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Yesterday, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Today's clue. Looking for the name of a...

Today's clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Only one built.

2. But that one was used in a war, though not in the role it had originally been designed for. It served for several...
12-03-2019, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the Mixmaster. Here's your bonus clue. ...

Not the Mixmaster. Here's your bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Only one built.

2. But that one was used in a war, though not in the role it had originally been designed...
12-03-2019, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not an Albatros, but here's a bonus clue and...

Not an Albatros, but here's a bonus clue and today's regular clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Only one built.

2. But that one was used in a war, though not in the role it had...
12-02-2019, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

It was the clues about the several versions of...

It was the clues about the several versions of landing gear that somehow triggered a dim recollection of pre-war American airplanes, which got me looking for one of those that matched the clues.
...
12-02-2019, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Northrop A-17?

Northrop A-17?
11-08-2019, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

If somebody else had been asking these questions...

If somebody else had been asking these questions I probably wouldn't have had a clue before the stuff about better performance at high altitude came in to supplement the clue about being OK in a role...
11-08-2019, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

It is indeed the MiG-3, designed as a...

It is indeed the MiG-3, designed as a high-altitude interceptor but used as a low-level fighter and for ground support because high-altitude stuff didn't much happen over Russia. Well done!

The...
11-08-2019, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not a Kawasaki. It did look somewhat like the...

Not a Kawasaki. It did look somewhat like the Hien, but then so did several other aircraft of that era. Here's today's clue and your bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.
1. Designed and...
11-07-2019, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Yes, this one came up, but thanks for calling my...

Yes, this one came up, but thanks for calling my attention to it. There are some similarities, including appearance, so here's a bonus clue. Keep looking!Looking for the name of a warbird.

1....
11-07-2019, 05:22 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Today I happened to run across a paper airplane...

Today I happened to run across a paper airplane static model of this airplane. It's not obscure, and I'm sure that all of the regular participants here would identify it at once if I posted a...
11-06-2019, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

OK, clue 18 could have been somewhat misleading...

OK, clue 18 could have been somewhat misleading as written, so I've revised it here.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an...
11-06-2019, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not one of those.

Not one of those.
11-06-2019, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Here's today's clue and a bonus clue. ...

Here's today's clue and a bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an earlier airplane from the same manufacturer.
...
11-05-2019, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Right, it can't be. Keep trying; I'll have...

Right, it can't be. Keep trying; I'll have another clue tomorrow (which will completely rule out the Wildcat).
11-05-2019, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Here's today's clue and a bonus clue. ...

Here's today's clue and a bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an earlier airplane from the same manufacturer.
...
11-04-2019, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

There were some similarities, but the TA-152 came...

There were some similarities, but the TA-152 came along very late in the war, and only a handful were produced. You'll get a bonus clue tomorrow, but first I have to think some about the upcoming...
11-04-2019, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

OK, here's a bonus clue. A clue about a clue, in...

OK, here's a bonus clue. A clue about a clue, in fact. Keep trying, Hydro, and anybody else out there who is following this. It is not a particularly obscure airplane.

Looking for the name of a...
11-04-2019, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Here's today's clue, which I think will help a...

Here's today's clue, which I think will help a lot.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an earlier airplane from the same...
11-03-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17,839
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the F9F or the F-86. I wouldn't consider the...

Not the F9F or the F-86. I wouldn't consider the FJ series airplanes as being the same airplane as the F-86, though of course they were close relatives. That "three services" clue is indeed...
11-03-2019, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Yes. Only one country used it, according to...

Yes. Only one country used it, according to Wikipedia, anyway. Not always a reliable source, but I don't know of any others.
11-03-2019, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the Nieuport 11 or the F-4, Sparky. Here's...

Not the Nieuport 11 or the F-4, Sparky. Here's this morning's clue, plus a bonus clue for you. And an extra clue to celebrate keeping Ernie puzzled for 9 clues. possibly a record! These should narrow...
11-02-2019, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Morning clue: Looking for the name of a...

Morning clue:

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an earlier airplane from the same manufacturer.

2. Its performance in one...
11-01-2019, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Not a new clue, but clue 7 has been reworded, as...

Not a new clue, but clue 7 has been reworded, as it may have been misleading as originally written.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved...
11-01-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17,839
Views: 835,018
Posted By Top_Gunn

This morning's clue, and an extra one just to...

This morning's clue, and an extra one just to help get things going.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an earlier airplane...
10-31-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17,839
Views: 835,018
Posted By Top_Gunn

This morning's clue. Looking for the name of...

This morning's clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. Designed and built early in a war. It was an improved version of an earlier airplane from the same manufacturer.

2. Its performance...
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