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A422D918-D57F-4AF6-93C1-1BD7A155E8EF.thumb.jpeg.8b1d8edddbb1f04d28dd6d378d735793.jpegThe Edgar Percival 9, EP9...the SAAF Museum ha one, got close to i, flew right seat once or twice....actually, not a bad machine! Good when telling kids about the bids and the bees.....kind of looks like........

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It's best left unsaid; just what went on in those dark wartime hangars.

Oh dear.........( The Airtruck had a tiny dicky seat at the rear of the fuselage, for transporting loader drivers and other unfortunates; and from which, on turbulent days, the long-suffering loa

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That won' t  be the original engine .They all got retro fitted with ex Avro Anson motors. Nev

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1 hour ago, facthunter said:

That won' t  be the original engine .They all got retro fitted with ex Avro Anson motors. Nev

Correct Nev, SAAF Museum one had a opposed 6 cylinder, Lycoming or Continental I can't recall. Quite versatile, you could fly with the back pod door removed. 

 

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Another amazing feat of engineering that never took wing and flew.

 

 

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On 13/05/2021 at 7:05 PM, F10 said:

A422D918-D57F-4AF6-93C1-1BD7A155E8EF.thumb.jpeg.8b1d8edddbb1f04d28dd6d378d735793.jpegThe Edgar Percival 9, EP9...the SAAF Museum ha one, got close to i, flew right seat once or twice....actually, not a bad machine! Good when telling kids about the bids and the bees.....kind of looks like........

Super Spread rego Airfarm colours

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Another beautiful ugly-duckling, cruelly caste aside: 

 

 

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