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    Thanks Ernie...better luck next time, aye... ...

    Thanks Ernie...better luck next time, aye...

    Hi Glow Head Steve...IIRC the search function here at RCU was "improved" a couple years before the total "re-arrangement" and it did work somewhat, but...
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    "Oh Heck"... I guess I missed that!!!??? Yes...

    "Oh Heck"...
    I guess I missed that!!!???
    Yes Ernie...I was talking about the F-2 Viper Zero...:o embarassment...
    Maybe I should have looked back a few pages, but...oh well...

    I tried to do a...
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    None of youze guys on this page have gotten it...

    None of youze guys on this page have gotten it yet, but...elmshoot (Sparky) has the two countries correct...

    1) Aircraft...
    2) Think a little bit along the lines of "what was old is new again"......
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    O.K. let's try another one... 1) Aircraft......

    O.K. let's try another one...

    1) Aircraft...
    2) Think a little bit along the lines of "what was old is new again"...
    3) Joint project between two major manufacturers in the industry...in two...
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    O.K. let's try another one... 1) Aircraft......

    O.K. let's try another one...

    1) Aircraft...
    2) Think a little bit along the lines of "what was old is new again"...
    3) Joint project between two major manufacturers in the industry...in two...
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    Poll: Since we are talking about a hypothetical...

    Since we are talking about a hypothetical situation (thankfully, so far anyway) let's consider a B777 for example.
    (let's not go into worse case scenario...no loss of life)
    Powered by 2 GE90's...
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    O.K. let's try another one... 1) Aircraft......

    O.K. let's try another one...

    1) Aircraft...
    2) Think a little bit along the lines of "what was old is new again"...
    3) Joint project between two major manufacturers in the industry...
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    Hey Ernie...thanks... I've been hanging around,...

    Hey Ernie...thanks...
    I've been hanging around, and checking in occasionally, but was too timid to try and answer / guess, because if I got it right then I'd haveta work at finding a new quiz...
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    Ernie...just my gut feeling again...if it made a...

    Ernie...just my gut feeling again...if it made a bouncy landing did it go boing boing boing ... or rather Boeing?
    As in the B-9 Bomber? AKA "Death Angel"

    Based on the Monomail...could outrun...
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    Looking for an Aircraft... 1) Single engine......

    Looking for an Aircraft...
    1) Single engine...
    2) Monoplane...
    3) It's type of construction was relatively new for it's time...and something that the Co. that built it would become well known...
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    Looking for an Aircraft... 1) Single engine......

    Looking for an Aircraft...
    1) Single engine...
    2) Monoplane...
    3) It's type of construction was relatively new for it's time...and something that the Co. that built it would become well known...
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    Too New HoundDog...and not technically between...

    Too New HoundDog...and not technically between the wars I was talking about either.

    Looking for an Aircraft...
    Single engine...
    Monoplane...
    It's type of construction was relatively new for...
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    Looking for an Aircraft... Single engine......

    Looking for an Aircraft...
    Single engine...
    Monoplane...
    It's type of construction was relatively new for it's time...and something that the Co. that built it would become well known for...
    It's...
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    O.K. guys, I hope I don't disappoint, and maybe...

    O.K. guys, I hope I don't disappoint, and maybe this will make yaz do some diggin'...


    Looking for an Aircraft...
    Single engine...
    Monoplane...
    It's type of construction was relatively new for...
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    Thanks Ernie, That's been one of my favorite...

    Thanks Ernie,
    That's been one of my favorite aircraft of all time...and your questions 6 through 10 just gave me a gut feeling...and those that followed confirmed it, in my mind.
    I recall reading...
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    How about the Boeing XF8B...

    How about the Boeing XF8B
    http://www.boeing.com/boeing/history/boeing/xf8b1.page
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    Another thing I might add, is that with a tight...

    Another thing I might add, is that with a tight engine, you will probably need to raise your idle speed a little bit just in case. When you get ready to land, when you throttle back, your engine will...
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    Placing the cylinder in the exhaust of your...

    Placing the cylinder in the exhaust of your running car does work...I've seen it done many times...but I've never had to do it myself.

    Speaking of Chryslers...I have a Plymouth Grand Voyager...the...
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    My GP-.42 is kind of tight and difficult to start...

    My GP-.42 is kind of tight and difficult to start when the outside air temps are low...

    One thing that you might want to try is...take the glow plug out, and put the throttle wide open...put a few...
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    I got my RCU handle "proptop" from Beany and...

    I got my RCU handle "proptop" from Beany and Cecil (the seasick sea serpent)
    Born in '60...and in the early 60's I had a Beany-Copter hat...remember those? It had a wind-up propeller on top...you...
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    Perhaps a more elaborate (than your typical)...

    Perhaps a more elaborate (than your typical) muffler with additional chambers / baffles to trap the oil?

    "Air / oil seperator" ... check it out (google / yahoo) they are frequently used on full...
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    Ha! Wow...ummm...well.... Yes and no...you...

    Ha! Wow...ummm...well....

    Yes and no...you sort of got it...but I guess it's close enough, because I was talking about the Phantom I...

    It was used as a "first" by both the U.S. Navy and...
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    The first clue ain't much to go on...so... 1)...

    The first clue ain't much to go on...so...

    1) Looking for an aircraft...shares it's name with a comic strip character...

    2) This aircraft was the first of it's type to be used by 2 different...
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    O.K. HoundDog, I will just wing it...(ugh...bad...

    O.K. HoundDog, I will just wing it...(ugh...bad pun..sorry) what the heck...

    1) Looking for an aircraft...shares it's name with a comic strip character...
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    Hey guys...I would prefer to think I gave a...

    Hey guys...I would prefer to think I gave a general clue, and HoundDog got the right answer...mine was just sort of a WAG...something that just popped into my head w/o any sepecific details.

    I've...
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