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Seventy plus years of being an aeroplane nut helps! Memory goes back to seeing the Bristol Brabazon fly over Edinburgh. Add to that a bookshelf full of reference books and you have your answer!

And for those of us not into 70 years of being a nut ... 40 years + reference library + a job years while at Uni watching hundreds of hours of film and building an index to the archive - getting paid

Yes, Googles algorithms find virtually everything that has ever been posted for public display. And I've spent 20 yrs fine-tuning my internet searching abilities.   As a little thread drift

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Reminds me of an Avro Cadet I seen at Chewing Gum field out the back of the Gold Coast. Though I think they had the motor sitting well forward.

 

 

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Yep, precisely.This one will probably go quickly as well.

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Whatever it is it looks similar to the aircraft that sat unflown and rotting out on the tie down line near Gil Layts school at YBAF for many years.

 

 

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Nah. The tops been squished. Maybe it was doing a jump and landed on top then decided to drag the remnants home as a prize ?
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That's right FV, Taylor Coot Model A.

 

This one looks like it was inspired by the Ligeti Stratos.

 

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I might have got this on wrong. I found the photo on a page written in French. I cannot read French. It now appears that it was a model, probably proof of concept or similar. Further searching uncovered this image on a page headed Colab the revolutionary wing of the future, clearly signed G2:

 

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I will upload the next one from my computer when I get home. (I'm at the Men's Shed at the moment.)

 

 

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