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Douglas Dolphin 117

4,050 nafeij  6 days ago

A Douglas Dolphin in its original 1934 'Rover' markings and registration, formerly belonging to William E. Boeing. One of 58 ever built, this sole surviving aircraft is currently located in the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, FL and is on display in US Coast Guard livery.

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Features furnished interior, functional instruments, moving controls and a twisted planing hull.

AG1  - Open side door
AG2  - Open nose hatch
AG3  - Enables Yaw Control (for turning while taxiing)
AG4  - Nav Lights
VTOL - Flaps
Trim - Trim Pitch
...and two cameras, one in a passenger seat and one at the nose.

Stall:     ~100kph/60mph
Max speed: ~230kph/140mph

Special Credit:
@Destroyerz117 - Alphabet Decal
@MisterT - Kumamatanga Archipelago
@Jester , @WNP78 - Simple_Land


General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 57.7ft (17.6m)
  • Length 44.0ft (13.4m)
  • Height 16.4ft (5.0m)
  • Empty Weight 7,134lbs (3,235kg)
  • Loaded Weight 8,743lbs (3,965kg)


  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.104
  • Wing Loading 4.3lbs/ft2 (20.8kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,047.8ft2 (190.2m2)
  • Drag Points 8329


  • Number of Parts 974
  • Control Surfaces 10
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    29.5k TheOwlAce

    @nafeij I have a larger flying boat project tht is on hold because I cant make the bottom of the haul like this. Would you like to help me ?

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    4,050 nafeij

    @TheOwlAce What do you have in mind?

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    29.5k TheOwlAce

    Hey, would you be interested in helping me with a project?

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    5,655 LaBaguette

    Looks like a Grumman Goose...

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    29.5k TheOwlAce


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    damn, you're on the good road to become a great builder

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    49.9k MisterT

    Wow ! Beatiful !

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    92.3k MrSilverWolf

    This is really great!

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    Looks great! Also I’ve been to Pensacola and seen this plane in real life

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    She's... beautiful...

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    18.4k PapaKernels


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