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Old 11th Jan 2013, 03:25
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Thanks Karl.

Try this one.

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Old 11th Jan 2013, 20:22
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....MiG-8?
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Old 11th Jan 2013, 23:18
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Thank you Karlark.
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Old 12th Jan 2013, 00:40
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....MiG-8?
G'day Karl. I suspect less well known than the MiG mate. Only one built and and I found only one site on the net where it was shown, where the poor guy who built it is/was trying to sell the project - possibly in the early 2000s. This dates back to the late nineties from the USA and was powered by a 118 hp Subaru engine. It was based on another American untralight from the eighties called the Falcon.

If no luck, let me know and I will reveal this and move on. Cheers.

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Old 12th Jan 2013, 00:55
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You're welcome, hhh.

....MiG-8?
Ok, that was a fanciful guess. How about the Specter Falcon, instead?

Edit: Thanks for the clues Graeme.... but found it the hard way, before I saw your latest post .

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Old 12th Jan 2013, 02:24
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Specter Falcon
Well done mate.

Specter Falcon

Your control.

(Aren't SPECTER always trying to take over the World and kill James Bond? )
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Old 12th Jan 2013, 04:21
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I think that was SPECTRE... there were SMERSH, as well :

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Old 12th Jan 2013, 06:24
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Another Russian Karl?
Project?
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Old 12th Jan 2013, 12:03
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May be it was De Monge project.
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Russian - Yes. One prototype built and flew.
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Old 12th Jan 2013, 21:06
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Maybe Grokhovski G37?
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Old 12th Jan 2013, 21:10
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Hi Karl.

Another case where you think "nah, it can't possibly look like that from the top" and move fruitlessly onwards.

I went past it I think 3 times last night. This morning I thought "what the heck", Googled it and found your line drawing in a downloadable copy of "Soviet X-Planes".

Life is sweet when than happens, but I'm a simple man. Cheers!

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Old 12th Jan 2013, 21:13
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Too much monologue Graeme - just aim, shoot, double-tap and take the money!

Well done Carson!
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Well done Gents, it is the Grokhovsky G-37 container prototype .



The old Soviet X-plane issue is one of my favorites.

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thanks gentlemen!
OH please I'm now in hospital and unable to access my documentation....
Cheers
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Open House? Here is one to keep the thread moving:-


Have tried to post several challenges on "What Cockpit" but all could be found doing a search on Google Image. I really think the availability of Google Image is killing off these quiz type threads. Is there a method of blocking such access?
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Old 15th Jan 2013, 09:00
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Good morning Mel.

Are we looking forward on the Lockheed Ventura/Harpoon? Are those hurricane whipped palms in the distance?



Is there a method of blocking such access?
I wouldn't think so mate.

It's hard to beat - I've tried sepia, painting black patches on the corners, various lines across the image (bit rude to horizontally rotate a cockpit image or make it a silhouette ) but nothing seems to get by it. I've even cropped a net image by 75% and it still finds it. Other than something you have that has never been uploaded I can't think of anything else.

I'm now in hospital
I hope you're on the mend mate.

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Old 15th Jan 2013, 09:25
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Is there a method of blocking such access?
Morning Mel.

It can't be blocked but there is a way to stop it finding images providing you are adept with Photoshop. I have managed it on several occasions. Mind you, if the person trying to identify the image has Photoshop as well, it is possible to undo your efforts.
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Old 15th Jan 2013, 09:32
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Graeme, you have it the Lockheed PV-1 Ventura. You have control.

David and Graeme thanks for your comments re-blocking Google Image searches. Someone on line suggested adding a watermark but not sure how one would do that or what effect that would have.
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Old 15th Jan 2013, 09:59
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Thanks Mel. I was initially hunting for Germans.

Of course you could just run with boring old silhouettes - very hard to trace back, especially when they weren't even taken from the net...

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