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23rd Nov 2020, 16:46
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Here's an obscure clue. A later version of this...

Here's an obscure clue. A later version of this aeroplane bore the same name as song written by Mickey Jupp!
22nd Nov 2020, 17:16
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Thank you, Asturias56. The Monospars are always...

Thank you, Asturias56. The Monospars are always distinctive in their forward areas because, unlike so many twins, the engine cowlings and the nose are broadly inline (rather than the former being aft...
21st Nov 2020, 17:48
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Posted By fauteuil volant

General Aircraft Monospar ST-18 Croydon?

General Aircraft Monospar ST-18 Croydon?
20th Nov 2020, 07:21
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Indeed, evansb, but one would expect the...

Indeed, evansb, but one would expect the aeroplane in the photograph to look like a GA-43 when it is a GA-43! Over to you, sir, assuming that you now have sufficient qualifying posts.
19th Nov 2020, 20:14
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Thank you, Flightless Parrot. Here's something...

Thank you, Flightless Parrot. Here's something only marginally less ugly!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1000x656/floater_7cab7ca255635103a1b6d0f63f280e57513fd5ef.jpg
19th Nov 2020, 14:05
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Posted By fauteuil volant

..... the Manchurian Manshū Hayabusa?

..... the Manchurian Manshū Hayabusa?
19th Nov 2020, 13:23
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Well, that suggests a peregrine - but I don't...

Well, that suggests a peregrine - but I don't know of one with that name that looks like the aeroplane in the photograph.
19th Nov 2020, 11:48
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Posted By fauteuil volant

There have been some odd avian names used for...

There have been some odd avian names used for British aeroplanes - such as the Granger Archaeopteryx and the Alula Semiquaver - but things get better when it comes to mammalian names, such as the...
19th Nov 2020, 09:36
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Could it be named after the Andean Condor - big,...

Could it be named after the Andean Condor - big, bald and ugly!
16th Nov 2020, 19:57
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Is this not getting just a tad tedious? I suspect...

Is this not getting just a tad tedious? I suspect that you're not, skylon, persuading anyone who hasn't already been persuaded. Now what did the Queen say in Act III, scene II of Hamlet? Oh yes, 'the...
16th Nov 2020, 19:37
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Posted By fauteuil volant

As you indicate, from the main spar back it is...

As you indicate, from the main spar back it is nothing like an Aero 45!
16th Nov 2020, 17:29
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Posted By fauteuil volant

If not for the cabin glazing being wrong, one...

If not for the cabin glazing being wrong, one might say an Aero 45. But that's hardly a one-off or an incongruous name!
15th Nov 2020, 11:56
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Either there's no longer any interest in this...

Either there's no longer any interest in this thread or another clue might be in order! :ugh:
10th Nov 2020, 14:32
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Posted By fauteuil volant

I feel that I should end the agony - and, as he...

I feel that I should end the agony - and, as he evidently knew the identity of this aeroplane, impose on treadigraph the obligation to post the next mystery! :D

For those who didn't get the clues,...
10th Nov 2020, 11:40
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Posted By fauteuil volant

I did say that it's in France, Asturias56, but...

I did say that it's in France, Asturias56, but you've just listed English words. Now if ....

But do I detect, treadigraph, that you've already found the answer by virtue of having clawed away at...
10th Nov 2020, 09:42
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Well, stone me, Asturias56. You mean to say that...

Well, stone me, Asturias56. You mean to say that your search hasn't yet identified this little gem?
9th Nov 2020, 10:39
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Asturias56, as to your former statement, it is...

Asturias56, as to your former statement, it is not, strictly speaking, a formule Mignet aeroplane, although it's evident that this inspired the design; and as to the latter statement, it could and it...
8th Nov 2020, 21:28
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Here's something that shouldn't tax too many for...

Here's something that shouldn't tax too many for too long .....


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/528x396/jewel_1e1cc60caab52db9ddfbbecb04b2f0c1f2e1402e.jpg
8th Nov 2020, 15:27
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Views: 21,068
Posted By fauteuil volant

You're right, Laurence. I merged the low wing...

You're right, Laurence. I merged the low wing monoplane (seventh away from the camera - perhaps a Miles Hawk?) with the Stinson - and thought that I could see a pair of undercarriage legs, below and...
8th Nov 2020, 11:31
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Posted By fauteuil volant

I've identified another three Moths operated by...

I've identified another three Moths operated by the Club. These were:

G-EBOT DH.60 Crashed 13/12/31 Broxbourne
G-EBWT DH.60X Crashed 24/03/34 Nazeing
G-EBZZ DH.60X Crashed...
8th Nov 2020, 11:04
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Posted By fauteuil volant

So have you, Laurence, yet deduced on which one...

So have you, Laurence, yet deduced on which one your late third cousin gained his Certificate?

The photograph, to which you referred in your post of yesterday, appears to shows seven Moths (if one...
7th Nov 2020, 17:52
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Moths operated by the Herts & Essex Aero Club, at...

Moths operated by the Herts & Essex Aero Club, at the outbreak of war, which were impressed [source: 'Impressments Log']. The first column is the civil registration, the second the impressment date,...
7th Nov 2020, 16:57
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Posted By fauteuil volant

Have you consulted 'Impressments Log' by Peter W....

Have you consulted 'Impressments Log' by Peter W. Moss? If not, let me know and I'll try to do it for you tomorrow.
7th Nov 2020, 11:05
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Views: 856
Posted By fauteuil volant

Pebsham had a curious history. It can be...

Pebsham had a curious history. It can be described as one of the children of Cobham's campaign to encourage the creation of municipal aerodromes. In the early 1930s Hastings Corporation proposed, due...
6th Nov 2020, 17:56
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Views: 856
Posted By fauteuil volant

[QUOTE=chevvron;10919995]Possibly Pebsham Airport...

[QUOTE=chevvron;10919995]Possibly Pebsham Airport (opened c1934) between Bexhill and Hastings and last used early '70s?

Thank you, chevvron. That's what occurred to me - and the reason why I asked...
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