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Old 4th Jan 2012, 17:28
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Sorry mate but I need to race off home now.. I'll try to get back on later. as always, if you get it and someone ese agrees you can carry on ... RR
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Ah ha indeed, that explains it , I'm off home soon too! catchya later maybe.
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Old 4th Jan 2012, 19:34
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Home now and time for a quick look before kitchen duties.

I have found the E.A.C. Tractor Seaplane (AKA Circuit Tractor No5) in the Fright Archives and it looks pretty convincing to me!

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Old 4th Jan 2012, 20:12
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E.A.C. Tractor Seaplane (AKA Circuit Tractor No5)
if you get it and someone ese agrees you can carry on
By the powers invested in me, I dub thee, Trevor of Minehead Somerset, the winner.
Arise Sir Trevor and present thy challenge.

(Just bloody glad you found it! )
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G'day Graeme,

Thanks mate, Off to work soon or more cricket, Captains old and new dun well eh

I'll get another one up shortly, in the meantime my Challenge is still waiting for you! If you look where "they" often found their subjects, you'll find it on the first page of the search (with the right search string and I've already given that)
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Old 4th Jan 2012, 20:29
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Captains old and new dun well eh
Yes they did mate.
Off to work soon or more cricket
Got a few days off. Why not pop over, put your feet up, have a few beers, watch Clarke make 300 and we can talk about engine test-beds? I'll leave the door open.
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I'm on the way mate

Try this one to be going on with while I cremate supper !!

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Old 4th Jan 2012, 21:16
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Hmmm, first I thought: easy, that's the Beagle Bassett. No. The SIAI Marchetti S.210? Not that either...

Eastern European?
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Hi TheiC,

You're correct, it's none of those and it's not from the eastern end
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Old 4th Jan 2012, 21:45
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it's none of those
But it is Italian?

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It is indeed Italian and is the Pasotti F.6 Airone

The F in the designation of the Pasotti built F.6 Airone stood for its designer, Stelio Frati, who was responsible for several fast light wooden aircraft powered by either piston or turbine engines. The Airone (Heron in English) was a low-winged, twin piston engine driven, four seater. It was intended as a general light four seater for private or executive use, or as an air ambulance.

The prototype was powered by two flat 4-cylinder Continental C90 engines of 90 hp (67 kW) each, driving fixed pitch propellers. Production aircraft would have been powered by two 105 hp (78 kW) Walter Minor IV inverted inline engines with variable pitch airscrews.
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Old 4th Jan 2012, 22:09
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That'll teach me to assume that a silhouette with tip tanks refers to an aircraft with tip tanks!

Still, I was close with the Frati link. Something classic about those lines.
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Thanks Trevor.

TheiC

G'day mate! Would you like to put a challenge up?
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Bit late here, just off to bed. Maybe next time?
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Well done Trevor!!! Yes, the EAC Hydroplane

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Maybe next time?
OK. Rain-check.

In the meantime....

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Sorry TheIC, I was just preparing a post to say that the drawing showed tip tanks and that I don't know if they were ever fitted and a bit about the designer when Noyade pounced!!
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Noyade pounced
And you swoop!
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Yugoslav, mate? SOKO 522? If so OH!
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'Artnoon Martin ,

Just looking in at coffee time!

I recon that's a good call mate ; the 3-view at the link below looks the same as Graeme's drawing, (although it has the old Ikarus name rather than Soko), but 'tiz the same innit!
Otvoreni maketarski forum :: Vidi temu - Soko 522

As it's only just after 2am in Murrumbidgee, Graeme won't be back for several hours yet and as players are a bit thin on the ground, Im sure he would want us to carry on with a seconder (like you did last night)! Therefore, I think you should take the win and declare an OH if that's still what you want!

Edit: Round objects!!! RR's light has just gone out

TheIC, I see your green light is on, would you like to take Martin's OH and put one up before it gets too late like last night?

Unfortunately, I can't stay at the moment as I'm back to work now, back after work in a couple of hours

Last edited by SincoTC; 5th Jan 2012 at 15:16. Reason: RR's light, which was on when I logged on to post has just gone out!
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