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What Cockpit? MK VI

Old 2nd Nov 2012, 16:55
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Tupolev Tu-70 ?
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Old 2nd Nov 2012, 21:02
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It is indeed the Tupolev Tu-70


You have control Bri.
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Old 2nd Nov 2012, 21:15
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Thanks Mel! A rare photo for sure. Excellent challenge. I couldn't locate any on-line photos of the Tu-70/75 cockpit, so it was a learned guess, but a guess just the same.

Here is the next challenge:

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Old 5th Nov 2012, 08:50
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Is this an Airship? Not holding much hope.........
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 10:42
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Not sure it is an airship. Twin engine aircraft used for observation perhaps?
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 12:36
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Wow. Way off. An airship ? Really ? I am going to remove the post. Be advised that the source of this photo has incorrectly identified the aircraft type. The civil registration of the aircraft is actually plastered on the glare panel edge. I thought that was a big enough clue.

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Old 5th Nov 2012, 15:11
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The civil registration of the aircraft is actually plastered on the glare panel edge. I thought that was a big enough clue.
Missed that. Must admit I was more interested in the cockpit window layout and the perspex panel in the nose.

Here is a fairly easy one.

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Old 5th Nov 2012, 20:33
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Possibly French,single engine piston fighter-trainer..?
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Old 5th Nov 2012, 22:24
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Possibly French,single engine piston fighter-trainer..?
It is possibly one or more of those.

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Old 6th Nov 2012, 11:06
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Update of What Cockpit list to 4 Nov 2012

The list has been updated today up to and including 4 November 2012.
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Old 6th Nov 2012, 18:23
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Possibly French,single engine piston fighter-trainer..?
It is possibly one or more of those.
Looking at bottom left - is the year 1953?
Single-engine piston? Is it French? I think I see the word "GAZ", but google says that's French for General...?
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Old 6th Nov 2012, 18:39
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I think definitely French single-piston. Pre-war?

"Gaz" in this context is gasoline. "Mettez les gaz" means "step on the gas" or "full-throttle".

I was trying to see if the mixture control is backwards, but there's not enough resolution.
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Old 6th Nov 2012, 20:07
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It is a French single-engined aircraft.
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Old 7th Nov 2012, 14:15
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Looks like wood construction.. I'll say it is a Caudron 714.
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Old 7th Nov 2012, 15:47
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Bri. It is of wooden construction. My source states it is the cockpit of the Caudron C.710 from which the CR-714 was derived. It was also stated that the were slight differences in the cockpit layout. However, you have control.

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Old 7th Nov 2012, 16:30
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Thank you Mel. I saw a hydraulic reservior/cylinder in your photo which I thought may be related to retractable under carriage, hence my C.714 guess. My second guess would have been the C.713.

Here is the next mystery cockpit:

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Old 7th Nov 2012, 23:11
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Russian perhaps?
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Old 8th Nov 2012, 06:26
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Yes, very Russian.
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Yes, very Russian.
Tupolev?......
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Old 8th Nov 2012, 15:27
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Tupolev? Da.
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