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Old 27th Feb 2024, 10:25
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It certainly looks vary similar to the revamped civvy OH10 which was the direction I went in but have drawn a blank now.
Seat recessed for parachute and prop control visible so not a jet as suggested by lack of bang-seat
That would make it a twin turboprop COIN type aircraft w. single or tandem seating ą la Pucara/OH10/Charger as suggested unless anyone's developed a high performance twin trainer for some reason. I found a pic of the Charger cockpit and this certainly isn't it - though contemporary.
Penny to a pinch of the proverbial it's a largely forgotten manufacturer's one-off demonstrator and it doesn't look militarily 'aggressive' at all to me.

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Old 27th Feb 2024, 11:27
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Looking at the engine instruments, they don't seem to be paired. Would this be some experimental aircraft with two different types of engine? Say, one turboprop and one jet.
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Old 27th Feb 2024, 19:43
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Military/civil applications.
Single turboprop.
Not many built.
Above is a two-seat version. The accompanying caption explains the large switches were designed for operation by a pilot wearing pressure suit gloves.
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Old 27th Feb 2024, 21:49
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Ahhh,that `Great Grob they use for towing the pressurised gliders to vast heights over the Andes...?
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The adjudicators have agreed to hand control to you Sycamore based on your answer above.

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Old 28th Feb 2024, 12:29
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Thanks N,sorry ,don`t seem to be able to correct roll....
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Old 28th Feb 2024, 12:42
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Ther you are,ball back in middle,+6_-4
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Old 28th Feb 2024, 13:57
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Nice looking little toy.



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Old 29th Feb 2024, 16:39
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Start your engine Mel; you have control.....
I had a 1.5 hr session flying N2610m Airwolf around the Boston(US) area about 20 yrs ago.It was a very neat,well thought out and comfortable aircraft,easy to fly,even if people spoke about it being made from the `Seneca parts bin`,even so,handling and aeros were good for a `slabwing`,but 300 hp helps...The one I flew came back to Poland about 18 months ago,across the `Pond`...Several videos on u-tube...
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Well, with a ponderous grinding, some spitting and farting, lots of smoke and oil and each cylinder lighting up in turn this one fires up...
Well known manufacturer.
(love that gas-pedal starter!)




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Old 6th Mar 2024, 10:18
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Builder better known for much bigger aircraft than this 2 seat light bomber.
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Old 7th Mar 2024, 17:20
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American?
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Old 8th Mar 2024, 07:28
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Mr (or Mrs?) Google led me on a merry walkabout through the interwebs but "2seat, tandem seating, single engine bomber" led me to: Northrop A-17
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As American as apple pie.
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North American, as in manufacturer?
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I think Ombinda has it.......................
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Old 13th Mar 2024, 08:17
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Is Obinda correct?
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Old 13th Mar 2024, 10:31
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Sorry guys, my post of several days ago confirming Obinda's deduction seems to have vanished - he is quite correct.

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Old 14th Mar 2024, 11:48
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Sorry guys and gals, only saw this now.
Will search for something suitably esoteric and post asap.
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Hope this meets the criteria?
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