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Old 15th Nov 2011, 13:19
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Seem to be nobody around today

If anyone is lurking and needs a clue.....it's from Europe, turboprop powered.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 14:58
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Hi,

it was Socata TBM-850,as I think.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 15:10
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If it's correct,

please someone takes the control.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 16:10
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TBM-850
I don't think it is, Hesham!!!!
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 17:50
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Apologies had to go out for a couple of hours.

it was Socata TBM-850,as I think.
Not a SOCATA product Hesham, and not French.

I don't think it is, Hesham!!!!
Quite right Martin....but what is it?

Incidentally as far as I can see it has not been put in to production, so I believe just the one built.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 18:27
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Hello Ken, I guess German and come up with the Grobís Ranger G160.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 18:34
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Hello Ken, I guess German and come up with the Grobís Ranger G160.
Good guess Karl, and a correct one.

Yes its the Grob G.160 Ranger....which it appears has never gone beyond prototype stage. Seems to have appeared both with and without winglets.



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Old 15th Nov 2011, 19:04
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Thanks Ken. Here's the next one.. maybe easy;

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Old 15th Nov 2011, 19:16
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Hi Karl...is it the Nexaer LS1?
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 19:40
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G'day Ken!

All very quiet mate? Your Grob is interesting, another new one for me. I kept looking for a long-nosed machine but it was like Pinocchio, seemed longer every time I looked at it...Don't know if it's an optical illusion but the silhouette's nose looks longer than the photo? Magic? Are you a wizard?

Does look like the Nexaer Ken. With spats...

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Old 15th Nov 2011, 19:48
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Morning mate. It's funny but I suppose because I've seen the G.160 at an airshow and at the time it got a lot of publicity I figured it would go quickly...but there is comparitively little information about it now, and even Grob's website makes no mention (that I can see) of it! Guess you don't advertise an aircraft that never made it.

There are photo's on the web with the LS1 wearing its spats, so I'm hopeful I've got it right
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 19:55
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That's it Ken. Your control.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 19:59
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Thanks Karl. I'll have to declare Open House as will be having an early night tonight - early start to work in the morning.

Will monitor for 30 mins or so but I'll say good night now, and wish you Karl, and Graeme, a good day.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 20:07
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Thanks Ken. G'day Karlark.

I've got an empty silhouette bag, so I'll bid you goodnight. I'll check the thread later and get cracking with the textas.

Cheers guys.
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Cheers all.

Here's an easy one for the road, just in case.

It seems like it should already be on the list... but don't see it...

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Old 15th Nov 2011, 21:04
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Vickers Warwick.

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Old 15th Nov 2011, 21:10
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aHa! I thought there might be a straggler lurking.

It's all yours Noyade.
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Old 15th Nov 2011, 21:49
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No mate. Opportunism. PC is left on all day and occasionally if I'm home I'll walk by and press F5.

Thanks for the Warwick. Gotta love WW2 aircraft....

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Old 16th Nov 2011, 03:25
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Is it Italian?
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Old 16th Nov 2011, 07:00
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French, Karlark.
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