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Old 6th Feb 2012, 12:54
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I keep looking at the Lemberger LD.20....but not really sure and cannot find a photo of it from that angle.
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Old 6th Feb 2012, 13:13
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Hi Ken, on my lunch break now,

I agree with, and share your reservations about the D.22 and said I didn't think it was, but there doesn't seem to be that many cantilever biplanes with inverted inline engines about!!

I too looked for some illustrations of the Lemberger LD.20 and was going to extend my search at the next break. Graeme should be now or very soon so I doubt we'll get any prompts for a while (a sure fire statement to make him appear)!!

Back to work shortly, good luck with the search

Edit: Still looking during breaks

How about the Dietz Cabin Biplane of 1928, says AKA as Aeronca C-4, but no pictures that make sense?

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Old 6th Feb 2012, 17:27
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But, TC, you should have more faith.

I think it's the Darmstadt D-22 - with reservations.

All the photos I have found do not show the mass balance weights on the lower ailerons.

Graemes' silhouette also shows a vertical strut running up from the undercarriage, which again photographs do not show.

Maybe it's a version of which only he has an image - there was a single D22a version.
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Old 6th Feb 2012, 17:41
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Evening David,

I did wonder if it was the D.18 (picture of D-1561) as at least it had a Cabin that gave the fat after fuselage and lack of "daylight" under the upper wing. However, it appears to only be powered by the Genet radial which doesn't fit with the silhouette, which to me looks like an inverted inline type and as with the D.22, all the U/C struts and wing balance horns are different/absent

Going home soon, will check back later
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Old 6th Feb 2012, 19:31
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A rumour................

I shall have internet at work tomorrow....................

Another rumour - sorry - fact.........................
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Old 6th Feb 2012, 19:57
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I shall have internet at work tomorrow....................

Excellent news David....look forward to you being fully back up and running


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Old 6th Feb 2012, 20:27
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Lemberger LD.20
Ken has it. Your control mate.

Lemberger LD20b - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



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Happy 10,000 mate!
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Old 6th Feb 2012, 21:11
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Thanks Graeme...excellent challenge Incidentally what was the source of your photo?

Will have something available shortly.
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Depending on what research was done for the last one, this could go quickly



Edited picture as noticed there was a missing strut!

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Old 6th Feb 2012, 23:00
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Closing down for the night now....usual rules apply

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Happy 10,000 mate!
Many thanks Graeme.
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I'll second the 10k congrats Mate

Not many around today! Just having a late lunch, so a chance for a look

Ken, I think yours is the Kiel Fk 166 ?

Back to work now and on dog duties too, not a lot of time to spare, so it'll have to be OH if correct, maybe LM will be able to put one up if his computer has arrived and all is in order!
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Ken, I think yours is the Kiel Fk 166 ?
It is the Kiel Fk.166 Trevor, well done

Described as a single seat sportplane. Just the one built in the 1930's.



As you say, not many around today

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I'll second the 10k congrats Mate
Many thanks TC

maybe LM will be able to put one up if his computer has arrived and all is in order!
I have had a computer at work for over a month, but still no internet connection despite the promise that it would be today.

Therefore I shall not repond to the OH despite having several challenges available. Sod it !!

Roll on 20,000............................but I'll probably never make it.......
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Of course you'll make it you miserable bugger

I'm just off home now via "walkies", so I'll put one up now and you'll all (!!!!) have to wait for a response 'til I get home (be about an hour)

Apologies for a crappy silhouette, but I've only got Paint here, so I left three blokes in, but they're not covering much!

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Issa bipe?
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Yes mate, a bipe!
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American Trevor?
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....schhh Ken - he's in the kitchen trying to open a tin of beans............
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he's in the kitchen trying to open a tin of beans............
I think he's walking the dogs based on his last email. Going to be breaking for dinner soon, so catch you later
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