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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 13:34
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Could one assemble this with a cordless drill and pop-riveter - ie, Kitplane?

Not that I can see.
Bugger!
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 13:36
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Could one assemble this with a cordless drill and pop-riveter - ie, Kitplane?
I suppose in theory yes, but no, it was/is not offered as a kit plane - as far as I can gather just the one built. There is a connection between this and the previous challenge!!
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 13:42
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There is a connection between this and the previous challenge!!
Nieuport MMXI...?

You mean they're both French?...possibly?...maybe?
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 13:49
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Nieuport MMXI...?
Not that sort of connection, although I like the sound of it. And no, not a French machine.
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 13:51
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OK.
Well mate, it's 2300 hrs here and it's been a long day so I'll stop harassing you (are you at work?) and head to bed. Gotta get up early and solve Mel's jet-pipe and this challenge, unless the swooper strikes both threads!

Cheers.
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 17:46
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Going offline until late this evening. Will check-in before I hit the hay.
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 17:56
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A hydro Nieuport IV in the Schneider Cup, 1913
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Old 23rd Sep 2011, 23:38
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Hi skwinty, sorry couldn't reply sooner.

A hydro Nieuport IV in the Schneider Cup, 1913
You're looking at the wrong challenge - that one's been done! Current challenge is my Post 2733.

Cheers Ken
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Old 24th Sep 2011, 09:30
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Thanks Ken, I missed a few posts.

How about a LH-10 Ellipse?
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Old 24th Sep 2011, 10:04
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Not the LH-10 skwinty.

The aircraft is from the US.
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Old 24th Sep 2011, 19:01
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As its very quiet, another clue, it was designed as a racer, hence its association to the previous challenge.
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Old 25th Sep 2011, 08:29
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Have decided to withdraw the challenge as either nobody around or it's just too difficult!

OPEN HOUSE
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Old 25th Sep 2011, 14:44
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No way would we allow this good thread to slip into oblivion.

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Old 25th Sep 2011, 17:05
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Hi Reg, good to see you back. Hope you had a good break?
Is your heading away from the viewer?
A LSA or homebuild?
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Old 25th Sep 2011, 17:32
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Hi Skytrain,

Yes, had a nice trip.

The challenge is heading towards the viewer, and is not homebuilt.
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Old 25th Sep 2011, 23:37
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Reg, sorry not had much chance to look at this. Is it the Lambert M212 Mission?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 07:16
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Good morning Skytrain. No, not Lambert. Clue: 2010s.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:21
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Morning Reg...European, maybe Czech design? Would this be from an established manufacturer?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:39
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Morning.

The starboard wing-tip looks like it's grown a crab-like claw?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:46
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Evening Graeme....yes been looking at the "claw", can't find anything that matches
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