Can you ID this Fighter Jet

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  1. Mudflaps

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    You may want your 20 minutes back, but I thought these were entertaining. :rofl
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    Is that even an aeroplane? How about a clue...a clue based on aeronautical concepts and not word games.
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    I'm thinking the logo's mirrored FF stands for Ferro Flyer or something similar... didn't we have a propeller driven Italian train here a while ago?
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    ..aeronautical concepts. Hmmm :scratch

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    ....It flew? :dunno
  6. Mudflaps

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    Not Italian but is European, 1920's.

    You might be onto something with the FF for the manufacturer, but not the name.
  7. Mudflaps

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    Ok. Biplane, twin engine.
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    Is it a Fleet Fifty?

    Those weren't built until the late 30's though...

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    Very nice one.
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    Not the Fleet Fifty, although that was a cool floatplane. Yes, the unsolved one was from the late 1920's. European aircraft. Here is the next clue:

    It had 2-1 seating:

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    I think I have gotten close on the nose (dual lights at least :rofl ).. the weird thing in your photo is the propeller centered behind the cockpit.. so if that engine is part of the aircraft and not something else - it is likely a push-pull configuration if it is twin engined. :dunno

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    If it is a push-pull twin from the 20s... how about a Savoia-Marchetti ?
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    Windshields are wrong...

    ( I mean on the Condor)
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    Yes, it is a tandem push-pull twin but not from Italy :D.
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    From the UK? a Handley Page?
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    You sure come across some interesting ones while searching...


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  19. Mudflaps

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    Not a Handley Page or from the UK.
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    ...no doubt

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