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What Cockpit? MK V

Old 25th Jul 2007, 22:32
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Sorry not the Temco Swift.
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Old 26th Jul 2007, 18:17
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This single engine 4 place aircraft was named after it's designer and constructor, who was an aeronautical engineer in southern California. Unfortunately less than a dozen were built. A number still exists some of which are in flying condition.
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Old 26th Jul 2007, 19:36
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How about the Thorpe Sky Scooter?
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Old 26th Jul 2007, 19:59
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This one was not a John Thorpe design although it did originate in the same part of the world.
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Old 27th Jul 2007, 11:52
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It's not the Howard DGA by some slim chance?
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Old 27th Jul 2007, 12:35
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Your right it is not the Howard DGA. However the designer and builder's surname began with the letter H.
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Old 27th Jul 2007, 17:51
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Harlow PJC-2??
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It is the Harlow PJC-2.

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Old 27th Jul 2007, 21:10
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Not hijacking this thread, just slipping in to point out that it's probably the biggest aircraft ever built successfully by college students
PJC =Pasadena Junior College
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Old 27th Jul 2007, 21:15
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As the incivil beast says:-

The Harlow PJC-2 is a 4-place metal monoplane from the late 30s. It is named after Max Harlow, who was an aeronautical engineer in southern California from the late 20s to the mid 40s, and after Pasadena Junior College (PJC). At the time the airplane was designed, Max Harlow was working as an instructor at the college, and the PJC-2 was the second design done as a class project. The design looked good enough that Harlow went into business actually building the aircraft at Alhambra Airport in LA in 1940.
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Old 27th Jul 2007, 23:51
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Resembles a junior edition of the Spartan Executive, doesn't it?

Since I've exhausted my selection of cockpit photos, I'll leave the field open to someone else.
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Old 28th Jul 2007, 21:17
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Next Challenge

Here is an easy one to keep the thread moving.A give away in fact.

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Old 28th Jul 2007, 22:27
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If I am not mistaken a very big bird indeed, the AN-225?

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Old 28th Jul 2007, 22:36
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You are not mistaken it is the very big bird, the AN-225.
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Old 29th Jul 2007, 09:10
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Another straightforward one from a 'wonderful' book I have recently been perusing:



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Old 29th Jul 2007, 13:31
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Hawker tempest?
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Old 29th Jul 2007, 14:02
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Looks like a twin engined aircraft to me. I was going to suggest that it was a Westland Whirlwind but we have that twice and although the control column and main flying instruments are similar the throttles levers are different. The Welkin perhaps?
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Old 29th Jul 2007, 22:16
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Kitbag, not the Tempest
Mel, Not the Welkin

Gents, you are in the right general area regarding geography and era, this is a single engined aircraft.

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Old 29th Jul 2007, 22:42
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Sea Fury / Fury?
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Old 30th Jul 2007, 19:07
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We have had the Hawker Sea Fury, therefore possibly a Blackburn Firebrand?
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