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Old 6th Aug 2011, 16:57
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With a single vertical fin, surely that can't be a jet in front of it.

Therefore is it a piston job?
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Old 6th Aug 2011, 17:19
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With a single vertical fin, surely that can't be a jet in front of it.
But it is...a jet that is!

So what car did you get?

Edit to say going offline for a while. Will check in later this evening.

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Old 6th Aug 2011, 18:12
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What I could make of the picture is that we might be seeing one of the two dorsal air inlets and the engine (one) would be down in the fuselage.

If there would be two in some kind of pods, we could explain away the single vertical fin, but could we then explain the low horisontal stabiliser?

See you guys in the morning. Nite!

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Old 6th Aug 2011, 21:29
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Evening all.

we might be seeing one of the two dorsal air inlets
There is just the one inlet mounted above the fuselage. Single jet engine.

First clue...this is a Project from a well known designer.
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Old 6th Aug 2011, 21:45
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Evening Ken! Are you home now?

well known designer.
American? Grumman or maybe Gulfstream.
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Old 6th Aug 2011, 22:12
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And last questions, for now
Tandem seating?
Jet exhaust at the extreme end of the tail?
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Old 6th Aug 2011, 22:32
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Morning Graeme. Yep, home for a few days at least
American? Grumman or maybe Gulfstream
Not American...a European design.
Tandem seating?
No....side-by-side seating
Jet exhaust at the extreme end of the tail?
No, the engine itself is immediately behind the intake....the exhaust appears to be directed either side of the vertical tail surface (I've reached that conclusion from the picture and 3-view).

Closing down in a few mins mate, but hopefully you've now got something to think about on your Sunday morning!
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Old 7th Aug 2011, 00:04
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hopefully you've now got something to think about on your Sunday morning!


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Old 7th Aug 2011, 01:59
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WOW! What you drew looks a lot like the Grumman Peregrine 600:
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Old 7th Aug 2011, 07:24
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Graeme, the combined re-incarnation of Da Vinci-Rubens-Chagal :




Stelio Frati F.1000
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Morning all / Evening Graeme

Graeme...I'm seriously impressed by your drawing,,,,so so close And not dissimilar to the Peregrine as spotted by Bri.

But Reg has it of course. Its the Frati F1000 from Italy.

Well done Reg and you have control
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Old 7th Aug 2011, 08:15
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Thanks skytrain! For a while I was desperate…..

Now, while we are at it

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Mmm, twin jet, 2 seater? A project Reg?
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Morning all.

I wonder where you have been Reg!
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Can't find a pic yet, but a description of something called the Silver Arrow Small Aeroplane matches the layout.
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Twin-twin. A project around an engine.

I've been around, Mate.

Not the Silver Arrow Small Aeroplane (although I have not seen picture either, would that be from Elbit?)
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The Luc Van Bavel project, based around the DGEN-380 turbofan?
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twin-twin....twin-twin....

Never heard that phrase before.
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Luc Van Bavel project, based around the DGEN-380 turbofan
The Price Induction (!) DGEN-380 non-pressurized version

Well, too generous a clue, I made

Yes, it is

Back to you!


Mate twin-engined, twin-seater. Neither had I . Edit: Although that was wrong. It appears to be a four-seater .

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Thanks Reg
Well, too generous a clue, I made
For what it's worth I hadn't seen your clue until I posted.

Not a twin jet project:
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