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Aircraft picture quiz

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posted on Oct, 17 2005 @ 10:54 PM
1) Mya M-50/52
2) Me-112
3) F4D-1 skyray
4) CP-140

posted on Oct, 18 2005 @ 05:51 AM
I deliberately picked a couple of these pictures because they are not quite what they might seem, my fiendish plan worked

1, correct

2, wrong, a bit devious this one.

3, no - see above

4, sorry no again.

So, Thats the Myasischev Bounder identified, the other three still to go.

posted on Oct, 18 2005 @ 10:02 AM
2. A Spitfire captured by the Germans and fitted with a Daimler Benz engine. (said to be better than either a Merlin powered Spit or a 109)

3. Douglas F5D-1 Skylancer

4. Canadair CP-107 Argus


[edit on 18/10/05 by The Winged Wombat]

posted on Oct, 18 2005 @ 10:45 AM
Superb! That DB601 and those black crosses didn't fool you then.

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 03:25 AM
Here's a few more, don't forget anyone's welcome to post theirs too.

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 03:56 AM
1 - OV10 Bronco
2 - De Haviland Canada something or other
3 - no idea, but it looks like a Sabre with the wrong nose
4 - Fairey?

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 04:39 AM
1 Bronco
2 The Bristol 170 Freighter
3 ?
4 ?

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 05:22 AM
score 1 for howlrunner with the Bronco, Jezza scores with the Bristol 170.

also, not a bad description of number 3 by howlrunner, but its the name we want. (hint)

number 4 is quite obscure, but its no Fairey.

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 10:03 AM
I see, leaving the harder ones for me again?

No. 3 - North American YF-93A

No. 4 - Potez 75

Clue - If it is a really ugly looking aircraft, start searching amongst the French ones - I reckon 8 out of every 10 ugly aircraft has to be French (and the rest are Brit)

[edit on 20/10/05 by The Winged Wombat]

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 12:14 PM
Ooh, how dare spread that slander, not the bit about French planes, thats true.

Need I say correct, twice?

posted on Oct, 20 2005 @ 02:09 PM
That third aircraft looks like a North American T - 2 Buckeye. THat I might not be right about though.

posted on Oct, 21 2005 @ 07:47 AM
Slander, Sir....

Now I acknowledge that beauty is in the eye of the beerholder, but....

Let's see if we can identify these "beauties"






Only joking Waynos, every country has their share of aircraft about which the reaction would have to be "what were they thinking ????"

posted on Oct, 21 2005 @ 12:06 PM
lol, yes, very good. All ugly as sin

1, Handley Page HP 46 - British and ugly

2, Armstrong Whitworth FK.12 version 1- British and ugly

3, Supermarine Night Hawk - British and ugly

4, Fairey Barracuda - British and gorgeous!! - really.

5 Airspeed Fleet Shadower - OK, I'll give you that one as well

posted on Oct, 21 2005 @ 02:19 PM
Very good.

In the ugly stakes, these are really hard to beat....







7..... 8..... 9..... 10..... 11..... I could got go on and on............

Oh dear, a couple of these have names on them - what a shame, lol

[edit on 21/10/05 by The Winged Wombat]

[edit on 21/10/05 by The Winged Wombat]

posted on Oct, 21 2005 @ 04:59 PM
Damn, just seen your edit. I was all set to answer those in a sarcastic fashion too

As for the rest, you've defeated me with a few of those, however here are some guesses;

1, never seen before but it looks like it could be from Bloch, or Amiot?

2, never seen this either, a wild stab in the darkl for its origin could be, er, Breguet??

3, Ah, this I know, the SE 2410 Grognard - delightful name.

6, The SE-116 Voltigeur, actually, like the Barracuda, I like this.

There's no accounting for taste.

posted on Oct, 21 2005 @ 11:22 PM
Taste...Hmmmm... definitely the escargot section of the menu....

1. is the Liore et Olivier LeO.208

2. is the Breguet 413

and I must say it was much easier to find a French selection that a British one

posted on Oct, 23 2005 @ 08:55 PM
OK, here's one that might need a little research....

Firstly I need Name and Mark...pretty straightforward....

But, there are three other things about this aircraft that make it 'different', or non-standard, what are they...


posted on Oct, 24 2005 @ 12:29 AM
Okay, so it's a De Havilland Vampire, that just about exhausts my knowledge, other than seeing one flying around the GP a few years ago (more like 13). Unless it was the special Sea Vampire that they tried out on the special landing deck built for gear-up landings (someone had been smoking something they shouldn't!).

Or are you referring to the very strange looking nose on the Lanc in the background?

Unless of course it's that bloody Saab that always got me into trouble, only with a jet instead of a prop!

[edit on 24-10-2005 by HowlrunnerIV]

posted on Oct, 24 2005 @ 03:18 AM
Yes, it is a Vampire, but not the F.20 (oh hell I forgot to lower the gear, oh, bugger it I'll land on the carrier anyway, prototype).

That bloody SAAB (J-21A) did eventually get a jet (J-21R).

That Lanc is interesting, isn't it. The two aircraft are not related other than possibly where the picture was taken... kinda smells of all kinds of strange development things doesn't it ?

posted on Oct, 24 2005 @ 06:32 AM
If you hadn't removed the Vampire's serial number I'd have told you inh a flash

The only thing that strikes me from the picture at first is that it appears to vave an F.1 canopy and and FB.5 tail and air intakes than belong on a Hawker Sea Hawk.

Er, is it the prototype for the Nene engined Mistral for France? Modified from De Havillands own Nene engined Vampire F.2.

[edit on 24-10-2005 by waynos]

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