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What Cockpit? MK VI

Old 4th Feb 2012, 02:03
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love the suave looking chap in his machine...
I don't think he looks so thrilled, in fact I think he's about to leap over the side...
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 06:41
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Seems European in some way. How about the Caudron Typhon racing twin?
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 07:01
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Hello Harley,

Not the Caudron Typhon racing twin.

He is almost certainly European, the aircraft is not.

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Old 4th Feb 2012, 08:23
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Morning '866

Dunno about the pilot chappie, but the canopy looks like a LeVier Cosmic Wind ??
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 08:43
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Wow, I had totally dismissed that type as being far too modern, turns out it was a 1947 design! See it was o the UK rgister when the picture was taken.
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 08:55
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A lot of good things came out of '47 !!

Have you found the photo HQ, I'm too busy to look at the moment, but I remember seeing the aircraft donkey's years ago and remembering that canopy!
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 09:10
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Morning, you have it SincoTC it is indeed the LeVier Cosmic Wind, actual picture taken around the 1970 in the UK. It is a picture of this aircraft...



I was in awe of both "Ballerina" and "Little Toni" on the UK F1 racing circuit in the 70's when my Father was flying a Beta against them!

SincoTC has control.

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Old 4th Feb 2012, 10:07
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Thanks '866,

Nice little aircraft, Neil Williams was flying it when I saw it.

This should be an easy one, surprised it's not on the list, the one I wanted to use of the same name had been used far too many times already!!!

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Old 4th Feb 2012, 11:24
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PA-28R Arrow?
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 11:26
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That's the one TheIC

The Piper PA-28R Arrow

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Old 4th Feb 2012, 12:14
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OK, try this...

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Old 4th Feb 2012, 13:34
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Something East European ,heavily modified..?
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 16:25
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Temco TT-1 Super Pinto.
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 16:32
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Looks a bit like a Gunsight at the top. Basic and flimsy fuselage structure. I'm thinking American trainer that failed in a competition to replace the T37?

As soon as evansb put that in I see it, except I think I'm out by about 30 years, T37 and this were competing for the same contract.
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 17:17
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Temco TT-1 Super Pinto
evansb has it!

A very nice personal aircraft, by the looks of this one, even if it didn't meet the military's needs.
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 20:45
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Thank you. Here is the next challenge:
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 21:02
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Hmmm... Thinking out loud...

Slow...
Twin engine...
No caution range, so turbine...
No handle etc, so fixed gear...
Unpressurised...
Utilitarian...
Red levers are confusing, does it have PEC?
Kitted for single pilot, so <5.7 tonnes
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 21:19
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Russian..? gear handle behind left wheel..?
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 21:52
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...similar power gauges with slightly dis-similar limitations...
Unfamiliar units, perhaps...
What's the box above the three nav/comms?

What an interesting conundrum!
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Old 4th Feb 2012, 22:02
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You lads are very good, but it is not Russian.

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