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Old 23rd Dec 2023, 16:16
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Of course - the whole shooting match

unless that's a cunning clew?
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Old 23rd Dec 2023, 17:21
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
Of course - the whole shooting match

unless that's a cunning clew?
maybe I should have said have you tried inflating it…
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Old 23rd Dec 2023, 18:51
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It has been a Good year with nice challenges.
merry Christmas and happy New Year
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Old 23rd Dec 2023, 22:01
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear
Good year
Possibly the single-seat GA-468?



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Old 24th Dec 2023, 07:42
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Oh my GOD!!
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 11:45
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No "possibly" about it - Noyade has it - the Goodyear "Inflat-o-plane" which actually worked quite well.
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 14:25
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Now see what I meant by blowing it up or inflating it !!
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 16:42
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Wasn't sure you were serious - that's worse than the Submarine-plane we had earlier this year!!
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 20:15
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Perhaps not as bad as the `Durex Delta`,so named as made by the well-known `London Rubber Company` ,suppliers of `equipment` for responsible pilot`s `appendages,as safety equipment...! Tested at B-D for an Army requirement...
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Old 24th Dec 2023, 23:38
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Cheers Mel.
Only the tyres were inflated on this one...






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Old 25th Dec 2023, 02:02
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From the door/roof arrangement it could be a Globe Swift. But that comes in many cockpit layouts.
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 07:03
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Globe Swift.
That's him Bear. A 1946 version.
Over to you.
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 11:05
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Thanks Noyade,
How does it work?
Do the side windows slide down like a car?

Now this:

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Old 26th Dec 2023, 13:34
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Farman Jabiru?
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 14:19
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What a nice flight deck - I think even I could fly it!. A classy French trimotor, so something like a Dewoitine? Does it have drop tanks (“largage reservoir”) or have I mistranslated?
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 15:40
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A bit later than the Jaribu.
Indeed French.
I think those 3 handles are to jettison the fuel, not the tanks!
But I think quite peculiar that it could jettison fuel? (this is not a clue, just a question).
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 16:32
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Pre 1939?
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 16:46
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Pre 1939?
Yes
As far as I can see there are no French tri-motors post 1939.
(and less than 5 outside France)
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Old 26th Dec 2023, 18:49
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear
Do the side windows slide down like a car?
Yep.




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Old 27th Dec 2023, 09:39
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear
I think those 3 handles are to jettison the fuel, not the tanks!
But I think quite peculiar that it could jettison fuel? (this is not a clue, just a question).
A bit of a stab in the dark, but the Lorraine-Hanriot LH70 had three “réservoirs d’essence largables”?
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