Can you ID this Fighter Jet

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by slideways, Nov 2, 2007.

  1. BillsR100

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  2. Klay

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    Linke-Hofmann R.I 8/16


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    It looks like a Lockheed P-80, in interesting livery. Maybe something else then?
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    I thought the same at first glimpse. You're on the right track.
  6. Klay

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    It's a T-33, isn't it?
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    Yep, it truly was a pleasure to see it fly. The pilot was a good stick. I wish I had some better shots of it, but there's only so much you can get out of a P&S camera on a cloudy/rainy day.
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    I wanna see an airshow with a T-33/P-80
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    Black Diamond airshow team T-33
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    I had to look this one up. There were FOUR 260 hp. Mercedes engines inside the fuselage. Top Speed was 81 mph. Climb to 9600 feet took 2 hours. And Linke-Hofmann's main business was building steam locomotives! One of their locomotive designers obviously designed this monstrosity.........:rofl
  12. Klay

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    Looks like it was a heavy bomber.



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  13. Mudflaps

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    Name this one:

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    Its nickname will suffice.
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    I don't know what the aircraft is, but the two radiators lead me to believe that the engine is a water cooled Salmson radial.
  15. Mudflaps

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    To be honest, I couldn't tell you. Not even sure what country it's from, although I believe it is US.

    The only reference I can find on the web;
    Manufacturer: Woerner
    Official Nickname: The Egg
    Notes: "1923/1924, also called ""The Pickle"""


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    Any additional info would be welcome.
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    Cleaning out the old photobucket.
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    A trio of old trainers.
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