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Old 19th Sep 2021, 14:14
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Looks like a Series one-and-a-half E-Type.
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Old 20th Sep 2021, 08:19
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Its a Flipper Research Beta as pointed out a bit oblique by BEAMR

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filper_Research_Beta

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Old 20th Sep 2021, 08:48
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
Its a Flipper Research Beta
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Old 20th Sep 2021, 10:03
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Yep, the Filper Research Beta, which I recall graced at least one of my treasured Observers books from the late '60s.

Beamr/Asturias, perhaps one of you would like to assume control...
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Old 20th Sep 2021, 11:13
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I'm looking forward for Asturias56's upcoming challenge!
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Old 20th Sep 2021, 16:39
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No no my friend - you ID'd it not me.............
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Old 20th Sep 2021, 20:34
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Originally Posted by treadigraph View Post
Yep, the Filper Research Beta, which I recall graced at least one of my treasured Observers books from the late '60s.

Beamr/Asturias, perhaps one of you would like to assume control...
An interesting looking project that went nowhere. Must say I would have guesstimated at less than 50 years old, just looking at the picture...
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Old 21st Sep 2021, 05:27
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This wont take long but certainly this beast looks interesting.


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Old 21st Sep 2021, 08:02
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"An interesting looking project " - now that's English understatement!! It look so frightening I'm surprised anyone was willing to get within 100m of it!
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Old 21st Sep 2021, 15:45
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This was a one off (although based on an existing aircraft in service) and it was for testing the benefits of Coandă effect to tackle the issues of runway length.
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Old 21st Sep 2021, 15:46
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Originally Posted by Asturias56 View Post
"An interesting looking project " - now that's English understatement!! It look so frightening I'm surprised anyone was willing to get within 100m of it!
Mmmm..... its safety record tended to confirm that. Something about it should have been made impossible to enter the cockpit ?!!
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Old 21st Sep 2021, 17:27
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4 engines - [coanda effect -[color=#212124]Kawasaki C-1 Asuka?

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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 05:50
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Indeed! The Kawasaki Asuka, based on C1. QSTOL test bed as tipped above. The next tip would've been that besides the runway length restrictions the designers were concerned of noise abatement. If one uses QSTOL as a search word in ones favourite search engine, the Asuka is the first to come up in pictures.
One strange looking ac with those big nacelles above wing.

Your call, sir Asturias!




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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 07:36
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When the engines are almost as big as the fuselage you don't see much of a commercial future! There are some good pics of the prototype in a Japanese Air Museum.

Try this - a lot built but I'd never heard of it until recently



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Old 22nd Sep 2021, 19:28
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The Morane-Saulnier M.S.472 Vanneau.
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Old 24th Sep 2021, 07:28
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Noyade is correct. They built several hundred but I'd never heard of it. I'll post some netter pics when I get back from this trip

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Old 24th Sep 2021, 16:46
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As promised - it came with different engine fits - designed by Vichy but adopted as a standard trainer post war







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Old 25th Sep 2021, 04:28
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Cheers!

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Old 28th Sep 2021, 05:44
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Lets restart the thread.


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Old 28th Sep 2021, 08:18
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Not very elegant

Military transport?
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