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Old 18th Oct 2011, 11:33
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German?

LVG C.IV.....?
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 11:39
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Yes Sir. L.V.G. Not sure about the designation but that most likely.

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Notes on Identification of Aeroplanes, U.S. Signal Corps manual O.B. 1102 from November, 1917
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 11:42
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Thanks Reg!

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Ilyushin IL-28?
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No comrade.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 11:52
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The silhouette was drawn in 1956...so probably not 100% accurate.
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Old 18th Oct 2011, 11:55
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a ruskie, though, Graeme???
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Didn't I go this exercise through with Brian a while ago…...
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There were various developments of the IL-28, but the tail and/or wings appear wrong for any of those. First question therefore...is it Russian?
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a ruskie, though, Graeme???
is it Russian?
Yes. This is how they drew it in 1958...

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Il-40 . . . . .

No. Tupolev Tu-14 (Tu-81)
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Il-40 . . . . .

Nope......
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If it is, Reg, the taiplane looks too high on your drawing. RR
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Tupolev Tu-14
Quick editing there mate!

Bosun it is! Your control Reg.

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Thanks Graeme!

One more

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De Havilland product, Reg?
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Yes . . . . . .
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DH.86?............
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Yes . . . . .

A DH 86B of Jersey Airways on the Shoreham—Guernsey—Jersey services.
G-ACZO, from an Aircraft Identification manual 1940.

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Albatross??
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