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What Cockpit? MK VI

Old 28th Feb 2008, 17:44
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Martin Baltimore (yes I am just guessing)

Doh

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Old 28th Feb 2008, 17:48
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kitbag, If it is true then it is yours .
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Old 28th Feb 2008, 17:54
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No, no 'tis yours kind sir!

(besides I haven'tgot anything to put up)
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Old 28th Feb 2008, 17:55
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Both correct of course.

An interesting aeroplane, about which I've read very little, except for the Pilot's handbook which is where the illustration comes from.
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Old 28th Feb 2008, 18:08
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Thanks 682al, a good challenge. Like you I too knew little about this aircraft, some interesting information on the aircraft here:-
http://www.marylandaviationmuseum.or...baltimore.html
This one is on behalf of 'kitbag':-

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Old 28th Feb 2008, 20:49
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Oops, we're in trouble now he forgot to add:

I am sure this next one will be no problem.
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Any little Frenchman involved in the design?
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Old 28th Feb 2008, 21:33
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Kitbag. Well, knowing the experts we have out there I thought that the comment would be unnecessary .

Yes a frenchman did have an influence in the design of this aircraft.
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Old 28th Feb 2008, 22:48
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Piel Emeraude?
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Old 28th Feb 2008, 23:00
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Not the Piel Emeraude.
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 06:47
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Good grief, is it not the mighty Condor? If it is, I didn't know of a French connection.

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Old 29th Feb 2008, 07:17
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Originally designed in 1956 by Roger Druine.. I think you have it sir...
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 07:23
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Druine, of course! If it is the Condor, I can't believe it hasn't been done already.

Still haven't got anything suitable to post, the few I have available have already been posted.

Open house if I've got it.

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Old 29th Feb 2008, 10:12
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BSD has it it, it is indeed the Rollason D.32 Condor.
Norman Jones, the founder of the Tiger Club and owner of Rollason Aircraft & Engines, had already had a number of Druine D.31 Turbulents built by his company and hit upon the idea of developing the Condor for this role.

Initially Rollasons constructed D.62 G-ARHZ in 1961 with a 75 hp Continental A75, with which it made its first flight in May of that year. "Air Pictorial" for April 1961, when reporting the completion of this first Rollason-built specimen, mentioned that it was to be called the Tutor! In 1964 the first Condor was upgraded by the installation of a 90 hp Continental C90-14F engine.
The cockpit shown was from G-AWEI a D.62B similar to the aircraft shown below.

As BSD says it is open house.
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 16:55
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Here is the next cockpit challenge:


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Old 29th Feb 2008, 18:41
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Gipsy engined taildragger late fifties?
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 18:42
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Not a Gypsy engine, and not from the 1950s. It is a taildragger though.
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 19:26
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Cabin framing puts me in mind of the old Stinson Reliant, though I find that difficult to reconcile with the apparent cowling shape.
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 21:13
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Percival Vega Gull / Proctor ?
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Old 29th Feb 2008, 21:20
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Not a Percival product.
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Gotha 150?
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