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Old 19th Oct 2023, 22:54
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Originally Posted by sycamore
Early `Extra 200`...?
The extra 200 is a two seater with a low wing and no tailplane bracing. It's predecessor was the Extra 230 which was a single seater and did have a braced tail plane but it had a mid wing. That is not one of those. I am pretty sure that Walter Extra did not design any thing like that. Having said that I have had no luck identifying it so far.
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 07:28
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never got answer to the question - is it European?
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 09:18
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
never got answer to the question - is it European?
No - not European.
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 10:20
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Super Acro Zenith,Canadian(but with French input ) designed for Jay Hunt....?

I thought initially it was a CAP20 Series,but they are all wood/composites....
Another possible is the Spinks Acromaster...
and not the Cranfield A-1...!
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 11:05
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"Super Acro Zenith" - the pictures of Zeniths I've seen all seem to have a lot wider panel and weird Y shaped stick

Presumably its some American kit aircraft - there goes the weekend................. ​​​​​​​
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Old 20th Oct 2023, 22:08
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Yes - American kit.
Engine is a Lycoming AEIO-360 - 200 hp.
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Old 21st Oct 2023, 08:30
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Looking at the head on I keep thinking Walter but it isn't ........................ the paint scheme looks as if it's been used on every US aerobatic aircraft at one time so not a great help

First flight?
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Old 21st Oct 2023, 13:37
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A56,ref#3804,it was not produced by ZENITH/ZENAIR, it was called Super Acro `Zenith`,in Canada....

Anyway,back to last bid...Stephens Akro...?

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Old 21st Oct 2023, 15:14
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Noyade said it's American in #3806

and there a hundreds of the damn things............. the cockpit looks really basic but you don't use REALLY basic aircraft for aerobatics (at least not for very long)

So I'm thinking it's a one off or very limited build of someone's idea for an ultra aerobatic type where things like gauges, IFR, cushions and a microwave aren't part of the build spec - performance, performance , performance I suspect
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Old 21st Oct 2023, 23:20
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Some more images then. before the weekend ends - that should greatly assist.









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Old 21st Oct 2023, 23:39
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Nearest I can find is an Aircraft Technologies Acro 1.
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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 03:48
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Hi ea200.
Yes - Aircraft Technologies - but not the Acro 1
The mystery cockpit/machine was their third design....


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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 07:17
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With those clues on a plate it look like one of Fred Meyers designs - a Meyer 360?

seems to tick all the boxes

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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 09:49
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One of the 2-seaters is for sale.....
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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 16:49
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The Meyer it is.
Over to you A56.
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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 21:07
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Open house dear friends - I've a lot on right now and can't find anything suitably obscure.........................

That was a hell of a challenge - we were all right (more or less) but until the final couple of posts
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Old 25th Oct 2023, 07:56
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bit basic - looks like pre 1985

European?
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Old 25th Oct 2023, 15:06
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It's Russian. First flight 1993.
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Old 26th Oct 2023, 00:47
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Originally Posted by D26
It's Russian. First flight 1993.

That would be it. The article's author had high hopes, believing it would...


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