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Offline Frank N. O.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #915 on: November 18, 2008, 05:44:05 AM »
Ah, while the name of the man rings a beel then the plane name doesn't :(

But thank you for giving not only the name but a full story, and a funny sidenote as well |:)\

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #916 on: November 18, 2008, 08:00:12 AM »
thanks for the info there Turbomallard, much apreciated.

You dont do Cryptic Crosswords by any chance? :)
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #917 on: November 18, 2008, 01:51:12 PM »
I'm sure Turbo can do the Times cross word in  two minutes lol
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #918 on: November 19, 2008, 03:42:45 AM »
thanks for the info there Turbomallard, much apreciated.

You dont do Cryptic Crosswords by any chance? :)

Actually no... I've just wasted too much of my life earning useless advanced degrees and working in higher ed.  ::loony:: One of the reasons I like being a part time flight instructor is that it frees me from all that.  ;D

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #919 on: November 22, 2008, 05:18:07 PM »
DonYan, if you buy it will you enter it in the Baja 1000 race?  I'm sure you could be an overall winner of the race!   ::cowboy:: |:)\
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IF you buy it, |:)\ I would enter & race it in the Baja...overall winner ??? ...quién sabe, Kimo Sabay !!!  ::wave::

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #920 on: March 21, 2009, 08:27:27 PM »
Well this one hasn't been posted in, in a long time so I thought I'd start it up again. Can you name this plane!!!
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #921 on: March 22, 2009, 12:25:35 AM »
is it a B-45 Tornado?
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #922 on: March 22, 2009, 01:04:20 AM »
I'm going to guess Convair XB-46.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #923 on: March 22, 2009, 01:14:28 AM »
I'm going to guess Convair XB-46.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #924 on: March 22, 2009, 12:51:21 PM »
Ok what is this then?
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #925 on: March 22, 2009, 01:32:23 PM »
That is something which should never have been allowed to be built.

 ::rofl::  ::rofl::  ::loony::  ::loony::

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #926 on: March 22, 2009, 04:17:21 PM »
That is something which should never have been allowed to be built.
Turbo, you have to understand government contracts.
The goal is to acquire the money from the government, not produce something useful.

Many of these one of a kind airplanes were how we learned what worked and what did not.
They did not have the understanding or computer modeling.
Just look how long it took to understand that fling faster than the speed of sound required different aircraft design.  NOT just more power.

Look at the wing designs in WWII.  The only way that those airplanes flew was stacking up enough radial engines to provide more power.

Oddball, NICE choice.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #927 on: March 22, 2009, 04:24:00 PM »
OK then so does those two comments mean i have you all stumped? so guesses yet?
 
But look at the British designs especially the Supermaine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane and the North American Mustang (build to a British design specification for use in the Battle of Britain). classic lines long wings for lift and designed to fight at altitude, OK except for the first Mustangs with the puny Alison engine (sorry to say that hope it wont get me banned).
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #928 on: March 22, 2009, 04:52:03 PM »
Oddball,
I have seen this aircraft before, but what is it?  You have me stumped.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #929 on: March 22, 2009, 04:59:45 PM »
Ill let every one else have a go first tell you either on Monday or Tuesday  >:D >:D
 
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