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Discussion in 'Quiz Me!' started by skunk works, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. TiredOldSoldier

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  2. Spartanroller

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    Fiat G55 is close but that seems too easy ?
     
  3. TiredOldSoldier

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    Fiat G 55 is very close but it's not.

    Thisi is a G.55
    [​IMG]
     
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    Not certain but it might be a Caproni-Vizzola F4?
     
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    Fiat G50V. The production version was to be the Fiat G52 but this was dropped in favor of the G55.
     
  6. TiredOldSoldier

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    It's the DB 601 engined G.50V but, as you pointed out they decided to go directly to the DB 605 engined G.55 that had better potential.
    Your turn chief
     
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    In order to get some quizzing going, I hope noone objects if I start again with this bird;
     
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    Hope they don´t have a struggle for what direction to fly into! LOL
     
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    For me its Netherlands or Russia.
     
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    I'll give you Russia :)

    and a couple of photos from different angles :)
     
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    Vasily: Is MY turn to fly!

    Ivan: Nyet! Is MY turn!

    Vasily: Here's how to enter flat spin, comrade!

    Ivan: Nyet! I'll SHOW YOU how to flat spin.

    Alas, both Vasily and Ivan knew how to enter flat spin...but neither knew how to recover!
     
  12. Spartanroller

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    and so they went their separate ways ;)
     
  13. Spartanroller

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    A little clue, it was only a prototype, the designer was called Viktor :)

    and here's a photo of a model to make it clearer :)
     
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    sorry guys - I can't find the picture any more so I've forgotten what the question was? - anyone still got it - I've been looking but no luck yet. if not then anyone please start - I will post one as soon as I can get photos to post again (having trouble).... :)
     
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    Now I've got the photo posting problem beaten :), I'll start again with a new one - what's this bird?
     

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    Looks one of the 6 Caudron C.714 that made it to Finland, the remaining 44 of a lot of 50 are reported as "lost en route", wonder what's behind that, accident, soviet naval action or "black ops" ?
     
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    Absolutely right - Caudron C.714. as far as the fate of the 44 goes - best info that I could find was that they never actually left France due to chaos caused by a certain invasion, but it's possible there could be a more interesting story :)
     
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    Could it be the Lockheed XC-35 Electra pressurisation research plane?
     
  20. TiredOldSoldier

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    Yes it is the XC-35, surprlised it's called Electra too, usually the name is associated with the Mod 10 and L188.
     

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