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Old 10th Nov 2019, 20:48
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Originally Posted by sycamore
Can`t find any photos ,but it could be the Short Sturgeon......?
It is indeed the Short Sturgeon TT2. You have control sycamoore..
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Old 11th Nov 2019, 13:42
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An old friend.....
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Old 11th Nov 2019, 16:05
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Hawker Hunter Mk ???.
I guess to claim, the Mark should be stated.

OH if correct.
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Old 11th Nov 2019, 22:18
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There`s always a clue somewhere......
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Old 11th Nov 2019, 22:28
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Just lately the other aircraft in a museum where the clue to the answer.
I think the clue meant is outside the cockpit
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Old 11th Nov 2019, 23:07
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Interesting. I’ve just noticed that the VSI is calibrated in metres/sec. A Swiss Hunter?

PS I’ve also noticed that the emergency canopy release is labeled in French: “TOIT CABINE”

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Old 12th Nov 2019, 13:17
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dixi188 identified it as a Hunter,but no Mark; I42 asked if it was a Swiss Hunter,which it is,by layout and notations,but it is a Mk58 ,,on balance I`ll give it to I42.....Whenever he appears

the photo is credited to Anton Wildberg,but I can`t find it in his portfolios..
the other aircraft may be an F-5,or a Mirage,.
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Old 12th Nov 2019, 13:31
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Thank you Sycamore. That was interesting. I didn’t even recognize it as a Hunter at first.

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Old 12th Nov 2019, 14:47
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I always find this shade of blue a bit of a strain on my eyes:


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Old 12th Nov 2019, 15:54
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Originally Posted by sycamore
dixi188 identified it as a Hunter,but no Mark; I42 asked if it was a Swiss Hunter,which it is,by layout and notations,but it is a Mk58 ,,on balance I`ll give it to I42.....Whenever he appears

the photo is credited to Anton Wildberg,but I can`t find it in his portfolios..
the other aircraft may be an F-5,or a Mirage,.
The photo is also on the website of the museum in Graz Austria.
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Old 12th Nov 2019, 21:21
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SLB,thanks,missed that one,thought it would be in Swtzd...
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Old 13th Nov 2019, 02:05
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Yes, the Mil V-12, the world’s largest helicopter. The only aircraft that I know of that has a two-story flight deck! It looks to me like an early Airbus prototype cockpit, where they forgot the side stick!




And look what's across the road - a Tu-4.


Welcome to the thread, Kit. You have control.

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Well as it is Open House and not wishing to see the thread die here is the next:-
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Interesting picture Mel. Looks American, side-by-side, no ejection seats(?). No flying instruments on the right, but lots of strange instruments and a myriad of CBs, so it appears to be an operational aircraft rather than a trainer. How am I doing so far?
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Cessna T-37,or possibly an AT-37C `Super Tweet`..
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Sorry for the delay sycamore. However it is roughly 24 hours since posting the challenge. You are correct it is the Cessna A-37, Dragonfly. You have control
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Likewise,sorry it`ll be OH......
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Old 16th Nov 2019, 18:25
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Well as it is Open House and not wishing to see the thread die here is the next:-
Completely agree with that sentiment, so after a too long OH, here's another one to find!



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Old 16th Nov 2019, 23:10
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It is roughly alike the cockpit of the Douglas M-2
as I found on Firstaerosquadron
However I cannot find any photos of the later model cockpit.
Therefore I guess for M-4
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear
It is roughly alike the cockpit of the Douglas M-2
as I found on Firstaerosquadron
However I cannot find any photos of the later model cockpit.
Therefore I guess for M-4



Now that the requisite 24 Hrs have passed since I posted, I can say yes to your assumption that it is a Douglas M-4

I was hoping it might prove a little harder to find because as you say, photos of the later Douglas DAM's types are hard to find! and the M-2 cockpit you found doesn't have much in common to the M-4 except one particular instrument! True the basic panel shape is correct, but even the cutout for the throttle linkage is reversed, so very well done!

The image is on the net, having come from a Flight Archive article https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarch...0-%201169.html
and on Avia Deja Vue Douglas M-1 - M-4

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