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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:05
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No mate. Check post #1304.
Ahhhh....I see.



Aerofiles?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:06
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Might be worth a try.............
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:08
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Military or civilian mate?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:13
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I think it was military.

edit: yes it was.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:19
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Adopted by the US Navy?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:21
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Well yes.

More accurately built for the USN for one purpose.

Two choices:

1. Wanna photo?

2. What that pupose was?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:29
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I vote for purpose, but before that: A Boeing?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:30
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Not a Boeing mate.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:34
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The tail is like a Smurf's hat. Should be very distinctive .

Purpose (unless Graeme opposes)?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:36
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Fine mate.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:42
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OK, this should do it:

USN testing of pontoons
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:45
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Ach, that's what I suspected all the way. One would find it as a land plane…..

Washington Navy Yard Seaplane aka Richardson 82-A
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One would find it as a land plane…..
No you wouldn't.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:47
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Agreed. See above.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:51
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Washington Navy Yard Seaplane aka Richardson 82-A
All yours Reg.

...it's about time I did difficult....
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:56
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Thanks Mate!

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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 09:58
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You clever bugger!

No idea.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 10:02
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Very distinctive tail. German?
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Very distinctive tail. German?
I have been led to believe so.
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