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Old 11-29-2007, 01:10 PM   #1516
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:19 PM   #1517
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Then there's this one:

Obviously a variation on the infamous Pou du Ciel but with strong Wittman Tailwind influences which suggests it's a homebuilt from moderately early EAA days
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:22 PM   #1518
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Obviously a variation on the infamous Pou du Ciel but with strong Wittman Tailwind influences which suggests it's a homebuilt from moderately early EAA days
I knew this would happen. I forgot the name of the darn thing.
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:23 PM   #1519
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I knew this would happen. I forgot the name of the darn thing.
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:27 PM   #1520
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experimental modified Douglas WB-66 -laminar flow research with 3.2 millon slots and 815 holes in the wing
Laminar flow - yeahbut IRIC that area of research was usually called Boundary Layer Control
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:31 PM   #1521
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Here's another angle of this one:




Here:


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Old 11-29-2007, 11:17 PM   #1522
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Here's another angle of this one:




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1930's Needaclue
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:39 PM   #1523
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1930's Needaclue

By the wings of Sirius and Vega I fly

To live in the Arctic sky

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Old 11-29-2007, 11:43 PM   #1524
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Here's another angle of this one:




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Rocheville Arctic Tern
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:44 PM   #1525
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Rocheville Arctic Tern


Did you like my poem?
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:47 PM   #1526
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Did you like my poem?
Not til you gave me the bird.
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:48 PM   #1527
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:48 PM   #1528
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:49 PM   #1529
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"Arctic Tern aka EMSCO Arctic Tern 1932 = 3pO/CmwMF; 300hp Wasp Junior (or 420hp Wasp). Charles Rocheville. Wing from a Lockheed Sirius, tail from a Lockheed Vega. Special-purpose plane for Shell Oil Co in Alaskan photographic explorations. Pilot in open cockpit in small nacelle, crew in enclosed pods atop pontoons. Crashed in June 1933 during testing [NR221Y]."
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Old 11-29-2007, 11:51 PM   #1530
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"Arctic Tern aka EMSCO Arctic Tern 1932 = 3pO/CmwMF; 300hp Wasp Junior (or 420hp Wasp). Charles Rocheville. Wing from a Lockheed Sirius, tail from a Lockheed Vega. Special-purpose plane for Shell Oil Co in Alaskan photographic explorations. Pilot in open cockpit in small nacelle, crew in enclosed pods atop pontoons. Crashed in June 1933 during testing [NR221Y]."
Intriguing aircraft.
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