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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 08:48
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Thanks Noyade,
I did find the 26 first but could not match the radiators (thank you sycamore) nor the bend down exhaust.
Then I found the 25 with at least a matching exhaust on some photos.

Now this:
By definition it should be difficult to identify this one:


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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 22:12
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looks agricultural to me
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Old 22nd Oct 2023, 22:54
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The aircraft was given its name because neither the designer nor his wife could decide on an appropriate name for the design!

Only 3 ever registered. Pretty decent STOL performance too!

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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 05:30
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From the look of all the slots and flaps, I would call it 'Lysander'!!
(Can't call it 'Zaunkoenig' cos that was a single seater)
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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 12:15
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American? looks like a possible N -number on the tail
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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 13:55
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Beagle knows it!
Now the rest to catch up!
Indeed American
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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 15:03
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Originally Posted by Self loading bear
By definition it should be difficult to identify this one
Because it's called unknown, mystery, nameless ghost, etc?
I'd hazard a guess it's not a 2FF2R though.
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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 16:14
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The reason it was difficult to identify is that its name is that used for unknown corpses etc...

John Doe

Back in 1973 I remember hearing some idiot radio DJ unwittingly reading out a prank dedication from a 'Mr John Doe' for President Nixon's 'great work in Viet Nam' before playing an anti-war protest song!

OK try this:


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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 18:07
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Beagle named the unknown
American Homebuilts John Doe
designed by Mr Nusbaum.
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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 19:59
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French,or Italian...?
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Old 23rd Oct 2023, 20:21
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EDO XOSE-1
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Old 24th Oct 2023, 08:54
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Beagle's got it tho he didn't actually NAME it.............
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Old 24th Oct 2023, 13:50
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It was indeed the Edo XOSE-1!

Noyade, over to you!!
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Old 25th Oct 2023, 06:51
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Thanks BEagle.



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Old 25th Oct 2023, 07:20
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American?
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Old 26th Oct 2023, 01:49
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Sorry India - not American...



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Old 26th Oct 2023, 09:39
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Nice shed!
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Old 26th Oct 2023, 21:30
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Originally Posted by Asturias56
Nice shed!
Belmont Common Aerodrome.
Geelong. VICTORIA.
Circa 1926.
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Old 27th Oct 2023, 00:45
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Looks a bit DH-4 modified...?
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Old 27th Oct 2023, 22:51
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Story goes he was a farmer who built this in a workshop based on a series of Flight articles and the general outline of the SE5.
McKenzie was his surname.




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