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Old 8th Sep 2011, 09:31
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Morning RR!

Yes, the PAC Cresco, the turboprop derivative of PAC Fletcher, from New Zealand.

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Old 8th Sep 2011, 09:37
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Thanks Reg but I have to go OPEN HOUSE as I'm snowed underat work!!
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Old 8th Sep 2011, 09:50
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RR, let me give you some unsolicited advice. Do what I did: Get old. One day (ONE day, yahearme) your employer will find that the invaluable and irreplaceable work that has made him require you to slave around long odd hours, travel around, and spend weekends at office, is no longer needed. That's right: not only unnecessary but not needed at all.

They will send you home, as of that very day, to watch everybody else busying around with work and you wondering which aircraft you would silhouette next.
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Absolutely true, Reg!!! I agree completely but today I need to get stuff done... when you are on commission your effort counts and repays you!

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I did this before but withdrew it!


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Old 8th Sep 2011, 12:59
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Some of the tail is missing. Is this a helicopter or an autogyro?

Edit: The third alternative would be ramjet-thingy. Is it?

Something like American Helicopter XA-8 / XH-26 or Hiller Hornet.

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Old 8th Sep 2011, 15:41
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ah ha.....

Ramjet-thingy.. yes!!!!!

American Helicopter XA-8 / XH-26 or Hiller Hornet.
No!!!!

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Old 8th Sep 2011, 16:25
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I'll try to whiz it along .... it was German
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Old 8th Sep 2011, 17:25
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Long shot - (very... )

ASRO 3-T (Siemetzki) ??
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Hi DA, not that mate!
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Next clue: 1950s

Next next clue: 3 x Schmidt-Argus jets...

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AAAhhhh! Nostalgia! Schmidt-Argus jets was one of my childhood's distant dreams! To get one day enough money to buy one and build a model aircraft….

Never came through .
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Old 9th Sep 2011, 07:06
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Next clue: two-seats

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Complete failure! Zilch.

Did it fly?

Something that Focke-Borgward tried or planned?
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Not sure, Reg. The photo I have shows a complete machine. Not anything that you've mentioned. To keep the thread moving shall I declare it?
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To keep the thread moving shall I declare it?
Maybe you should. I have run out of ideas and cannot see many other on the thread…..
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Fluro Libelle Helo
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OK.

An obscure one.

The Fluro Libelle, jet-powered helicopter from the 1950s, designed by W. Schlieske?

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Edit: withdrawn - see SD's post!
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Sorry SD... I see you got it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU HAVE CONTROL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Thank you,RR.
My Air Pictorial of September,1956,was a great help!! The web is not always the best source of information.
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