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There were various versions of the Argus, one with the inline Ranger engine, as above, and others with the radial Warner engine.

 

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There were various versions of the Argus, one with the inline Ranger engine, as above, and others with the radial Warner engine.Next up:

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Got lucky with the Argus. Worked on a Ranger engined one at Personal Plane Services at Booker many years ago. Never flew it nor flew in it, but did get to taxi it and do an engine run. No idea on the current one yet!
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There were various versions of the Argus, one with the inline Ranger engine, as above, and others with the radial Warner engine.Next up:

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I'll accept that, although you left out the maker, Zlin. - Zlin Savage was what I was looking for.

 

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Correct. M1c.

 

A slight deviation from the thread. The Sokol (Eng: Falcon) was made by Benez Marx in Czechoslovakia  after WWII. Another Czechoslovakian aircraft, the L-40 Meta Sokol, was somewhat similar but the vertical stabiliser had straight edges instead of curved. It was a 4 place retractable. It had two unusual features. It had an inverted tricycle undercarriage, in that the main gear was in line with the wing leading edge, and the third wheel was in line with the trailing edge. When retracted, part of the main gear protruded from the well so that in the event of a wheels up landing, the belly of the plane did not touch the ground. See photos below.

 

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Correct. M1c.A slight deviation from the thread. The Sokol (Eng: Falcon) was made by Benez Marx in Czechoslovakia  after WWII. Another Czechoslovakian aircraft, the L-40 Meta Sokol, was somewhat similar but the vertical stabiliser had straight edges instead of curved. It was a 4 place retractable. It had two unusual features. It had an inverted tricycle undercarriage, in that the main gear was in line with the wing leading edge, and the third wheel was in line with the trailing edge. When retracted, part of the main gear protruded from the well so that in the event of a wheels up landing, the belly of the plane did not touch the ground. See photos below.

 

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My dad flew a Metal Sokol, he said it was a nice aeroplane to fly and couldn’t feel the difference with the reverse tricycle gear. It had a supercharger you could select on/off manually. 

 

 

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Procaer F.15A Picchio?

While they are quite similar, the window shapes and sizes are slightly different, but the main difference is the horizontal stabiliser on the one above has it's leading edge ahead of the fin, whereas the F-15A has it's leading edge well behind the fin. I featured the F.15A about 55 planes ago.

 

 

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Close enough. The Canadian register has it listed as Aeropro rather than Aerotek, but the model is A220.

 

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