Aircraft used in "The Great Escape"

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    What was the aircraft used by James Garner and Donald Pleasence in the movie "The Great Escape".
     
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    #2 comiso90, Jan 13, 2010
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    Thanks Comiso90! Now I can sleep tonight.

    I noticed a picture of this aircraft that had the Panzerschreks mounted with the wires running into the cockpit. I'd hate to be the one to go after a tank in that.
     
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    your welcome..

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    :shock:Insane!!!

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    :pAt
     
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    Was the Panzerfaust installed for fighting or to speed the airplane up in emergency? :lol:
     
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    Good grief! I know a desperate situation requires desperate measures, but what a measure! Nice little aircraft the Bucker, there used to be one based at my old Aero Club some years ago - and the owner thought it might be the one from the movie. Whether it was or not,we never did find out.
     
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    RATO!

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    I actually considered building that one for the Heavies GB.
     
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    Good call, I was thinking it would make a good model.

    Should show the pilot drinking from a flask!
     
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    And the co-pilot throwing more logs onto the fire to keep the steam engine going!!
     
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