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Heikkis' Silhouette Challenge

Old 12th Sep 2011, 11:04
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Graeme/Noyade is getting all too soft as his age advances. A clue without asking!

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It must be Koolhoven FK-33, by the way, then.

Shortly after the formation of KLM, Albert Plesman decided he would like to be able to offer night flights. He asked Koolhoven in 1919 (informally) to design a plane for this purpose. It should be as safe as possible. Koolhoven answered with the FK-33, Netherlands very first triple engined passenger plane. It could carry 10 passengers. Development of this plane was fully at the Nationale Vliegtuig-Industrie's own expense. Only one was built. It served with KLM from 1925 till 1927. Then it was sold to the German firm Aero GmbH, where it was used well into the thirties as advertising plane.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 11:09
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Koolhoven FK-33
It is mate! Your control.

Heading off now mate, catchya later.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 11:27
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Thanks Graeme, hurry back!

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Old 12th Sep 2011, 13:21
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a familiar looking fin/rudder, Reg?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 13:22
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It depends, RR, it depends

Why would you say so?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 14:00
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Is that a military glider?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 14:35
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No Skwinty, civilian training two-seater.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 14:52
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British? A Slingsby T21 possibly?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 14:54
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Not UK. British Commonwealth, if you will.
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CAD (HAL) RG-1 Rohini?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 15:25
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Take another step in the same direction.
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Another step...Australia?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 16:52
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Another step...Australia?
Why not . . . .
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 16:58
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The Pirat. SZD-30B Pirat 75

Nevermind, having a flashback to the last glider.

Bit of a senior moment.
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 17:09
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The Schneider Grunau Baby ?
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No Skwinty. Australian.
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Okay, Mr Schneider has an Australian connection. He emigrated there from Poland.

Schneider Grunau Baby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Not saying the challenge is the Grunau, but looks similar and has the Oz connection.
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Can't find a photo, but is this the 1942 Coogee glider? Looks that sort of era anyway?
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Old 12th Sep 2011, 17:56
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When did he emigrate to OZ?

OK, be your own judge: This is the challenge



Not the 1942 Coogee glider, Skytrain, AFAIK. For this at least four photos and the 3-D are to be found in the web.
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Spit161, I have not welcomed you to the thread yet, although I have seen you a couple of time. Very nice to have you here, please stay enjoy our company. We sure will enjoy yours
Thanks.
I plan on sticking around!
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