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Old 20th Aug 2011, 20:51
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Mate is closer
I know...........
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 20:53
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A Martin-Baker?
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:01
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Bristol F11-37

The Defiant replacement.
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:02
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One source gives me as one manufacture, one other (the one talking about the bigger design) as another.
I'm not even sure that the two are the same, so the number of the spec is enough.
It can be found in a certain site displaying the work of an illustrator.

Mate got it!
Air Ministry Specification F.11/37.
Boulton Paul P.92 was cancelled, this one not even built.
Back to you!
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:07
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OK guys, I'm off to bed shortly.

I am happy to offer an OH unless you want something to work on until the European morning.

Remember Noyade will pitch up soon.

What would you like?
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:09
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So, it was not Bristol Type 153A

If Graeme would have been around, he had cracked it in no time. He has dealt with the same challenge in 2008 in another forum .
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:12
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Do what you like, Mate, both are fine for me.
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So, it was not Bristol Type 153A
No mate - the F11-37.

Reg - your comments on my post 1185?
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:15
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Go ahead and shoot!

Remember Martin-Baker maxim: Not one second too late!

(Edit: Here I go again tellin' my father how to make children )
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:15
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I got so carried away looking at pics of aircraft prototypes that never flew I forget to come back to the thread. And, I saw the damn F11/37.

Good one.
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:17
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OK everyone - I'll stay up a little longer......



Remember Martin-Baker maxim: Not one second too late!
Sadly sometimes it is.

In memory of a Red Arrow.
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:27
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Sadly sometimes it is.

In memory of a Red Arrow.
Sincerely agreed.

Sgnd: Wingman
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:29
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Is there a specific name for that tail planes configuration where the horizontal stabilizer is fore/aft of the vertical?
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:40
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None whatsoever.

It's simply the balance between static directional and longitudinal stability.

OK gentlemen, it's getting late.

If you identify it without doubt please feel free to go ahead and post a new one.

Bis morgen.

Night/nacht.
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:47
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Originally Posted by Lightning Mate
None whatsoever.
Perfect description for answers I am getting.

I am cross eyed now and need to retire.

See you all later.
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 21:53
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Well, HP. Where would you date this thing? Pre or post WW2?
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 22:00
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I think it's American, late 40s or early 50s, inverted engine perhaps, something in the league of Culvers and the Mooney Mite.
I certainly won't start browsing Aerofiles now though.
Good hunt and good night Reg, see ya tomorrow!
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Old 20th Aug 2011, 22:10
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Why cannot it be, in fact, Culvers MODEL V

Edit: Good night, see you in the morning!

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Old 20th Aug 2011, 22:48
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Late in, had a busy day, so a quick look before bed!

I think it's the Superior Satellite of 1957

Found what looks like LM's picture (flipped of course) in Proberts Superior Satellite

Digging around in Aerofiles I find that it was a rebuild of the Culver PQ-8 target drone.

Open House if correct please as it's another hectic day ahead tomorrow; it looks like there was a good number of players today, but sad about Red4 and add my commiserations.

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Old 21st Aug 2011, 07:58
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Good find, TC!
I was unsure about the engine, and in fact it turned out to be an horizontally opposed one, just like many others in that period, and I was a bit off with the date, but as for the rest...
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