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Quizzzzz
« on: November 28, 2007, 01:16:11 PM »
Here are two photos of a nicely looking and highly polished high wing passenger plane.
Can you identify the type?
I know what it is and No. 1 knows; it is now up to you to find out.
And.............there is no civil registration you can check with Google!!

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2007, 02:26:07 PM »
It it a modified version od A-26 Invader for passenger transportation

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2007, 04:30:04 PM »
As Eric said, it seems to be an A--26 converted into a passengers transport. I found this on the web, it might help:

http://72.30.186.56/search/cache?ei=UTF-8&p=a-26+civilian+passenger&fr=moz2&u=www.hill.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp%3Fid%3D5657&w=a-26+civilian+passenger&d=ReWFlfL9P1JR&icp=1&.intl=ar

If it is the same plane we're talking about, it was seized by US MArshalls due to marijuana smuggling. A nice kit conversion if you think about it  :-jump What would you use to simmulate weed?

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2007, 04:30:51 PM »
Correct! It was in fact an ex-USAF Martin A-26B Marauder bomber (no. 41-38281) converted into a civil transport plane by Rhodes Berry Co. Los Angeles CA. Known as the 'Silver Sixty' it was flown as a prototype in 1960, but only one was built. It carried the civil registration N5510V. It must have been quite a hot ship to fly!!

And by giving the correct answer, it is now your turn to put a photo of a 'mystery plane' on this forum!

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2007, 04:34:58 PM »
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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2007, 02:08:17 AM »
Nice idea. I like these quizzes and you can learn a lot while doing them  :-ok

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2007, 11:28:35 AM »
And how about this  :-cool

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2007, 11:54:03 AM »
Douglas B-18?
http://www.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/061205-F-0000G-001.jpg



PS. The A/B-26 was called the Invader, not the Marauder (which was the Martin B-26).
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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2007, 04:22:22 PM »
That was a Dougkas A-26 in the first quiz and a Douglas B-18 in the second. Great pics. Fun quiz
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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2007, 11:11:33 PM »
Bonsoir a tous

and With your permission
what do you think abour this one ?

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o319/SPA124BRUNO/quiz.jpg
Quizzzzz



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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2007, 11:39:17 PM »
Airabonita mesje Bruno  :))

And Skyraider give good reply  :-ok

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2007, 11:54:39 PM »
Nice shot of the Airabonita!


Here's one for you guys... :-green



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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2007, 07:39:08 PM »
Hello,

This has to be one of the hopeless Curtiss attempts to improve the P-40 and update it. Curtiss tried and tried to make the P-40 into an updated warplane on a par with the P-51 and others, but without success. Incidentally, pleeeeese don't anyone say that the P-51 was developed from the P-40, it wasn't as any aircraft designer or aerodynamicist will tell you.

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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2007, 08:15:54 PM »
Nope, I'll give you a hint: it was a bomber/recce aircraft. Never went into production.
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Re: Quizzzzz
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2007, 09:53:29 PM »
Sorry, I am a little late. This is by my info Bolkovitinov type "S". Engine was called "Sparka" and he carry verticaly mounted FAB 100 bombs.