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02-15-2019, 08:14 AM
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Posted By CF105

Thanks! The Natter is probably my favourite...

Thanks! The Natter is probably my favourite “wonder weapon”. All business and plenty of character.

im not able to commit to another quiz just now, so the floor is open.
02-14-2019, 12:15 PM
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Posted By CF105

Okay, I’m thinking it’s the Ba 349 Natter.

Okay, I’m thinking it’s the Ba 349 Natter.
02-13-2019, 09:07 AM
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Posted By CF105

Pretty sure I've got it, but I can't commit to...

Pretty sure I've got it, but I can't commit to taking the lead at this time. One of my favourites from that category!
02-07-2019, 01:57 PM
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Posted By CF105

We have a winner! The specifications set out...

We have a winner!

The specifications set out for the Halifax required it to fit in existing RAF hangars, and also be capable of other roles besides “heavy bomber”. It’s stablemate the Lancaster...
02-07-2019, 09:07 AM
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Posted By CF105

Neither of those, but qualifies for a bonus clue....

Neither of those, but qualifies for a bonus clue.

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be blamed on different design requirements...
02-06-2019, 02:24 PM
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Posted By CF105

Today's clue 1 - A significant aircraft yet...

Today's clue

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be blamed on different design requirements compared to its stablemate.

3 - However...
02-05-2019, 06:25 PM
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Posted By CF105

Not the venerable Dauntless. Worth a bonus clue...

Not the venerable Dauntless. Worth a bonus clue in addition to the daily.

Also, my availability for the next while is going to be... unpredictable. So I'm posting clues today that maybe won't...
02-04-2019, 04:32 PM
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Posted By CF105

Running late, but here is today's clue: 1 -...

Running late, but here is today's clue:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be blamed on different design requirements compared to its...
02-02-2019, 08:54 PM
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Posted By CF105

Not the Hornet, but here's a bonus clue for your...

Not the Hornet, but here's a bonus clue for your efforts:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be blamed on different design requirements...
02-02-2019, 08:57 AM
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Posted By CF105

I'm discovering that these quizzes are a...

I'm discovering that these quizzes are a double-edged challenge: not only on the side of those trying to figure out the aircraft, but for the person coming up with the clues!

Still no winner, but...
02-01-2019, 06:08 PM
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Posted By CF105

Still no winners! I'm late with today's...

Still no winners!

I'm late with today's clue, and I apologize. You've also earned a bonus:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be...
01-31-2019, 06:47 PM
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Views: 779,390
Posted By CF105

Looks like I've got the gears turning! No correct...

Looks like I've got the gears turning! No correct guesses (but some fine aircraft!). I'd say you've earned a bonus clue:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s...
01-31-2019, 09:09 AM
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Posted By CF105

Some interesting guesses, but all off the mark....

Some interesting guesses, but all off the mark. Worthy of a bonus in addition to the daily clue:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be...
01-30-2019, 03:36 PM
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Posted By CF105

More good, yet incorrect, choices. But I'll give...

More good, yet incorrect, choices. But I'll give a bonus clue:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s “deficiencies” could be blamed on different design...
01-30-2019, 09:01 AM
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Posted By CF105

A flurry of good guesses, but none correct!...

A flurry of good guesses, but none correct! However it certainly rates a bonus clue in addition to the daily:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.

2 - It’s...
01-29-2019, 08:58 AM
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Views: 779,390
Posted By CF105

Good guesses, and sentiments I share! The...

Good guesses, and sentiments I share! The Hurricane was a workhorse and the P-40 just oozed “don’t mess with me”.

But... wrong on both counts. I’ll throw in a bonus clue along with the daily.

1...
01-29-2019, 08:48 AM
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Views: 570
Posted By CF105

experienced that with my first H9 Corsair 50. Not...

experienced that with my first H9 Corsair 50. Not pretty!
01-28-2019, 08:53 AM
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Posted By CF105

Cool plane, the Mohawk. Oodles of character. ...

Cool plane, the Mohawk. Oodles of character.

Let’s see:

1 - A significant aircraft yet often considered “second best”.
01-27-2019, 09:41 AM
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Posted By CF105

OV-1 Mohawk?

OV-1 Mohawk?
01-27-2019, 09:37 AM
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Views: 570
Posted By CF105

It is! And that big white tail should help with...

It is! And that big white tail should help with orientation too.
01-23-2019, 07:28 AM
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Views: 570
Posted By CF105

I’ll be going electric with the E-Flite Power...

I’ll be going electric with the E-Flite Power 60B. I have that setup in my P-47 (the precious 20cc one) and love it!

Won’t rule out a conversion to gas at a later date, but thus far I’ve only...
01-22-2019, 07:32 AM
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Views: 570
Posted By CF105

... and lower circulation means page count gets...

... and lower circulation means page count gets cut further, which in turn reduces readership even further, continuing the downward cycle.

My Hellcat arrived last week. Need to order retracts etc....
01-15-2019, 08:50 AM
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Posted By CF105

Hawker sea fury?

Hawker sea fury?
12-18-2018, 07:45 AM
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Posted By CF105

Clue #6 sounds like Jimmy Thatch...

Clue #6 sounds like Jimmy Thatch...
12-13-2018, 08:47 AM
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Posted By CF105

I suspect avgas run through a jet engine would...

I suspect avgas run through a jet engine would still smell like burnt avgas... but you’d be expecting the smell of burnt kerosene.
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