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Douglas B-66B Destroyer

89.3k ACEPILOT109  6 days ago

Douglas B-66B Destroyer

Here is mine, its kind of unfinished but its a pretty alright aircraft so sorry (:

Background
The B-66 was developed for the United States Air Force (USAF) and is heavily based upon the United States Navy's A-3 Skywarrior, a heavy carrier-based attack aircraft. Originally, officials intended for the aircraft to be a simple development of the earlier A-3, taking advantage of being strictly land-based to dispense with unnecessary naval features. However, due to the USAF producing extensive and substantially divergent requirements, it became necessary to make considerable alterations to the design, leading to a substantial proportion of the B-66 being original rather than derived from the A-3. The B-66 retained the three-man crew arrangement of the US Navy's A-3; differences included the incorporation of ejection seats, which the A-3 had lacked.

Performing its maiden flight on 28 June 1954, the aircraft was introduced to USAF service during 1956. The standard model, designated B-66, was a bomber model that was procured to replace the aging Douglas A-26 Invader; in parallel, a dedicated photo reconnaissance model, designated RB-66, was also produced alongside. Later on, further variants of the type were developed, leading to the aircraft's use in signals intelligence, electronic countermeasures and weather reconnaissance roles. Aircraft would commonly be forward deployed to bases in Europe, where they could more easily approach the airspace of the Soviet Union. Multiple variants would be deployed around Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. They would also see use during the American intervention in the Vietnam War, typically operating as support aircraft for other assets that were active over the skies of North Vietnam. The last examples of the type were withdrawn during 1975.

Controls
Activation Group 1 : Navigation Lights
Activation Group 2 : Anti-Collision Lights
Activation Group 3 : Landing / Taxi Light
Activation Group 4 : Nothing
Activation Group 5 : Nothing
Activation Group 6 : Visor Up / Down
Activation Group 7 : Pilot Dead Motion
Activation Group 8 : Nothing
Landing Gear : Gear
Trim : Trim
VTOL Down : Flaps

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ACEPILOT109 11/17/2020

General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 76.1ft (23.2m)
  • Length 79.6ft (24.3m)
  • Height 25.8ft (7.9m)
  • Empty Weight 24,251lbs (11,000kg)
  • Loaded Weight 27,089lbs (12,287kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.995
  • Wing Loading 18.7lbs/ft2 (91.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,452.0ft2 (134.9m2)
  • Drag Points 16340

Parts

  • Number of Parts 532
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    It will make your planes look better and it a wise you to customize them more @Planecrafter1622

    +1 yesterday
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    @ACEPILOT109 Okay I will do that from now on (LOL)

    yesterday
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    @Planecrafter1622
    yes
    exactly!

    +1 3 days ago
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    oooh. So the rotators angle the wings and doing that have the same physics. i'm bot sure if I'm correct.

    4 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    Ooh.
    All the surfaces are just normal wing parts on rotators, so the wings have non on them @Planecrafter1622

    +1 4 days ago
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    @ACEPILOT109 Why parts show Control Surfaces: 0

    4 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    What you mean? @Planecrafter1622

    4 days ago
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    How on earth planes fly without control surfaces?

    4 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    It’s not really unfinished, I just said that because I don’t want people to kill me @rexrexThezion

    +1 4 days ago
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    why did you upload unfinished

    +2 5 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    Agreed
    Thanks :) @ChiChiWerx

    6 days ago
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    26.9k ChiChiWerx

    Easy to fly, probably too easy, but fun nonetheless.

    6 days ago
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    Noice

    6 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    On its way!
    @keitaro

    6 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    Yeah, it’s got lots of details
    I’m not good at keeping part counts low, usually when they are low it’s on accident @PapaKernels

    6 days ago
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    89.3k ACEPILOT109

    Lol
    H@RedWasNotTheImposter

    6 days ago
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    7,518 PapaKernels

    Holy crap 500parts! Looks very good as always.

    6 days ago
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    7,055 Astro12

    it looks like you upgraded my last plane.

    6 days ago
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    still waiting for the pancake

    6 days ago
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    'ery noice bruv

    6 days ago
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    4,524 UltraLight

    22st

    6 days ago
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    2,266 PoyuToyu

    Nice! Love the look of it. Great work!

    6 days ago
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    @ACEPILOT109 btw im the guy who commented ''nice ufo" in youtube

    +1 6 days ago
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    @ACEPILOT109 oh ok

    6 days ago
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    12.6k NexusGaming

    @ACEPILOT109 i'm working on the soviet aircraft carrier

    6 days ago
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