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Offline hesham

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Re: Blackburn B-49 Flying Boat Project
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2019, 07:08:20 am »
From Ailes 11/1948,

here is a Blackburn B-49B,by the way it displayed before by my dear Scott Lowther in
his site.

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Re: Blackburn B-49 Flying Boat Project
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2019, 01:54:47 pm »
That seems remarkably short-coupled, more a tandem than a canard. I can't help thinking there would be acoustic problems, with the propellers so close to the foreplane trailing edge.

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Re: Blackburn B-49 Flying Boat Project
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2019, 12:17:13 am »
Proximity of the propellers to the canard was the whole point, all explained in the patent