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Old 22nd Apr 2024, 09:30
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It's a Boulton-Paul Defiant
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Old 22nd Apr 2024, 11:29
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regretfully it isn't - somewhat larger.....................


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Old 22nd Apr 2024, 11:35
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Originally Posted by BEagle
Asturias56, I was referring to the photo I posted having been handed control by sycamore.

I'm not sure why you also posted a photo?

Because I got there first?

My post naming the Zlin was at 08:42 -yours was later - I thought your post and picture at 10:32 referred to refered to the chat about your father...............

Sycamore seems to have made an error - apologies..........................
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Old 22nd Apr 2024, 12:00
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To avoid dissension I withdraw my challenge - which is a Vickers Warwick - and we revert to the Challenge at #4214





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Old 22nd Apr 2024, 13:15
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meleagertoo, you are correct! You have control!!

My brother's god father was in the Fleet Air Arm and was flying a rather aged Defiant target tug later in the war. Trying to stay behind a Swordfish (or 'b****y old Stringbag' as he called it) on approach to somewhere or other, he stalled it and nearly went into a spin, but was just able to recover in time!
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Old 23rd Apr 2024, 12:38
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Old 23rd Apr 2024, 17:20
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4-SEATER,...American...?
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Old 23rd Apr 2024, 23:03
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de Bruyne DB-2 Snark - rather an unpleasant aeroplane by all accounts!


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Old 24th Apr 2024, 09:12
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Beagle scores again.
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Old 24th Apr 2024, 09:30
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Thanks, meleagertoo!

Here's one for you all:


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Old 24th Apr 2024, 10:37
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British, fighter(ish), 1960s, 2 engines, 4000lb/side fuel: but not a Javelin or a Scimitar. A bit later perhaps with that primary attitude indicator?
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Old 24th Apr 2024, 13:02
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First flight 1951. There is a naval connection!
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Old 24th Apr 2024, 16:07
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That's a Sea Vixen
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Old 24th Apr 2024, 18:44
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Indeed it is! meleagertoo, you have control!

The first miltary aircraft in which I flew was a 'Vixen! I was in the observer's 'coal hole' of an 892 Sqn aircraft....during the RN's 1966 Farnborough Air Show display. OC892 being a family friend achieved that!
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Old 25th Apr 2024, 18:36
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The picture has been on the forum before, I think about October 2019. It's the cockpit of an Avro 701 Athena.


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Old 26th Apr 2024, 09:10
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D'uh-oh!

D26 - all yours.
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Old 26th Apr 2024, 16:10
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No worries! Still an interesting subject.
Open House please!
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Old 28th Apr 2024, 08:41
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Well, at risk of monopolising the thread, try this one.




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Old 28th Apr 2024, 08:59
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European?
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