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Old 22nd Jun 2024, 19:50
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Originally Posted by sycamore
Never heard of a `Headmaster` Mel...
D26...NO,....
No comprende. D26? What on earth is that? A supersonic Dewoitine biplane?
What's headmaster got to do with this?
It's a picture of a teacher, otherwise known as a Tutor...
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Old 23rd Jun 2024, 07:55
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ah - you obviously went to a better school than the rest of us..................
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Old 23rd Jun 2024, 08:01
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Ejector seat so post 1945 jet?

Googling ejector seats it could be something like a Mk4 Martin Baker?
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Old 23rd Jun 2024, 08:50
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Post-WW2 jet indeed it is...
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Old 23rd Jun 2024, 11:52
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take a punt on British?
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Old 24th Jun 2024, 12:59
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Definitely British! I recognize instruments, lights, and switches. But I couldn't find a landing gear indicator though. Lots of additional instruments, a research aircraft? Well, then the Hunting H126 which was built to test blown flaps.
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Old 24th Jun 2024, 13:55
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Ahhhh - that would explain all the extra scabbed on dials and bits!
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Old 24th Jun 2024, 14:37
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Correct, D26 - well done! It was indeed the Hunting H126!



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Old 24th Jun 2024, 18:30
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Thanks BEagle. An amazing airplane. It could fly as slow as 32 mph.

Open House please!
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Old 26th Jun 2024, 14:04
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Since D26 has yet again declared Open House, try this:



Hopefully whoever identifies this one will feel minded to post a challenge....

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Old 28th Jun 2024, 13:19
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As almost 48 hours have gone by, I think it's time for the answer. It's another research aircraft, delta wing Handley Page HP 115.
If I'm right, I do have a new challenge.
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Old 28th Jun 2024, 13:42
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Correct!!

It is indeed the HP 115:




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Old 28th Jun 2024, 15:41
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BEagle

In your photograph of the HP115 panel - is that a Cosim variometer top left, adjacent to, but not on the panel?

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Old 28th Jun 2024, 16:31
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Thanks BEagle! Definitely not British:


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Old 28th Jun 2024, 20:13
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CM, it`s the `aircraft incidence indicator`,driven by the `incidence vanes on the extended probe on the nose.The `yawmeter`,above the main panel is driven by the `Yaw vanes` on the same probe.
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Old 29th Jun 2024, 07:49
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Perhaps CM is referring to the rectangular instrument at the left window frame with its vertical glass tubes. One tube contains a red ball, the other one a green ball. Up green, down by red ball. The instrument is connected to a static port. Some info in the net when searching "Cosim Variometer".
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Old 29th Jun 2024, 08:00
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Challenge is probably German twin - enlarging the picture you can see a couple of switches (eg lower centre) which have an "Aus" setting.
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Old 29th Jun 2024, 15:41
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Junkers Ju86 - airliner version rather than the bomber or high level recce version?
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Old 29th Jun 2024, 18:57
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Junkers Ju-86Z. Airliner originally equipped with 2 ea. opposite piston diesel engines and later reengined to P&W Hornets.


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Old 29th Jun 2024, 21:34
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Thank you D26!

Try this:



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