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Old 20th Jan 2024, 17:55
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Yes - I think there are several hundred still flying - and just about everyone has different sets of instruments

The yoke - something else to cut out of the picture in the future!

Is the challenge American?
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Old 20th Jan 2024, 20:19
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Certainly is.

please don’t cut out the yokes, they’re sometimes a useful pointer but seldom a giveaway. In this case it was quite a search and but for the yoke I wouldn’t even have tried the challenge as there was nothing else to go on.
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Old 21st Jan 2024, 08:18
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Not many questions were asked. - that would have narrowed the search down a bit.

as in - is the challenge single engined?
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Old 21st Jan 2024, 13:28
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This challenge is far from single engined...
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Old 22nd Jan 2024, 07:57
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American??
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Old 22nd Jan 2024, 12:04
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Not American either
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Old 23rd Jan 2024, 08:05
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Originally Posted by meleagertoo
This challenge is far from single engined...
four engines?
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Old 23rd Jan 2024, 09:46
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Oh dear - senility seems to have struck, I do apologise. I have been referring to a different pic to the one I posted!

To set the record straight it is American and it is single engined.

Oops!
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Old 23rd Jan 2024, 11:41
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Ahhh that does help!
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Old 26th Jan 2024, 08:16
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think we need another picture
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Old 27th Jan 2024, 12:05
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This is another type with various styles of panel.



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Old 27th Jan 2024, 15:10
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Ah - I've seen that 6 pack bottom right somewhere before - and the lights are some sort of boost indication I think when I enlarge & enhance the image

is this a helicopter??
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Old 27th Jan 2024, 16:29
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Certainly no boost on this one, and the six pack looks all but identical to the five-pack on your recent PA30.
The twin-tacho is the dead give-eway that its a helo.
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Old 27th Jan 2024, 17:04
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sorry I was referring to the set of 6 small gauges on the right

the yellow and green lights seem to have the words BOOST PRESS. and LOW and NORMAL when I invert the image and sharpen it in some image software...............

I guess its civilian not military?
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Old 28th Jan 2024, 12:35
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The engine is fuel injected. Boost lights indicate normal and abnormal fuel pressure.
There is a manifold pressure gauge on the panel, this variant is not supercharged.




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Old 31st Jan 2024, 08:34
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Searching small US helicopter images it might be an Enstrom F28?

Haven't seen one in years................
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Old 31st Jan 2024, 12:59
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OK, I'll give you that though it's rather un-specific - as you have the info to give the full description.
Being non-supercharged it's a F28a. No other Enstrom panel looked remotely like this one.
Bloody good helicopters too.
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Old 31st Jan 2024, 13:46
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Not a helicopter expert tbh - I always try and avoid them if possible -

Nothing to hand - so Open House
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Apologies for centre-fold.


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Old 1st Feb 2024, 13:03
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Яковлев Як-38?
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