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Heikkis' Silhouette Challenge

Old 18th Oct 2012, 04:59
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Good evening Karl & Brian,

I'm just getting up now for a five-thirty am start I must admit I didn't delve too deeply into this 'coz after finding the FA articles and noting the engine/cowl differences I goggled Decamps A.2 and found your picture was in the San Diego Museum's collection, so I was happy knowing that you seem to use that as a source quite often. I saw Brian's answer just as I was about to hit the hay and looking closer at the SD photo, found it appeared to have Ca 17 on the rudder and so began to wonder if there wasn't a can of worms lurking there!!

A good Challenge Karl and a good find too Brian, I'm happy either way; gonna be very busy at work today, but could monitor a challenge, so I'll look in again in a couple of hours at my first break and if Brian hasn't posted by then, I'll know you'll both be asleep until mid-afternoon here, so I'll put one up to keep the thread moving.

Catch you later

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 06:26
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Thank you gents. Yes, it does say Ca 17 on the tail of Karlark's challenge.

Here is a silhouette challenge:


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Old 18th Oct 2012, 06:31
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Beech Duke with winglet mods.?
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 06:33
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Yes, correct. You have control. (which means "Please post another challenge)
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 09:29
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I'll declare open house, as I don't have reference material available where I am today...over to the experts.
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 10:16
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Hi zlin77 and welcome to the thread

Thank you for declaring an Open House due to your current circumstances; please come back and continue to play, better still if you can offer a challenge sometimes, but not essential so long as you indicate "open house if correct" when you think you've got it!

I'll take the Open House to keep things moving as I had one ready, I am busy at work, but will monitor as often as possible, but don't expect immediate response to questions/guesses

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 11:17
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Romanian mate?
Already on Mel's list?
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 11:46
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Evening Graeme,

Romanian mate?
Already on Mel's list?
Yes and No (well, it didn't come up on my search, but it was very late/early )!!

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 11:57
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And morning to you Trevor.

I was thinking of this...?

IFIL-Reghin RG-6 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

But I'm sure we've had it before? (Not that it really matters) Or maybe not - doesn't look exactly like yours...

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 12:39
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Well mate, you're very very close, just one out in both year and designation,

the RG-6 was '57 and this one was '58 and as you say, we have had the RG-6.

Incidentally, I have it down as CIL (Novitchi), who was in fact the designer and where I found the RG-8 on Mel's list, the RG-6 is under IFIL Reghin (twice), but not this one (fingers crossed)

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 13:15
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'Artnoon TC.

I have a brand new programme which can remove your silhouetting work.

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 13:27
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'Artnoon LM,

I have a brand new programme which can remove your silhouetting work.
Wossit called then; "Finding the Original"??
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 13:42
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Yes - wanna copy?
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 14:23
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Yes - wanna copy?
I think you're pulling my pooper, if not, then I'm interested !

I suppose such a program could work by removing Gimp's "silhouette layer", but I always obliterate all the original tone/colour and greyscale image data with another program before I add that layer in Gimp, so there wouldn't be much to see!

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Old 18th Oct 2012, 14:27
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Regarding my Romanian challenge, LM hasn't actually named it, but has made the task easier and as it's well past midnight in Oz, I'm sure Graeme won't be back now to finish off what he started, so if there's any lurkers out there, just dot the I's and cross the T's and it's all yours
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I think you're pulling my pooper
Sorry mate - couldn't resist it.
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Old 18th Oct 2012, 15:27
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The man from the Murrumbidgee will return.....
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Old 19th Oct 2012, 00:24
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Oh well, it seems there's no lurkers about, at least none willing to put my little Romanian out of its misery

It was the follow on to the RG-6, unsurprisingly called the Novitchi RG-7 Soim, manufactured by Complexul de industrializare a lemnului (CIL) and powered by a 105 hp Walter Minor 4 III



Been up too long now so Challenge withdrawn and it's Open House

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Old 19th Oct 2012, 15:37
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Identify this aeroplane:

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Old 19th Oct 2012, 15:58
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I think it is that Albessard 'Triavion' aircraft... ?
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