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BD 5j- 2 place

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Downloads: 171
Uploaded by: Austin
File size: 242 kilobytes
VSP Version: 3.X
License: Public Domain

File ID# 397
Model BD-5 variant
Units Feet
Description Wanted to design a modified BD-5j. Ideas to incorporate: Fully composite build (light as possible) no idea what is feasible but targeting a 1:3 P/W ratio 2 place seating (400 lbs comb) pax near CG 60 gal fuel capacity (400 Lbs) TJ-150 engine (330lbs thrust) weight 45 lbs Full span split flaperons to reduce approach speeds If air frame can be kept <300 lbs WOULD IT FLY?
Source Quality

4 - The source material used to create this model was Inaccurate. This means some photos and drawings with very few dimensions were used to create the model.

Model Suitability
  • 5 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 5 - Build a display model
  • 5 - Check internal layout/volume
  • 5 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
  • 5 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
  • 5 - Weight and balance
  • 5 - Structures
  • 5 - Need good analysis of aero and weight&bal
Tags experimental , airplane , jet engine

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reynold s chapin (October 1, 2020 at 12:39):

Austin pls contact me at i am building a 400 HP BD 5 right now that's much faster the the jets the photo of the stretched BD IS FAKE ! but i have photos of 2 different types in a junk yard in Australia both twin seat fuselages no one know if they flew or even can fly its my obsession to break the prop speed record then build the twin seat BD i am retired and its literally 20 hr days 7 days week now this work cycle is now 32 hrs record is 56 lots of CF AND EVEN A EJECTION SEAT CELL # 9183015077

Austin (April 11, 2019 at 11:57):

I cant seem to figure out how to change this file or to put up a revision. If I go to edit it does not give me an option to upload a new VSP file. If anyone can comment on how to do that I would appreciate it.

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