The What is it? Game

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  1. Geedee

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    Taking Terry's idea for an aircraft recce comp (and after discussion) I'd like to start this as a game.

    The idea is simple...show a small part of a plane and everyone tries to guess what its from. Once the 'plane is correclty identified, the full picture is posted and then the winner posts a cropped image from their pictures...and so on and so on. This is not the same as the Aircraft Identification thread where the complete 'plane is shown for ID'ing

    Only stipulation is that you must use your own pictures....not ones from the Internet or copied / scanned in from books etc.

    You can ask for clues but dont expect easy ones to be given.

    I'll start the ball rolling with this offering.
     

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    Not an A6 or a Zero

    First clue....its a single seater
     
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    Hmm. If it's what I think it could be, then I can't possibly type that word!!!!
     
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    Looks like fun will have a look when I get back from graduation
     
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    Solid tailwheel, hmmm...Hellcat?
     
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    It's one of those...things...... I'm certain!
     
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    its definately not a P-39. :confused:
     
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    its a Wildcat me thinks as well
     
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    #11 Markus, Jun 24, 2010
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    F6F Hellcat!

    edit: The different versions of the Hellcat had different looking tailwheels.
     
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    Its not a Wildcat / Hellcat, allthough it is radial engined

    Its not a Grumman.
     
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    In that case it´s probably a Brewster Buffalo. Once again the many different versions had different tailwheels. This one could be the one of the F2A-3.
     
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    #14 Geedee, Jun 24, 2010
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    Its not a Buffalo

    It is a monoplane
     
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    Friday morning re-cap...

    Its not a Grumman
    Its not a Brewster
    Its not an A6 / Zero
    Its radial powered
    Its a monoplane

    New clue, it has a two bladed prop
     
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    #16 B-17engineer, Jun 25, 2010
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    Oh, is it the Piper Cub? or could it be a BT-13
     
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    Its not a Cub or a BT13

    Huge clue...its not an American design
     
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    #19 B-17engineer, Jun 25, 2010
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    Whats the propeller made of?

    My next guess is a gladiator or Bristol Bulldog? Jeezz...I'm bad.
     
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