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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:16
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A-1 Bullet
From Gallaudet.

Yep.

Bring on the stinker.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:22
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Sod it - I left it at home!!!!!

Standby.....

This will have to do.

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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:25
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'ello all!

Was it a glider intended to have a pilot or a glide-bomb?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:27
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Here is the original Dewoitine D520 from earlier.

Aha I see a stinker from Lightning Mate. Let me look see.

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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:28
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Is there an engine pod somewhere or is this a sailplane?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:28
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Just a manned glider - not a bomb.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:34
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Fairchild G-78?

Correction E-78
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:34
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Bracing wires? That would seriously date this...early 20's?

(Nice model skwinty! )
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:40
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Fairchild G-78?
Correction E-78
Not a Fairchild.

Off for 30 minutes.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 11:47
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Kokusai Ku-7 Manazuru ("White-naped Crane"; Allied code-name Buzzard)
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:25
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Kokusai Ku-7 Manazuru
No mate, that was a large troop glider. This is a small 2 seat trainer, but you're very close..........
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:34
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Fukuda Ku-5 Army Two-seat Training Glider?

Pictures are hard to find.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:40
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Not that either mate.

There are no known photos of this machine, but it is available as a 3-view and one profile colour drawing. Both are on the web.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:46
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I think yours is Maeda Ku-1…..

I know, that was a troop transport, but the 3-view ……

Ach ja, about 100 of Maeda-built Ku-1-I Type 2 were used for training…..
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:51
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Was looking at the same, Reg, but
1) it would have been a repeat
2) it carries 6 to 8
3) photo is even on aviastar

Correction: that seems to be the one, good shooting, Reg
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:54
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Nicely done Reg.

Over to you.

Would anyone want the full 3-view?
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:55
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Was this the one in Aviastar?

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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:56
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Nope, but it is similar to the lower one.

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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 12:58
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That's because it is the lower one.
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Old 22nd Aug 2011, 13:00
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That's because it is the lower one.
Plane yes, photo no (slightly different angle)
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