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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 16:24
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Hi Martin...yes Mexican sort of gave it away! It is indeed the IPN Tonatiuh. Designed to meet a requirement for a training/observation aircraft for the Mexican Navy, it first flew in 1982. Just 8 built.



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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 16:50
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I just happen to have a silhouette I need to get rid of ;

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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 16:56
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Looks like a Martin XP6M-1 Seamaster ?
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 17:00
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Hello Evansb, yes, that's it .

I figured it needed to get on this list, as well as the Challenge list.

Your control.
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 17:10
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Thanks Karlark. I initially thought your silhouette was the Myasishchev M-4/3M. Here is the next challenge:
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 18:42
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G'day Bri.

Dittmar HD.153 Motor-Mowe...

Dittmar HD.153 Motor-Mowe
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 18:59
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Yes, Noyade, spot on The designer was better known for his gliders.
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 19:04
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Thanks Bri. I don't have anything remotely rare, and certainly not Mexican....

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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 19:29
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Hawker Sea Hurricane?
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 19:58
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Yes mate, your control Sabredog.
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Old 2nd Dec 2011, 21:41
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Thank you,Noyade.
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 09:58
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Taking up the OH:

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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 19:55
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Hi Ken. First thought was Mister Mulligan or some sort of Howard. But before I go further, is it American/USA?
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 20:25
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Morning Graeme. Nice to see someone around...its been dead today

Its a European design. 1940's.
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 20:45
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Well I wouldn't have thought European. There you go.

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its been dead today
Sign of the times mate.
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 20:50
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1940's.
Do you mean during WW2? It appears to be a civilian light aircraft and I thought Europe was either being destroyed or making only military aircraft?

Or post War?
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Or post War?
Yep, post WWII. Civilian aircraft, just the one built, and still in existance today.
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 21:09
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Yep, post WWII. Civilian aircraft, just the one built, and still in existance today.
I have absolutely no idea Ken, and your Mexican has shattered my confidence and sanity. Kept looking at it and it was screaming at me, "Auster AOP-9!" and I would scream back, "stop it, Ken said your not!"

Your latest now screams, "Howard!"

Cut back on the coffee?!
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 21:20
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and your Mexican has shattered my confidence and sanity
All part of my masterplan Soon I'll have you believing a Comet is a Boeing 707, and there'll be nothing you can do about it!!!
Your latest now screams, "Howard!"
The plan is already working!!! However, the aircraft is loosely connected to a not dissimilar looking American aircraft, that was used by the owner of the challenge aircraft pre WWII
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Old 3rd Dec 2011, 21:33
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Soon I'll have you believing a Comet is a Boeing 707
Stop farking with my mind!

Well, I'm going to log off and think about it. Beautiful looking day here so I don't know much thinking I'll get done. Cheers mate, sleep well.
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