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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #270 on: March 24, 2007, 10:53:19 PM »
I have no idea what the Zepplin is, but here's an obscure one.


Wings folded


Wings Unfolded


Front view
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #271 on: March 24, 2007, 11:22:43 PM »
Here's one for you.



Is that plane made by the Dayton-Wright Company. An eariler version of this racer?
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #272 on: March 24, 2007, 11:57:12 PM »
Nope, someone mentioned it earlier.  It's a Christmas Bullet, and it was a killer.  The "designer", Dr. (yeah, right) Christmas decided that unsparred wings would make the aircraft more manuverable.  Instead, on it's initial flight, the wings came off, killing the pilot.  Here's a little write-up on the guy.

http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/archives/ffc/Flight/Aviation/William_Christmas.html
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #273 on: March 25, 2007, 01:47:47 AM »
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Looks a lot like a Duck, but way, way uglier.

It's a Loening Amphib.... The Duck was a Grumman design inspired by it.


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Yup. Dat's da one!

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #274 on: March 25, 2007, 11:57:20 PM »
Here's One
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #275 on: March 26, 2007, 12:16:45 AM »
Griffon Spitfire?
Don't make me come back there!!!!

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #276 on: March 26, 2007, 12:39:45 AM »
Yeah, I think that's a Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIV, with the 2000 hp Griffon.
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« Reply #277 on: March 26, 2007, 01:03:20 AM »
Aha, I know what it is, it's a Spiteful! I think I've seen one fly near our old home (the one we're almost moving back to) when Odense Airport had an airshow.

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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #278 on: March 26, 2007, 01:09:36 AM »
Aha, I know what it is, it's a Spiteful! I think I've seen one fly near our old home (the one we're almost moving back to) when Odense Airport had an airshow.

Frank

You got it Franklin! Supermarine Spiteful!! ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::drinking:: ::bow:: ::bow::
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #279 on: March 26, 2007, 01:20:37 AM »
HEre's another one
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #280 on: March 26, 2007, 01:51:04 AM »
It's a Boeing XF8B-1.  Wasn't easy to find.
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #281 on: March 26, 2007, 01:53:49 AM »
It's a Boeing XF8B-1.  Wasn't easy to find.


All righty then,I'm gonna have to find one that's hard for you to find  ::thinking:: ::thinking::
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #282 on: March 26, 2007, 01:57:45 AM »
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Re: Name That ????
« Reply #283 on: March 26, 2007, 01:58:16 AM »
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« Reply #284 on: March 26, 2007, 02:01:17 AM »
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