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   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No.102 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No.102
Heading to Oshkosh next week, but I sure do wish it could be somewhere a little more tropical. Such as:

1. The Pacific Missile Range Facility @ Barking Sands

2. About five miles northwest of Kek ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No. 101 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:10 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 101
How much earlier?

Are you thinking of the 1931 TWA crash?

1. 1931

2. Fokker F-10

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No. 101 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 101
Was it the Northwest Airlines accident?

1. 1941

2. DC-3

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No. 100 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:28 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 100
There's really only one aircraft that could reach that altitude..

I'm seeing some references that it was 80k feet in the original quote, but that's not relevant to the question

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No. 99 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 12:58 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 99
Well Doug, that'll be this one:

1. Barkley-Grow Aircraft Corp.

2. T8P-1

3a. Pratt & Whitney
3b. Wasp Junior SB Radial, 400 hp each

4. 1937

5. Unsure... prior to 1940?

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #96 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 9:25 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #96
1. That would be Steve Wittman, who pioneered the gear on his Wittman Big X, which I believe Cessna bought outright from him.

2a. A total of 1180 aircraft were built, with some military as well.
I ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #95 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:01 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #95
Well, I'm struggling with this one..., but I'll post what I can..

1a. Early aircraft by Douglas included the DT-1 & DWC, along with the C-1.
1b. In order, Nov. 1921, Nov. 1923, May 1925.

2 ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #94 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #94
It seems the military changes its trainer aircraft every few years, but I think this is current.

1. US Air Force

2. Colorado Springs, CO

3a. Cirrus SR20

4a. Continental IO-360-ES and 4B. ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #93 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:59 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #93
Alright... 1929 Travel Air 4000, owned by CAAA, displayed at Heidrick AG museum at one point, flew for the Precissi Flying Service in '45.

Dropped lots of sulfur on grapes, but that's not very uniq ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #91. 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:02 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #91.
I'm assuming that this is a non wartime production aircraft?

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #90 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:40 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #90
Nope, I never would have guessed that aircraft.

Walteria, CA was an unincorporated area south of Torrance that got swallowed up after WWI.
See this page: http://blogs.dailybreeze.com/history/2011 ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #90 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:58 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #90
I'm guessing this is an early monoplane?
I've not found the answer yet, but I did stumble across the Rutan Grizzly, which is a neat little plane.

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #89 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:11 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #89
Indeed, I was at Airventure this past week. The latest Mooney and Piper aircraft were set up near each other and seemed to have a decent crowd all week.
The blue angels had a nice performance and the ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #89 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:43 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #89
Does it have something to do with 35/36 aircraft being unstable in a roll?
(The V-tail aircraft experiencing in flight structural failures perhaps?)

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #87 
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SunvisorFlyer

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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #87
I think the 182 was cancelled before the FAA certified it.

https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2015/may/14/cessna-not-accepting-182-jt-a-orders

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