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Old 5th Sep 2011, 09:28
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Try this one ....
First thought...no idea. Some sort of homebuilt? British?

The Spitfire in the background...a cardboard cut-out?!
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 09:37
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Not British mate. Not strictly a home-built, but could be argued that it was "home" designed. It was for a competition. Yes, a wooden Spit in the backgrond - it is in a museum after all!
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Now looking at the USA.....

(Should I be looking at the USA?)



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No, mate
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 11:07
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Not from the Americas
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 12:11
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Afternoon gentlemen,

Suspect Graeme may be by now, or soon will be, but I see skwinty's light is on!!

Internet down locally most of weekend, at work now and pretty busy, as I will be all week, (even after hours with dog/house-sitting duties for rest of the month), however, I will get in when I can !

Martin; I suspect from the "wink", that this one may be in an Indian museum, probably in the Mumbai area ??
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 12:21
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Hi Trevor!! Any why would you say that, mate? Of course, it is Indian but not Mumbai. Now I'll count the seconds till you get it!!!!! RR
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 12:33
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IAF Kanpur-II
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Just beaten to it Well done skwinty

Oh well, it's back to work for me now.
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Thanks SincoTC,
If correct then OPEN HOUSE.
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That's the one, Skwinty!!

AVM Harjinder Singh made the Kanpur II (BR-571) powered by a Lycoming 250 hp engine. It was the same class as HALís Krishak (inspired by Aeronca Sedan). Meanwhile, the Army wanted an aircraft for Air Observation Post (Air OP) duties. In order to select an aircraft for the Artillery, a team was set up in January 1963.
http://www.pprune.org/aviation-histo...ml#post6628994

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Old 5th Sep 2011, 15:53
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Here is the next challenge:
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 15:54
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Cor....... It looks German to me. Is it? Or at least Austro/Hungarian/German?

Er.. hang on ... where's the power plant???
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Not a glider. Not German, nor from the Ottoman Empire.
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Thanks. I'll get thinking. Got to hit the road now... catch you later. RR
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Gallaudet D-1
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Old 5th Sep 2011, 16:45
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You got there first sabredog, but I was surprised about the question about power plant (not your question). It is clearly visible, just where it is.

The real reason for my post: Brian, you might wish to recap briefly your history of Europe 101 .
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Sabredog is correct. The Gallaudet D-1/D-4. An advanced American design, operated by the U.S. Navy. Only the make of powerplant differentiates the D-1 from the D-4. Your turn.
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Open House
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Here is a quick and easy one.

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