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Old 29th Sep 2011, 14:04
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Thanks Brian,

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Old 29th Sep 2011, 14:22
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Looks similar to the Curtiss XP-71.
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Old 29th Sep 2011, 14:29
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There is a reason Mate:

It is Curtiss XP-71

Curtiss XP-71 was a 1940 proposal of a heavy escort fighter aircraft for USAAF. Two prototypes were ordered. The development were equipped with Wasp Mayor turbocharged radial engines and was featuring pusher configuration with 8 contra rotating propellers.

The final design of the XP-71 was bigger than the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber so this complex aircraft was considered to be need a lot of resources to built.

A mock up was built to gain data for the prototypes but later, the requirement of more advanced fighters such as jets led to the cancellation of the XP-71 project and the prototype was never built in 1942.
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Old 29th Sep 2011, 14:36
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Thanks Reg.

I'm going back to your engine challenge.

Open House.
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 12:30
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To keep things rolling, here is a see-through mystery ship:
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 12:52
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RMI-6 Szúnyog - Mosquito (tervezője: Varga László)

Hungarian Experimental airplane from 1943.
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 12:58
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RegDep is spot on Well done. Your turn.

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Old 30th Sep 2011, 14:13
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Thank you Brian!

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Brian, I found the book you pictured when looking for your last challenge from it, a couple of challenges back (and noticed that you have had at least one other from it earlier). Great book!
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 14:45
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Bucker Jungmann?
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 14:55
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Well, can you elaborate? We have been pretty detailed lately in the Challenge thread, why not here now…
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Bucker Bu131 Jungmann.
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 15:01
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CASA 1-131 ?
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 15:01
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Well, I admit being a bit unruly, but the silhouette has not been made of a Bucker…..

But this should go to RR

Wanatabé Ki.86 Cypress
Kyushu K9W1 Type 2 Momiji
Kokusai Ki.86 Type 4

The silhouette basis was captioned as Watanabe.

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Old 30th Sep 2011, 15:08
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Thanks Reg. Unfortunately I'm leaving soon... the weather is to good to be here... and so in fairness to everyone I will declare OPEN HOUSE
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 15:19
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Here is an extremely quick (and dodgy) silhouette:



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Old 30th Sep 2011, 15:23
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P-39 Airacobra????

If so, OPEN HOUSE again
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 15:56
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Yes, it's the Bell B-39.

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Old 30th Sep 2011, 17:37
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Picking up OH

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Old 30th Sep 2011, 18:14
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Boeing Model 221A Monomail.
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Old 30th Sep 2011, 18:27
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Boeing Model 221A Monomail.
I'd say it is that, as well.
In fact, the cockpit of that aircraft is the current one "on trail" in the "What Cockpit" thread..

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