we see cool very differently, as many of you and I. Alpha is a really great guy, but he is not the big decision maker here. The MRC mind set regarding new models is fixed, (in my opinion). It isn't going to change in my mind. Love em, love many of there products, they're just never going to do this. when you add there trusted entourage of supporters, and the large part of the hobby that is convinced these are always just going to be a cult models. That's what they said about the C-130. HK sold all of there C-130's they had available, (BY Invitation only I might add) in about 3 days. C-130 is a cargo airliner folks! I flew them for about 20 years, I know what it is. whether you recognize this or not is really up to you,

              SEEMS LIKE IT WOULD BE A NO BRAINER TO MAKE A LOCKHEED SUPER CONSTELLATION. This is what I consider one of the coolest airliners ever built. But we don't have one.... Or even thoughts or whispers of making one.

              So, to me, a B-737 seems like a total no brainer. But what the ...k do I know. Here some pictures for you.
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              • How many have seen this? I'm going to print a set of these plans this weekend, evaluate how viable it is. Check it out.

                https://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-...-500-40mm-Edf/

                Woody

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                • This diehard Seattle Seahawks fan would love a 737 with Alaska Airlines Russell Wilson livery please.

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                  Aros.MotionRC
                  Motion RC Website/Advertising
                  Self-Admitted Warbirdaholic

                  My RC videos on YouTube:
                  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDZ..._bdGEJBmtV7YUw

                  “My soul is in the sky.”

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                  • I always like this jet

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                    • DC10! YES!

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                      • I'm a big fan of the DC-4. I'd love to see this one done.
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                        • Originally posted by bradl4648 View Post
                          I always like this jet
                          I agree 100%. I would go with a North West Orient livery though.

                          Woody

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                          • Originally posted by Aros.MotionRC View Post
                            This diehard Seattle Seahawks fan would love a 737 with Alaska Airlines Russell Wilson livery please.

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                            You and yur Sea hawks, Argh! How ya doing mate, hope all is well. Just kidding about the Sea hawks man, they're great. Ran into a Jim Kelly Buffalo fan down Guam, we hit it off, had a few beers.
                            I personally like the All Nippon Airways, "Star Wars" Airliners.

                            Best Regards
                            Woody
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                            • How about a Shamu 737?

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                              • Hey Woody! Love that Star Wars livery too!
                                Aros.MotionRC
                                Motion RC Website/Advertising
                                Self-Admitted Warbirdaholic

                                My RC videos on YouTube:
                                https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDZ..._bdGEJBmtV7YUw

                                “My soul is in the sky.”

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                                • Originally posted by bradl4648 View Post
                                  I always like this jet
                                  yeah a DC-10 would be nice now that a 747 is in process via hsd
                                  FAILURES ARE ONLY UNDERDEVELOPED SUCCESSES

                                  "Lord-Emperor Teng" of the "Tengarang Fleet"

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