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Old 11-19-2007, 03:22 PM   #811
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Junkers JU 390.

That was hard.

Now, onto the Focke Wulf 190 look-a-like.
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:24 PM   #812
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Short SB.5

Dang, you got me.


Correct. On both counts.
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:29 PM   #813
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You were right on the edit. It is a Lockheed Super Constellation.
How do you tell what it is? Engine cowlings are Curtiss-wright R-3350. Like a DC-7.

Only 3 Superconnies are airworthy, one in Switzerland, Oz, and Arizona. Which one was in the photo?
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:31 PM   #814
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Another excellent site here.
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:45 PM   #815
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Junkers JU 390.

That was hard.

Now, onto the Focke Wulf 190 look-a-like.


This was extremely hard for me to ID:



From here:

http://www.dauntless-soft.com/AviaQuiz/

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Old 11-19-2007, 03:49 PM   #816
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Nakajima KI 44?
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Old 11-19-2007, 03:51 PM   #817
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Nakajima KI 44?


But it's Russian. That'll make it a little less impossible.
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:21 PM   #818
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Lavochkin La-7


Jeepers. For such a successful airplane, it's amazing how hard it was to identify it.
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:24 PM   #819
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Lavochkin La-7


Jeepers. For such a successful airplane, it's amazing how hard it was to identify it.
I thought it was an La-9. But they may look identical. Yes, it's surprisingly obscure.
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:26 PM   #820
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I thought it was an La-9. But they may look identical. Yes, it's surprisingly obscure.
Could be. They sure do look the same. I'm guilty of not holding WWII-era Russian planes in high regard. A bad mistake, I realize, but there it is. That's my excuse for my woeful ignorance.
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:34 PM   #821
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Bueler, Bueler, give this baby a good guess.



The Boss is waiting!



If you wait to long you will be scorned.

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Old 11-19-2007, 04:38 PM   #822
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Okay, I'll try one....

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Old 11-19-2007, 04:39 PM   #823
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Bueler, Bueler, give this baby a good guess.
F-18?
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:40 PM   #824
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Convair XC-99.

Spectacular plane!
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Old 11-19-2007, 04:44 PM   #825
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Convair XC-99.

205'd!
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