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Thread: The Ongoing Mystery Aircraft Thread Part Deux.

  1. #19301
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    Arezzo (Italy) one of the beautiful tuscan hilltowns
    Quote Originally Posted by pomme homme View Post
    BAC Planette?
    Yes Mike your reply is correct and indeed very fast: the BAC VII Planette from the UK
    Your turn please

  2. #19302
    Thank you, Carlo. Here's a 'one-off' development from the sixties.

  3. #19303
    The Merville D.63 perhaps?

  4. #19304
    No perhaps about it, it is the Merville - or Druine - D.63. Had you not come up with the identification, Uli, I intended to post another photograph, taken from a different angle, which shows more clearly its Condor ancestry. But that's not necessary as it's over now to Germany.

  5. #19305
    Thank you Mike.
    Those of you who like may try to identify this.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 17R6.jpg  

  6. #19306
    Looks like modified Thomas Morse S-4 like I did earlier on forum but which one?


  7. #19307
    Full hit, Chris!
    Aerofiles says: "Evaluated for combat, but rejected and used as a trainer. In considerable varied civil use from war surplus; about 60 show thusly on records, with many converted to 90hp Curtiss OX-5."
    I.e. one of those many. Over tothe US.

  8. #19308
    Nice little parasol

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails WOTMay28.jpg  

  9. #19309
    Sorry just found it recently on forum. Open House


  10. #19310
    To replace Chris`parasol wing, another one.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails quiz still a parasol wing.jpg  

  11. #19311
    She had a so-called geodetic wing construction. First flown 1965 with Continental A65 that was later traded in for a Lycoming O-145-B.
    The registration was later transferred to a shoulder wing type by the same designer.

  12. #19312
    Methinks this is the Foster Aerodyne N827Z from 1965.

  13. #19313
    Hi fabulousfour
    As can be expected you thinks is correct!

    Go ahead, please

  14. #19314
    Thanks, Walter!

    Do you have a photo of the Foster Airspeed with the same registration? Couldn`t find one in the www.

    Here is a big biplane of an earlier era.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails SOH-168.jpg  

  15. #19315
    This is the Foster Airspeed N827Z as requested by fabulousfour.
    Note the vertical tail which resembles that of the Aerodyne.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Foster Airspeed N827Z.jpg  

  16. #19316
    Many thanks for the photo, Walter!

  17. #19317
    Back to the mystery.

    The biplane is a one-off from a well-known manufacturer built shortly after WW1.

  18. #19318
    Found it ! It's the Farman Bn-4.

  19. #19319
    Good detective work, Mike

    It is the Farman BN.4, one of the lesser known derivatives of the Goliath.

    Over to Scotland, please.

  20. #19320
    A floater - and, although similar, this is NOT a Curtiss......
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails rriiggkkyy.jpg  

  21. #19321
    OK fellows, I'm off tomorrow during the day, so we'll let the US contingent have a go at the floater, then I'll reveal if necessary.

    This one is not American.

  22. #19322
    Don't look at me. Busy stretch of late.

    Not much time for digging around!

  23. #19323
    Final clue. Not American. Not European. Not Oriental. That surely narrows it down a wee bit......several models were produced by this one's creators.

  24. #19324
    OK, enough. This is the Model D flying boat built in 1919 by the Walsh Brothers, founders of the New Zealand Flying School. OH please.

  25. #19325
    To keep us busy some familiar lines. To make is easier, this is NOT a homebuilt.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails quiz tkub.jpg  

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