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Old 22nd Feb 2019, 14:39
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 03:02
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Small bladder?
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 03:08
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He’ll have the apostrophe police after him, or her!
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 06:56
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Life has its ups and downs......
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 07:30
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His turning point over Kadina reminds me that I saw this by the roadside there a couple of years ago:


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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 08:48
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Got me with that one Dave - what is it? Looks like the results of a Boomerang having conjugation with an Airtourer...
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 09:19
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Don't mean to steal your thunder Dave, but for those who can't wait....
RAAF ANSONS LOCATED IN SA
W1941 Alford
Ex RAAF Port Pirie
Bevan Heinrich, Alford: towed to his farm by Arthur Sawley of Bute, who had purchased 6 Ansons himself and had devised an effective towing method.
Later W1941 was acquired from Heinrich by Mr. Len N. Betterman at Kadina and moved to his house in the town. Betterman cut up the tubular fuselage frame to construct a single seat low wing fighter plaything for his children, with a cowled Cheetah as the mock engine. He also acquired Anson parts from DJ173 (Haldanes, Bute) and MG873 (Dennis, Bute) for the project, as well as wooden outer Oxford wings from AS378 (Fuss, Agery).
When his house was visited in 1966, the yellow remains of W1941 were broken up in a pile. The childrens' play aircraft was standing on its wheels but at that time without engine or wings.

Much later, this "fighter" frame gained a new life when it was used as the basis for a fighter replica constructed by Newton Aircraft Co in South Australia. It was fitted with an Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah radial with "helmet" cowlings from Len Betterman's Anson parts collection. The fighter was completed for display by RAAF No.92 Wing, painted in WWII Pacific theatre RAAF markings with Len Betterman's initials as the squadron code.
Mr. Betterman donated the finished fighter to the Kadina branch of the RSL (Returned and Services League of Austraia) circa 2005. It is still displayed outside the Kadina RSL branch on the Kadina-Wallaroo road.
So you can stop looking in the Norwegian registry

See link for "helmet cowlings". http://www.aerialvisuals.ca/Airframe...0000055696.jpg
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 09:53
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Excellent detective work - I didn't post my own photo of it as it would have been found too easily with a Google image search.

But here it is on Geoff's page at RAAF Ansons and Oxfords on South Australian farms, about a third of the way down.
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 11:05
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Thought the cowling looked familiar!
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 11:08
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Originally Posted by WingNut60 View Post
So you can stop looking in the Norwegian registry
Which was one of my first choices.
Plus the funny roundel.
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 11:29
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Originally Posted by WingNut60 View Post
Plus the funny roundel.
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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 13:00
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The other image I saw seemed to sport a lighter-blue coloured roundel.
Just the lighting, I guess.

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Old 23rd Feb 2019, 13:33
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Probably been said a lot but being bored is the last thing you should be and doesn't reflect well on the pilot. Although I can't say I have spent a huge amount of time SEP hour building (itself rather pointless though at least can agree on that) to behave as he/she did doesn't look good to an employer.

They'd would be wise to keep a low profile on the name front!
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