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Not Your Grandpas Flying Machine

3,170 Dudminn  5.9 years ago

After watching (several times) the most excellent movie "Those Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines" I felt compelled to make a plane reminiscent of that era. A tribute to the days before the FAA when you could strap yourself into any most bodacious of contraptions and go upitty-up-up... or come downitty-down-down. This particular flying machine is not particularly based on any aircraft in particular, But rather the conglomeration of my limited knowledge, extravagant fantasies of this most excellent era, and pictures on the web. In flight this machine may attribute monotony, but it soars triumphantly and its stability is sterling at level flight. However, pitch up too much and you will land yourself in a flat spin.


General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 81.2ft (24.8m)
  • Length 52.8ft (16.1m)
  • Height 13.7ft (4.2m)
  • Empty Weight 14,367lbs (6,517kg)
  • Loaded Weight 15,490lbs (7,026kg)


  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.129
  • Wing Loading 6.8lbs/ft2 (33.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,274.2ft2 (211.3m2)
  • Drag Points 32472


  • Number of Parts 697
  • Control Surfaces 28
  • Performance Cost 2,047
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    J'admire ta passion qui est visiblement basse sur l histoire de l aviation jespere que tu continuera sur cette lancee bravo encore merci d'avoir follow ma chaîne sur les projet top secret de la luftwaffe et ceux des autre nation ainsi que quelque avion imaginaire qui sont issue de différente inspiration et de dérivation de model réel

    3.4 years ago
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    It's a shame this didn't receive as much popularity, when it is a brilliantly made plane. Any plans to make a flapping plane as well?

    5.3 years ago
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    Amazing, It flies like a dream, and is very unrealistically realistic.

    5.9 years ago
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    93.0k MrSilverWolf

    This looks incredible!

    5.9 years ago
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    907 LatteFun

    I feel like Indiana Jones flying this around Maywar. Plus it goes upitty-up-up, AND downitty-down-down. Bonus points for that!*

    *That was a song reference, I'm not a crazy person lol.

    5.9 years ago
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    17.6k dogspit

    I bought that song. I haven't seen that movie yet.

    5.9 years ago