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   Topic: Douglas DC2 NC 13711 
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PostForum: Aircraft   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: DC2-112
This aeroplane was with TWA as NC13711.
It was sold to Cox & Stephens who in turn sold it to the
Royal Air Force as serial no: DG477 on the 26th February 1941.
After the war the RAF passed the ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No. 108 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 11:05 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 108
Because it fully incorporated for the first time, a fully cantilivered wing, retractable undercarriage, trim tabs, de-icer boots for the tailplane and wings and semi-monocoque construction together wi ...

   Topic: BGA 2903 
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PostForum: Data Corrections   Posted: Tue May 07, 2019 2:02 pm   Subject: BGA 2903
Apologies, have input incorrect details for this glider. Please delete record and I will then re-enter details correctly.


   Topic: Problem to get in the Member Area 
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PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:26 pm   Subject: This is now getting rather irritating.
Much as i don't wish to, if the problems with this site are not resolved soon I will have to leave and take my photos elsewhere. Sad

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz No. 100 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:39 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz No. 100
Rather than fannying about Doug and so we can look forward to Quiz 101, I'll spit it out.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird.

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #97 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 1:57 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #97
Let's give this a whirl.

1. Adam Aircraft Industries

2. A500

3a. Continental 3b. TSIO-550-E

4. USD 1.25 million.

5. Carbon fibre epoxy composite with nomex honeycomb core.

I ...

   Topic: Auster N803KB 
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PostForum: Aircraft   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:42 pm   Subject: Auster N803KB
Hello Geoff

According to the FAA registry this aeroplane's owner is shown as follows:

Edward A. Hammerle
PO Box 91
Schuyler Lake
NY 13457-0091

Unfortunately there are no cont ...

   Topic: Jet Provost T5A XW420 
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PostForum: Aircraft   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:02 pm   Subject: Jet Provost T5A XW420
Hello Spencer

XW420 was removed to St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan on the 8th September this year. It is to be a gate guard for GJD Aerotech who have a facility at the airfield.


   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #92 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:27 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #92
1. Brodie System

2. Electric Starter

3. Lead up to Okinawa in WW2

4. The Royal Air Force tried it out in India.

For those interested Doug, if one looks on You Tube there is a splendid film ...

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #87 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:04 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #87
I'll try this:

1. Textron Cessna

2. Cessna 172 JT-A Turbo Skyhawk

3. Can't find exact date, probably about 2014?

4. USD 435000.00

Engine is a Continental CD-155 Diesel.

   Topic: Should I continue my project 
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PostForum: General   Posted: Mon May 22, 2017 1:24 pm   Subject: Should I continue my project
To hell with what other people are doing, carry on living your dream.

Real aeroplanes are made of wood anyway. Look forward to seeing a picture in a couple of years.

Good luck with it.


   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #82 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:07 pm   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #82
I'll plump for the Alexander Eaglerock.

It had many engine options from the 90 hp Curtiss OX5 up to the 220 hp Wright J-5 Whirlwind and beyond to 270 hp. Some radials, some inline, air and waterco ...

   Topic: Aircraft G-AENS Hawk Major Crashed, Priddy Somerset 20/11/41 
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PostForum: Aircraft   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:11 am   Subject: Aircraft G-AENS Hawk Major Crashed, Priddy Somerset 20/11/41

The above has photographs of John Baker and some details of his service in the ATA. Look under male pilots who joined the ATA in 1941.

Best regards

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #81 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:09 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #81
If SunvisorFlyer is correct and I believe he is, well done!

I can only add that I believe the answer to the bonus question is NX90521.

   Topic: Aircraft Quiz #80 
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PostForum: Chitchat   Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:21 am   Subject: Aircraft Quiz #80
Well done to Sunvisor Flyer.

Thanks for the further information Doug.

As a matter of interest the Boulton & Paul Overstrand despite it's appearance had a bomb load capability of 1500 pounds. ...

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