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Old 12th Dec 2011, 16:10
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edit - I see you're up with one.
Yep, decided to go with it on basis I was confident and so was Trevor. I'm sure G would be ok with that.

Back home now with a PC.
Excellent, and good to see you back working again
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Old 12th Dec 2011, 16:12
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Are the jobbers under the left wing duplicated under the right?

They look like early experimental rocket rails, but I can't believe it.

Excellent, and good to see you back working again
Many thanks mate - I can't stand being bored, even with Prune around.
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Are the jobbers under the left wing duplicated under the right?
Nope, just a couple of protrusions of some sort under the right that are "hidden" by the fuselage. As far as I can see what is on the left wing is the same as the right....the stuff you're referring to is coming out of the nose.
They look like early experimental rocket rails, but I can't believe it.
Stick to those beliefs mate, definitely not rocket rails. Not entirely sure what they are....test equip of some sort maybe?
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Now you've got me thinking..........

French?
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French?
Keep that thought, yes, French
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The tail has a Bloch/Potez look about it.

Warm?
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Warm?
No! Can't see any association with either of those manufacturers.

The aircraft did have an unusual feature.
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HANRIOT NC-510?
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Well it thought it was the British Gnatsnapper.

Fixed undercarriage? Sabredog probably has it, but I'll try with the Hanroit NC. 530?

(Good job with the Fokker. )
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Morning Graeme, evening Sabredog....not a Hanriot.

Incidentally, the unusual feature is related to the wings!
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British Gnatsnapper.
Idiot. SNARGASHER (Reid and Sigrist)

G'day Ken. Potez?
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the unusual feature is related to the wings!
They look ok to me mate. What's unusual about them?
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Old 12th Dec 2011, 21:28
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Never saw Captain America mate, so can't comment on that one
Watched it on DVD the other night. There was a brief glimpse of the Focke-Wulf Triebflugel so I thought subsequent aircraft were more Luft '46 types. Googling now says no. Just a modern-day inventive mind. If you see the movie, ignore the story and just enjoy the CGI.

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Liore et Olivier LeO-48 ?
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Not Liore et Olivier or Potez.

They look ok to me mate. What's unusual about them?
Flexible aerofoil

No idea what it means but it sounds good

Edit...I gave up Cryptic challenge when someone said about stagnant air being at the leading edge...my knowledge of aerodynamics could be written on the back of a postage stamp

Edit 2..I like "2R"....looks like it should have been in a 1960's sci-fi TV series
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Now I did think of this earlier, but I've only known it with a retractable undercart, then I saw this...



The Rey R-1 with "articulating wings"...?

my knowledge of aerodynamics could be written on the back of a postage stamp
We should exchange stamps, I'm sure yours would be bigger.
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The Rey R-1 with "articulating wings"...?
That's it Graeme...well done Nice looking aircraft, despite its flapping wings!

We should exchange stamps, I'm sure yours would be bigger
I would be boasting if I said mine was bigger than yours

Your control Graeme
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Old 12th Dec 2011, 22:58
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Thanks Ken, but alas, I have nothing as clever as yours up my sleeve. In fact I'm not really sure why I even made this one...

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Initial thought...Weatherly 201?
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My initial response to your initial thought was - damn you're good!

It is. Cost in 1975 was $32,100.

Your control Ken, I'm heading off. Sleep well. Cheers.
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