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Old 15th Aug 2007, 03:38
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PZL Wilga? Seem to remember an old Scots boss of mine who was into gliders had a type rating on one as a tow plane. In the unlikely event I'm right, it's open house as I haven't any suitable piccys.
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 04:21
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Not a Wilga.
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 05:51
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An aero L60?
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 06:00
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Sorry, not the Aero L60.

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Old 15th Aug 2007, 08:57
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Dornier DO27 ??
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 13:01
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Not a Lycoming powered Beagle/Auster/Taylorcraft variant by any chance?
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 13:19
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How about a Benes Mraz M.1.C Sokol?
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 13:25
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Sorry Windriver, not a British built aircraft. The engine is out front though. Sorry Mel, not a Benes-Mraz. Not Czech, but it was built on the continent.
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 20:09
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The control column top looks just like the one I used to hold on the T-33. The centre button was the up down and sideways trim. US ex-military spares store?

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Old 15th Aug 2007, 20:25
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Yes, quite likely. Other than the grips and the GPS, I think the cockpit is mostly original. I am unable to locate a photo of a factory-fresh cockpit.
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 22:11
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Socata Rallye something perhaps?
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Old 15th Aug 2007, 23:55
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Not a Socata Rallye. The mystery aircraft was designed as an artillery spotting and liaison aircraft. It later found favour with flying clubs and private owners. Early versions were powered by an in-line inverted air-cooled engine, later models were powered by horizontally opposed, four-cylinder engines.
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 03:56
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Possibly one of the variants of the Yak 12?

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Old 16th Aug 2007, 06:32
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Perhaps it's a Nord Norvigie
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 10:33
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Chrislea Super Ace, or Sky Jeep?
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 10:59
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Facts we now know.
but it was built on the continent.
She started out in one category, but found popularity in another.
The mystery aircraft was designed as an artillery spotting and liaison aircraft. It later found favour with flying clubs and private owners. Early versions were powered by an in-line inverted air-cooled engine, later models were powered by horizontally opposed, four-cylinder engines
Could we establish whether this aircraft was built in Western Europe or Eastern Europe?
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 11:11
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Wild guess the Danish S.A.I KZ-X MkII perhaps?
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 11:14
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If not Mels Guess, I would guess the Nord 856?
Edit: Whoops!- puddinghead beat me to it.
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 11:37
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Well if not the NC 856a Nord Norvigie then the SNCAN Nord NC858S.
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Old 16th Aug 2007, 16:01
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I'm off to do some work - well, what passes for work for PH - won't be back till next week.

Akubra - please do carry on if we're right!

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