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A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« on: April 08, 2016, 09:46:24 AM »
This is a paper Beech-Staggerwing I built a while back.  Just thought I would post this after listening to the Staggerwing-man on the grogcast.

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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2016, 09:52:58 AM »
He's named after an airplane?  I just assumed he was a drunk.

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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2016, 09:56:15 AM »
He's named after an airplane?  I just assumed he was a drunk.

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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2016, 10:57:01 AM »
This is a paper Beech-Staggerwing I built a while back.  Just thought I would post this after listening to the Staggerwing-man on the grogcast.




She's a beauty!


He's named after an airplane?  I just assumed he was a drunk.

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Not that far off on the day of recording either. I have yet to listen to the podcast since I have to get back to work so I will cringe later...
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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2016, 12:35:20 PM »
That Staggerwing you use for your avatar is really nice.  I can't make it out; whats the symbol on the fuselage?
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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2016, 12:41:41 PM »
I think it's this







Lots of Staggerwings here:

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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2016, 12:42:13 PM »
And nice model, Tim  O0
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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2016, 12:44:58 PM »
Love this pic

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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2016, 12:54:09 PM »
American Embassy London?  Huh!

OK I go my next paper project- repaint and build a Staggerwing just like that one.
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Re: A Staggerwing for Staggerwing
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2016, 04:21:51 PM »
During the nineteen forties Staggerwings were used by the War Dept in much the same way militarized corporate jets are used today. IIRC, the military name for the Staggerwing was 'Traveler' or 'Traveller'.
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