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    whats your dream project?

    If you had unlimited funding what kinda crazy stuff would you guys build?
    Last edited by Alan Haney; 11-03-2017 at 06:39 PM.

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    how would one go about deleting a post? got bored of thread, probably not gonna view it anymore

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    NW FL
    Quote Originally Posted by Alan Haney View Post
    If you had unlimited funding what kinda crazy stuff would you guys build?
    The post has been up long enough to get me thinking. I would like to obtain the drawings of a WACO CG-4 cargo glider and build it with 21st century materials & airfoils. Instead of relying on an old C-47 to drag it into the air, I would go back to the lamp and ask the genie for an upgrade. I'm thinking of a P&W PT-6 mounted on a pylon same as a Lake amphibian. The thought of slope soaring with all the gang aboard tickles me.

    Bob "The glider-guider"

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    Marietta, GA
    B-36J(III) featherweight.

    Realistically, I'd love to scratch build a Cabin Waco replica, but that probably requires more time than I can spare.

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    I am thinking about a fail-safe multi-copter. I have an idea how to do it.
    But might want to work on something more " amazing".

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    I would help Peter Plumb with his 0-100 project. See posts.

    Aircraft Design / Aerodynamics / New Technology

    Project financing concepts. Ref: and and others.

    Pegasus DP-1 O-100

    This project is ready to go and needs funding to continue in the near future.

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    me having no funds except ideas .... i want to setup a manufacturing plant in INDIA and export the aircrafts/aircraft kits to nearby asian countries and also to develop futuristic machines if i am having good hit.

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    An accurate Curtis Sparrowhawk replica. Unfortunately I'd need to be 30 years younger with a lot more money in the bank to pull it off.

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    A fairly small airplane with over 400hp and interesting history, what's not to like?

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    If I had unlimited funds, I would put together a team to build a replica Lockheed Air Express. None of the originals exist, and it would be nice to have one around.

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    On a more realistic note, I have been collecting parts and info for years, thinking about building a replica of the Piper P-2. Might actually get something done on this one someday!

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    lockheed is looking damm beautiful...... classic and vintage is marvellous

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