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Old 4th Nov 2011, 19:02
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I guess that'll do DA, I was really after the two official names but thirty second on Goggle would give em so it's yours mate!

It is the Gloster E.1/44 or GA-2 Ace, and obviously not much liked by Bill Waterton !!

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Old 4th Nov 2011, 19:37
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SinoTC -

I have just found my battered copy of Waterton's "The Quick and the Dead"
(paperback - 2/6d) - Page 10 - Prologue


" The E1/44, looking curiously frail and ugly, glittered in the pale March sunlight: a tubby, trunkless, silver-winged elephant of an aeroplane, the vast air intakes of her jet engine serving as ears. She had no official name, although Ace had been suggested. I called her the Gloster Gormless since she was so heavy for her single Nene engine "

Events seem to have proved him correct.

Back in about 1967 I worked with a chap who, as a rigger, was made redundant from the flight shed at Moreton Valence when Gloster folded up.

He had a similar opinion of Waterton as a miner might have of Margaret Thatcher.........

Personally, I re-read the last chapter every so often in the vain hope things might have improved.

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Old 5th Nov 2011, 04:04
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Here's another...

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Old 5th Nov 2011, 09:36
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Coffee break, I see your light's on Graeme; enjoy the film??

This looks French?

Tail's too pointy for a Dewoitine, looks more like an ANF-Mureaux 11summat ??

BTW, our email server is down, so if I owe you a reply, it won't be 'til Monday
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ANF-Mureaux 11summat
Sorry for the delay Trevor. Couldn't find where I got it from! I have it as the Mureaux M 117 R.B2

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BTW, our email server is down, so if I owe you a reply
(Got'em thanks mate. I agree with the British answer...)
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Fair swap mate, thanks! I'm back at work now but will try and put something up shortly.

Couldn't find where I got it from!
I just did that too with the Florov and checking which one it was and now I remember it's on my laptop at home

Edit: It only went down a few hours ago, it was if you'd made a reply to mine that I would normally acknowledge!

Edit2: Just trying desperately to find something that not on Mel's list, have you seen the third line down?

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have you seen the third line down?
Bugger, sorry bout that! I only looked under "M".
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Bugger, sorry bout that!
No prob's mate, we've all done it!! Did you check who got it though?

Gotta head back to the workshop for a while, otherwise I'd have a look for your tightly cut orifice on the other thread!! Ooops that sound a bit rude or something a proctologist would say !! I will check back periodically!

Here we are then:


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HAL HJT-16 Mk.2 Kiran...?
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Just finished an edit above!! No need to check back now, you're good mate

It is the HAL HJT-16 Mk.2 Kiran

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Thanks Trevor.

Next...



your tightly cut orifice
Yes, as Austin Powers would say, "very tite". I cropped an 'outer ring'.
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Sunday morning clue.

French.......
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I was thinking Italian, but how about SUD-EST SE161 Languedoc?
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Sorry mate, not the Languedoc. This one is twin-engined.
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I'll bite. Looks like a Caudron C.570 Kangourou.
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Old 5th Nov 2011, 20:22
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I'll bite.
And severed the carotid!

Caudron C.570 Kangourou.


Caudron C.570 Kangourou

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Thanks Noyade.

Here's the next challenge;

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I watched Contagion last night Karlark...

Contagion (2011) - IMDb

I noticed Minnesota was one of the first places to be devastated by the virus. Glad you survived mate!

Italian Breda 82?
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Italian Breda 82?
Forget that.

Piaggio P-32?
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better stay indoors for awhile just in case.

Piaggio P.32 is correct!

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