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Nighthunter1961
03-07-2006, 01:40 AM
http://rapidshare.de/files/14896455/what_plane_.avi.html

You need a codec to view this, eg divx or xvid will do..

jolly_magpie
03-07-2006, 02:05 AM
Id say it's this one:

http://www.ofmc.co.uk/aircraft/lav9.htm

tigertalon
03-07-2006, 03:25 AM
It is Lavochkin La-9 a succsessor of La-7 and one of finest prop fighters ever built.

http://www.warbirdsoverwanaka.co.nz/photos/la9.jpg

Nighthunter1961
03-07-2006, 11:34 PM
Lavochkin La-9. Correct to those 2 posters. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

FltLt_HardBall
03-08-2006, 05:25 AM
It looks like the La-9 at the New Zealand Fighter Pilot's Museum in Wanaka. I was there last August. take a look at some of the pictures I got of the La-9 and others..

Check out pages 2 & 4 (http://photobucket.com/albums/b30/fltlt_hardball/?start=20)

tigertalon
03-08-2006, 05:25 PM
Originally posted by FltLt_HardBall:
It looks like the La-9 at the New Zealand Fighter Pilot's Museum in Wanaka. I was there last August. take a look at some of the pictures I got of the La-9 and others..

Check out pages 2 & 4 (http://photobucket.com/albums/b30/fltlt_hardball/?start=20)

I noticed a remark at one of your pictures that aircraft had 4 20mm cannons. Actualy they were Nudelmann-Suranov NS-23, 23mm cannons with 75 shells each. Formidable firepower indeed. NS-23 is (was) a lighter counterpart to VYa-23 we have on Lagg fighters (it's like 103/108 relation).

La-9 and La-11 can be quite difficult to tell appart, however, La-9 had four and La-11 had 3 NS-23 cannons in the nose (it was easy to spot 4 nozzles in the original posters clip.)

FltLt_HardBall
03-08-2006, 06:51 PM
Thanks for the info. I'll update my site.