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Old 4th Jan 2024, 21:56
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Thanks - but I insist you take the helm A56, or declare open house.
I just remember seeing the cockpit layout in the July issue which I used for an external shot challenge in September last year.

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Old 5th Jan 2024, 09:28
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OK - sorry about the quality here - not much to go on






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Old 5th Jan 2024, 13:25
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Blimey, I need new glasses. A 4-engine prototype with a test pilot (or ghostbuster) in the right seat?
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Old 5th Jan 2024, 13:34
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That's a Viscount isn't it?
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Old 5th Jan 2024, 15:06
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Not as many built as the Viscount - the images all seem to be taken form a single very grotty film AFAIK.

Yes - probably a test pilot in the RHS


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Old 6th Jan 2024, 09:41
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Bit of a guess… Lockheed Jetstar?
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Old 6th Jan 2024, 12:12
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British and civil?
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Old 6th Jan 2024, 15:48
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Not a Jetstar and not British - I think only one flown.


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Old 6th Jan 2024, 16:45
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Russian then....?
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Old 7th Jan 2024, 08:50
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Could be , could be..............


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Old 7th Jan 2024, 19:17
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Tupolev Tu-80?
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Old 8th Jan 2024, 08:02
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Not a Tupolev................... and faster than the Tu-80

I'm running out of awful cockpit photos................
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Old 8th Jan 2024, 20:01
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
I think only one flown.
Next thought was to Google the Myasishchev M-50/M-52 since Wiki mentions only one flown, however only the M-50 flew and it had a tandem layout.
But your image appears on other sites - which claim is the Myasishchev 3M Bison-B. But this doesn't fit your clue?
See what ya think...


https://www.papermodelers.com/forum/...-1-33-a-2.html








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Old 8th Jan 2024, 21:08
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
OK - sorry about the quality here - not much to go on

A lot of the instrumentation there matches the airwar.ru photo...





And this must be the port "Lateral" observation blister (No.32) with the Fire control Officer/Engineer's downward ejection seat (No.33).






I rest my case - your honour.
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Old 9th Jan 2024, 08:21
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It is the M-50 - sorry if the pictures confused - there are a lot of M-52 / Alant pictures that are listed as M-50's and the same with Bisons - I thought I'd winnowed them all out.

The grotty pics come from a video that you can find on Utube which I guess is the only source

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Old 9th Jan 2024, 21:53
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Cheers. I would dispute the YouTube's accuracy A56.

Back to the mundane.



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Old 10th Jan 2024, 09:24
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I'm not arguing about anything published about the M-50 - it was a Russian take on Valkyrie mission and about as successful

To the challenge

Looks pre 1960, I'd have said American but for the control sticks - so European?
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Old 10th Jan 2024, 11:58
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Is the semicircular thing tuned to Hilversum or Droitwich?
Looks just like my Granny's old radiogram!
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Old 10th Jan 2024, 17:00
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max speed circa 150, two needle altimeter, all labels are in English when you use image enhancement, horrible fuel selector

no signs of anything to do with ordnance.

low performance private aircraft?
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Old 11th Jan 2024, 05:30
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Yes, a small two place light aircraft.
USA.
First flight in 1938.
Wiki says just over 1,200 built.
Various engines of 50-75 hp.
Famous well known manufacturer.
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