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Reply #2083 - Dec 11th, 2019 at 10:19pm
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Havenít seem anything posted, so try this one. This is 1970, June if my memoryís still good. A close friend built it and I helped he finish it. A friend of ours, who had built several, test flew for 15mins and told us what we needed to change. I flew it the next weekend and also flew off the rest of the test time. All total 100hrs. We both learned to fly so to say as I only had about 100hrs+ or- at the time. Got by private license in May of ď70Ē before graduating from High School. Those are hours that I will NEVER forget!
  

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Reply #2082 - Nov 7th, 2019 at 10:51am
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The Skyranger was initially produced by the Rearwin company, and then continued on under the Commonwealth Aricraft brand when they were bought out. Info on the Skyranger Interesting that the original price for the plane was $3000! 1943 Rubber plan for a 34" W/S Rearwin Skyranger here: Outerzone plan
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Reply #2081 - Nov 7th, 2019 at 7:25am
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Itís a Skyranger. My friend picked it up for $3500. Unfortunately itíll cost $30,000 to restore it. Also, the generations coming up behind us arenít interested in antiques or conventional ( tail wheel) aircraft. Prices are going down the tubes.
  
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Reply #2080 - Nov 6th, 2019 at 2:02pm
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Yep, you were right with the Avro Ashton
  

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Reply #2079 - Nov 6th, 2019 at 1:29pm
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I think I may have found a match - the Commonwealth Skyranger?
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Reply #2078 - Nov 6th, 2019 at 11:21am
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Ooops...thanks Ian...yes I should have said Kiwi's post I believe is the Avro ...

Still looking for the one Huey posted!!! the structure from the front of the windshield to the wing root structure is interesting using 4 rods and not just two.
  

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Reply #2077 - Nov 5th, 2019 at 6:15pm
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not mine, Kiwi's.

I was thinking it looked a bit like a luscombe, but I can't find a match for the forward vents.

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Reply #2076 - Nov 5th, 2019 at 3:51pm
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Ian...I believe your plane is the Avro Ashton...

Huey...It's tough from the front quarter view you've given but reminds me of a Stinson Voyager but the engine is too small, I believe the Voyager had a six cylinder.... but the stringer down the side of the fuselage sticks out a bit too much for a Stinson...so I'm thinking Taylorcraft unless it's a Auster from the UK.
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Reply #2075 - Nov 5th, 2019 at 6:34am
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Iím sneaking this one in.
  

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Reply #2074 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 2:10pm
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It certainly isn't a Shackleton!  Wink
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Reply #2073 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 12:46pm
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Looks like an early British airliner to me...
  

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Reply #2072 - Oct 27th, 2019 at 2:15am
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OK, I have one for y'all
  

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Reply #2071 - Oct 20th, 2019 at 8:38pm
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I guess everybody has been busy with building or life... no rush or pressure.  Just let things happen as they will.  I'll not post a new picture...if anyone wants to post a new picture go ahead. 
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Reply #2070 - Oct 20th, 2019 at 2:05am
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I really like this topic but don't want to hog it, like to let other people try.
  

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Reply #2069 - Oct 19th, 2019 at 10:55pm
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Yes indeed. It was given either the 27 or the 270 designation.
There doesn't seem to be a lot of interest in this thread for the last few months.
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