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Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless

55.0k pancelvonat  one month ago
Auto Credit Based on Dllama4's 123 Part Challenge

The Douglas SBD Dauntless is a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber that was manufactured by Douglas Aircraft from 1940 through 1944. The SBD ("Scout Bomber Douglas") was the United States Navy's main carrier-based scout/dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944. The SBD was also flown by the United States Marine Corps, both from land air bases and aircraft carriers. The SBD is best remembered as the bomber that delivered the fatal blows to the Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway in June 1942. The type earned its nickname "Slow But Deadly" (from its SBD initials) during this period.
(Wikipedia)

SBD is also famous for sinking the largest number of Japanese vessels among Allied aircraft. In sea battles such as the Battle of the Bohai Sea and the Midway Sea, almost all Japanese aircraft carriers were dismissed and sometimes used as naval fighters or attack aircraft belonging to the army.

control:
AG1...extending arresting hook
AG2...release bomb (The bomb rack arm will be swung down.)
Brake...use dive brake
Please enjoy:)

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor 123 Part Challenge
  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 41.3ft (12.6m)
  • Length 34.0ft (10.4m)
  • Height 14.3ft (4.4m)
  • Empty Weight 7,496lbs (3,400kg)
  • Loaded Weight 9,421lbs (4,273kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.148
  • Wing Loading 28.0lbs/ft2 (136.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 336.8ft2 (31.3m2)
  • Drag Points 5213

Parts

  • Number of Parts 123
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    @pancelvonat huh, I guess there's more meaning behind warplane names than I thought!

    8 days ago
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    55.0k pancelvonat

    @AWESOMENESS360 Yeah. This is a simple example of how practical this airplane is.
    By the way, the bomber Type 99 Kan baku (艦爆=dive bomber) used by my country's navy at that time was called "Type 99 Kan oke(棺桶=coffin)" because it was extremely vulnerable to hits.

    9 days ago
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    Huh, I've never actually known that the SBD in it's name stood for "Slow But Deadly". You learn something new everyday, huh?

    9 days ago
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    Pretty nice for a plane with 123 parts.

    13 days ago
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    1,778 0644701018

    Nice

    one month ago
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    3,969 Stargazzer

    very dangerous

    one month ago
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    @pancelvonat could you please make a simple MiG-21 ? Love your build

    one month ago
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    55.0k pancelvonat

    @THEAIRCRAFTCRAFTER np

    one month ago
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    55.0k pancelvonat

    @ProcessedPlAnEs Thanks😆

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    @pancelvonat thank ! My dream is coming true !

    one month ago
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    A M A Z I N G

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    55.0k pancelvonat

    @CRJ900Pilot Thanks! The compilation of my low-part-count series has been completed!

    one month ago
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    26.6k CRJ900Pilot

    Nice!

    one month ago