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Can you name this plane? (Read 235595 times)
Reply #1215 - Jul 6th, 2017 at 4:07am

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Its the French Potez 41  (I posted it on post #148, sorry)
FOUR-MOTOR NIGHT BOMBER. Photographed in 1933, immediately after final erection, but before service roundels applied, is this "one-off" French prototype, the Potez Type 41 Bn4, which was succeeded by the later Potez Type 54. The two pairs of pylon-mounted Hispano-Suiza 12 Ybrs engines delivered a total of 3,360 h.p., giving a max. speed of 199 m.p.h. for a.u.w. of 37,480 lb. at 13,120 ft. Its undercarriage was retractable.

 

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Reply #1214 - Jul 5th, 2017 at 12:36pm

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Still searching!
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Reply #1213 - Jul 5th, 2017 at 8:37am

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Not French or Russian , but a country between.

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Reply #1212 - Jul 5th, 2017 at 3:43am

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Looks French or Russian to me!!!
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Reply #1211 - Jul 4th, 2017 at 9:40pm

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Found one, lets see how many seconds it takes.
 

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Reply #1210 - Jul 4th, 2017 at 9:34pm

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Dehavilland Dove:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_Dove

Sorry for the delay Ill have one up in an hour.

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Reply #1209 - Jul 4th, 2017 at 8:47pm

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While we are waiting for Bob, this shouldn't take too long to find. This is from the Golden Age of airliners. I love that cockpit!!!
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Reply #1208 - Jun 23rd, 2017 at 10:03pm

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Sorry guy's, Ill look up an a/c fast.

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Reply #1207 - Jun 17th, 2017 at 4:50am

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Thats the one Bigrip 74!

The one shown was the sole example operated by the New Zealand Air Force

Serial -c/n- Fate L3 A17/3 The third of the twelve SARO Cutty Sarks to be built, this aircraft's first flight was at Cowes, Isle of Man on 03 March 1930. Final inspection approval was granted 10 March 1930. Aircraft was dismantled and packed in crates and left for New Zealand aboard "SS Mataroa" on 14 March 1930. Arrived Auckland 10 May 1930 and barged to Hobsonville. Assembled between the 16 and 28 May 1930 and taken on first flight in New Zealand by Squadron Leader Isitt at 10 a.m. on 14 June 1930. Witdrawn from service on 01 June 1934 with total flying time of 92 hours 10 minutes, for extensive overhaul. Test flown after overhaul on 13 and 14 November 1934. Final flight 23 November 1936 after which the aircraft was stripped for inspection. It was considered to be beyond repair and written off. Used as instructional airframe from 1937 and scrapped at Hobsonville in late 1930s. During it's service career L3 logged a total of 221 Hours and 5 minutes flying time.
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Reply #1206 - Jun 17th, 2017 at 12:52am

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Reply #1205 - Jun 16th, 2017 at 10:48pm

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Close, but no cigar!
 

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Reply #1204 - Jun 16th, 2017 at 8:41pm

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No doubt a British flying boat...probably a Saunders Roe early boat.  I like the looks of her!
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Reply #1203 - Jun 16th, 2017 at 8:20pm

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Kiwi, it is a Saunders Roe A.19  Cloud.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saro_Cloud
 

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Reply #1202 - Jun 16th, 2017 at 7:26pm

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By the way, the Beech C-45 is the Expiditer.
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Reply #1201 - Jun 16th, 2017 at 7:22pm

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OK, how about this rather cute little flying boat?
 

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