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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

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!

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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Don't know Red but I did find this beauty[ATTACH]38096.IPB[/ATTACH]

Well he is cute but I think beauty is a bit of a stretch - but to each their own

 

 

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Oh and the pic was of a a Pitts S2 ... sneeky putting a pic of the S2 with the front passengers seat covered and a singe bubble canopy on the rear pilots seat 

 

The plane in the pics above with the cute (at best) guy is a Pitts S1

 

 

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Oh and the pic was of a a Pitts S2 ...

Not according to the FAA Registry. (I know the N number ...heehee)

 

 

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Ok.  Fair call.  The yellow Single seater is an oldfield baby lakes.  The original is still a Pitts s2 though. 

 

 

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Right Dave. Listed on airport-data.com as a Steen Skybolt, but the FAA shows manufacturer as Edwin Banks and Model name Skybolt.

 

And now, this one should be easy:

 

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Well he is cute but I think beauty is a bit of a stretch - but to each their own

Your skill at aircraft identification is undeniable Kasper, but I do believe that he is a she...

 

 

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Sorry OME, I thought my reply inferred that, sorry. Yes - you are spot on mate. That and the fact that I posted a new image. - only put them up when the previous one has been identified.

 

 

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OK lets mix it up - bits of planes.All very easily identifiable but very hard to google

 

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Top pic looks like a Medway Raven with that classic fin,. . .  Middle one, too small, (15mm square ) my eyes are not much good ! . . bottom one,. . . the wheel spats remind me of something,   is it an early Pegasus  ?

 

 

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Top pic looks like a Medway Raven with that classic fin,. . .  Middle one, too small, (15mm square ) my eyes are not much good ! . . bottom one,. . . the wheel spats remind me of something,   is it an early Pegasus  ?

All the same aircraft ... just three bits to allow you to identify the exact model

 

 

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OK. No bites since Wednesday. The white number with blue and grey highlights is a Fantasy Air Allegro.

 

Who knows what this is?

 

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