Goodyear GA-28b

Yes, version 0.1 is ugly as sin but she flys great for the first iteration of a concept.
Version 0.2 will get some stickers or something to make it not so dull.

This design is based on a 1950 proposal that literally never got off the ground.

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Cool. Strange bird. :no_mouth:
Vertical or horizontal launch proposal.

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Yup, the “Pogo” ended up being built which I might try at some point as well.

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Very sleek. Looks like a great start!

Is the cockpit actually off-center, or is that just an artifact of the photo?

The cockpit is centerline

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We need video!

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I’m off flying this week so maybe today or Friday.

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I didn’t read that deep into it, but it looks to be a turboprop from the illustration I posted, judging from the gas turbine exhaust and what I would guess are counter-rotating props.

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Yup, two turboprop driving two, four bladed props for a total of eight blades.
Of course this first iteration standoff scale is a single two blade.

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need video in action!

here you go! Even as short as this is it is too big to upload so here is a link:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LGfJ7gFhJh46dBN2Hc61Y0KXaCJk6Ero/view?usp=sharing

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