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      Woodenwings replied to the thread Facet Opel.
      I saw a video on YouTube where eye witnesses and friends commiserate the final moments. There was something up with the rear spar and...
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      Woodenwings replied to the thread Facet Opel.
      First hand stories are valuable. Cheers
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      Oh...digitised as in electronic copies of wing drawings....yes...i thought you meant solid models (3d models). I have all 340 drawings...
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      Woodenwings replied to the thread Facet Opel.
      Here is one such report to whet the whistles of those willing to investigate: Investigation: 198902600 - Facet Opal, 0004-10-01, 1 km N...
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      Not the wing. I was focused on retracts. The wing is very straight forward. I would stick to wood though! Cause i like wooden wings 🤣...
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      Woodenwings replied to the thread Facet Opel.
      Sadly no. Flutter of the self popagating and amplifying kind. All speed and load related. Better VNE warnings may do the trick. There is...
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      Woodenwings replied to the thread Facet Opel.
      Sorry if i missed this in the earlier comments. There is an aerodynamic problem with plank planforms. Might be good to dig a little...
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      I made a 3d model of the chromolly frame from the drawings. Not easy! The entire empennage pivots for trim...including the fin..that is...
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      6yrs old. Wardair Boeing 747 named "Phil Garret". YYZ to Gatwick. Reverse thrust mechanism broke. Spent additional 6hrs in Gander...
    • Woodenwings
      Made some models a while back!
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      Hello! If you send me a personal message we can negotiate for said fasteners and oracoat! 👍
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