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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #550 on: August 22, 2008, 12:57:21 am »

Virgin Atlantic Globalflyer..

The first (and only) non stop solo flight round the world.  O0

http://www.stevefossett.com/html/main_pages/aviation_globalflyer.html

RIP Steve Fossett  :'(
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #551 on: August 22, 2008, 02:21:35 pm »

I assume its my go?...

Whats this?
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #552 on: August 22, 2008, 02:33:57 pm »

I thought I was the only one with photos that old! Looks like a Sopwith Tabloid.

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #553 on: August 22, 2008, 02:51:10 pm »

Looks like a Sopwith Tabloid.


Thats because it IS a Sopwith Tabloid Rick...  O0

I built a model one.... a loooooong time ago..  ::)
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #554 on: August 22, 2008, 05:06:36 pm »

OK.... This time, name the plane and the ship - and if you find it on the web, be aware that they are not always right!
(Sorry about the picture quality)

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #555 on: August 23, 2008, 08:48:19 pm »

Tricky Ricky ;)  I`ll hazard a guess, ship looks French so maybe a Farman ?
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #556 on: August 23, 2008, 11:53:17 pm »

'Fraid not - both British.

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #557 on: August 24, 2008, 03:33:23 am »

Looks like a Wright flyer... no British,  a Bristol Boxkite?  :-\
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #558 on: August 24, 2008, 10:38:38 am »

Not a Bristol - that would be far too long ..... which might be a clue?

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #559 on: August 24, 2008, 11:09:47 am »

Cody... or more likely AVRO ?
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #560 on: August 24, 2008, 12:31:55 pm »

Shorts S27 biplane  :-\
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #561 on: August 24, 2008, 03:37:43 pm »

Shorts S27 biplane  :-\
   ...on HMS Hibernia ? :-\
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #562 on: August 24, 2008, 03:46:16 pm »

Sorry, didn't realize you wanted the ship as well.

Yes HMS Hibernia
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #563 on: August 24, 2008, 04:19:02 pm »

You've got it. It's the Shorts seaplane, engaged in the trials of 1912 on HMS Hibernia. HMS London was also involved.

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #564 on: August 24, 2008, 04:34:36 pm »

Away you go arrow5 your go. O0
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #565 on: August 24, 2008, 05:41:30 pm »

Oh, all right if you insist :embarrassed:  A more modern craft.
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #566 on: August 24, 2008, 05:54:33 pm »

Is that a Republic SeaBee?

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #567 on: August 24, 2008, 07:55:39 pm »

Just could not resist this........ {-)..........Smudge
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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #568 on: August 24, 2008, 10:07:29 pm »

You got it cowboy. O0    Nice one Smudge {-)
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TugCowboy

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #569 on: August 24, 2008, 10:48:42 pm »

Here we go:
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andyn

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #570 on: August 25, 2008, 07:59:00 pm »

Its one of those AMX things.
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TugCowboy

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #571 on: August 25, 2008, 08:05:58 pm »

Good guess, but no!
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andyn

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #572 on: August 25, 2008, 08:17:51 pm »

IAI Kfir
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TugCowboy

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #573 on: August 25, 2008, 08:29:32 pm »

You got it!
Over to you
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andyn

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Re: Name that plane
« Reply #574 on: August 25, 2008, 08:43:57 pm »

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