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08-19-2018, 02:27 PM
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Fairey Barracuda?

Fairey Barracuda?
07-15-2018, 03:05 PM
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I worked at a maint. facility here in Rome...

I worked at a maint. facility here in Rome (formerly Griffiss AFB)...in the paint shop...
One night, after clean-up, and shortly before clocking out, I watched on flightaware.com a 727 leave...
07-12-2018, 10:25 PM
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I kinda thought that this one wouldn't last...

I kinda thought that this one wouldn't last long...
You got it H-J...the B727...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_727

My first flight in a big, commercial airliner...1968...in an Eastern...
07-12-2018, 12:25 PM
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1) A fairly well known aircraft... 2) There...

1) A fairly well known aircraft...
2) There might be several of us here, who have flown in this aircraft...
3) Aircraft used by numerous commercial airlines and military...
4) The fuselage...
07-12-2018, 12:05 PM
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O.K... I will start by saying that we are...

O.K...
I will start by saying that we are looking for an aircraft...

1) A fairly well known aircraft...
2) There might be several of us here, who have flown in this aircraft...
3) Aircraft used...
07-12-2018, 12:01 PM
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Hi Ernie...I don't recall exactly how it went,...

Hi Ernie...I don't recall exactly how it went, but there was a "pop" musician / song writer who said something like that...(I think it might have been Neil Diamond?)
It was sorta like (don't want to...
07-12-2018, 07:31 AM
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Ferry cross the Mersey, by Gerry and the...

Ferry cross the Mersey, by Gerry and the Pacemakers...part of the "British Invasion"...the Beatles...the Stones...the Kinks...the Dave Clark 5...etc...music of my youth...great memories...

O.K......
07-11-2018, 02:41 PM
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Gerry and the Pacemakers told me to guess the...

Gerry and the Pacemakers told me to guess the Fairey Fox...???
05-28-2018, 05:00 PM
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I recall reading of the guns firing and the smoke...

I recall reading of the guns firing and the smoke knocking out the engines...and moving the intakes fwd...I think it was the F-89 Scorpion?
04-30-2018, 02:08 PM
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Well...if it ain't one of the above...how about...

Well...if it ain't one of the above...how about the C-47 / DC-3 (but that would be too easy...aye?)

The Fleet Shadow aircraft is something I had never heard of...verrry interesting, as Arte...
04-28-2018, 10:31 AM
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A monoplane blimp with folding...

A monoplane blimp with folding wings...hmmm...maybe that's why it never got past the prototype stage !? :)

This one really has me scratching my...noggin...
04-21-2018, 07:45 PM
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Hi Ernie...I guess you are hangin' back? Lurking...

Hi Ernie...I guess you are hangin' back? Lurking in invisible mode...I wonder if it had an affect / effect on this quiz? Prob. got the wrong one...again...I forget things like that...(absent minded...
04-21-2018, 06:22 PM
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You got it...and yes, the Short being capitalized...

You got it...and yes, the Short being capitalized was a hidden extra clue...thanks...

I also read where the ASW versions w/ the turboprop engines had their exhausts pointing down, which really...
04-21-2018, 04:32 PM
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Let's add some more to the list... 1)...

Let's add some more to the list...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades apart......
04-21-2018, 04:08 PM
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Let's add some more to the list... 1)...

Let's add some more to the list...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades apart......
04-21-2018, 03:28 PM
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Posted By proptop

Let's add some more to the list... 1)...

Let's add some more to the list...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades apart......
04-21-2018, 12:50 PM
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One more clue, for now... 1) Monoplane... 2)...

One more clue, for now...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades apart...
5)...
04-21-2018, 12:43 PM
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"Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder"...or words...

"Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder"...or words to that effect...(or is it affect? I get those two mixed up)
In the case of this aircraft, and the Gannet, they must have had bad eyesight or...
04-20-2018, 09:17 PM
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One more clue, for now... 1) Monoplane... 2)...

One more clue, for now...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades apart...
5)...
04-20-2018, 09:07 PM
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O.K...let's add another clue or two... 1)...

O.K...let's add another clue or two...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades...
04-20-2018, 08:57 PM
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I will agree with ya on the ugly part...but...not...

I will agree with ya on the ugly part...but...not the Gannet...
Not quite the same "twin engined" layout...
04-20-2018, 06:51 PM
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O.K...let's add another clue or two... 1)...

O.K...let's add another clue or two...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades...
04-20-2018, 12:29 PM
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Posted By proptop

O.K...let's add another clue or two... 1)...

O.K...let's add another clue or two...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades...
04-20-2018, 12:08 PM
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Posted By proptop

O.K...let's add another clue or two... 1)...

O.K...let's add another clue or two...
1) Monoplane...
2) Twin engined...
3) Propeller driven...
4) Manuf. used the same name twice...for two totally different aircraft...almost 2 decades...
04-20-2018, 11:38 AM
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Posted By proptop

When I worked at a Body and Paint shop, we used...

When I worked at a Body and Paint shop, we used to jokingly call it "Body by Fissure"

But I digress...nope...not the P-75

Be back in a few...
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