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Old Apr 06, 2011, 07:29 PM
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So.... What is it?

Take a look at the picture. First one to name it correctly wins a life time supply of propwash!

Ok so you don't really win anything except the deep satisfaction that you got it right!

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Old Apr 06, 2011, 09:08 PM
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Over a thousand views and no guesses?
I will tell you this. It is not a model.
It is full size and hanging in a hanger.
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Old Apr 06, 2011, 09:18 PM
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It looks like the partial framework of some Olde Tymer plane fuse. But I really can't tell fer sher.
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Old Apr 06, 2011, 09:19 PM
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You are heading in the right direction....
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Old Apr 06, 2011, 10:16 PM
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sort of shaped like a Curtiss Jenny, but hard to tell the size from the picture.
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Old Apr 07, 2011, 01:35 AM
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Pietenpol Air Camper?
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Old Apr 07, 2011, 08:04 AM
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Pietenpol Air Camper?
BINGO!!!
Yup that is correct sir!
It is being restored and the wood looks beautiful in person!

So what helped you identify it?
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Old Apr 07, 2011, 10:17 AM
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My buddy had the full-scale plans and all the wood bundled in his garage, and we spent the afternoon looking over the plans. The Pete is just a big model airplane, nothing more. Anyone who can handle a third-scale model can build a full-scale woody, it just requires more space (and more money).
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Money is always a help!
In the same hanger are also several Super Cubs, Cub Cruisers and other airplanes in various states of (dis)repair.
I was there with a friend picking up a set of wings for his NE1.
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