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Greasy Biker 12 March 2012 12:58
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Aircraft quiz

Is anyone out there interested in a military aircraft identification quiz? Identify the aircraft and tell a little story of your association with it perhaps. Whoever identifies the aircraft first posts the next one, I don`t think we have to restrict the aircraft to British forces though.
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Nobby 12 March 2012 13:18
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That's a Buccaneer Paul. Last edited by Colin Hall
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Greasy Biker 12 March 2012 13:28
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Had to start somewhere Colin Yup a buccaneer at standard operating altitude. Is your a Miles Messenger (I`m not good when aircraft have got those twirly things on the front )
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Kev B 12 March 2012 14:00
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Aircraft quiz

Paul , Any photos of the Euro fighter ? Cheers, Kev
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John (Scouse) Hirons 12 March 2012 16:55
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As theres no pic for me to answer Ill just slap this one one.
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Nobby 12 March 2012 18:16
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Quoting: Paul Ryan Had to start somewhere Colin Yup a buccaneer at standard operating altitude. Is your a Miles Messenger (I`m not good when aircraft have got those twirly things on the front ) Yep a Miles Messenger, alive and well in NZ. Scouse photo is a Valiant prototype. Next...no prizes for the guy in the back seat...
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Greasy Biker 12 March 2012 18:34
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TA-4 Skyhawk, if that`s you in the back seat Colin what`s the story? Next... Last edited by Paul Ryan
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Spud 12 March 2012 19:01
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Quoting: Paul Ryan TA-4 Skyhawk, if that`s you in the back seat Colin what`s the story? Next... Last edited by Paul Ryan B47 Stratojet?
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Greasy Biker 12 March 2012 19:34
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B-47 is correct Gerard
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Nobby 12 March 2012 19:48
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Quoting: Paul Ryan TA-4 Skyhawk, if that`s you in the back seat Colin what`s the story? Next... Last edited by Paul Ryan I had many a ride in the back seat of the trusty Scooter! Aerobatics and low level stuff too! This one isnt that difficult!
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Ally Bell 12 March 2012 21:19
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is this one more difficult?.....
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Greasy Biker 12 March 2012 21:29
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Sentinel ? Nope, too many wheels to be a Sentinel and the undercarriage doors aren`t right. Last edited by Paul Ryan
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Nobby 12 March 2012 23:53
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Quoting: Ally Bell is this one more difficult?..... It is Ally, namely because I cant see enough of it!
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Murray Whyte 13 March 2012 00:00
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How about this one?
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Nobby 13 March 2012 00:15
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That be an RAF Typhoon Muzza!
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Spud 13 March 2012 01:35
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Oi, dont push in, I got B47 right so its my turn.
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Raymond Hall 13 March 2012 02:12
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could that be a comet? scouse cant see enough of it to be sure ray
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John (Scouse) Hirons 13 March 2012 02:19
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Quoting: Colin Hall Yep a Miles Messenger, alive and well in NZ. Scouse' photo is a Valiant prototype. Next...no prizes for the guy in the back seat... Alright Colin, Spot on m auld mate Its a Valiant, well in.
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John (Scouse) Hirons 13 March 2012 02:30
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Quoting: raymond hall could that be a comet? scouse cant see enough of it to be sure ray Alright Ray, Nah mate, Colin got it with the Valiant.
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John (Scouse) Hirons 13 March 2012 02:44
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Ooops sorry I forgot to put the picky of the full kite on;
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Spud 13 March 2012 02:47
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Its still my turn, if anyone else pushes in Im not playing anymore.
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Nobby 13 March 2012 02:49
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Quoting: Gerard Grout Oi, don't push in, I got B47 right so it's my turn. That is a Soviet Mig 23 Flogger, and the pilot's name Yuri, and his mother's name   was "Mum". A common feature of all Soviet aircraft of this era is that they were made in factories which made tractors five days a week, and on weekends they made aircraft, which explains why the Flogger looks like a tractor! Last edited by Colin Hall
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Nobby 13 March 2012 02:56
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An unusual angle, but what is this?
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Spud 13 March 2012 02:56
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Quoting: Colin Hall That is a Soviet Mig 23 Flogger, and the pilot's name Yuri, and his mother's name   was "Mum". Nearly right, pilot's name was Boris, mother's Tonya. Last edited by Gerard Grout
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Spud 13 March 2012 03:02
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Quoting: Colin Hall An unusual angle, but what is this? CT-4E Airtrainer?
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Nobby 13 March 2012 03:07
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Correct, now Im waiting!
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Spud 13 March 2012 03:10
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Quoting: Colin Hall Correct, now I'm waiting! Insider knowledge, I remember that prang. OK here goes:
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Nobby 13 March 2012 03:15
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Right, this will throw you all I bet! What is this?
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Raymond Hall 13 March 2012 03:20
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aircraft quiz

looks like a hawker long range prvate jet
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Nobby 13 March 2012 03:26
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Quoting: Gerard Grout Insider knowledge, I remember that prang. OK here goes: That is a Russian Su27, but there are subsequent numbers [Su30 onwards]. That large vent in the top is actually the air brake.
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Nobby 13 March 2012 03:26
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Quoting: raymond hall looks like a hawker long range prvate jet Sorry Ray, but it isnt!
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Spud 13 March 2012 07:47
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Quoting: Colin Hall That is a Russian Su27, but there are subsequent numbers [Su30 onwards]. That large vent in the top is actually the air brake. Yes, you are correct Colin, Id love to play longer but I have to go to work, Im on nights. TTFN.
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Murray Whyte 13 March 2012 08:05
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Quoting: Colin Hall That be an RAF Typhoon Muzza! Not a Typhoon Colin.
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Nobby 13 March 2012 08:35
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Quoting: Murray Whyte Not a Typhoon Colin. Then its French, a Rafale!
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 08:57
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I`m lost now as to whose turn it is. Murray, your aircraft is a SAAB Gripen For Colin`s I`m going for a Fokker 100 (I`m cr*p with airliners ) Last edited by Paul Ryan
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 10:30
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Quoting: Colin Hall That is a Russian Su27, but there are subsequent numbers [Su30 onwards]. That large vent in the top is actually the air brake. I can remember when the Russian knights flying their Su-27s came to the UK to display at a Finningley air show where I was based at the time. They landed one at Finningley before the air show and I had a good look round it, a very impressive aircraft and bloody big as well.
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Murray Whyte 13 March 2012 13:58
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Quoting: Paul Ryan I`m lost now as to whose turn it is. Murray, your aircraft is a SAAB Gripen For Colin`s I`m going for a Fokker 100 (I`m cr*p with airliners ) Last edited by Paul Ryan Thats is spot on.
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 14:01
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Try this one, pretty easy but an unusual photo Last edited by Paul Ryan
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Ally Bell 13 March 2012 14:24
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Quoting: Colin Hall It is Ally, namely because I can't see enough of it! so sorry......
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 14:27
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Ah now that brings back memories of a long old flight to Belize and back on one of those ladies.
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Nobby 13 March 2012 15:49
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Quoting: Paul Ryan I`m lost now as to whose turn it is. Murray, your aircraft is a SAAB Gripen For Colin`s I`m going for a Fokker 100 (I`m cr*p with airliners ) Last edited by Paul Ryan Well, no one is going to get it, so Ill put you out of your misery! Its a very rare visitor to the Southern Hemisphere, in this case Darwin, and it is/was a Trident.
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Nobby 13 March 2012 15:52
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Quoting: Paul Ryan Try this one, pretty easy but an unusual photo Last edited by Paul Ryan Victor!
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Nobby 13 March 2012 15:55
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Quoting: Ally Bell so sorry...... I hitched a ride in a VC10 from Brize to Singapore in 1967!
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 15:57
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Quoting: Colin Hall Victor! Indeed it is, not often you see one dropping a load of iron
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Nobby 13 March 2012 16:02
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Alright, youll all know what this is, but whose aircraft does it represent? [Its Wellington Airport by the way!]
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 16:13
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That Spitfire is painted as New Zealander Alan Deere's personal Mk 9 Spitfire when he was Wing Leader at Biggin Hill
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Nobby 13 March 2012 16:27
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Quoting: Paul Ryan That Spitfire is painted as New Zealander Alan Deere's personal Mk 9 Spitfire when he was Wing Leader at Biggin Hill ...and owned and restored by his great nephew Brendon Deere in New Zealand but housed with the RNZAF!
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Greasy Biker 13 March 2012 16:50
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This is pretty easy i think...
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Nobby 13 March 2012 18:54
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Quoting: Paul Ryan This is pretty easy i think... Ahh, that be that the perfect illustration of power over drag...the Javelin! 60 Sqn at Tengah Last edited by Colin Hall
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Nobby 13 March 2012 19:15
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OK...not an aircraft, but a connection to a "few"! What is it?
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