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User currently offlinesqa380fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 37 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 17276 times:

I recently posted a video and some pictures of the nose landing gear I made for my model 777-300ER project… many of you seemed curious about my progress and so I'd like to share a few more things! Some of you may have discovered the video on my youtube channel that shows the thrust reversers in action, but I wanted to post some pictures of the engines in their completed form as well. I finished these last year between January and May (each took about two months to build, but I was by no means working on them continuously). Each is made of ~900 pieces of paper. Currently they're sitting around awaiting the completion of the rest of the model.

Please click to enlarge!

Love the shape of the -115B's fanblades!

I actually made the fanblades back in 2008… which explains the low quality of the photo.

Compressor blade assembly

Cowling frame

Installing the aft section of the cowling containing the thrust reversers

Thrust reversers deployed

Mesh added

Adding the last bit of skin

All done!

Thrust reverser doors

[Edited 2013-05-06 19:45:07]

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User currently offlineRyDawg82 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 873 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (3 years 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 17145 times:

This is incredible, very very well done!


You can take the pup out of Alaska, but you can't take the Alaska out of the pup.
User currently offlineCXB77L From Australia, joined Feb 2009, 2794 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (3 years 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 17075 times:


I don't know what more I can say, but I'm totally speechless. I've been following your posts with interest. Your dedication to this project is highly commendable. I can't wait to see the complete model!

Well done!

Boeing 777 fanboy
User currently offlinesqa380fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 37 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 16890 times:

Thank you both!!

The body is nearing completion, and once it's done I'll be applying the livery in clear gloss (for a very subtle effect). I'll hopefully have a video of that posted in a month or two!

User currently offlineF9animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5625 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (3 years 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 16839 times:

WOW!! Speechless! Absolutely amazing!

I Am A Different Animal!!
User currently offlineCrimsonNL From Netherlands, joined Dec 2007, 2149 posts, RR: 26
Reply 5, posted (3 years 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 16818 times:

Spectacular!!!! Please keep us in the loop with your progress  


Always comparing your flown types list with mine
User currently offlineMHTripple7 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 1125 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (3 years 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 16774 times:

Just commented on your landing gear post and then came across this. Those engines are incredible. The detail, accuracy, and the fact it's made from manila folder -- unbelievable.

User currently offlineJyang772 From United States of America, joined May 2013, 20 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 16726 times:

Unbelievably awesome! Well done!!

User currently offlinesqa380fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 37 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 12 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 16482 times:

Just wanted to thank everyone again for their comments   I'll be sure to keep you all updated on the progress of the model.

User currently offlineLH707330 From United States of America, joined Jun 2012, 1470 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (2 years 4 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 10478 times:

These engines are absolutely amazing, very well done and congratulations on making the CNet article!

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