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Aug 04, 2003, 01:23 AM
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Aug 04, 2003, 05:46 AM
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Looks like one of those French planes Chris Golds likes to build....

Blackburn?
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Aug 04, 2003, 04:35 PM
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OK Here's another


Should be easy for you lot.......
Aug 04, 2003, 04:56 PM
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Sorry didn't see page 2. Hmm does look Blackburnish will see if I can beat it....
Aug 04, 2003, 05:07 PM
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Hmmm a General Aircraft Ltd GAL-38

Never seen one of these either. Interesting aircraft, lots of wood and some pretty harsh specs to suit carrier and fleet work. Lots of room for batteries too.
Aug 04, 2003, 05:11 PM
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That small jet looks like a converted drop-tank to me........but if it flew I bet with that narrow u/c and small fin area it was a real joy in a crosswind to keep on the straight and narrow ;-]
Aug 04, 2003, 05:15 PM
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Hint: Change the name of the file when you put them up...
Aug 04, 2003, 05:16 PM
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ChrisP...if not a Blackburn, then I think a Shorts something. Your answer sought!
Aug 04, 2003, 05:34 PM
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Here is the other tail


Originally the GAL-38 had a triple tail. Also interesting for a model?

And mine, well not a drop tank but a test bed for another design used for many years.
Aug 04, 2003, 07:06 PM
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One that has me stumped.


A mate at work gave me this one to identify. Not having any luck myself.

How is everyone going with the fuel tank on wheels???? It didn't fly all that bad but it was not meant for production in that guise but it's developed airframe was given an aboriginal name much like it's own.
Aug 04, 2003, 07:38 PM
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Ok with a bit of a hint I've found this one but won't reveal it as it took me ages. Great pic Neil, my mate here at work who found it.

Here's a clue, there was only one and another pic might give it away.....
Aug 04, 2003, 07:44 PM
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Maybe more than one at least there are models with different intakes.
Aug 04, 2003, 09:04 PM
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The shiny silver thing in the French aviation museum looks kinda like an Australian Jindivik drone, but why would that be in a museum of ugly planes?
The little delta is the prototype for the SAAB Draken.
Aug 04, 2003, 09:16 PM
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Your Right Sparky


The silver beast is a GAF Pika and it in the RAAF Museum here in Aust. Imagine strapping into that to test fly, sort of like the V1 test machines the Germans flew.

The SAAB 210 is disguised by the angle. Hard to see the double delta.

Anyone want to post a brain teaser??????

Maybe just for fun try this.
Aug 04, 2003, 09:30 PM
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Isn't that that air-car thing? I cant remember the name, but it was a relatively new project developed not by a large company but by a guy (maybe a small company)... The one I remember was blue, though. But then again, the one I saw was only a full scale mockup!

Felipe


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