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    20th April 2017, 11:41 PM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread Wasserfall rocksim file in Scale
    Not a Rocsim file, but some scale data:
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    19th April 2017, 01:24 AM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread Nasa wind tunnel Models in Scale
    If you go to the NASA Technical Report Server, there are lots of reports with wind tunnel models. Often they have diensioned drawings of the models...
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    8th April 2017, 10:51 PM
    The MR-1 was a Soviet upper atmospheric research rocket from the 1950's, sort of a Russian version of the Aerobee, with a liquid upper stage and a...
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    8th April 2017, 10:45 PM
    The MR-1 was a Soviet upper atmospheric research rocket from the 1950's, sort of a Russian version of the Aerobee, with a liquid upper stage and a...
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    7th April 2017, 11:53 PM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    And I just discovered a mistake in the first drawing of the early German test flights. I discovered a photo online that clearly showed one side of...
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    7th April 2017, 11:45 PM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    Just looking over that drawing again, I see I left off a major source for those colors in the list of sources--James Duffy's V-2 video that comes...
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    6th April 2017, 08:16 AM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    Here are the last two of my White Sands drawings. By the way, there are a couple of rounds that were in Rockets of the World that are not here,...
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    6th April 2017, 08:13 AM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    Here are the next three White Sands drawings. The bottom rows of the last two pages depict "Blossom" rounds that are stretched by one diameter:
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    6th April 2017, 08:10 AM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    Here my first three drawings of White Sands V-2 colors:
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    6th April 2017, 08:06 AM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    Here's a new version of my Operation Backfire drawing:
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    6th April 2017, 07:51 AM
    PeterAlway replied to a thread V2 Color Scheme in Scale
    I've revised my drawings. Here are corrected versions of the German paint patterns: I just did another fix on the first drawing--it...
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    4th April 2017, 07:59 AM
    I recall that Fred Williams, whose Apogee article was my source, used one of the photos from the middle image for the color of the middle rocket of...
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    3rd April 2017, 10:16 PM
    OK, it turns out that I never got to the Bullpup when I did my recent revisions and GIF conversions to what I thought were all of my drawings. So...
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    29th March 2017, 01:22 AM
    Hmm...I don't seem to have the file on my flash drive, which means I probably haven't actually created a high-resolution GIF version. I think my...
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    25th March 2017, 10:25 PM
    For what it's worth, the main source for my drawing is here, starting on Page 5 of the September, 1969 Model Rocketry Magazine: ...
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About PeterAlway
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I'm the guy that made all those mistakes in "Rockets of the World."
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Ann Arbor, MI
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Model rocketry, making filk music (google it if you want to know)
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I teach astronomy part-time at a community college.

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