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Old 5th Apr 2021, 16:52
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UV - It is indeed the Tipsy Trainer. This one is G-AFWT, no. 13.

The European connections are: Belgium (the designer) and Czechoslovakia (a Walter Mikron engine)

I'd failed to spot Sycamore's reference E.O.T as being Ernest Oscar Tips, the Belgian born designer and Sloinge, the museum in Sweden where one can be found, but a kindly PM from the Netherlands showed me the light.

I'm always impressed at how quickly these challenges fall.

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Old 5th Apr 2021, 17:36
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Originally Posted by BSD View Post

I'm always impressed at how quickly these challenges fall.
I think sycamore was already on to this and meleargertoo was probably also in the know with his “alcoholic” comment re. Tipsy.

After Slough was mentioned as the place of manufacture all I had to was google “aircraft built in Slough”!!

OH please.


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Old 6th Apr 2021, 08:06
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what you have to remember is that in searching for the "current challenge" the more obsessive of us () look at a A LOT of other images - so when one comes up chances are people have seen it or something similar before
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Old 6th Apr 2021, 10:53
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Or,if we can cobble the brain cells together ,remember having flown it about 45 yrs ago ..! rather like flying an open top Triumph TR3....on a fine summer`s day......
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Old 6th Apr 2021, 15:53
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We also attended a lot of airshows - when they were fun................
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Old 6th Apr 2021, 15:55
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The really obsessive have probably put the photos in their file “future challenges”.
and then moan that you have posted their next challenge!!!
(it wasn’t me,.....,,this time;-)

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Old 7th Apr 2021, 08:15
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Ditto to all of the above for me too. The pictures I've posted have all been taken by me, mostly on my i-phone and then kept - waiting for a suitable moment to contribute! The one I though would be the best challenge went in a heartbeat when someone spotted I'd left the registration in full view. Doh!

Hours of endless fun to be had on this and the "which aerodrome" thread!

Cheers to all.

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Old 9th Apr 2021, 20:58
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Shall we honor HRH Prince Philip with a multiple challenge?

May he fly on the highest flight level in fair winds.

(As he has flown in 59 types; please feel free to extend the challenge with more photos)

1)




2)


3)


4)


5)


6)


7)









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Old 10th Apr 2021, 07:21
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How do we decide who has won? Marks out of 7??
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Old 10th Apr 2021, 08:17
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
How do we decide who has won? Marks out of 7??
something like that.

But everyone can easily increase his own score if you add some pictures too!

8)



9)


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Old 10th Apr 2021, 08:59
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1.Glider.
2.Different glider
3.Whirlwind 12
4.B757
5.BAe146
6.Andover
7.Whirlwind Mk7
8.`Bridge of `HMS Beverly`
9Jetstream.
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Old 10th Apr 2021, 09:43
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1.The glider is an Eagle, a high performance two seater at the time. Derek Piggott in the back seat. Ann Welsh and Peter Scott looking on?
2 Second glider a Skylark 2 or 3
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Old 10th Apr 2021, 12:50
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I am afraid Syca scores 4 out of 9.
Who will take the lead?
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Old 12th Apr 2021, 18:28
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With no other answers or added photos forthcoming I give Sycamore the lead with a score of 4
I want to thank UV for identification of the Skylark. That was also a question mark for me.

There is a short film of the visit of Prince Philip to the Bristol gliding club:
Bristol Gliding Club
  1. Slingsby Eagle
  2. Skylark 2 or 3?
  3. 1965 Westland Whirlwind HCC.12
  4. Boeing 757 1982 Seattle
  5. Hawker Siddeley Trident 1C
  6. Hawker Siddeley HS-780 Andover Algeria El Asnam 1980
  7. Whirlwind HAR.1 or HAR.2 1956
  8. Blackburn Beverly
  9. Another Andover (definitely no Jetstream)

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Old 13th Apr 2021, 16:12
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Thanks SLB,but it is Open House.....
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