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H.M.A. Elegant Journey

79.3k Treadmill103  1.8 years ago
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In a parallel universe somewhen:

His Majesty's Aircraft “Elegant Journey”

Taxiing: Set throttle at 5% to start centre engine then alternate between Port and Starboard outer engines as follows:

To turn to Starboard, AG1 to start Port outer engine.
To turn to Port, AG2 to start Starboard outer engine.

When ready for take-off, ensure AG1, AG2 and AG3 are on (AG3 starts both inner engines)

Take-off: Apply full throttle and pull up during take-off run: Unstick occurs at 175mph. Maintain full throttle for climb.

Cruise: Reduce throttle to 80% and apply trim as needed.

Landing: Reduce throttle to 40%. For final approach, maintain 5 degree or less descent angle then cut power at 100 feet and flare gently. Once down, wait until speed drops to 70mph then apply water brakes (VTOL down).

AG4: Landing lights.

Flight crew: 4. Pilot. Co-pilot. Navigator/Radio. Flight engineer.
Cabin crew: Varies depending on role.

Built by: Maltik Offshore Industries. (Also built H.M.A. Elegant Solution)
Sponsored by : Parfleet Estuary Township.

His Majesty's Aircraft “Elegant Journey” joins the High Service as a fast passenger and mail/freight carrying flying boat, converted from a land based airframe by Maltik Offshore Industries who used their experience in hydrodynamics to make the original airframe seaworthy with minimal modifications.

Credits:

@AviownCorp: Slippery fuselage pieces.
@Komuhachi: Large engines.

Build was inspired by a picture I have seen many times while browsing, of an art-deco style 5 engined flying boat with a ludicrous centre float arrangement which appealed to my liking of absurd designs.

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General Characteristics

  • Successors 3 airplane(s)
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 117.4ft (35.8m)
  • Length 92.9ft (28.3m)
  • Height 33.7ft (10.3m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 29,976lbs (13,597kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.29
  • Wing Loading 18.6lbs/ft2 (91.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,607.9ft2 (149.4m2)
  • Drag Points 19812

Parts

  • Number of Parts 460
  • Control Surfaces 6
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thanks again!@TheFabToast16

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    Thank you!@Wakescar

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    @Treadmill103 you are wellcome

    one year ago
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    Thank you!@Locurapuntocom

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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thanks again!@modfather

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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thanks! Glad you like it: it was a real labour of love to build. If only modern air travel was like this!@Tarquez

    +1 one year ago
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    7,404 Tarquez

    This is absolutely beautiful!

    one year ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you! It was challenging but fun to build!@MaxB17

    1.5 years ago
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    4,677 MaxB17

    Hey, good looking plane, really like it!

    1.5 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you! I usually try to limit the part count to around 500 to give mobile devices a fighting chance but big flying boats always have a lot of detailing so I’m glad it works for you!@MrBillyBobJoe1272006

    1.6 years ago
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    This thing is Awesome!!! It even works on mobile (Like me) This Airplane is VERY elegant

    1.6 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    I was a teenager but not any more: job, family, mortgage, stress......@GylbarD

    +2 1.7 years ago
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    855 GylbarD

    elegant !i can hardly believe that you‘re a teenager

    1.7 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you!@Tovarishch

    +1 1.7 years ago
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    29.1k Ghostium

    Np m8@Treadmill103

    1.7 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you!@SodiumChloride

    1.7 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Much appreciated!@FlyingThings

    1.8 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you!@RamboJutter

    1.8 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you!@TMach5

    1.8 years ago
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    7,022 Roswell

    @Treadmill103 indeed

    1.8 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thank you!@jamesPLANESii

    1.8 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thanks for checking this out!@Finniusorion

    1.8 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thanks! Yeah I will definitely detail the builders and sponsors from now on to give it more background! The picture I based this on was all one color so I added the black for contrast.@GenrichTitov

    1.8 years ago
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    43.1k GenrichTitov

    Very nice design! Introducing a variety of fictional industries each of which has it's own style makes the world more living. And this glossy finish is kinda sexy.

    1.8 years ago
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    79.3k Treadmill103

    Thanks again!@cvoky

    1.8 years ago
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