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Old 23rd Nov 2020, 08:34
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Loose hanging wiring, can't be a FAR/CS 23 certified aircraft.
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Old 23rd Nov 2020, 19:08
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Its design does predate FAR/CS 23... if that helps.
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Old 24th Nov 2020, 15:15
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New -build WACO...?
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Old 24th Nov 2020, 20:59
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Not a Waco, not built recently either.
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Old 24th Nov 2020, 22:00
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Is this a parasol wing and not a biplane?
Davis D-1 could be a candidate?
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Old 25th Nov 2020, 07:46
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It is a biplane.
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Old 26th Nov 2020, 02:15
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A Great Lakes 2T-1A? I can’t match it exactly but the strut arrangement looks close.
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Old 26th Nov 2020, 09:14
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There's a reason you can't match it Justin.... it's not a Great Lakes Trainer
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Old 27th Nov 2020, 19:00
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I get the feeling that a hint might be appreciated.... there is a link to a WWII bomber.
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Old 27th Nov 2020, 19:41
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Depends if it`s one of `ours`...one of `theirs,over there`,one of the `others`,or the `other others way over there`,or even `down there`.....?
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Old 28th Nov 2020, 14:59
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I somehow figured that, as the last guesses were all US types, most people would be looking in this direction anyway.
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Old 28th Nov 2020, 15:25
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OK, so what do we know?

Biplane, probably US
Has link to a WW2 Bomber
It's aerobatic (g-meter)
Fixed pitch prop.
Supercharged if I am not mistaken (Gauge calibrated in Atm at 10 o'clock from the compass) showing ambient pressure and scaled poorly for a normally aspirated engine.
Two guages apparently both reading temp 'F' up to 200'. One is next to what I take to be the the oil press gauge (why the strange scale markings - 32 and 212?) so the other - presumably - what else but water temp - so it's possibly water cooled? Then why a CHT gauge too?
Is the front part of the screen glazed at all, or just has a high coaming?
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Old 28th Nov 2020, 17:57
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As far as I know it's not a supercharged engine.
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Old 28th Nov 2020, 21:50
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Consolidated /Fleet ?? ,later linked to Brewster...mainly radials,occasional Gipsy Majors...
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Old 28th Nov 2020, 22:34
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As there is usually a Dutch link in Jelle’s challenges,
I will go for the
Curtiss / Travel Air 2000
aka Wichita Fokker

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Old 29th Nov 2020, 08:32
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I'm sorry SLB, the Dutch link was somewhere else... I'm going to hand the reins to sycamore for concluding that it's a Fleet. Originally designed as the Consolidated 'Husky Jr.' in 1928, the model was later renamed in honour of Consolidated president Ruben Fleet (linked to Consolidated and their B-24, it was a tenuous one...). This particular example of a Fleet model 7 is based at Lelystad, one of only two in Europe, with the Early Birds foundation: Fleet 7 ? Order book ´Doen´


Photo: Berend Jan Floor / AirOnline.nl, more about this aircraft (in Dutch) here: https://www.aironline.nl/weblog/2020...om-te-vliegen/

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Old 29th Nov 2020, 13:48
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Thanks J,;afraid it`ll be OH..
Of note,maybe,is the front track-rod `loop` on the u/c...I don`t see any sort of oleo/bungee/damper arrangement,so it must be pretty rigid....unless anyone knows different....easy to groundloop...?
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Old 29th Nov 2020, 18:25
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I don't know about the undercarriage, perhaps the loop indicates some sort of suspension internal to the fuselage that needs that much play around the other strut. When I dug the cockpit photo out of my files, I didn't realise that it had just emerged from an engine overhaul and general refurbishment just weeks ago.
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Old 30th Nov 2020, 21:03
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As it is OH, I hope you won't mind me posting one I don't know the answer to. It is a screenshot from an episode of QI and I am curious as to what it is from
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Old 30th Nov 2020, 21:18
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From the pattern of the cockpit windows and 4 throttles, I'll say DC-6 or DC-7 ?
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