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What Cockpit? MK V

Old 18th Mar 2007, 20:20
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Correct Sir !!
You have control.
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Old 18th Mar 2007, 21:28
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Thanks Clint. I understand NASA briefly experimented with a tail-less version of the X-31.
Here is the next cockpit.
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Old 18th Mar 2007, 22:04
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Consolidated PBY Catalina perhaps?
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Mel, your are correct! A JATO Cat!
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Old 18th Mar 2007, 23:03
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Thanks for that. Here is one for the night shift, however I do not think it will last long.

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Old 19th Mar 2007, 08:30
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Bell 47?

It isnt a 'Sioux' military instrument panel, but could be one belonging to a civilian built one.
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It is a Rotary Wing but not the Bell 47.
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Old 19th Mar 2007, 10:38
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Got me baffled, particulaty by the lack of cockpit framework. It is clearly a civilian helicopter rather then military, and there are few flying bubbles to choose from. My son votes for a Brantly but even they have framework.

I assume that whatever it is was made in very small numbers or is an early version (pre-production) of a type that developed in a slightly differant format?
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Old 19th Mar 2007, 12:30
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You are on the right track, it is a civilian helicopter rather then military. Not a Brantly.
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Old 19th Mar 2007, 21:57
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Safari, formally known as Baby Belle?
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Old 19th Mar 2007, 22:03
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That is the Baby . Apparently 600 kits have been registered. I am not sure if there are any on the UK register. You have control.
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Old 20th Mar 2007, 10:31
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I thought that I would post a cockpit slightly differant from the norm to give a wider audience a chance:

What is it?
Where is it?
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Chance-Vought Kingfisher?

Guadalcanal?
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Old 20th Mar 2007, 14:40
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A Kingfisher it is, but where?

There cannot be that many of them, and it is not the United States. I will update this post with a full photo once home this evening. It does not have floats fitted.

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How about the Museo de la Revolución Cuba?
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Old 20th Mar 2007, 16:12
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It is, with a Sea Fury for company, complete with non standard canopy making for a very off looking aircraft.
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Looking at the photographs of the aircraft at the Cuban Museum, shown on the Airliners.Net, other aircraft such as the Lockheed T-33A and NA T-28 would appear to have non-standard the canopies as well.
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Old 20th Mar 2007, 22:41
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This is the aircraft that I used for the last quizz. My son had jumped over a small fence this side of it and met an army guard complete with AK47, needless to say he needed some new underpants!

The revolution museum only has the Sea Fury and Kingfisher. The others are at a separate museum whose presence I was unaware of when visiting Cuba. As I do not intend to return to the country, I guess they will never be seen.

Is LowNSlow providing a new picture?
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Old 21st Mar 2007, 14:53
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