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Old 5th Jan 2021, 18:37
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I don't have a big library, but I'll offer this one:


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Old 5th Jan 2021, 19:01
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Photo taken at Reno?
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Old 5th Jan 2021, 19:04
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Originally Posted by Jhieminga View Post
Photo taken at Reno?
You're not wrong!
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Old 7th Jan 2021, 08:49
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Clue time: This is a replica. Only one, non-flying, original example exists.
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Old 7th Jan 2021, 13:20
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That helps, thanks! Jim Moss's Gee Bee R-6H replica 'Q.E.D.II' it is then (Had the Gee Bee R2 first, but have now found the correct photo...)
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Old 7th Jan 2021, 15:32
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Jhieminga has it. Recently for sale at $900K, which was probably less than it cost to produce.
Seen on display At the Reno RCAR races 2014.

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Old 8th Jan 2021, 19:11
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We finally got there! Here's another one.


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Old 8th Jan 2021, 21:28
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Must be an aerobatic one with a stick that long...?
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Old 9th Jan 2021, 02:13
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Originally Posted by sycamore View Post
Must be an aerobatic one with a stick that long...?
That's what she said.
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Old 9th Jan 2021, 07:30
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FP,you mean the lovely Svetlana...!

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Old 10th Jan 2021, 15:12
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Not an aerobatic type. No comment on the other replies .
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Old 14th Jan 2021, 09:20
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Originally Posted by Jhieminga View Post
We finally got there! Here's another one.

It appears to be a single seater with side hinged canopy and entry from the right hand side, which is very unusual (unless the picture is reversed).

Is that a T-tail in the foreground?
I'm thinking possible motorglider but can't find a match.
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Old 14th Jan 2021, 10:26
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Single seater, that's correct. Cockpit entry was from either side, pilot's option. It's not a T-tail you're looking at but the fuselage side. Not a motorglider.

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Old 16th Jan 2021, 19:22
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Develish difficult,
I know looking into some jet kit planes but not the
Sub Sonex
Bd-5
Nor some Burt Rutan creations.
Am I on the right track?
I think we need some sort of clue.
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Old 16th Jan 2021, 20:02
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I figured as much 😄 Does it help if I say that the previous challenge was my inspiration? Also, SLB is pretty close with one of those guesses...
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Old 17th Jan 2021, 14:16
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Thanks for the clue. It bought me back to something that I'd fleetingly considered but dismissed.

I think that what I believed to be a canopy on the left side is in fact a huge engine & canard wing, and this is N221BP the Pond Racer.
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Old 17th Jan 2021, 14:50
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It is, Mark 1 has control. I had to crop that engine out of the picture, otherwise it would have been too easy


Edit: there's a nice clip of the Pond Racer arriving at Reno in 1992 here:

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Old 17th Jan 2021, 15:47
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Thanks Jhieminga. A quick dig through the annuls of my travels finds this, which I don't think has been on here before,


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Old 17th Jan 2021, 16:12
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Is it the nose wheel look alike Chipmunk? Wagner Krishna or something?
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Old 18th Jan 2021, 07:28
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UV,or do you mean the Varga Kachina...?
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