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Old 30th Sep 2009, 13:26
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Good one.
I considered the KZ at first, but to my knowledge it was just a project, so hunted on. Then again, I knew, that I had seen it somewhere. Should have looked anyway ;-(
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 13:26
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An observation plane project by the looks of it - plenty of glazing and the high tail to keep rear views clear.... no idea though!!! RR
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 13:31
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The web gave me nothing!
I picked up your clue that skytrain10 mentioned and concentrated on Danish KZ products, but Jane's only mentioned the KZ X in 1957 and then for a few years there wasn't even a Denmark section!
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 13:37
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Very crafty skytrain10!
Back to Fletcher before the "dust settles."

The Fletcher FL-23.
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 13:50
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Spot on!

Just making sure you had done your research on the previous offering!!

Over to you Graeme....
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 14:06
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Just making sure you had done your research on the previous offering!!
Well I certainly tried! Now would you believe this?!...I had an old scrapbook open in front of me with an old Air Pictorial article on the FL-23 when you posted your image!

Now what are the chances of that ever happening again!?



Well, sadly I'm imageless and It's getting late..so.."Open House!"
Cheers fellas!
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 14:12
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Nice!

Curiously I saw N122A, a DC-6 of All American Airways, at Gatwick in the 1970s....

RR
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 16:27
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As Noyade declared Open House, here's something a little more unusual:

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Old 30th Sep 2009, 18:28
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I think it may be the unbuilt? "Model 8 Exectutive" version of the Vanguard Omniplane.

V/STOL Aircraft | Vanguard Omniplane

If correct "open house" as I have nothing ready at present!
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 19:07
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Hello SincoTC, and welcome to our world.

I do believe you have won.

So now we wait for Skytrain.....
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 22:08
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Hi SincoTC and may I also welcome you to the forum. It is indeed the Vanguard 8 Omniplane. This was an experimental ducted fan executive aircraft design based on the Model 2C (the latter did fly...picture below).



As declared, Open House.
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Old 30th Sep 2009, 23:48
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Very occasionally I am up late......

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Old 1st Oct 2009, 00:29
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Latest List of Challenge Silhouette published.

I have up dated the list. See What Cockpit and What Aerodrome latest Lists Sticky above.
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 01:27
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Sperry Sport ?
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 10:47
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Mel,

Thank you for all your hard work. It is greatly appreciated.

evansb,

Blimey, you were up later than me!

Correct ID - good call.

It's all yours Mate.
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 15:03
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Thanks. The challenge: Six silhouettes shot soaring in the sky over a sea shore.
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 15:57
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Sea Otter?
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 16:00
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These look twin-engined.

Was not the sea Otter a single?
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 16:13
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Sorry, not the single engine Sea Otter.
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Old 1st Oct 2009, 16:41
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Was there a double? I failed to notice your post of a/c was a twin. Although, I'm sure it's Supermarine.
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