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Old 11th Sep 2011, 20:03
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Worth a shot: Viking T1?
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Old 11th Sep 2011, 20:15
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Reg, yes a t-tail

Jake, not the Viking T1.

To help you along, this is a British design.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 08:40
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A British T-tail design?

Built by a British builder?

Before or after 1990?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 08:50
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Slingsby T 53B?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 09:22
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Reg, as far as I can see it was built in Britain by a British designer. Pre 1990's.

Not a Slingsby skwinty.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 09:59
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Morning!

A Lightwing product Ken? From the 80's?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:03
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Hi Graeme! Good to have you back in circulation.

May I ask what you mean by Lightwing?

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Reg, as far as I can see
So it is a bit obscure? Not many T-tails in Britain, and the wings look relatively old - even pre 1970...
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G'day Reg!

Struggling to find UK sailplane makers, but one in the 80's was called Lightwing...
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:11
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Pre 1990's.
Maybe the 70's?

Swales SD3-15T...?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:18
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The Manuel Hawk of 1972 looks promising?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:23
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Hehee Graeme Manuel Hawk, BGA1778, Private
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:25
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It is indeed the Manuel Hawk. Graeme got there first, so has control
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:27
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Thanks Ken. The only one I've made so far mate...

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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:36
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No immediate idea Graeme. Out for the day now so will look in later. Cheers
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Looks awful (not the silhouette, the entrapment). Two or three engines?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:42
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Three engines. Two tractor and one pusher up top.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 10:45
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I'm not sure on this one but when I get in later, I'll take a punt.
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I'll take a punt.
To assit your punt, it's Dutch.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 11:03
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From Koolhoven....
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