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Old 5th Jul 2013, 02:24
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Gee, I know it's a holiday week in the U.S., but Canada and the U.K. too?

Belatedly, I see that this aircraft has been posted before. I'd pull it, but it seems to be providing a good challenge.

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Old 5th Jul 2013, 20:02
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Mid to late 1930's. U.S. Just over 100 built.

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Old 5th Jul 2013, 20:09
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Single engine?
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Old 5th Jul 2013, 21:26
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Yes.

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Old 5th Jul 2013, 21:57
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Hi C2j

Mid to late 1930's. U.S. Just over 100 built
Well chosen wording to that clue it's all there, but a bit of bugger to find, so had to get a bit devious with Aerofiles search engine!!

I think that the Arrow Sport F seems to match all you've mentioned??

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Old 6th Jul 2013, 02:11
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Ding, ding, ding!! A representative from the mother country comes through!!

SincoTC is correct with the Arrow Sport F. 107 built. The "Arrow" engine was a Ford V-8 of 82 H.P.

I apologise for reposting something that was already done, but glad it apparently gave a challenge.

Over to you SincoTC...

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Old 6th Jul 2013, 07:49
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Thanks C2j, No apologies needed as its previous appearances were a long time ago, it was a good challenge

Here's the next mystery cockpit, my first for quite a while and which will no doubt be gone in a flash!

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Old 7th Jul 2013, 08:06
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will no doubt be gone in a flash!
Oh well, maybe not! 24 hours later, over 400 views, but no questions or guesses, so maybe time for a clue!

It was a single seater built by one of the Axis Powers
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Old 7th Jul 2013, 11:48
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G'day Trevor.
over 400 views,
That was me mate, a compulsive looker.
I also looked for that Gramophone winding handle thingy. Found one on George...



So maybe a Jap? Kawanishi N1K?
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Old 7th Jul 2013, 12:12
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Evening Graeme,

So maybe a Jap? Kawanishi N1K?
I was going to say that this was one of the aircraft made by this manufacturer that didn't get a wet bottom (although it's first iteration was a mid-wing floatplane)!

By George, that'll do me mate, it is actually a Kawanishi N1K2-J Shiden (Violet Lightning), hence my gone in a flash



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Old 7th Jul 2013, 21:08
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Thanks Trevor.

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Old 8th Jul 2013, 15:23
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Bristol Fighter I believe.
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Old 8th Jul 2013, 21:58
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Bristol Fighter
Yes, very nicely done Mel!

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Old 8th Jul 2013, 22:58
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Thanks Graeme. Here is the next:-
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Old 10th Jul 2013, 13:37
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Is it an air racer? Similar to a Mew Gull?
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Old 10th Jul 2013, 14:32
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Not a racer Bri described as a single-seat light low-wing monoplane aircraft. Certainly not as attractive as the Mew Gull.
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Old 11th Jul 2013, 11:28
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This aircraft was French.
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Old 11th Jul 2013, 19:44
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Regarding Bri's suggestion the challenge aircraft is a stark contrast to the Mew gull.
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Old 15th Jul 2013, 06:04
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G'day Mel.

stark contrast to the Mew gull.
So, a very ugly French machine? Most ugly Frogs were multi-engined, but this one is a single?
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Old 15th Jul 2013, 12:27
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aircraft is a stark contrast to the Mew gull.
A clue mate?

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