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Offline hesham

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #30 on: February 17, 2014, 02:09:11 pm »
Despite the crude drawing , this illustration made me think
about a Scottish Aircraft & Engineering project based on
the Clyde Clipper.
It could be the Clyde Comet twin engined fighter armed with
37-mm canon and machine guns.....

If Hesham could give the reference for  the article, perhaps more will be found.


Sorry my dear Lark,


I don't remember,but I will search about it.

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #31 on: February 18, 2014, 05:22:50 am »
Thanks in advance..

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Re: Burnelli projects - XBA-1 bomber
« Reply #32 on: February 23, 2014, 08:49:27 pm »
OK, I've known abut this magazine long enough but i found really a a little gem today. At least for my and my  interest in Burnelli aircraft  ;)   from this site:

http://ww1aeroinc.org/blog1/journal-index/skyways-index/

I bought this number of Skyways magazine: 34, Apr 1995 Lindbergh’s Atlantic Survey Flight; Curtiss-Wright CW-2I; Japan’s French Connection B/J Navy Fighters Followup; Wiseoant Longitudinal Airplane; Burnelli’s Bombers; More Steam Power Fokker Details; First Kill (PZLs); Boeing PB-I Cockpit; Mexicans in the Gloriosa

The article is very interesting about Burnelli a-1 the well know bomber, the burnelli BX-AB-3 a very similar design just with 2 vertical stabilizers and the unknown for me XBA-1.

From the magazine: The XBA-1 intended to meet Army Specification c-213 of 1939. Wing span of 69 feet and gross weight of 28,300lbs, the XBA-1 would have carried up to 3,200 lbs of bombs. The proposed engines were Wright R-2600.

The article has more data about the bomber and a set of blueprints-like drawings  of XBA-1 bomber. This is the first time I see drawings of this type from a Burnelli Design. The resolution of pdf is good but not great. Anyway this is a lot better than the crude drawings I've until now from Burnelli projects.  I just hope more of this type of drawings emerge in the future.

Here a couple of examples of pictures in reduced size:
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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #33 on: February 24, 2014, 05:27:02 am »
I have the original article in my mag.collection...
A pity for the poor drawing of the A-1 bomber and no
hints or info  to the Britsh Burnelli / Clyde military variants...

Offline hesham

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #34 on: February 24, 2014, 05:37:45 am »
Great find Alcides.

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #35 on: February 24, 2014, 10:40:21 am »
I have the original article in my mag.collection...
A pity for the poor drawing of the A-1 bomber and no
hints or info  to the Britsh Burnelli / Clyde military variants...


Yeah, a real pitty the crude drawing for the A-1, a bit better the BX-AX-3 . Do you have the original magazine ?

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #36 on: February 24, 2014, 10:40:42 am »
Great find Alcides.


Thanks hesham  :D

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #37 on: February 24, 2014, 01:13:13 pm »
I have the mag. Alcides.

Skyways No.34 - April 1995 with the Burnelli bombers
article by Dave Ostrowski.

Obtained a long time ago when Midland Counties was a live and kicking.

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #38 on: February 24, 2014, 01:35:34 pm »
My dear Lark,


I also found the source for Burnelli bomber project,but unfortunately no
more info about it;


http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6554733t/f6.image

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #39 on: February 25, 2014, 05:32:23 am »
By the way my dear Lark,


I found many articles about Burnelli UB-14 aircraft,and they mention the Clyde
Clipper in it,and if we look to the drawing of Burnelli aircraft with four guns,it
was resemble the UB-14 exactly,so may be it's possible to the drawing was
one of Clyde Clipper Projects.


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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #40 on: February 25, 2014, 12:30:39 pm »
Alcides also gave us more Clyde info in his reply #25 ...


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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #42 on: August 29, 2014, 11:27:02 am »
Writing on the above pic. refers to Canadian Car & Foundry I see...

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #43 on: August 29, 2014, 02:05:12 pm »
Writing on the above pic. refers to Canadian Car & Foundry I see...


Yes my dear Lark,that's right,


and here is anther Mystery Burnelli aircraft Model,and I don't know if it was real design
or not ?.


http://mysteriousbill.weebly.com/bills-gaming-blog/burnellis-flying-wings

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Re: Burnelli projects
« Reply #44 on: August 29, 2014, 04:19:50 pm »
Writing on the above pic. refers to Canadian Car & Foundry I see...


Yes my dear Lark,that's right,


and here is anther Mystery Burnelli aircraft Model,and I don't know if it was real design
or not ?.


http://mysteriousbill.weebly.com/bills-gaming-blog/burnellis-flying-wings

Nope. This is a fictional aircraft from the Dick Tracy serial:

http://www.fantastic-plastic.com/SPIDER%27S%20WING%20PAGE.htm