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Old 12th Nov 2011, 18:07
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Breaking off myself now....back later.
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 20:12
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Evening!

Just the one built Trevor? Can you give us a year?
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 20:29
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Morning Graeme,

Sorry, all Ithat's known is that it's post '45.

Strictly speaking the answer is already out of the bag and it only really need finding on the web. For that you really need to help Giggle out by using our dear friend Heikki's method of searching in the site's native language as motor-glider won't find it

Edit: just swapping houses, back in fifteen min!
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 20:51
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just swapping houses, back in fifteen min!
Wow! Takes much longer here with banks, solicitors, inspections, cooling-off period - can take months.



searching in the site's native language
How do ya do that? I've got a search box (for text) then next to it is a little magnifying glass (search) and next to that is a picture of a little house (maybe that's for house swapping?).

(PS- Love to know how ya upload and post those YouTube clips too).
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:09
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just swapping houses
Mental picture...man (elderly ) on the run from the police. Armed with a shotgun and systematically breaking into houses and using the occupants computer...to play silhouette challenge, briefly, then moving onto the next house.

Terrible life mate, give it up Trevor! Turn yourself in. I'm sure they have computers in prison.
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:10
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All swapped and back now, we just have slick conveyancers here mate

How do ya do that?
Instead of searching for something in English when the likely location of the source is a site like Airwar or Aviafrance, where they don't have an English version of their site, I just use Giggle Translate to find out what, for example motor-glider is in German or Polish (the most likely sites for that kind of aircraft) and then copy and paste that word into the normal search box. Don't forget to check the Image tab too as it's easier to spot than a mass of Web pages!

You can then go one stage further by using the search whatever text inurl:Site url e.g. Pusher inurl:aerofiles.com will return a list of Aerofile entries with the word pusher in them in
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:25
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OK! I'm on it...always willing to learn!

So...I'll try punching in " Wieslaw Rogala Silnik Płyną (prowadzić) samolotem "...
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:31
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Thought I'd come back for another look.
Strictly speaking the answer is already out of the bag
Could it be that simple....? How about the Rogala Motor-glider?
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:36
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Could it be that simple....?
No, it can't, now piss off Ken! I'm having a private tutorial here!
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:38
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Welcome back Ken,

Could it be that simple....? How about the Rogala Motor-glider?


I was hoping you'd find the page, but that'll do for me

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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:40
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one stage further by using the search whatever text inur
Dammit Trevor! You're going too fast! It's all too much. I just want to recognise the bastard!

I'm done.

Sorry Ken, you were saying?
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Continuing the tutorial

keep it simple Graeme, just giggle "rogala motoszybowca" (motor-glider in Polish) and check the image tab!
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:52
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just giggle "rogala motoszybowca"
Motoszybowiec Rogali (PL)

Found that site earlier, but couldn't navigate it.

Thanks.

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Old 12th Nov 2011, 21:56
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was hoping you'd find the page, but that'll do for me
Blimey, wasn't really expecting that! Must admit the only translator I've ever used is Babel Fish, which doesn't include a Polish translation option. Looks like I will have to expand my knowledge

Haven't got anything ready, so if you've got something Graeme, go for it

Incidentally Trevor, must admit I would never have thought of the TU-144 on challenge...mind you never been close enough to the back end of one...just assumed the engines were more Concorde like!
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 22:02
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if you've got something Graeme, go for it
No mate, not at present. Heading off to the Sunday Markets shortly, so I'll catch you later.

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Old 12th Nov 2011, 22:18
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Enjoy the markets mate...perhaps you'll find a good book on Polish post-war motor-gliders

Well have just quickly prepared this one, so here goes:



Yes, it's another pusher...
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 22:19
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Ken, I think that particular site (we were thinking of the same one?) also has a German version, so Motorsegler Rogala will also work! Not Tried Babel Fish, but I find Google Translate very useful and simple to use.

I agree about the Tu-144, which is why I chose it ! I think most peoples mental picture of it are from the front!

Off to take my little friend walkies now afore bed, so I'll wish you goodnight
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Old 12th Nov 2011, 22:27
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(we were thinking of the same one?)
No, I was using a different site which is in French or English, hence couldn't find any reference to the Rogala/Rogali motorglider. Now Graeme has posted the link I'll add that one to my list as well!
Incidentally, PM coming to you shortly re the TU-144.
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Old 13th Nov 2011, 01:29
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...perhaps you'll find a good book on Polish post-war motor-gliders
Incredible luck at the markets today Ken!



Close?....

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Incredible luck at the markets today Ken!
We're all doomed, doomed I tell you !!

Looks like a good buy Graeme , so good bye, off to walk the mutt
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