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B-29 with X-1 model

2008-04-23 14:25:19.579753+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Jeff forwarded along a movie on the web pages of Hugo Haazen. Rather that hot-link directly to a 16 meg WMV file, I'll tell ya that the "Video clip Radio controlled B-29 (16Mb)" is really cool if you're into model aircraft, it's a B-29 dropping a Bell X-1. Also a bunch of shots of just flying around, but waiting for the spin is worth it.

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-23 16:27:40.36033+00 by: topspin

I like the little "jet low passes" video because it reminds me of stopping at rest area just off Edwards Air Force Base. As we were walking from the car, a jet came out of nowhere and did a relatively high speed, 30ft over my head, wing tip down low pass that hastened my need of the facilities, though I'm sure the guy could've gotten much lower and much faster.

As an aside, for Dan's love of copters, there is this little trick.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-23 21:30:43.180042+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yow. This JetRanger ride looks like it had 'em picking sagebrush out of the skids, but was probably easier on the airframe than that touchdown in your video...

#Comment Re: made: 2008-04-24 11:26:55.379063+00 by: jeff

There is some additional footage and static photos of a massive (and beautiful) B52. Too bad that it crashed!