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What Cockpit? MK VI

Old 24th Apr 2011, 21:38
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Hi Bri. You have the correct manufacturer but this aircraft was not the La.156 or it predecessors the La.152 or 154.
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Old 24th Apr 2011, 22:00
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How about the La 250 Anakonda? If by any chance it is correct then it should be Open House as everything bar the type number was already posted!
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Old 24th Apr 2011, 22:44
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aviate1138. Not the La 250 Anakonda I am sorry.
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Old 25th Apr 2011, 00:21
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My earlier guess was a Lavochkin La.150, but as you can see, I changed it to the La.156. Is it indeed a La.150 ?
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Old 25th Apr 2011, 07:24
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Bri. You are getting there by process of elimination. However, this aircraft is not the La.150 it is the La.15.


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Old 25th Apr 2011, 12:35
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Thanks Mel! That was a fun and frustrating challenge. I notice the hoop on the gun-sight is visible on your La-15 photo. An obvious clue I over-looked. Here is the next challenge:
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Old 25th Apr 2011, 18:36
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All that dynotape on the panel makes me think it's British, the high coaming puts me in mind of something rotary, but the thing seems to have flaps and a single piston engine so maybe a Fairey Jet Gyrodyne?
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Old 25th Apr 2011, 19:46
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Sorry, not British. Older than the Fairey Jet Gyrodyne.
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Old 26th Apr 2011, 15:49
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Clue time:

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Old 26th Apr 2011, 16:31
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As hard as I try, I cannot remember the name of the aircraft. If it is one I'm thinking about it is/was;

US manufacture.

High wing

Two place, side by side.

A bit tricky to land. (Well, at least for me it was.)

Radial engine. (Could have been a Warner.)

Had the Coupe in the name. (I think.)


I tried looking it up on the Internet and failed miserably.



Oh, and we're talking about me flying one a hell of a long time ago.
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Old 26th Apr 2011, 16:40
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Hey con-pilot, you are correct on all points except the coupe.
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Old 26th Apr 2011, 17:11
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Hey con-pilot, you are correct on all points except the coupe.
Aw you're killing me man.

(Okay braincells, wake up.)
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Old 26th Apr 2011, 17:25
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I GOT IT!

I think.

A Luscombe Phantom One?


If so, open house.
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Old 26th Apr 2011, 19:10
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con-pilot is correct As he says, it is OPEN HOUSE.
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Old 27th Apr 2011, 10:44
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As Con-pilot has given Open House here is the next:-
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Old 28th Apr 2011, 10:01
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Agaricus bisporus.
Certainly from Germany but not from Blohm & Voss. The cockpit is, as you say, asymmetrical.
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Old 28th Apr 2011, 10:28
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The cockpit is, as you say, asymmetrical.
Hi Mel.

Is the cockpit offset to port on the fuselage? Luftwaffe aircraft?
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Old 28th Apr 2011, 10:53
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Hi Graeme.
Yes, as can be seen from the photograph the pilot was offset to port and the canopy constructed accordingly. The aircraft was not produced in large numbers and used by both Lufthansa and the Luftwaffe.
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Old 28th Apr 2011, 11:09
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Junkers Ju 160?
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Old 28th Apr 2011, 13:06
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You have it Graeme.

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