Horton?

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  1. R-2800

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    I think this photo is a Horton but im not sure. I don't think it can be anything else. I found it on a VW site go figure ! not really deserving of it's on thread, but I threw it on here anyway
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    Yeah that is a Horton Ho-229. Think it is in storage at one of the American museums (think there was a video of it posted here somewhere).
     
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    Yeap that is the Ho-229.
     
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    Stored at National Air and Space Museum Paul Garber facility in Silver Springs,
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    but only so much money and manpower.
     
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    That is what I thought they should at least move it somewhere it won't rust so bad
     
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    The aircraft is mostly made of wood.
     
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    I do think they need to fix her up and put her on display. She is a once in a lifetime aircraft to see.
     
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    Is Horten actually.
     
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    sorry thanks for telling me
     
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    To be very precise:
    It's the Horten Ho IX V-3/ Gotha Go 229 A
     
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    well if you're gonna be a pedant and the "the" is that important it should be The but i doubt it's that important how many aircraft have "The" in the name!
     
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    i really can't think of any!
     
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    It was first the Horten Ho IX V-3 and then the Horten 229 and it were to be called the Gotha 229 one it became official and start full scale production. So yes all of them are in some way correct.
     
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    isn't everyone glad they spent their saturday night debating this ;)
     
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    You wont understand the joy I got out of it Lanc.
     
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    Any more photos of Horton Ho-229s and Go-229s to post in this thread?
     
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    Do you want to post some pictures of the Ho-229 or do you want some of us to post some mat?
     
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    Again that name ? somebody did not understand plain english. :shock:
     
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    Ag CB, in at the one ear and out the other, I must say I have done it as well.
     
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