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Old 10th Jul 2007, 13:14
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Is it the Breguet XIX Superbidon?

Damn, pipped whilst checking!!!
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 13:40
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LowNSlow, as I've posted a number of cockpit photos lately, please feel free to post a photo if you have one available.

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Old 10th Jul 2007, 14:59
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It is indeed the Breguet XIX.

So LowNSlow or evansb have control.
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 15:13
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Evansb you take it please as I don't have any pics available
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 15:53
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Thanks Mel. That one lasted for quite a while and was a very good challenge. I doubt if this one will last an hour..
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 19:19
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Supermarine S6
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 19:24
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Sorry, not a Supermarine S6. Aircraft is not a British design.
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Russian perchance?
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 21:17
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Mel, sorry, not Russian. The photo is grainy, but it is the only example I could find of the type. To my knowledge, it has not been posted before.
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 22:25
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No problem. If not Russian, Italian perhaps,possibly a Breda, however we have had the Ba.27, so possibly the Ba.25?

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Old 10th Jul 2007, 22:35
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Mel, not a Breda Ba.27, but it is Italian.
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 22:48
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Well if not a Breda then perhaps a Caproni AP.1 or an Ansaldo A-120?
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Old 10th Jul 2007, 23:11
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Sorry Mel, not a Caproni AP.1, nor an Ansaldo A-120.
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Interesting, the aircraft looks to be of all-metal construction. Possibly early to mid 1930s. Italian so I will try the Fiat CR.20.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 00:42
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Not a Fiat CR.20, but the aircraft was built in the early 1930s, and was of unique construction, with the fuselage partly metal to the cockpit and wood monocoque bolted to the front tubular portion by four bolts. The wing was all-metal.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 03:42
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Might it be the IMAM Ro 37 or one of the variants thereof?
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with the fuselage partly metal to the cockpit and wood monocoque bolted to the front tubular portion by four bolts. The wing was all-metal.
An aircraft that fits that description is the Macchi M.C.72. So I will go for that aircraft. The Macchi M.C.72.
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Old 11th Jul 2007, 11:35
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Mel, your are correct. It is the Macchi-Castoldi MC.72, capable of 709 km/h it was the holder of the world's absolute speed record from 1933 until 1939, and was the world's fastest seaplane until 1961. You have control.

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Old 11th Jul 2007, 13:20
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Next Challenge

Thanks Bri, that was an interesting challenge, this one will be a lot simpler.

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Old 11th Jul 2007, 23:30
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Ultralight.. Thirties... Not British?
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