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Offline Matej

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #15 on: August 21, 2006, 01:05:04 pm »
Seems that its this one. But still artists impression. Better argument should be blueprint.

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2006, 01:08:06 pm »
This one has surely a negative dihedral, but I suspect Scott has a real three views.

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2006, 01:38:43 pm »
Ok, question settled: positive.
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If you want, I will add more pictoriial info to Rockwell studies thread.
You bet!!!

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #18 on: August 21, 2006, 02:17:48 pm »
Aviation & Marine international - December 1979 , page 40....

Please, please, please, mighty Lark, give us higher-res scan!!!
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #19 on: August 21, 2006, 02:22:18 pm »
More pics of Boeing 1978 ASPA concepts
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2006, 02:24:31 pm »
extra ASPA stuff
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #21 on: August 22, 2006, 07:39:57 am »
Fixed the thread (and on holiday too! - luckily some people don't secure their wireless very well) for you.

Sundog, the image you are posting is 1250x1624 in size, when the server tries to resize it down to thumbnail size it decompresses the jpg and then runs out of memory. I can't change the settings on the current server, so best to reduce the resolution. Saving it as a lower quality jpg doesn't help.

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #22 on: August 22, 2006, 08:12:55 am »
Ok. I'll send the image directly to Flateric

Thanx!

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #23 on: August 22, 2006, 10:07:34 am »
Problems caused by posting large, hi-res scans are described by Overscan two messages above, and all of us could watch the fruitful results of this for about a day. I still eager to see what that large Sundog tried to show us - I bet it was something very interesting as always. I personally didn't know about pixel size limitations of images, and will be more cautious.

If you want, you can just ask Skybolt to post it via e-mail, he surely will be able to help.
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #24 on: August 22, 2006, 10:25:05 am »
Hi-res color versions of Prometablava pictures from Bill Sweetman's 'Inside The Stealth Bomber'
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2006, 01:05:22 pm »
Sorry about that, as soon as I get home (At the office now) I'll make it smaller and repost it.

OK, I replaced it with a small image and a link to the larger one. If the first image is too big I'll make it smaller as well. In the future, I'll make big images with links and small preview images, unless the image is small to begin with.
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #26 on: August 22, 2006, 03:19:47 pm »
Boeing 1970s Faster Penetrator concept courtesy Matej Furda
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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #27 on: August 22, 2006, 03:31:39 pm »
Boeing 1970s Faster Penetrator concept courtesy Matej Furda

Any chance of a higher res version of the 3-view of this proposal?

For that matter, is there a full 3-view of the more convetional swept wing, twin engine plus booster design?

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #28 on: August 23, 2006, 05:26:51 am »
A couple of nice b/w renderings of the two most conventional ASPA proposals  ;D

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Re: Boeing Advanced Bomber Studies
« Reply #29 on: August 23, 2006, 11:47:52 am »
Some of those Boeing designs could still be viable today- given an environment with almost zero air threat (Afghanistan, Iraq) an efficient "bomb truck" loaded with LGBs and JDAMs could orbit in patrol areas "on call" to ground units that are engaged with insurgent forces. There is a recent article in the latest issue of AWST that talks about discussions at the Pentagon for a close-support aircraft more geared to COIN warfare than the current high-tech legacy systems in use. The article talks about smaller aircraft, but the current generation of sensors and precision weapons I see no reason right off hand why a larger "bomb truck" type aircraft couldn't do the job.