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Old 6th Jun 2007, 14:07
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Handley Page Hampden? ....based upon gut feeling alone.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 15:43
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Funny thing but my gut feeling was for the Bolingbroke.

Please say it was an HP design..
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 17:29
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Mels Challenge

Neither the Handley Page Hampden nor the Bolingbroke.However Tigermate's gut feeling is on course.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 18:07
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I was leaning towards the Douglas Boston/Havoc series or maybe a French twin like the LeO 451 but definitely not sure. What is puzzling me is the fabric? material at the top right of the pic, it seems to give an assymetric effect to the cockpit. Await the solution with baited breath.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 21:21
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Not the Douglas Boston/Havoc series or a French Twin.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 21:43
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Single-pilot British WW2 bomber? No idea which.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 21:57
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She was British and a bomber a few did fly in WWII but in different roles.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 22:00
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She was British and a bomber a few did fly in WWII but in different roles.
HP54 Harrow, designed as a bomber but used as a transport & in turn, in-flight refueller?
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 22:05
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Fishing. Blackburn Botha?
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Not the Botha and this one came from the same stable as the HP54 Harrow. She was also designed as a bomber but used in WWII as a trainer and for other duties.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 23:12
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HP38 Heyford?
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 23:17
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It is indeed the Handley Page Heyford

HANDLEY PAGE HEYFORD - The HANDLEY PAGE HP.50 HEYFORD heavy bomber biplane was designed by G R Volkert to meet Specification B.I9/27
and the prototype (HP.38) first flew on June 12, 1930. The RAF acquired 15 Handley Page Heyford Is, 23 Handley Page Heyford lAs, 16 Handley Page Heyford IIs and 70 Handley Page Heyford Ills. About 30 remained in 1939, all Mk Ills with 695 hp Kestrel VI engines. They were used for a year or so at Nos 3 and 4 Air Observer Schools and No 4 Bombing and Gunnery School.
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 23:19
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OK, I give up, my Boys Book of Handley Page aircraft doesn't come up with a suitable monoplane contender unless you mean the HP51, but I don't think that went into production. How about a Heyford?
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Old 6th Jun 2007, 23:22
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Rissoles , spent too long writing!

Well done Windriver
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Rissoles , spent too long writing!
If it's any consolation kitbag you were unlucky... I got as far as entering HP Hinadi... then changed my mind for some reason at the preview stage.

Nice easy one as a consolation....

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Old 7th Jun 2007, 14:12
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At the risk of seeming a complete doo dah-

Avro Shackleton?
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Old 7th Jun 2007, 14:35
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Sorry Kitbag.. not a Shackleton.

The best I can offer you is similar vintage....
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Neptune?
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Old 7th Jun 2007, 15:13
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Nope... sorry
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Vickers Varsity?
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