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Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2020, 11:37 PM
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Posted By proptop

It looks like the white one might be an Ace "Mach...

It looks like the white one might be an Ace "Mach None"
11-25-2019, 02:46 PM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

Ah yes...Ernie finds it...the Blackburn...

Ah yes...Ernie finds it...the Blackburn Lincock...
Definitely qualifies as "obscure"...
Looks like it would make a nice model...


Thanks Ernie...it is your turn sir...
I mighta come up with...
11-25-2019, 10:06 AM
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Posted By proptop

Thanks for guessing, but nope... Check out post...

Thanks for guessing, but nope...
Check out post #17807 for hint on the engine type...(along with clues 4 and 6...)

Think BREXIT for country of origin...
11-25-2019, 08:28 AM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

I hope someone answers this one soon, cuz I is...

I hope someone answers this one soon, cuz I is runnin outa clues...(some might say I've been clueless for years, but that's another story)

1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A...
11-23-2019, 11:41 PM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

Maybe all the cave Bears are busy prepping for...

Maybe all the cave Bears are busy prepping for hibernation and their Thanksgiving feast? :)1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A "Private Venture" design
4) I was inspired to use...
11-23-2019, 03:24 PM
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Posted By proptop

FWIW While reminiscing with with my friend about...

FWIW While reminiscing with with my friend about the "Shakey Jake" 7 cylinder Jacobs R-755...I recalled that it had an automotive style distributor with a battery style of ignition...not a...
11-22-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

Just wanted to say that I'm glad that this thread...

Just wanted to say that I'm glad that this thread is still going!
It's nice to be able tp pop in here after being "away" (mentally) and pick it back up again...
It really is a form of...
11-22-2019, 01:26 PM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

1) Single engine 2) Between the wars time frame...

1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A "Private Venture" design
4) I was inspired to use this aircraft for our quiz, after a friend had asked me about the "Shakey Jake" engine that...
11-22-2019, 09:17 AM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

1) Single engine 2) Between the wars time frame...

1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A "Private Venture" design
4) I was inspired to use this aircraft for our quiz, after a friend had asked me about the "Shakey Jake" engine that...
11-21-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

1) Single engine 2) Between the wars time frame...

1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A "Private Venture" design
4) I was inspired to use this aircraft for our quiz, after a friend had asked me about the "Shakey Jake" engine that...
11-21-2019, 03:15 AM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

1) Single engine 2) Between the wars time frame...

1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A "Private Venture" design
4) I was inspired to use this aircraft for our quiz, after a friend had asked me about the "Shakey Jake" engine that...
11-20-2019, 10:12 PM
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Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

Nope... Next clue will be a bit of a story,...

Nope...
Next clue will be a bit of a story, well...just because...(trying to deal with concussions, this is sort of theraputic)

1) Single engine
2) Between the wars time frame
3) A "Private...
11-20-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

BY..she turned me into a Newt too..but I got...

BY..she turned me into a Newt too..but I got better...

O.K...it's been a while...
Some of you might remember that I like to choose rather obscure aircraft...and that being said...fore warned is...
11-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

I just popped in here for the first time in...

I just popped in here for the first time in months...hello all...(have had some health issues)
BankYank...it sounds like you might be talking of the Morane Saulnier MS.406?
08-19-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

Fairey Barracuda?

Fairey Barracuda?
07-15-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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
Replies: 19,030
Views: 939,160
Posted By proptop

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...
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