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Old 11th Oct 2019, 20:40
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Supercharged ?
... and near sea-level?
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 20:46
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I'm also intrigued by all the switches on the right.

A weapons panel ?
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 20:54
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It is a replica/reproduction
The replica is being build in the Netherlands
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 20:56
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I just followed up my own questions and goggled WWII Fokker Fighter under restoration and found this very interesting video

Fokker D.XXI Fighter Replica to Fly in 2020 | Warbirds News

Edited to say that there are two videos on my link, both very interesting!

Dunno if it's the same one as bear's but it sure looks similar, if so it's a Fokker D.XXI ?

Last edited by SincoTC; 11th Oct 2019 at 21:29. Reason: To point out that there are two videos on my link, bot very interesting!
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 21:02
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The altimeter looks like it is in feet, the ASI in km/hour and the turn and slip is very unusual.

PS The panel looks the same in SincoTC's video at 2:13
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 21:08
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Just call TC Sherlock.


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Old 11th Oct 2019, 21:15
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TC nails it!
Thanks for the video link.
I found the photos on Aironline.nl
All the meters are unused originals found in England.
The Wright cyclone is a crate engine!
The Spanish D.XXI’s were designed with a Wright cyclone.
I wonder if I should have started with this one:


The wreck of the original number 229
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Thank you bear, a very good and interesting Challenge

In case anybody missed the edit to my link above, it actually contains two very interesting videos..

All brilliant and highly detailed, but one shot that I did find a little disturbing showed two people working on a cylinder assembly, however, they were using the upper surface of their brand new wing as a workbench!!! True the engine is a new crate unit and so is not dripping nasty black oil, but even clean lube will make a nasty stain on that beautiful pristine plywood skin!!

Congratulations to Jack van Egmond and his Grandson Tom who started building the replica in 2014 and the ATN team who finished it and look forward to see it take to the the air next year!

Here's my next cockpit to find:


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Old 12th Oct 2019, 09:37
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Morning TC.

I see struts and what I think are two guns in front of the cockpit which might be Vickers.

I thus think it's a biplane fighter from WW1.

British ?
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Morning dook,

Originally Posted by dook
Morning TC.

I see struts and what I think are two guns in front of the cockpit which might be Vickers.

I thus think it's a biplane fighter from WW1.

British ?
Your eyes don't deceive you, it is a biplane fighter and those are Vickers .303 Machine guns!

Although its direct ancestry goes back to WWI, this particular development is from between the wars!

It was British
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 10:38
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Deja Vue .

Martinsyde Buzzard.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 10:49
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Deja Vue .

Martinsyde Buzzard.
My source was the FA, but as usual it is in Deja Vue, but it's not a Buzzard as built for the war, this one was later and had a radial engine!
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 10:52
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Must be the Nimbus then.

err....no.

If it's a Jaguar radial might it be the ADC-1 ?
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Originally Posted by dook
Must be the Nimbus then.

err....no.

If it's a Jaguar radial might it be the ADC-1 ?
Not might be mate! it is indeed the ADC-1

With the liquidation of the Martinsyde Company in February 1924 and the acquisition of its stores, stocks and goodwill by the Aircraft Disposal Company, it was fundamentally an F.4 Buzzard airframe mated with a 380hp Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar radial engine. The prototype A.D.C.1 was first flown on 11 October 1924, this subsequently participating in the 1925 and 1926 King's Cup races, and considerable foreign interest was displayed in the type. In the event, only one order for the A.D.C.1 materialised, this being from Latvia for eight aircraft which were delivered in 1926, at least two of these surviving until 1938.

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I might have misread Deja Vue, or have they got it wrong.

Anyway,


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Looks more like car than an aeroplane. 1935 Ford 10?
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There's a good reason it looks like a car.

It's not a Ford.
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dook, I was being facetious, as you probably knew. However...……… is it one of the attempts at a flying car?
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Taylor Aerocar?
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It is indeed a flying car, but not a Taylor.

It should now not be too difficult to find.
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