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Old Jul 20, 2011, 01:50 PM
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WWII Era? Target Drone


So what do I have? Some brief digging seems to show it as similar to an OQ model. Not sure it's as old as WWII though.

http://imageshack.us/g/819/dscn0517v.jpg/



Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 02:45 PM
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Your pic didn't work (that you posted here)...and it looks like you found the other drone on rcgroups already! We need some better pictures of yours though...
Old Jul 20, 2011, 02:53 PM
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Well it won't let me post a picture and I have no idea why my imageshack album link wont work...

Lets try this...




Old Jul 20, 2011, 03:25 PM
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the last pic looks like charging jacks for the radios battery and the ignition system

looks like an old korean war era drone

sweet plane looks almost ready to fly
Old Jul 20, 2011, 04:19 PM
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Have you opened it up? Looks cool!
Old Jul 20, 2011, 04:31 PM
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the last pic looks like charging jacks for the radios battery and the ignition system

looks like an old korean war era drone

sweet plane looks almost ready to fly
Kinda what I was thinking. Not quite old enough looking to be WWII

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Have you opened it up? Looks cool!
Well I opened the parachute compartment and popped the covers off the engine. Nothing interesting though.
Old Jul 20, 2011, 05:00 PM
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That is a way cool collectible!!
Old Jul 20, 2011, 05:08 PM
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http://www.designation-systems.net/dusrm/m-36.html
Old Jul 20, 2011, 05:23 PM
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This is definitely the closest someones come to identifying it. I've seen the Shelduck word before but those examples look the most similar.
Old Jul 20, 2011, 08:29 PM
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OQ-19, maybe? The tail looks like it might be a better match...

http://www.designation-systems.net/dusrm/m-33.html
Old Jul 26, 2011, 10:13 AM
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Would make an awesome control line model
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Old Jul 26, 2011, 04:34 PM
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Would make an awesome control line model


with a crane holding it maybe!
Old Jul 26, 2011, 04:42 PM
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pfff maaaaan ! That's a piece of history right there !!!! Amazing !
Old Jul 26, 2011, 05:15 PM
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Pretty cool find there Dunkin. As for myself, I would have a big urge to fix it up, put in RC gear and go fly it.

But then I remembered that they didn't really expect to get these planes back after a mission. So the engines tend to be pretty cheaply made and not designed to last a long time. But it would be fun though.
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