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Thread: The Ongoing Mystery Aircraft Thread Part Deux.

  1. #17326
    Sorry for this too mysterious bird : this is the Götz 50 built in 1985 by the brothers Zettl (Löhnberg).

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  2. #17327
    Direct hit there, Richard !

    Just to digress a little, I was watching one of the series 'Great American Railroad Journeys' done for the BBC by Michael Portillo, an ex-politician.

    He had got to San Diego, and was visiting Mirimar base. During his intro, in the background, this caught my attention - is the US Navy finally giving up on expensive non-flyers and buying Swedish ?????

    (incidentally, I hope you all read about the late arrival of the first four F-35 all-weather fighters to the UK. The reason for the lateness? - 'unfavourable weather conditions'.......)
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  3. #17328
    Dunno Mike. Maybe Miramar was running a special on oil changes.


    Here is a not too difficult open board candidate to consider.


  4. #17329
    No taker for that "dart in the pond"?

    So I'll jump in from Scotland: the Waterman Arrowplane

    @lefty: I've seen a road sign to the "kingdom of Fife"
    Cheers Uli
    _
    gX

  5. #17330
    Uli has the tailless wonder. Over to Germany-

  6. #17331
    OK, let’s return to colours:
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    _
    gX

  7. #17332
    Was the photograph taken at the EAA Naturists' Chapter 'Air and Bare' fly-in? It seems that the aeroplane was being used as the gentleman's 'modesty screen'!

  8. #17333
    pretty close!
    _
    gX

  9. #17334
    hi giruXX
    I think your canary is a Laco-145 by Joe Laven (USA). Two-seater, but on this one the front cockpit is covered.

  10. #17335
    That's all correct.
    Over to the Netherlands.
    _
    gX

  11. #17336
    If this one looks like the other ones, you are right. However, it is an independent design.
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  12. #17337
    She remained a one-off, came from Northern Europe and appeared 1984/1985.

  13. #17338
    Hi Wout.
    The Nyge-Aero VLA-1 Sparrow from Sweden?
    Open House if it is.

  14. #17339
    hi Green SE-ILX it is
    The VLA-1 Sparrow was a co-product of AB Nyge-Aero and the Royal Swedish Aero Club. Engine was a 80hp Duncan-Wankel SR-120R rotary

    As requested, Open House please

  15. #17340
    Green! Welcome back as it has been a long time.


    Shoulder wing twin anyone?

    Last edited by Moses03; June 16th, 2018 at 12:03.

  16. #17341
    That looks very much like the Blohm & Voss BV 144.

  17. #17342
    German speciality - fat prop blades ! (why ??)

  18. #17343
    Robert scores a direct hit.

    (I wondered that too Mike).

  19. #17344
    I think there are several philosophies about the best prop design leading to different shapes.
    Just thinking of the squared off prop tips of e.g. the Trojan or the L188 Electra which can be seen only on US designs, if I'm not wrong.

    Something older.
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  20. #17345
    Lock me in for the Boulton Paul P.25 Bugle.
    Open House if correct.

    Cheers.

  21. #17346
    It is the Bolton Paul Bugle!

    Open Hose as requested.

    @Green: What is that aircraft in your avatar?

  22. #17347
    Nobody?

    Here is a wee high-winger
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  23. #17348
    Perhaps this bird is better known without its cabin but with a strutted wing...

  24. #17349
    Not from the US, held several records in its class.

  25. #17350
    I believe that it's French; the background is familiar; and I might even have used it on another forum many years ago - none of which helps me remember what it is! Oh, the effect of advancing years upon the memory.

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