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747 tailsitter

PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 17:11
by ajmm
Honestly - clearly not enough nose-weight. Should have got one of us as loadmaster. Should have had Marmite on the crew roster. And what about that trick with a pair of scissors to see where the centre of gravity is? So many blunders.

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Re: 747 tailsitter

PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 22:15
by smeg1959
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Re: 747 tailsitter

PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:23
by TonyG2
Sure it wasn't a failed experiment at a 747 Zero Length Launch.....

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Re: 747 tailsitter

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 14:42
by BigReg
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'Don't forget - add plenty of nose weight' says Marmite

Re: 747 tailsitter

PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:08
by MattP
You know the most popular comment at that time HAD to be: Oh $hit...