A Winjeel for my Aussie friends

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  1. evangilder

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    I took some shots of this one taking off after the Riverside show and had no idea what it was. After doing a little reading, I found out it is a Commonwealth Winjeel. It is likely the only one in North America. The paint scheme in historically incorrect, from what I understand, but it's still pretty cool that an indigenous Australian plane ends up all the way here in the states.
     

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    Very cool Eric! I believe I read about this a while ago heading off to the US. Should be something different for you blokes to have a squizz at. Excellent pics as always.
     
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    Awesome shots!

    I reckon and Im biased of course but as roundals go the Australian Kangaroo is the best format!
     
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    My favourite RAAF roundel was the blue and white pacific version like in your sig Heinz. The roundel on the Winjeel doesn't look quite right..
     
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    But Evan's pics are very nice.:)
     
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    Wow, great site!

    That Winjeel has been showing up all kinds of places. I snapped off those shots while walking out of the show. It looks unusual and interesting, so I took a few shots. It was at Chino a couple of weeks back. I have a feeling we'll be seeing a lot of it. Now to get in touch with the owner for some air-to-air and maybe an article....
     
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    Hell yeah, go for it Eric!
     
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    Yes,very nice site !!! :) :) :)
     
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