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    Pistonrob.
    Sea King?

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      Here's another water bird.......
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      Last edited by Bruce; 21st February 2012, 10:11. Reason: Delete squabble

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        Hi Wilkofife

        the Island Aircraft X-191 Spectra of 1969 (we are getting less young!!)
        This prototype (N9168) was really an boat, no wheels.

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          That's the one ! No beers on this forum, but over to you, Wout

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            Not a homebuilt, famous designer and some sort of clou is in photo.
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              Oh Noes what have I done?


              Originally posted by wout View Post
              Not a homebuilt, famous designer and some sort of clou is in photo.
              FFV-Aerotech BA 14 Starling
              in the middle.

              I think a Saab Safir on the left and possibly a fournier RF4 on the right.

              Not sure what the Clou is apart from the glaringly obvious one.

              FWIW the Comper Swift was photographed a few years ago at Old Warden.
              Last edited by L4x2; 21st February 2012, 10:24.

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                All,

                Historically, parts of aircraft have been included as well as complete aircraft. If you dont want to identify an aircraft based on a part of it, then wait until the next complete one comes up.

                I have removed the latest squabble.



                Bruce

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                  Hi L4x2
                  The BA-14 (Bjoern Andreasson 14) it is and the Safir hinted at Sweden.

                  Your turn, please!

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                    specially for Wilkofife

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                      That's a lovely ASW22 from Schleicher. In fact it's the longer span version, the BL. Watch those wings bend! Looks like it's dumping water ballast, or perhaps the pilot has been flying too long.
                      PS: apologies for pre-empting wilkofife
                      Last edited by l.garey; 21st February 2012, 17:16.
                      Laurence

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                        Ah but it isn't

                        Along the right lines though.

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                          It's not? Did you see that I added "BL" as an edit?
                          Laurence

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                            Originally posted by l.garey View Post
                            It's not? Did you see that I added "BL" as an edit?
                            Indeed I did.

                            I should add that it is, I agree, lovely, it's just not an ASW22 BL.

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                              Originally posted by L4x2 View Post
                              Indeed I did.

                              I should add that it is, I agree, lovely, it's just not an ASW22 BL.
                              Is it Ventus 2 ?
                              If it looks good, it will fly good !
                              -Bill Lear & Marcel Dassault


                              http://max3fan.blogspot.com/

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                                No, l.garey was closer
                                Last edited by L4x2; 21st February 2012, 17:46.

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                                  Well then someone had better tell the FAA as they have N600DB registered as a Schleicher ASW-22BL!

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                                    Originally posted by avion ancien View Post
                                    Well then someone had better tell the FAA as they have N600DB registered as a Schleicher ASW-22BL!
                                    I'm sure they do, but, as stated, this isn't an ASW-22 BL (although it might have been once)

                                    Incidentally, where do you get N600DB from?

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                                      That's what appears on the rudder of the sailplane whose picture you've posted, L4x2!

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                                        Originally posted by avion ancien View Post
                                        That's what appears on the rudder of the sailplane whose picture you've posted, L4x2!
                                        stoopid photobucket. It's edited out as I see it. Ho hum.

                                        Should be childsplay for you now though

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                                          Not when the FAA have it registered until 31 December 2013 on a certificate of airworthiness that says it is a Schleicher ASW-22BL! If it's not that, one has to assume that Mr Dick Butler of Manchester, Tennessee has made some pretty fundamental changes to his sailplane, such as to justify its description as a different make and/or model, without troubling the FAA about this!

                                          p.s. this is getting wierd - the picture has changed, the registration has disappeared, the sailplane has changed direction and there's no indication that L4x2 has edited his or her original post!
                                          Last edited by avion ancien; 21st February 2012, 19:39. Reason: Strange things happening................

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