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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:47
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World speed record for a prop driven aircraft?
Yes, and......???
(what has NEVER been done?)
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:52
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Go supersonic with a prop plane in a level flight?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:53
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Yes, and......???
(what has NEVER been done?)
You sound like a schoolteacher Ken!

Ah....World speed record with pilot and a passenger?! Tandem seating, cockpit looks big enough?...sir.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 09:59
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Go supersonic with a prop plane in a level flight?
That was the aim Reg...to be the first propellor driven aircraft to exceed Mach 1.

Tandem seating, cockpit looks big enough?...sir.
Single seater Graeme.

You sound like a schoolteacher Ken!
Enough of that cheek...detention for you sonny!!
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:01
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Here's the real thing:
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:02
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Rose Mach Buster Aircraft?

Edit...Nope.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:05
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The Rose Renegade?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:08
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The Rose Renegade?
Excellent, well done Graeme


Yes, it's David Rose's unlimited air racer, the Renegade.
Go to:
BARNSTORMERS.COM AVIATION EVENTS
I don't believe it ever competed or even flew. He later went for the installation of a J85 jet engine!

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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:08
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Goodness Gracious Me Propellor powered supersonic flight
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Congrats mate!
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:12
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Thanks Ken.

I remember the Mach Buster from Aeroplane Monthly quite a while back but never saw the "Renegade" before.

Plenty of jet pipes, but no silhouettes....open house.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:21
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Hehee, Graeme What's so bad about sonic booms? - Page 2

Congratulations Skytrain. 4,000 is a hansome figure.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:23
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*Pop!*
Hi all!

I'll take it with an easy one... but I want the name, not just the model...

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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:25
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G'day HP.

Project?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:25
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Allied code name?
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:27
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Some sort of Sea Fury hybrid racer?

Stab.
Stab.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:28
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Project
It flew, and quite successfully I might add...

Allied code name?
Airframe name.

Sea Fury
Not quite...

racer
hot... but try not to cook it too much.
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:33
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Not quite...
Grumman Bearcat?

(Continuing to frenzy stab)
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Old 26th Sep 2011, 10:34
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Is it the Rare Bear racer conversion of the F8F Bearcat?
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Ach. Rare Bear.

Booohoooo Just wasted a minute. Typed Thunderscreech first and then went back to check.
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