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Old 14th Oct 2012, 06:18
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Excellent sleuth skills Trevor . It is the "Caproni Sauro-1 aka Caproni Tricap".
It is a new one for me... always fun coming across new ones.

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Edit; Here's a site with more pictures, click on them for higher resolution:
G.M.S. - Gruppo Modellistico Sestese

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Old 14th Oct 2012, 09:26
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Thanks Karl,

Like I said, that was a very good Challenge; more than this one will prove to be I fear!!

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No guesses yet, so time for a clue, the rotary engine is a 50 hp Gnôme!
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Old 15th Oct 2012, 13:19
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The dreaded Breguets' !!!!!!

Hanuschke Eindecker Model 1912 “Populaire II”
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'Artnoon LM,

The dreaded Breguets' !!!!!!

Hanuschke Eindecker Model 1912 “Populaire II”
It is indeed

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Old 16th Oct 2012, 19:01
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Carley C12 with an Anzani engine I believe.
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Good evening Mel,

That's a good call there!

I doubt you'll see LM back tonight now; so I'll second your answer on the following evidence if you wish to post another!

electric company | 1923 | 0725 | Flight Archive
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Old 16th Oct 2012, 22:54
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Thanks Trevor. Here is the next one:-
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Old 16th Oct 2012, 23:32
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G'day Mel.

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Old 17th Oct 2012, 00:08
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Hi Graeme Good Morning to you. That is the one you have control.
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Thanks Mel.

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Old 17th Oct 2012, 03:15
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Seems I've seen that tail before.

Douglas Dolphin?
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Old 17th Oct 2012, 06:21
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I've seen that tail before.
An episode of "Flipper" maybe?

Tis indeed the Dolphin Karl, your control mate.
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Old 17th Oct 2012, 12:26
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I remember that show. It was quite a tale.

Here's the next:

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Bernard SIMB AB 14 ?
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Old 17th Oct 2012, 16:33
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Correct that it is French but not Bernard. About the same timeframe.
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Good afternoon Karl,

I found something very near in the Fright Archives for 1924, naming it as the Descamps-Brunet A.2, but by 1926 M.Brunet seems to have departed along with the slight differences in the Cowl/radiator area so I think that yours is probably just called the Descamps A.2 ??
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Old 17th Oct 2012, 23:48
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Caudron C.17 A2 ?

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Sorry for the late reply Trevor & Brian. Researching it more I see combinations of Caudron C-17, Descamps-Brunet 17 A2, DB-16 depending on the limited information on the internet.

The photograph posted was from the San Diego Air Museum archive and lists it as a Descamps A-2. The same website mentions it as the 17:



The Caudron C-17 photo in Aviafrance looks closer than the Fright Archive photo - different engines? Allegedly the Descamps was license build from Caudron. I am having trouble sorting it all out.

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