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Old 29th Sep 2019, 12:16
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something a bit earlier.....sorry,doesn`t want to open directly....
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 12:29
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That's no aeroplane surely.

A boat ?
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 12:59
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A Packard-Merlin Powered hydroplane ?
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 14:08
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A small aeroplane,and the engine produced about 1/40 power of a Merlin....
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 14:12
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Oh. Homebuilt microlight I assume.

Something silly like the WeeBee ?
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 14:32
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Designed and built 1928-30...with unique features...
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 14:43
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That's put me off the scent because I was working on the idea of a prone-position pilot.
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 15:26
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Well ,the seat was reclined about 30*.
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I was looking at the half yoke controls.

High g experimental ?
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 16:00
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No..it was/is stressed for 4g design,but non-aero....
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 16:12
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The thot plickens.

Ignoring the g aspect, American experimental ?

Just had a thunk - was it made by Lachassagne ?
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 18:15
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UK designed,built,flown,latterly under restoration....
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 19:31
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Hi Sycamore,

Originally Posted by sycamore
Designed and built 1928-30...with unique features...
I was wondering if the unique features could be Rotary Ailerons ?

If so it could be a Henderson-Glenny Gadfly II ?? The engine seems about the right size and seat looks raked back on the side-view drawings!
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 19:36
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I was looking for cockpit photos of the Westland-Hill Pterodactyl series
when I found this:


Granger Archaeopteryx?
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 19:49
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I think you're right on the mark SLB I just found this on a Japanese sight!


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Old 29th Sep 2019, 20:00
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Here you go ,11/4/`77... at a well-known airfield.....be very careful SLB, your solo.....
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 20:03
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I posted the same pic just before you Sinco. PM for you btw.
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Old 29th Sep 2019, 20:25
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Thanks Sycamore
I do not recognize the airfield so you can post that one on the other thread
So I have beaten the UKkies on their own turf?

How about this:



If not found tonight, I will probably not be able to answer before Monday evening.

Succes!

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The yokes suggest Stratoliner..
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