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Old 14th Dec 2022, 01:51
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I've just returned from my morning constitutional and I see that 24 hours has passed and I can declare that oncemorealoft is correct - the GA Hamilcar. Impressive ID skills.




It was the world's heaviest glider at 36,000 lb AUW.

Don't worry Slb, I've done the same thing myself. I'm sure you would have got it if I had posted the unclipped image:



The flap and spoiler quadrant would have been a giveaway! I am intrigued by the markings on the flap quadrant - lift, neutral and drag. Does anyone have a copy of the Pilot's Notes?

Also the Spoiler handle was a surprise. I have not seen any references to spoilers nor in any pictures, particularly in this cutaway:



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Old 15th Dec 2022, 12:34
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I don't think this one has featured before

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Old 19th Dec 2022, 10:20
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Clue.

It was probably warmer inside.
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Old 21st Dec 2022, 15:42
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Still no takers? Time for a give-eway.


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Old 21st Dec 2022, 21:38
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Biplane with enclosed passer cabin and open cockpit behind. DH-83 Fox Moth could fit the bill.
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Old 21st Dec 2022, 21:58
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Yes it could. But no it isn't.
I've actually all but given you the answer already.
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Old 22nd Dec 2022, 13:40
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Almost 400 build in various guises.
This versatile design came in a surprising variety of guises.
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Old 22nd Dec 2022, 16:13
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Jackaroo??
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Old 22nd Dec 2022, 20:10
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Uh huh.
Fast fighter with both one end two seats, long range aircraft, two seat civvy tourer, four place 'airliner', floatplane. It was a versatile old bird.
I'll accept several mainly detail variants on the same basic design.
Blatant clues above...

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Old 23rd Dec 2022, 09:48
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British? its hard to see much in that pic................
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Old 23rd Dec 2022, 11:33
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I guess it's something like the Curtiss P1 hawk?
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Old 23rd Dec 2022, 13:51
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Both correct.
Sorry about the poor pics, they're the only ones I could find.
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Old 23rd Dec 2022, 19:34
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Martinsyde A Mk II -?
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Old 23rd Dec 2022, 19:55
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Aha! The four-place variant of the Martinsyde Buzzard.
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Old 24th Dec 2022, 04:30
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Tis the season for giving.
I give you - Open House.
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Old 24th Dec 2022, 14:09
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Oh! I do have one!
This unintentionaly aptly named machine was not a success.



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Old 25th Dec 2022, 12:25
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That hideous device! There were still some promotional items about it lying around at Elbeflugzeugwerke when I visited Dresden about 15 years ago.

Landing gear indicators might be a clue?

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Old 25th Dec 2022, 12:43
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Is wasn’t bad. It was worse!
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Old 26th Dec 2022, 05:52
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Four-gear lights, Dresden. It can only be the unique Baade 152:



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Old 26th Dec 2022, 11:45
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India 42 has it.
I really should be more careful, I thought I'd scoured that pic for give-aways.
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