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Sep 01, 2003, 04:56 PM
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Benny
According to this site they started with a C 82, The first Phoenix was made from parts of a Beech C-45 and a T-6,and when it crashed, they used an O 47...
http://stripe.colorado.edu/~steinerd/Phoenix.html

Rich
That's the site I got my info from Rich. Makes the movie more interesting to know the background.
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Sep 01, 2003, 05:31 PM
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ok some more to find


Not to familiar with this one so who can tell me more?
Sep 01, 2003, 05:48 PM
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The North American B-45 I think. 4 GE J47 engines. 1950s era.
Sep 01, 2003, 05:48 PM
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Re: ok some more to find


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Not to familiar with this one so who can tell me more?
NA B-45 Tornado. A google search should find all the info you would like.
Sep 01, 2003, 05:49 PM
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What is this one?


I haven't identified it myself yet so the race is on?
Sep 01, 2003, 05:52 PM
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This one is still outstanding


Or did I miss the answer?
Sep 01, 2003, 06:06 PM
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more to find


Just to get things moving
Sep 01, 2003, 06:07 PM
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And for the Seaplane enthusiast


Interesting?
Sep 01, 2003, 06:11 PM
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I haven't identified it myself yet so the race is on?
Republic XF-12 Rainbow. Not a particularly macho name for a fighter but interesting none the less.
Sep 01, 2003, 06:12 PM
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Re: What is this one?


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I haven't identified it myself yet so the race is on?
Republic XR-12
How they got those 4360s in those nacelles is beyond me
Sep 01, 2003, 06:16 PM
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So it is. Would lend itself to electric power though. Let the slimers work out how to hide an exhaust for those cowls????
Sep 01, 2003, 06:23 PM
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Loening OA-1A, that ugly floatplane
Sep 01, 2003, 06:24 PM
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Have seen an oiler


But for such a nice aircraft I haven't seen an electric version.
Sep 01, 2003, 06:26 PM
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Loening OA-1A, that ugly floatplane
Yep so it is, must have been a visiting French Designer?????
Sep 01, 2003, 06:28 PM
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This is Why


Just imagine a nice gearbox setup to replicate this engine


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