claytonyu
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How stable are the hydraulics and electonics in this plane?

Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:33 am

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As we can see here the whole body is cut in half every time it opens, including the cockpit. Would this not sever any hydraulic or electronic connections between the cockpit and the rest of the plane? Is it
 
wa5
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Re: How stable are the hydraulics and electonics in this plane?

Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:11 pm

guessing all control cables and hydraulics would run near the hinge. and be checked regularly.
 
yeelep
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Re: How stable are the hydraulics and electonics in this plane?

Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:55 pm

This page has an excellent set of pictures that will answer your questions.
http://photorecon.net/respect-the-airplane-or-the-guppy-will-bite-you/
 
BravoOne
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Re: How stable are the hydraulics and electonics in this plane?

Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:40 pm

Might be worthy of mention but the landing gear on the Guppy is electric, not hydraulic.

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