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    I really thought Ernie had nailed it. When Ken...

    I really thought Ernie had nailed it. When Ken said no I started thinking about other options and torpedoes jumped straight into my mind. A quick Google to check and I was pretty sure I had saddled...
  2. Score one back for bullocks branding people...

    Score one back for bullocks branding people instead of the other way around!!

    Terry
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    The Aerial Torpedo? The comment below about...

    The Aerial Torpedo?

    The comment below about fleets being attacked in their own harbour was prophetic!

    Terry


    The idea of dropping lightweight torpedoes from aircraft was conceived in the...
  4. Gotta be careful with those covering irons! They...

    Gotta be careful with those covering irons! They cause Monokote to shrink, who knows what else!:(

    Terry
  5. Thread: Wind

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    Ultra Sport in any size Terry

    Ultra Sport in any size

    Terry
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    Thinking hard, so far failing dismally! Terry

    Thinking hard, so far failing dismally!

    Terry
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    Ernie is correct, Zeppo Marx is the name I was...

    Ernie is correct, Zeppo Marx is the name I was looking for.

    I though that this story might have been common knowledge in the USA, but clearly not.

    Ernie, looking forward to your next question....
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    In response to popular request I have aggregated...

    In response to popular request I have aggregated the clues so far: I am running short of new clues and I know that at least two people already have the answer!

    I am looking for a link between...
  9. Some great models, but the Mozzie is truly...

    Some great models, but the Mozzie is truly awesome!

    Terry
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    Ken Mine is the current question, started on...

    Ken

    Mine is the current question, started on the previous page:-

    Getting harder and harder to come up with questions, so thought I would try something a little different. We will see how it...
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    Since the consensus is to continue remember that...

    Since the consensus is to continue remember that there is still a question on the table!

    I have posted a couple more clues and I know that at least 2 people (Ernie is one) have the answer!!

    No...
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    One more. The person I am looking for shares a...

    One more. The person I am looking for shares a name with a very famous WW1 fighter pilot.

    Terry
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    OK another clue. Before leaving to take up...

    OK another clue. Before leaving to take up engineering as a clue he joined the family act when his brother joined the army.

    Terry
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    Yep, I reckon Al has got it. My first source said...

    Yep, I reckon Al has got it. My first source said Enola Gay, however I have seen others that cite Bock's Car. Likehood is that the ****** ***** was used on both.

    Will leave this a little longer...
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    No Ernie, not Howard Hughes. Some people run...

    No Ernie, not Howard Hughes.

    Some people run away to joint the circus, this guy left the family act to take up engineering which (according to accounts) he was very good at.


    Terry
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    On reflection this was maybe not a good question....

    On reflection this was maybe not a good question.

    What I am looking for is a person whose career ranged from Hollywood to the aerospace industry. Was a surprise to me when I came across this fact!...
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    Struggling to come up with more clues!! The...

    Struggling to come up with more clues!! The company that made the component referred to also made a twin cylinder motor cycle, as well as other products for the aerospace industry.


    Terry
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    Movie industry. terry

    Movie industry.

    terry
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    A (Australian) morning clue The link relates...

    A (Australian) morning clue

    The link relates to a component used in aircraft and in other applications
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    Getting harder and harder to come up with...

    Getting harder and harder to come up with questions, so thought I would try something a little different. We will see how it goes:-

    I am looking for a link between Enola Gay and Hollywood. Hint -...
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    Gonna try again!! Karl Bode? Terry

    Gonna try again!! Karl Bode?

    Terry
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    Like Ernie I have not been able to confirm all ...

    Like Ernie I have not been able to confirm all the clues, however Ewald Rohlfs seems to be a good fit.

    Terry
  23. Thread: Really??

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    Just getting excited then saw that the seller...

    Just getting excited then saw that the seller does not ship to Australia. Bummer!

    Terry
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    Al, you have indeed got it, the Short Sperrin it...

    Al, you have indeed got it, the Short Sperrin it is! Developed for the RAF as a stop gap in case of delays with the V-Bomber program. Despite growing up in Britain at the time I have no recollection...
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    Not the Braemar, the engine configuration was not...

    Not the Braemar, the engine configuration was not THAT unusual. Another clue:

    1. This aircraft was developed against an "insurance" specification in case more advanced types were delayed

    2. Two...
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