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Old 14th Sep 2021, 11:09
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Whats this, a Plywood Gazelle?
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Old 15th Sep 2021, 04:13
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Tis another from the land of wombats and wallabies.
Construction started in 1960 and one site says it flew in 1970. Never registered.
Powered by a Gypsy major engine.
Ended its days as a rather fast (59mph) swamp boat.

The designer also built a light aircraft in the 1930s, that was at one stage flown by Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.
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Old 15th Sep 2021, 08:48
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More likely a GIpsy engine...!!!
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Old 15th Sep 2021, 17:24
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The only helicopter I can find is the VTOL Aircraft Phillicopter in Oz at that period - but it isn't that

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Old 16th Sep 2021, 04:11
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More likely a GIpsy engine...!!!
Yes - my apologies to de Havilland.



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ahah, Wikner Wikopter!

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Old 16th Sep 2021, 05:35
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Wikner Wikopter!
Very well done mate!
Over to you.
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Old 16th Sep 2021, 05:42
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Did you find that on Wikopedia ?
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Old 16th Sep 2021, 05:47
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We'll make a very fast turnaround then, how about this?


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Old 16th Sep 2021, 08:23
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Ivchenko AI-20L or AI-20M turboprop? No idea who makes the propeller.
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Old 16th Sep 2021, 08:53
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One of them Russian WIG thingies?
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Old 16th Sep 2021, 15:50
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I was thinking of the A-90 Orlyonok - very similar fin top engine installation and tail planes but not identical. Hmmmm...
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Old 16th Sep 2021, 16:56
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Engine is correct by Pypard, and Treadigraph is on the tracks.
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Old 16th Sep 2021, 21:10
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Engine is correct by Pypard, and Treadigraph is on the tracks.
The SM-6 Ekranoplan?
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Old 17th Sep 2021, 10:39
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Indeed, Alekseev SM-6, the base of which the Orlyonok was a further development. Your call, Noyade!
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Old 17th Sep 2021, 20:36
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Your call, Noyade!
I call on Treadigraph to come forward and take control your Honour.
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Old 18th Sep 2021, 10:25
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I'd never have got that in a million years and in any case I'm out and about at present, so open house!
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Old 19th Sep 2021, 09:04
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No takers? OK, try this, I don't imagine it will last long as if I had heard of it... and no bonus points for the car!


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Old 19th Sep 2021, 09:10
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Not quite Flipper although looks a bit like dolphin.

Oh yeah, and the car is not an E-type, it's XK-E

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Old 19th Sep 2021, 12:41
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Yes I can certainly see your sense of porpoise there...
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