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06-18-2018, 06:21 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_Bomber

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_Bomber
06-10-2018, 08:10 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Frank Luke?

Frank Luke?
06-06-2018, 04:26 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

GOOD catch, Ernie! That's the aircraft I was...

GOOD catch, Ernie! That's the aircraft I was looking for. In hindsight, the clue on the elliptical planform was too revealing! I should have gone with "parasol wing" instead. Oh well...

Anyway,...
06-06-2018, 07:39 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Not the Bücker or the Polikarpov, sorry. OK,...

Not the Bücker or the Polikarpov, sorry.

OK, here's a new clue:

1. Trainer and liaison aircraft.
2. You probably don't have the correct keys on your keyboard to easily type the manufacturer's...
06-06-2018, 03:44 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Thanks for the compliment, Ernie!! OK,...

Thanks for the compliment, Ernie!!

OK, here's a new one:

1. Trainer and liaison aircraft.
2. You probably don't have the correct keys on your keyboard to easily type the manufacturer's name.
06-05-2018, 02:38 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Fairey Fulmar?

Fairey Fulmar?
06-04-2018, 03:58 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Bristol Brabazon?

Bristol Brabazon?
06-02-2018, 06:04 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Reminds me of Nicklas’ Law of Aircraft...

Reminds me of Nicklas’ Law of Aircraft Identification, whereby: “If it’s ugly, it’s British; if it’s weird, it’s French; and if it’s ugly and weird, it’s Russian.”

And that IL-40 truly be ugly and...
05-27-2018, 05:12 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Avro Arrow?

Avro Arrow?
05-22-2018, 05:26 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Archibald Hoxsey?

Archibald Hoxsey?
05-01-2018, 07:41 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Beech 18?

Beech 18?
02-21-2018, 02:20 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Top Gunn, you got it! The Antonov AN-2 is what I...

Top Gunn, you got it! The Antonov AN-2 is what I am looking for. :D

The article in Wikipedia is comprehensive, so I won't try to reproduce it here. The military history of this aircraft is wild:...
02-21-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Not the T33, no. :( 1. First flew soon after...

Not the T33, no. :(

1. First flew soon after WWII.
2. Still flying in both military and civilian use.
3. Used as a bomber as late as 1991.
4. Very versatile aircraft.
5. They made a LOT of...
02-21-2018, 04:28 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Good guesses all, Ernie P. and Hydro Junkie, but...

Good guesses all, Ernie P. and Hydro Junkie, but not what I'm looking for!

1. First flew soon after WWII.
2. Still flying in both military and civilian use.
3. Used as a bomber as late as 1991....
02-20-2018, 04:29 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Not the herky-bird, elmshoot! But a new xlue is...

Not the herky-bird, elmshoot! But a new xlue is earned!
1. First flew soon after WWII.2. Still flying in both military and civilian use.
3. Used as a bomber as late as 1991.
4. Very versatile...
02-20-2018, 02:27 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Thanks very much to Ernie P for that info. The...

Thanks very much to Ernie P for that info. The Lockheed Mach 3+ birds are VERY cool aircraft! I've always wondered about this story:...
02-19-2018, 04:23 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

I have GOT to stop guessing these quizzes when I...

I have GOT to stop guessing these quizzes when I don't have a question ready. :(

I'll try to come up with something today...
02-18-2018, 10:25 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Lockheed A-12?

Lockheed A-12?
02-15-2018, 05:40 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Fokker D.VIII?

Fokker D.VIII?
01-03-2018, 04:28 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Actually, that's not quite right: There were a...

Actually, that's not quite right: There were a bunch of differences between the North Star and the DC-4. "More than just an engine swap, the North Star had the Douglas DC-6 nose, landing gear and...
01-02-2018, 01:49 PM
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Posted By JohnnyS

And we have a WINNER! It's the Canadair North...

And we have a WINNER! It's the Canadair North Star! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadair_North_Star

I was really surprised that you guys didn't get this right after someone mentioned the Avro...
01-01-2018, 08:32 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

I can't believe we're stuck here: You guys are SO...

I can't believe we're stuck here: You guys are SO close! I've actually run out of my prepared clues for this one.

New clue:

1. It was designed as a major redesign of a very popular aircraft, to...
12-31-2017, 07:04 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

Not the Dragon Rapide, no. New clue: 1....

Not the Dragon Rapide, no.

New clue:

1. It was designed as a major redesign of a very popular aircraft, to use resources that were available and to make a version of the aircraft that was...
12-31-2017, 05:12 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

No guesses? You guys are SO close... 1. It...

No guesses? You guys are SO close...

1. It was designed as a major redesign of a very popular aircraft, to use resources that were available and to make a version of the aircraft that was almost...
12-30-2017, 09:31 AM
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Posted By JohnnyS

New day, new clue! 1. It was designed as a...

New day, new clue!

1. It was designed as a major redesign of a very popular aircraft, to use resources that were available and to make a version of the aircraft that was almost 100mph faster than...
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