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Old 14th Aug 2023, 00:42
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Various references give a total production of around 1,000 to 1,600.
Many different engines applied. This is the OX-5.
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Old 14th Aug 2023, 08:21
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"More than 10,000 of these V-8 engines were manufactured, most of them for use in Curtiss JN-4 Jenny trainers. After World War I, thousands of OX-5s and Jennies were sold to the public at a fraction of their original cost to the government. In addition, during the 1920s, the OX-5 engine powered airplanes developed for civil aircraft by Waco, Laird, Curtiss, Fairchild, Alexander, Travel Air, and many other firms."

Doesn't look like a Jenny so we'll just have to slog through every other US aircraft of the 1920's I guess
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Could be a WACO 10?
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Old 15th Aug 2023, 06:45
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
Could be a WACO 10?
Certainly is. All yours A56.
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thankyou - the engine helped - ID ing them is not my strong point

i had a chaalenge recently and am onteh road so will have to declare Open House
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looks a bit like a York ..............

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Old 19th Aug 2023, 16:31
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I get the impression it's a glider.
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Old 20th Aug 2023, 00:06
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'Expanding' on Chevvron's idea, most likely the Gribovsky G-11.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gribovsky_G-11




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Old 21st Aug 2023, 00:15
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Good enough, it's actually the G29 but the two seem to be all but identical.
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Old 21st Aug 2023, 10:03
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Chevvron gave me the inspiration to look at gliders - control to him please.
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Thank you and Open House. I never even knew the Soviets built gliders apart from recreational ones; I assmed it would be an American development!
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As it's Open House:



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I've seen that pic - but where? Looks a bit like the Convair Sea dart but I 'm sure the tail was different..............
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Looks like a canard; SAAB Gripen?
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Old 23rd Aug 2023, 17:10
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Neither the Sea Dart nor the Gripen! Neither American nor Swedish.
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Old 23rd Aug 2023, 17:31
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French Nord 1500 Griffon
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It is indeed the Nord 1500 Griffon 1!

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Thanks Beagle!

Now this:


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Old 25th Aug 2023, 02:04
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From Canada, Bear?
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