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Old 1st Dec 2020, 09:17
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Thank you. I was confused by what appear to be glazing panels behind the glare shield but are probably just reflections. Wide cockpit.
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Old 1st Dec 2020, 09:42
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What about a DC6B?
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Old 1st Dec 2020, 19:58
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Originally Posted by Bergerie1
What about a DC6B?
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Could be. It's been 50 years since I flew the -6B and didn't fly the DC-7. My recollection of details just might be a little fuzzy by now. But the fwd end of the overhead isn't what I think I remember it looking like. I'm always prepared to be wrong...and try to stay good at it with steady practice. Maybe Spooky2 will come along and offer his opinion .
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Old 2nd Dec 2020, 21:02
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Does this count as a What cockpit or should I post in Name that Flying machine?


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Old 4th Dec 2020, 08:54
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European? Whoever built it obviously had shares in the wire business.............
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Old 4th Dec 2020, 08:58
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de Havilland Moth coupe?
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Old 4th Dec 2020, 11:33
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Originally Posted by Jhieminga
de Havilland Moth coupe?
There were several Moths.
I think a type number is required.
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Old 4th Dec 2020, 12:24
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The dH.60 was the one I had in mind, but I could be wrong.... the cowling points to a Cirrus or Gipsy I engine.
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Old 4th Dec 2020, 14:56
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Originally Posted by Jhieminga
The dH.60 was the one I had in mind, but I could be wrong.... the cowling points to a Cirrus or Gipsy I engine.
I'd have said DH60G (Gipsy Moth) coupé and it does all match except there is an exhaust pipe alongside the cockpit which in this case we have not got.
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Old 4th Dec 2020, 18:36
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I also think this is a DH-60G Gipsy Moth Coupe.
These have also been built without the exhaust pipe along the side.


I did only determine the type after I posted the challenge.
The photos is tagged Stag Lane January 1929
Yesterday i found this picture



I think Jelle can take the lead?
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Old 4th Dec 2020, 18:45
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Thanks! Let's make it open house, I don't have a suitable challenge available right now.
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Old 9th Dec 2020, 08:35
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Lets try this....


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Old 9th Dec 2020, 16:04
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Must haven been cosy so close side-by-side!!

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Old 9th Dec 2020, 18:24
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Smaller people in those far off days Bear - and not everyone is built to Dutch standards!
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Old 11th Dec 2020, 10:07
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Regretfully I can only find a single picture of the cockpit - which isn't surprising given the history - it's pre WW2 of course
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Old 11th Dec 2020, 18:30
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A bit like an Italian bomber?
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Old 11th Dec 2020, 19:26
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The Glazing reminds me of a Stinson Trimotor, but I'm not sure it's a three-engined type.
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Go to `NTFM ,P94,#1876......

OH if correct....
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Old 12th Dec 2020, 09:10
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Correct - the General Aircraft ST-18 Croydon - I never got to post the cockpit in the What plane thread and it was pity to see it go to waste
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Old 26th Dec 2020, 14:57
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Have we gone through all cockpits already?
This one to prevent the thread to drift to the second forum page.



If you might find the answer shortly but tend to declare open house,
please wait 24hrs before replying. This in order not to spoil the search for others around the globe.
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