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Transmission idea for thick-winged twins & rubber (Read 40 times)
Reply #1 - Oct 9th, 2019 at 5:28pm

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Oct 9th, 2019 at 3:27pm

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Usually, twins have nacelles that are too short for using a direct drive with rubber. However, there is an article on Outerzone with a model that used a unique crankshaft transmission that would lend itself to thick-winged models like the Ford Trimotor. The model was the Boeing 247 - https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=11592
There is an article along with the plan. This is a shot of the transmission layout.

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