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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!

They have mate, they are called gliders and sailplanes!

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No, not French, but it is European. Three models, 1 and 2 were wood and fabric, 3 was metal. First flew in 1965.

 

And here are a couple of extra clues. The makers name contains an umlaut (two dots over a letter), and drop one letter from the makers name and it becomes a common swear word.

 

 

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My reply seems to have gone missing in the site transfer.No, not French, but it is European. Three models, 1 and 2 were wood and fabric, 3 was metal. First flew in 1965.

 

And here are a couple of extra clues. The makers name contains an umlaut (two dots over a letter), and drop one letter from the makers name and it becomes a common swear word.

That's no help...we don't know no swear words..............(

 

 

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My reply seems to have gone missing in the site transfer.No, not French, but it is European. Three models, 1 and 2 were wood and fabric, 3 was metal. First flew in 1965.

 

And here are a couple of extra clues. The makers name contains an umlaut (two dots over a letter), and drop one letter from the makers name and it becomes a common swear word.

Not a Fokker, then?

 

 

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