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Yesterday, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Top_Gunn

Today's clue, which is pretty important. ...

Today's clue, which is pretty important.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable score but not, I think, number one on any strictly numerical list.

2....
09-25-2020, 03:24 PM
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Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not him; our target had a much more unusual...

Not him; our target had a much more unusual nickname, about which there's more information in your bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable...
09-25-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

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

Today's clue.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable score but not, I think, number one on any strictly numerical list.

2. Very well known, in part...
09-24-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not Brown; bonus clue below. Looking for the...

Not Brown; bonus clue below.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable score but not, I think, number one on any strictly numerical list.

2. Very well...
09-24-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

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

Morning clue.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable score but not, I think, number one on any strictly numerical list.

2. Very well known, in part...
09-23-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Several interesting guesses, but none of them the...

Several interesting guesses, but none of them the person I'm looking for. Bonus question follows; it may narrow the field a bit.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a...
09-23-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not Orr. So here are today's clue and a bonus...

Not Orr. So here are today's clue and a bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable score but not, I think, number one on any strictly numerical...
09-22-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Ball fits the clues, but he's not the pilot I'm...

Ball fits the clues, but he's not the pilot I'm looking for. Here are today's clue and a bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a well-known pilot.

1. An ace, with a very respectable score but...
09-21-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

That was an interesting quiz and I learned a lot....

That was an interesting quiz and I learned a lot. I certainly don't object to obscure subjects, but they do sometimes tire my aging brain. This quiz should be easier and somewhat shorter. We haven't...
09-20-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Somehow I got too focused on Germany and Russia...

Somehow I got too focused on Germany and Russia this time around. Anyway, I'll try to get something going by tomorrow, though it may be a little late as it will be a busy day. Anyway, we probably...
09-20-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

This quiz must have set a new record for number...

This quiz must have set a new record for number of clues.

I'm pretty sure it's the Mizuno Shinryu. I'd like to claim that this answer comes from my extensive knowledge of obscure and unproduced...
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-14-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Top_Gunn

Another pre-mixing method was to mount an aileron...

Another pre-mixing method was to mount an aileron servo in a sliding tray in the fuselage. The elevator servo would then push and pull the tray backward and forward, which would cause the ailerons to...
09-05-2020, 04:42 AM
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Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

OK, I'll toss in the Horten Ho 229, which was an...

OK, I'll toss in the Horten Ho 229, which was an emergency fighter derived from a glider, though originally intended to be a bomber. The German emergency fighters weren't so much designed in case...
08-24-2020, 04:36 AM
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Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Very well said, Ernie. There doesn't seem to be...

Very well said, Ernie. There doesn't seem to be any advantage in having the same quiz running on two sites. Now that Sparky has made the RCSB people aware of the quiz here, maybe some of them will...
08-16-2020, 11:09 AM
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Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Caudron C.714?

Caudron C.714?
08-15-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

I'm baffled, but congratulations on getting Ernie...

I'm baffled, but congratulations on getting Ernie to look at the wrong war. He's done that to us often enough!
08-01-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

It is indeed the T2V, which could easily be...

It is indeed the T2V, which could easily be mistaken for a T-33 at first glance, but the fuselage in profile is quite different because it's deeper and the back of the canopy is higher, to give the...
08-01-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Morning clue, the first of a few with information...

Morning clue, the first of a few with information about performance.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the least-well-known member of...
07-31-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the Roc. Here are this morning's clue and a...

Not the Roc. Here are this morning's clue and a bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the least-well-known member of that family,...
07-30-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

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

Morning clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the least-well-known member of that family, though there's no way to know that for sure....
07-29-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Morning clue and a minor correction to Clue 7. ...

Morning clue and a minor correction to Clue 7.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the least-well-known member of that family, though...
07-28-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the SB2C. Bonus clue below. Looking for...

Not the SB2C. Bonus clue below.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the least-well-known member of that family, though there's no way to...
07-28-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the MB 5; this aircraft did reach production....

Not the MB 5; this aircraft did reach production. Here are the morning clue and your bonus clue.

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the...
07-27-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

Not the P-51H; this is a different but related...

Not the P-51H; this is a different but related aircraft, not a different model of a well-known aircraft. But not that different, at least in appearance. Clue 3 may be a little misleading (but not on...
07-27-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19,063
Views: 942,507
Posted By Top_Gunn

And we're off again! Looking for the name of...

And we're off again!

Looking for the name of a warbird.

1. One of a family of related aircraft.

2. Probably the least-well-known member of that family, though there's no way to know that for...
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