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Old 26th Sep 2011, 08:55
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OK. Time to stab blindly.

American?
Grumman Tiger?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 08:58
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Have decided to withdraw the challenge as either nobody around or it's just too difficult!
Sorry about your challenge Ken but I didn't spend much of the weekend at home. All efforts to google ended up with some sort of RC aircraft. It's still etched in my brain!
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:02
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Morning all!!!

Serbian????

Edit: oo er ....... is it still up or not?? Thanks mate
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:05
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Good morning gentlemen!

My challenge is not European. The claw is probably a pair of probes, for a specific reason I guess.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:05
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Morning Martin...current challenge is Reg's Post 2753. Cheers
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:05
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Morning all

Been offline all weekend!

Reg, good to you back , is youirs the Mahindra C-NM5 ??

Will be in the workshop most of the day away from PC, so OH please if correct. Sorry you had a quiet time with your challenge Ken, it looked like a good one! Maybe see it again some time ??

Edit: Good evening Graeme and thanks
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:07
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And the swooper strikes!
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:10
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Yes, Swooper, it is the Indian Mahindra C-NM5 prototype in its maiden flight.

Open House, as requested.

And Skytrain, I sure worked on you challenge, but to no avail .
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:12
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Another swooper....I was was attacked twice today......

Magpies behaving badly › Nature Features (ABC Science)

Wear an icecream container on your head when crossing magpie flightpaths
Yeah...right...
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:18
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I've got plenty of jet exhausts, but no silhouettes.

Ken, time for the "American Racer with Pusher Prop"....?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:18
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Now I really know why Ned Kelly had a tin hat!
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:24
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Interesting that you mention Ned, he made the news again earlier this month...

131 years on, Ned Kelly mystery is laid to rest
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:24
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Ken, time for the "American Racer with Pusher Prop"....?
Does that mean you now know what it is? .

Guys, do you want me to post it again?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:27
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Does that mean you now know what it is? .
No.....

Need more clues.
Guys, do you want me to post it again?
But I can't stay too long. As the "swooper" always says, "early start tomorrow"...
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:30
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Back by popular demand, Friday's unsolved challenge:



So far we know:
- post 2000 design
- 1 built
- American (USA)
- racing aircraft

The designer has also piloted a number of racing aircraft.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:33
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Is the engine a turboprop? Big dorsal scoop?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:39
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Is the engine a turboprop? Big dorsal scoop?
Not a turboprop - a V8!
Dorsal scoop - yes.

Although designed primarily as a racer there was another target in mind - which has never been achieved.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:43
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Well, I found some doctoral thesis stuff about designing a pusher for Red Bull races…. .

Is there a canard?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:45
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Don't think this would qualify for the Red Bull competition.

Is there a canard?
No canards Reg.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:45
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another target in mind
World speed record for a prop driven aircraft?
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