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blairgowrie
02-18-2010, 05:19 AM
Continued from PART TWELVE: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...261023338#9261023338 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/7711008028?r=9261023338#9261023338)

blairgowrie
02-18-2010, 05:19 AM
Continued from PART TWELVE: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...261023338#9261023338 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/7711008028?r=9261023338#9261023338)

JtD
02-19-2010, 08:04 AM
Hm, I drop in after months, post a question and the thing stops going?

Am I supposed to give a hint? Like: You're looking at the wing. Would that help to speed things up?

VF-17_Jolly
02-19-2010, 08:54 AM
Not enough people have a go at this quiz anymore I rarely answer as i never have a question ready

Thanks to blairgowrie for keeping an eye on this quiz after thirteen parts http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

And thanks to Mr Dance for being caretaker http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

As for the picture I think it may be a Ju87


And seeing as they were a good idea, i Think we should have the "Rules" at the start again


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<span class="ev_code_YELLOW">3. Questions are to be related to World War II air warfare. </span>

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JtD
02-19-2010, 09:54 AM
Ju-87 is correct.

VF-17_Jolly
02-19-2010, 10:23 AM
Thanks, I figured it was German by the camo paint
Ju87 was a guess but you can see a bend in the wing which is why i said F4U http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif


ok aircraft please

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/Image1-4.jpg

robtek1957
02-19-2010, 10:57 AM
FW200?

VF-17_Jolly
02-19-2010, 11:10 AM
No Sorry

buchtik
02-19-2010, 11:43 AM
B-29?

VF-17_Jolly
02-19-2010, 11:43 AM
Nope

TinyTim
02-19-2010, 03:18 PM
Ju-290/390?

VF-17_Jolly
02-19-2010, 03:24 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by TinyTim:
Ju-290/390? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

That would be the one http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

TinyTim
02-19-2010, 03:57 PM
Thanks Jolly!

I'm out of ideas and short on time, so something easy to quickly move on:

Name at least 3 different single engined fighter types used in combat in WW2, which in at least one of the subversions carried an odd number of fixed forward firing guns - with no gun shooting through the spinner of the propeller.

Woke_Up_Dead
02-19-2010, 06:58 PM
Some versions of the Zero had two guns in each wing and only one gun above the engine. Also, the I-185 and La-7 3X20 have three 20mm cannons above or around the engine.

JtD
02-19-2010, 11:32 PM
I'm not sure how the La-7 or I-185 qualify, being as rare as hey were, so I'll also mention the MiG-3. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

TinyTim
02-20-2010, 03:12 AM
MiG-3, La-7 with 3xB-20 and late Zeros were indeed what I had in mind. Anyone found any more?

I don't think I-185 was used in combat, while La-7 did, albeit in small numbers.

Since Woke Up Dead mentioned at least two of these and was first to post, I hope you guys agree the next turn is his.

JtD
02-20-2010, 03:29 AM
The I-16 also had a three gun variant (might have just been a prototype thing, but I don't think it was) and the LaGG-3 early variants were highly irregular and sported all sorts of armament combinations and I'm willing to bet any amount that there was an odd number without the engine mounted cannon around.
The Ki-43 reportedly was flown with just one gun mounted, too.
But eventually there weren't too many.

Woke_Up_Dead
02-20-2010, 05:53 PM
The following two pics are related. How? Where is each one taken? Who are the men in the first picture? What was the controversy about the flight of that B-17 and its landing spot?

I won't be able to check the answers for six hours or so.

http://newimages.fotopic.net/?iid=11o6s0&noresize=1&nostamp=1&quality=70

http://newimages.fotopic.net/?iid=11o6sz&noresize=1&nostamp=1&quality=70

Sillius_Sodus
02-20-2010, 07:35 PM
Are the folks in the first picture Polish resistance fighters in Warsaw?

If so, did that B-17 land in Russia? During the Warsaw uprising in 1944, Churchill wanted to organize some supply flights to the Poles in Warsaw but Stalin refused to let the RAF aircraft land and refuel in Soviet-held territory.

Finally, on Sep 18, 1944 the Soviets allow 100+ 8th Air Force B-17's to stage out of Soviet airfields to drop supplies to the Polish forces in Warsaw. The B-17's dropped 100 tons of supplies but only 20 were recovered by the poles.

Woke_Up_Dead
02-20-2010, 11:45 PM
Nicely done Silius Sodus, that's exactly it. Previous airdrops were not as effective, as the planes had to return to the west or south to Italy, which limited the number of sorties they could make and the weight of the cargo they could carry. Stalin was not eager to help the uprising that started on August 1st and was under the leadership of the Polish government in exile in London, and even that late in the war the western allies were afraid of upsetting him by standing up to him. By the time he allowed planes to land in the Soviet Union, it was too little too late and the uprising ended two weeks later.

Sillius_Sodus
02-21-2010, 02:21 AM
Thanks W_U_D,

I got lucky on that one, a short while ago I read an account of the Warsaw uprising. I had to dig through my library to be sure. Good question though, I like the ones that make me hit the books http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

I've got to go to bed now so there won't be a question from me for at least six hours.

Sooooo, if someone wants to post a question please be my guest.

Sillius_Sodus
02-21-2010, 10:16 AM
Good morning,

Ok, I'll have a go.

What aircraft taxied along on this gear?

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc53/Sillius_Sodus/gear.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
02-21-2010, 03:25 PM
Ju-287?

edit: forget that http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

TinyTim
02-21-2010, 05:15 PM
Uh, tough one. Assuming German markings aren't a nasty trap - could it be an Me-264 without the outter, jettisonable wheel?

Sillius_Sodus
02-22-2010, 01:30 AM
You got it TT, it's from an Me-264. Well done.

TinyTim
02-22-2010, 07:50 AM
Thanks SS!

Ok, next one:

Find at least one piston multiengine aircraft type used operationally in WW2, which had an odd number of propeller blades (all identical), with this nubmer not being 9.

Please forgive me for this kind of questions, I'm away from my books and low on ideas and time. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

robtek1957
02-22-2010, 09:26 AM
He111-Z
5 x 3 = 15

TinyTim
02-22-2010, 10:09 AM
That's exactly the one I had in mind robtek! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Your turn.

robtek1957
02-22-2010, 10:26 AM
Thanks TT.

Tell the plane:
http://robtek.de/quiz18.jpg

TinyTim
02-22-2010, 01:58 PM
He-111?

robtek1957
02-22-2010, 10:44 PM
Thats it, TT http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif
There is a number - plate in the pic, right besige the dorsal gunner, NT+SL.
for identification.

TinyTim
02-23-2010, 04:11 AM
Thanks robtek!

What was the first operationally used Japanese airplane that used contrarotating propellers (on the same axis)?
What was supposed to be another unique feature of this aircraft?

robtek1957
02-23-2010, 11:57 AM
Was it the Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu?
It was unique as it started its career as a seaplane and was later successful as a land based fighter.

TinyTim
02-23-2010, 12:08 PM
Not the Rex, robtek, but you are on the right track. It was single engined, it was a floatplane, and it has a somewhat infamous legacy: Every single plane, that entered operational service, was shot down by allied fighters. BTW, The "unique feature" is of technical nature.

Dance
02-23-2010, 12:15 PM
Kawanishi E15K Shiun 'Norm', had retractable wing tip floats and the main float was capable of being jettisoned?

robtek1957
02-23-2010, 12:16 PM
I just wanted to offer the Ki64,
"tandem mounted engines and equipped with an evaporative cooling system"
but thats no seaplane, development 1940, flew 1943.

looking more :-D

TinyTim
02-23-2010, 01:53 PM
Dance wins!

A very interesting design, Kawanishi E15K Shiun was supposed to be so fast, that enemy fighters wouldn't be able to catch it. In order to achieve the speed needed it was equipped with a 1800hp class engine and laminar flow wings, and it was designed to be able to jettison the main float in an emergency and to be able to retract wing floats, which would also give the plane the needed buoyancy after an emergency landing wihtout the main float.

However, the main float often failed to separate from the plane, which resulted in the plane being easily caught and downed by allied fighters.

http://www.avionslegendaires.net/Images/Ge15k-2.jpg

Dance, the floor is yours.

Dance
02-23-2010, 02:21 PM
Thanks TT.

Ok, what's the link between the following images.....

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q386.jpg

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q386-1.jpg

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q386-2.jpg

Dance
02-24-2010, 03:21 AM
At last, had a helluva job logging in, forum hamster must be on strike.

Hint: I could of used a Short Sunderland or a number of other aircraft for the third image.

buchtik
02-24-2010, 10:31 AM
I think that these two men are Francis Pratt and Amos Whitney, the founders of Pratt&Whitney company.The Wildcat is there because it was powered by Pratt&Whitney engine.

Dance
02-24-2010, 10:42 AM
Good enough for me, I was after the R-1830 Twin Wasp, and of course they are Messrs Pratt and Whitney.

Over to you buchtik http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

buchtik
02-24-2010, 12:49 PM
Thank you.I have no idea so I'll give a simple question: Who was the designer of the first british jet engine?

robtek1957
02-24-2010, 01:53 PM
Sir Frank whittle?

buchtik
02-25-2010, 07:24 AM
You're right. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif Go on.

robtek1957
02-25-2010, 08:26 AM
Thx buchtik,

here we go, what "ship" do we see here?

http://robtek.de/quiz19.jpg

TinyTim
02-25-2010, 09:46 AM
Blohm&Voss BV-238, a gigantic German flying boat, biggest and heaviest airplane that flew during WW2?

robtek1957
02-25-2010, 10:02 AM
You are right, TT http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif
Your turn

TinyTim
02-25-2010, 12:19 PM
Thanks robtek!

What plane does this cockpit belong to?

http://www.shrani.si/f/2O/OB/XPWMrDu/q.jpg

TinyTim
02-26-2010, 04:47 AM
Another angle:

http://www.shrani.si/f/3l/z8/bXRBOG5/q.jpg

Dance
02-26-2010, 09:21 AM
Tachikawa Ki-74 "Patsy".

TinyTim
02-26-2010, 11:53 AM
Of course you are correct, Dance. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Dance
02-26-2010, 12:43 PM
Thanks Tim.

Aircraft I.D. please...

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q387.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
02-26-2010, 12:47 PM
Lockheed Hudson?

Dance
02-26-2010, 12:50 PM
Nope not a Hudson MrJ.

robtek1957
02-26-2010, 01:17 PM
A20 or a Boston?

Dance
02-26-2010, 01:21 PM
Not that either sorry Robtek.

Dance
02-26-2010, 04:47 PM
Clue: Both answers have had the nationality right if not the aircraft http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Jungmann
02-26-2010, 08:26 PM
TBF/TBM Avenger, I believe.

robtek1957
02-27-2010, 03:21 AM
@Jungmann

the Avenger should have a door and windows on the right side.;-)

TinyTim
02-27-2010, 04:58 AM
Looks like an avenger to me too - the shape of the fuselage, the asymmetric gunner station (seat offset to the right, due to the gun being on the left), the what appears to be a torpedo bay...

Window is there, just off the picture on the lower right I believe.

Dance
02-27-2010, 05:12 AM
TBF it is Jungmann http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Jungmann
02-27-2010, 11:11 AM
Thanks, Dance.

Scraping the bottom of the barrel, perhaps--but what is the fish-shaped aluminum plate on Peachy's nose below the P and the E?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v365/Jungmann/b29-peachy.jpg

Sillius_Sodus
02-27-2010, 11:28 AM
Static ports?

Jungmann
02-27-2010, 12:23 PM
Good guess. Nope.

robtek1957
02-27-2010, 01:34 PM
Looks like a antenna port.
Maybe for a at-49 elint antenna.

Jungmann
02-27-2010, 03:54 PM
Pretty close, Robotek, so I think you got it. Mount for an ECM antenna. Hooked up to an AN/APR4 or maybe an AN/ARR-7 jamming system, to block Japanese flak or night-fighter radar. Teardrop bulging antenna similar to that on the nose of Navy PB4Y-2s. I see that cover plate on many early '45 B-29s--installed at Field Modification Center? But rarely see the antenna mounted. Maybe they thought the weight of the equipment wasn't worth it.

robtek1957
02-28-2010, 05:59 AM
Thanks Jungmann,

ok here is my question:

Name the engine and for extra points tell the plane it was developed for.

http://robtek.de/quiz20.jpg

Dance
02-28-2010, 11:04 AM
Junkers Jumo 222 and the Junkers Ju-288?

robtek1957
02-28-2010, 01:09 PM
Of course you are right, dance! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif
Go ahead with the next project for us http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Dance
02-28-2010, 01:42 PM
Thanks Robtek, an interesting if unsuccessful engine design.

Ok, what's this?

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q388.jpg

robtek1957
02-28-2010, 02:47 PM
"Windsock" for seaplanes?

Dance
02-28-2010, 02:50 PM
Good enough, it's a German seaplane landing marker, shows wind direction, or tide if no wind.

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

http://www.histaviation.com/Ar_196_landing_approach_560x232.jpg

robtek1957
02-28-2010, 03:29 PM
Thanks dance, just close but still a cigar http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Here is my next question: what is that?

http://robtek.de/quiz21.jpg

Dance
02-28-2010, 03:33 PM
Arado Ar 231?

robtek1957
02-28-2010, 04:02 PM
Yes dance, but its no fun if you reply correctly faster than i can post a new question http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Dance
02-28-2010, 04:15 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif Thanks Robtek, here is your chance for revenge.

Name the engine and the aircraft that flew with it....


http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q389.jpg

TinyTim
02-28-2010, 04:21 PM
Ishikawajima Ne-20, Japanese version of German BMW003 turbojet engine, intended to power the Nakajima Kikka.

Dance
02-28-2010, 04:26 PM
Indeed TT and it did power the Kikka's one and only flight, Robtek didn't hang around long enough :P
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

TinyTim
02-28-2010, 04:34 PM
Ah, I was under impression that Kikka flew with some older primitive thermojets. You can learn something new every day.

OK, here we go:

What was the lightest four engined aircraft that flew during second world war?

Dance
03-01-2010, 09:34 AM
Bit of a guess as I can't think of anything else atm, Saunders Roe A.37 Shrimp?

TinyTim
03-01-2010, 11:07 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Saunders Roe A.37 Shrimp </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Exactly the one I had in mind. I was trying to set a trap, expecting one of the Fleet Shadowers to pop up immediately. However, due to lack of responses I'd probably accept it anyway.

Interesting light "viermots":

Saro Shrimp, 4 x Pobjoy Niagara III (85HP each), empty weight: 1,983 kg
http://www.aviastar.org/pictures/england/saunders_a-37.jpg

Airspeed Fleet Shadower, 4 x Pobjoy Niagara V (130HP each), empty weight: 2083 kg
http://www.aviastar.org/pictures/england/airspeed_as-39.jpg

General aircraft Fleet Shadower, 4 x Pobjoy Niagara V (130HP each), empty weight: 4290 kg
http://www.aviastar.org/pictures/england/ga_gal-38.jpg


All yours Dance. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Dance
03-01-2010, 11:41 AM
Thanks TT, luckily the Shrimp was more deeply embedded as small and therefore light, rather than the Airspeed, otherwise I could well have fallen into your trap http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif Tbh I was concerned there was something more unusual I was missing.

Right, can you I.D. the aircraft from the remnants of it's wing?

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q390.jpg

robtek1957
03-01-2010, 12:35 PM
A Bf110 springs to my mind.

Dance
03-01-2010, 12:39 PM
Nope, sorry Robtek, not a 110.

DrHerb
03-01-2010, 12:42 PM
Convair B-36?

VF-17_Jolly
03-01-2010, 12:47 PM
B-17?

Dance
03-01-2010, 12:59 PM
Not a B-36 DrHerb, nor a B-17 MrJ. As I think Robtek spotted, there is a clue to it's nationality.

robtek1957
03-01-2010, 12:59 PM
Ok, with german markings and from the view likely in norway and the engine mounting that far outboard it could be a fw200

Dance
03-01-2010, 01:02 PM
Very good Robtek, Condor it is http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif , here is a bit of history to go with the wreck...

http://www.trefall.com/xml/par...andre3+id=nosi+view= (http://www.trefall.com/xml/parser.php?xml=/xml/kvitanosi.xml+xsl=/xml/main.xsl+lang=en+css=/xml/main.css+cclass=andre3+id=nosi+view=)

TinyTim
03-01-2010, 01:45 PM
Wow robtek, impressive!

Do you work as some kind of photo-forensic? If all else fails, at least you have a good alternative! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

robtek1957
03-01-2010, 02:58 PM
Thanks, thanks for the praise Dance and TT (blushing) http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Here something quite easy: What is it?

http://robtek.de/quiz22.jpg

Dance
03-01-2010, 04:22 PM
.... Must resist http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/halo.gif

TinyTim
03-01-2010, 04:52 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Dance:
.... Must resist http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/halo.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I guess I'll open a bottle of Tokai and enjoy a movie. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

http://blogwaybaby.com/Tokai.jpg

Dance
03-01-2010, 04:58 PM
This movie perhaps http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

http://www.freewebs.com/richardcoyle-tv/lornadoone3.jpg

TinyTim
03-01-2010, 05:15 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

An excellent suggestion Dance! Unfortunately it seems my private collection of movies is missing the masterpiece...

so I guess I'll just tuck myself in and take this one in the hand, looks like a good read:

http://www.shrani.si/f/45/qL/4dzeajAn/kyushufront.jpg

Dance
03-01-2010, 05:51 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I get the overwhelming urge to recycle junk http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

robtek1957
03-01-2010, 10:47 PM
Ok, you two jokers,
decide by yourself who will ask the next question.
Next time.... you'll see next time! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

AndyJWest
03-01-2010, 11:03 PM
I'm sure you gents will find some more sensible (and on topic) questions to ask, but here's a general aviation one to ponder while you are doing your research - answer tomorrow: Who once said 'Higher, Orville, Higher!'?

Dance
03-02-2010, 07:02 AM
Sorry Robtek, had too many beers last night http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

Andy, Would that be Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany?

AndyJWest
03-02-2010, 07:21 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Crown Prince Wilhelm... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Nope. Afraid not, Dance. At least, it's possible he might have said it, but the answer was relatively simple (that is a clue, by the way). I'll put you out of your misery in an hour or so if nobody comes up with the answer.

Don't let this little teaser stop anyone from asking a proper question...

TinyTim
03-02-2010, 07:46 AM
His father?

Dance
03-02-2010, 07:46 AM
Oh, maybe this book is wrong then or it was said twice..

http://www.trishmarx.com/books/touchingthesky.php

See the section on 'What Was My Inspiration?' from the author.


In the meantime I'll ask a question.

Name the aircraft..

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q391.jpg

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 07:57 AM
Nakajima AT-2 maybe?

AndyJWest
03-02-2010, 08:04 AM
A DC-3/C-47, Dance? It sure looks like the one in FS 2004.

As for "Higher, Orville, Higher", according to Visions of a Flying Machine (Peter L. Jakeb, Airlife Publishing Ltd, England, 1990: p.227), it was said by Bishop Milton Wright during his only flight (at the age of eighty-one!) in his son Orville's flying machine.

Edit ---
Oops, I see Tiny Tim had already got the correct answer...

If I'm right about the cockpit, perhaps TT should provide the next question.

Dance
03-02-2010, 08:19 AM
The book I referenced must be wrong about the quote then I guess.

It's not a DC-3/C-47 although bits of it are http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 09:15 AM
Is it not the japanese license-build DC 2?

Dance
03-02-2010, 09:27 AM
Not that either Robtek, although bits of it are DC-2 http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 09:41 AM
B-18 Bolo?

Dance
03-02-2010, 09:47 AM
Getting colder, that didn't have any DC-3 in it. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 10:13 AM
Ok, Ok, Douglas C-39

Dance
03-02-2010, 10:19 AM
Yay, we have a winner http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

It combined the fuselage and outer wings of the DC-2 with the centre wing section, engine nacelles and larger tail of the DC-3.

All yours Robtek..

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 10:30 AM
Thanks Dance,

here is another easy one, i'm afraid.
That is?

http://robtek.de/quiz23.jpg

TinyTim
03-02-2010, 10:33 AM
Looks like Arsenal VG-30, or another VG-3X version. One of the most aesthetically pleasing fighters in my opinion.

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 12:21 PM
You got it, TinyTim http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

The Arsenal VG.30 it is.
Really beautiful that crate.

Your turn, go ahead.

TinyTim
03-02-2010, 01:07 PM
Thanks robtek! I was once trying to draw it (pencil and charcoal) for my friend's graduation, so its curves are not strange to me http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif. Lovely bird, I wonder how would it have coped with the Luftwaffe, granted that already with a 12Y with 860hp (Bf-109E had 35% more power) it managed 560kph, with 1200hp it ran at 620kph, while production version was planned with a 1600hp engine! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

Ok, let's keep it going:
We have before us a taxi mishap between a Bf-109E and ...?

http://www.shrani.si/f/2A/79/TGz6X4r/q3s.jpg

robtek1957
03-02-2010, 03:02 PM
My first idea is Bücker Jungmann
i also thougt about a tiger moth, but the fuel tank is missing.

TinyTim
03-02-2010, 04:37 PM
Not a Bücker Jungmann, nor a Tiger Moth robtek.

Another two side shots of the scene:

http://www.shrani.si/f/S/cq/266AV8t5/1/q1s.jpg

http://www.shrani.si/f/k/JT/4iInh9B6/q2s.jpg

Heliopause
03-03-2010, 07:28 AM
A Fleet F-10-G trainer?

TinyTim
03-03-2010, 08:30 AM
Yes Heliopause, it is indeed a Canadian design, a Fleet 10G! Not very widely known or often mentioned trainer, especially in connection with axis forces.

Well done! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Over to you.

Heliopause
03-03-2010, 08:42 AM
Not an easy one TinyTim, luckily I have an article on Rumanian Airforce history...
Some 200 of these where build under license by SET (Technical Development Society). The type was introduced in 1938.

O.k. to which plane does this "office" belong too?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b334/PauseHelio/X-1.jpg

Dance
03-03-2010, 04:04 PM
No idea I must admit, if that's a cockpit it seems light on instruments or controls or a seat, makes me wonder if it is remotely piloted, or if it's the space behind the pilot's seat.

Think we need a clue http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Heliopause
03-04-2010, 12:51 AM
Indeed time for a clue:

In this version it was a two-seater and the "office" shown belonged to the back-seater.

Heliopause
03-04-2010, 05:27 AM
It was also a twin engined airplane.

Daiichidoku
03-04-2010, 09:07 AM
looks like an Anteater (do 335) to me...

and from the marking, prob the (IIRC) one intact two seat version that was captured and ended up in the hands of the french who tested it post-war (and found its ejection seat system failed on test)

robtek1957
03-04-2010, 09:52 AM
That looks like the instrumentation and controls are removed for a test flight.
That box could be a barograph i.e.
Also it looks like the seat position would be facing backward.
For the plane, i've no idea atm.

Heliopause
03-04-2010, 10:41 AM
Daiichidoku has got it!
It's the Do 335 "No 2" (Werknr 240313), two-seat M17 prototype of the night-fighter B-6 variant.
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b334/PauseHelio/XX.jpg

Floor is yours....

Daiichidoku
03-04-2010, 02:23 PM
ok, on an office comp, so....

first ejection seat for aircraft was?

blairgowrie
03-04-2010, 03:13 PM
Heinkel 162?

WTE_Galway
03-04-2010, 04:23 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blairgowrie:
Heinkel 162? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well the first successful use of an ejection seat was from a prototype he280 .

Daiichidoku
03-05-2010, 07:51 AM
Galway has it, first use was He 280

first bang seat in a production type was He 219

WTE_Galway
03-05-2010, 11:42 PM
Ok .. no time to find anything tricky .. so who made it and how many built

http://historius.narod.ru/spravka/japanair/shinden/j7w-4.jpg

Jure_502
03-06-2010, 01:55 AM
Kyushu J7W1, there were 2 planes built, as for who made it, factory or man who designed it?

It was made by Kyushu Hikoki K.K., former Watanabe factory.

WTE_Galway
03-06-2010, 02:43 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Jure_502:
Kyushu J7W1, there were 2 planes built, as for who made it, factory or man who designed it?

It was made by Kyushu Hikoki K.K., former Watanabe factory. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well done, over to you

Jure_502
03-06-2010, 03:16 AM
Thx, a quick ID:

http://www.shrani.si/f/1l/lG/jHqxjUS/vprasanje98.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
03-06-2010, 05:33 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Jure_502:
Thx, a quick ID:

http://www.shrani.si/f/1l/lG/jHqxjUS/vprasanje98.jpg </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Me-162 Jaguar

Jure_502
03-06-2010, 05:55 AM
Correct Jolly http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Over to you.

VF-17_Jolly
03-06-2010, 06:27 AM
Thank you

Name the engine and aircraft please

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/sto85an.jpg

robtek1957
03-06-2010, 07:05 AM
Armstrong Siddeley Deerhound
Tested with
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley II K7243

VF-17_Jolly
03-06-2010, 07:49 AM
Yup http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif


your go robtek

robtek1957
03-06-2010, 09:44 AM
Thx jolly

which bomber prototype (not in the picture) was powered by this engine (more than one) and the name of the engine?

http://robtek.de/quiz24.jpg

robtek1957
03-07-2010, 09:40 AM
Ok, 24 h without even a guess!
1st hint: England!

next hint in 6 h or if requested.

VF-17_Jolly
03-07-2010, 01:23 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/83/Short_S_31_Half_Scale_Stirling.jpg ?

robtek1957
03-07-2010, 01:56 PM
Respect Mr Jolly http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif
I didn't find a picture of this "beauty"
You have the floor.

VF-17_Jolly
03-07-2010, 02:31 PM
Thanks it's interesting the half size prototype has yet to have the jacked up under carriage

Ok what is this

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/odd.jpg

Dance
03-08-2010, 07:52 AM
Lockheed PV-2?

VF-17_Jolly
03-08-2010, 10:45 AM
PV-1 but near as dammit http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

I just realised I left the squadron insignia in the picture http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif

Go MrD http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

Dance
03-08-2010, 12:40 PM
Thanks MrJ, the squadron badge helped me confirm it was American but that's about it lol.

Name the aircraft...

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q392.jpg

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q392-1.jpg

buchtik
03-09-2010, 09:27 AM
Halifax?

Dance
03-09-2010, 09:51 AM
Not a Halifax, but it is British.

robtek1957
03-09-2010, 10:31 AM
I thought that the pilots half looked like a lancaster but the right half is plain wrong.

Dance
03-09-2010, 11:24 AM
Nope not an Avro product.

buchtik
03-09-2010, 11:25 AM
Maybe Wellington?

Dance
03-09-2010, 11:28 AM
Not a Wellington, but it is a twin.

VF-17_Jolly
03-09-2010, 12:28 PM
Possible AW Whitley?

only other one with a powered turret but the nose does not look long enough

Dance
03-09-2010, 12:34 PM
Not a Whitley, there was another with a powered turret. Although it spent most of the war as a transport.

VF-17_Jolly
03-09-2010, 12:41 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Dance:
Not a Whitley, there was another with a powered turret. Although it spent most of the war as a transport. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yup boys book of planes came up trumps but all my piccies have a glazed nose

Handly Page Harrow

Dance
03-09-2010, 12:54 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by VF-17_Jolly:


Handly Page Harrow </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

That's the one MrJ http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

VF-17_Jolly
03-09-2010, 01:19 PM
Thank you kindly Mr D

Hope this is as tricky

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/jujq.jpg

Dance
03-09-2010, 01:35 PM
It's a German DOBBAS pod for transporting such equipment as the 3.7 cm Pak, the 5 cm Pak, 20mm anti-aircraft gun or motorcycle with sidecar.

VF-17_Jolly
03-09-2010, 01:41 PM
Hmmm yay go Mr D http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif

Dance
03-09-2010, 01:58 PM
Cheers MrJ.

Another I.D. for you..

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q393.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
03-09-2010, 02:24 PM
well the control column looks a bit like a Catalina so i guess PB2y coronado

Dance
03-09-2010, 02:36 PM
Not a PB2Y, although kind of on the right track http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Jungmann
03-09-2010, 09:40 PM
H8K Emily?

Dance
03-10-2010, 04:07 AM
Emily it is, all yours Jungmann.

Jungmann
03-10-2010, 11:05 AM
Thanks Dance. Looks like a modern pic. Where is there an Emily now--any idea?

Okay, a famous ship goes down. Name the ship. Name the action. And what is that little four-stacker doing?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v365/Jungmann/il2-32.jpg

Dance
03-10-2010, 11:29 AM
I believe the pictures are from this book Jungmann (I found the pic in a thread on another forum)..

http://www.internetmodeler.com.../book_Aerodetail.htm (http://www.internetmodeler.com/2003/september/new-releases/book_Aerodetail.htm)

The write up states.. it "relates very specifically to the sole surviving Emily, s/n 426. The narrative and picture captions tell, in detail, of the removal of this airplane from Japan in 1945, its transport to the US, its testing at Patuxent River, Maryland, its outdoor storage at Norfolk, Virginia, its return to Japan in 1979 and its subsequent restoration and display in the grounds of the Museum of Maritime Science in the Shinagawa Ward of Tokyo."

Dance
03-11-2010, 07:47 AM
As for the picture, it's the USS Langley (CV-1), the destroyer is I believe firing torpedoes or shells into her to finish her off after she was attacked by Japanese bombers.

Not sure of the name of the action, she was ferrying P-40s to Tjilatjap, Java at the time.

Jungmann
03-11-2010, 09:44 AM
Completely excellent, Dance. The DD, BTW, is the Edsall, DD-219, and yes, she is finishing Langley off so the escorts can get the heck out of the range of more Japanese attacks. Your go.

Dance
03-11-2010, 10:17 AM
Thanks Jungmann http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Name the plane...

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q394.jpg

DrHerb
03-11-2010, 10:30 AM
Looks to me like a Ryan STA....

Dance
03-11-2010, 10:41 AM
Good enough DrHerb, it's an STM http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

DrHerb
03-11-2010, 10:43 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Dance:
Good enough DrHerb, it's an STM http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks Dance, would you know what the difference between the two would be?

DrHerb
03-11-2010, 10:49 AM
Name this mystery motor........

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc80/VMF-214_Prop/Mysterymotor.jpg

Dance
03-11-2010, 10:49 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by DrHerb:
Thanks Dance, would you know what the difference between the two would be? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well from wiki... "In 1937 the ST-A Special was developed into a military version, the STM (also ST-M) series. Changes included wider cockpits to enable military pilots to enter and exit while wearing parachutes, and provision for a machine gun on some examples."

This one is an Australian survivor painted up to represent those STM-2s that flew in the Dutch East Indies, some of which ended up in Australia as trainers.

Dance
03-11-2010, 11:06 AM
The engine is an Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah.

DrHerb
03-11-2010, 01:18 PM
All yours Dancehttp://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif . Sorry bout the delay as Im at work.

Dance
03-11-2010, 01:23 PM
Thanks DrHerb and no worries.

Another name the plane....

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q395.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
03-11-2010, 01:28 PM
Westland Wapati

Dance
03-11-2010, 01:30 PM
Nope sorry MrJ.

Daiichidoku
03-11-2010, 01:51 PM
Fairey Gordon


this are looking better and more challenging if we are dipping into between-war problems...... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

Dance
03-11-2010, 01:55 PM
It is a Fairey Gordon, which did stretch it's service into WW2 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Daiichidoku
03-11-2010, 02:31 PM
what is "Siskin nose"?

Sillius_Sodus
03-11-2010, 10:19 PM
You would be the recipient of a 'Siskin nose' if you landed too hard in your Armstrong Whitworth Siskin. Your head would snap down, only to be stopped by the cockpit coaming, breaking your nose in the process.

It was apparently quite a common occurrence.

Sillius_Sodus
03-12-2010, 09:14 AM
Anybody home? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Daiichidoku
03-12-2010, 10:14 AM
sorry was busy

absolutely correct, Sillius, carry on!

Sillius_Sodus
03-12-2010, 10:54 AM
Not a problem Daiichidoku, just checkin' http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Ok, here's another easy one for the experts here:

What's this?

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc53/Sillius_Sodus/plane-1.jpg

Dance
03-12-2010, 11:13 AM
Kyushu K11W Shiragiku

Metatron_123
03-12-2010, 11:33 AM
In surrender markings. Do I get half a point?
Just kidding, Dance you are a demon! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/metal.gif

Daiichidoku
03-12-2010, 11:58 AM
damn, Dance beat me to it!

Dance
03-12-2010, 01:07 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Dance
03-12-2010, 03:39 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Sillius_Sodus:
Anybody home? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

To coin a phrase http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

If confirmation doesn't come soon, I will have to throw the floor open as I won't be around to check for answers to my next question.

Edit: If I'm right the floor is open.

Sillius_Sodus
03-12-2010, 05:39 PM
Bingo!

Floor's open.

DrHerb
03-12-2010, 06:55 PM
*edited* What was the only operational 4 engined bomber at the start of WW2?

buchtik
03-13-2010, 01:58 AM
Russian Tupolev TB-3?
Leave the floor open if I'm right.

DrHerb
03-13-2010, 11:10 AM
According to my source, its not the TB-3.

Dance
03-13-2010, 11:23 AM
B-17?

Daiichidoku
03-13-2010, 12:52 PM
Farman F.220

DrHerb
03-13-2010, 04:25 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Daiichidoku:
Farman F.220 </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Daii has got it http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif Sorry for the late reply. The UBI forum servers have been on the fritz all day for some reason.

robtek1957
03-13-2010, 04:36 PM
Kawanishi H6K or
Petljakow Pe-8 or
Short Sunderland or ...

Daiichidoku
03-13-2010, 05:36 PM
what is a "Daunt Stopper"?

TinyTim
03-13-2010, 05:41 PM
Protective net, mounted over the jet intake to prevent objects or persons being sucked in?

Daiichidoku
03-13-2010, 07:22 PM
yes! Tiny Tim has it

TinyTim
03-14-2010, 03:53 PM
Sorry guys, couldn't log in for nearly whole day! Hammy must be on deathbed or seriously ****ed off!

Name the gun:

http://www.shrani.si/f/2o/WC/3DoKhHh2/q1.jpg

http://www.shrani.si/f/39/bK/W9AOUnY/q2.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
03-14-2010, 04:25 PM
Vickers S 40mm?

TinyTim
03-14-2010, 04:39 PM
That went faster than I expected! It sure is, Jolly. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

VF-17_Jolly
03-14-2010, 05:05 PM
Cheers http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

What's going on here

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/ww2-20-l.jpg

TinyTim
03-14-2010, 05:14 PM
Final check if plexiglass is ok before these noses are mounted to A-20s?

VF-17_Jolly
03-14-2010, 05:18 PM
Yes well done TT http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/clap.gif fairly easy but I just like the picture

Caption reads

"Stars over Berlin and Tokyo will soon replace these factory lights reflected in the noses of planes at Douglas Aircraft's Long Beach, Calif., plant. Women workers groom lines of transparent noses for deadly A-20 attack bombers." Alfred Palmer, October 1942

Dance
03-14-2010, 05:20 PM
The preparation of Douglas A-20 nose assemblies. Edit: Too slow lol.

TinyTim
03-14-2010, 06:00 PM
Speaking of aircraft noses - which plane might this one belong to?

http://www.shrani.si/f/3S/Lq/4vogviBu/q.jpg

Dance
03-14-2010, 06:30 PM
Kawasaki Ki-48 'Lily'?

TinyTim
03-14-2010, 07:14 PM
Yes, it's a Lily dance. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Ball is yours!

Dance
03-15-2010, 07:14 AM
Thanks Tim.

What's this?

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q396.jpg

Dance
03-16-2010, 06:41 AM
Ok here's another view of it, with it's finalised nose design.

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q397.jpg

TinyTim
03-16-2010, 08:07 AM
Ah, the Bristol Bisley/Blenheim MkV. Should have recognized it from first picture already.

Dance
03-16-2010, 08:12 AM
Spot on TT http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

All yours..

TinyTim
03-16-2010, 10:56 AM
Thanks dance.

A quickie then:

Find an aeroplane, used operationally in second world war, which had some of its defensive armament located on the wings - with gunners operating these weapons remotely from fuselage.

Dance
03-16-2010, 11:23 AM
Messerschmitt Me 323?

TinyTim
03-16-2010, 11:31 AM
Afraid not Dance, the Me-323 wing guns were controlled directly, by flight engineers located one in each wing with a primary job of monitoring the engines.

Metatron_123
03-16-2010, 11:52 AM
Piaggio P.108?

TinyTim
03-16-2010, 12:09 PM
Yes, Piaggio is what I had in mind. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

It carried two turrets with two Breda SAFATs each on the wings, controlled remotely (via radio!) from the fuselage. Pretty advanced for a 1939 design.

Your turn Metatron.

Dance
03-17-2010, 12:32 PM
Well it's been 24 hours and no question from Metatron, so I guess it's time to move on and open up the floor.

Metatron_123
03-17-2010, 12:34 PM
Sorry, got massively sidetracked. Which was the only non-German, axis air force to use the Me-262?

TinyTim
03-17-2010, 01:08 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Metatron_123:
Sorry, got massively sidetracked. Which was the only non-German, axis air force to use the Me-262? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Russian Liberation Army (Vlasov Army) perhaps? According to some sources their air force used one Me-262 for recconaissance duties.

Metatron_123
03-17-2010, 01:10 PM
Nice one. Over to you.

TinyTim
03-17-2010, 03:18 PM
Thanks Metatron.

Which aircraft with interesting asimmetric armament is being serviced here?

http://www.shrani.si/f/3y/O7/154uTx6i/q.jpg

Dance
03-17-2010, 03:31 PM
Douglas A-26B Invader

TinyTim
03-17-2010, 04:08 PM
Yup Dance, that's the one! One of the planes I'd like to see in IL-2 the most.

Your turn.

Dance
03-17-2010, 04:43 PM
Thanks TT, yes it would make an excellent addition.

What have we here?

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/q398.jpg

Daiichidoku
03-17-2010, 07:30 PM
Blackburn Shark, replaced by the stringbag

im off to bed, so i leave the field open should i have the correct answer

DrHerb
03-17-2010, 09:50 PM
Assuming Daii has the answer correct... Ill ask this.

I was an imported design but half of my technical data was sunk en route to my destination. What am I?

TinyTim
03-18-2010, 01:09 AM
BMW 003, sunk on the way to Japan perhaps?

DrHerb
03-18-2010, 05:58 AM
No sir. Ill give out a clue. It never flew in combat, 7 prototypes were built, but the only one that flew had crashed.

Dance
03-18-2010, 06:31 AM
Well out of tradition I will confirm Dai was correct, although tradition seems superfluous.

TinyTim
03-18-2010, 07:53 AM
Correction to my deflection shooting:

Mitsubishi J8M/Ki-201, a Japanese reverse engineered Me163 Komet maybe?

buchtik
03-18-2010, 08:08 AM
It was Me-163 Komet made in Germany which was sent to Japan by a submarine which sank.The japanese got only the Walter rocket engine and technical specifications.
Edit: Aww, too slow!

DrHerb
03-18-2010, 10:25 AM
TT has it correct. Sorry if I stepped on any toes Dance.

TinyTim
03-18-2010, 11:16 AM
Thanks DrHerb!

What in an aeronautical sense were english speaking airmen in World War 2 reffering to when they were using the term "Blow Job"?

Now try googling this! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

robtek1957
03-18-2010, 11:36 AM
Allied pilots used the term Blow Job as a nickname for the Me 262s

TinyTim
03-18-2010, 11:54 AM
Correct of course. Your turn robtek. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

robtek1957
03-18-2010, 12:14 PM
Thanks TT,

now here are 3 answers needed:
Plane pic 1?
plane pic 2?
What is the common ground of those pics?

http://robtek.de/quiz25a
http://robtek.de/quiz25b

Dance
03-18-2010, 12:31 PM
De Havilland Mosquito and Curtiss SB2C1 Helldiver, from the second picture I would guess the connection is they were both built in Canada.

robtek1957
03-18-2010, 01:48 PM
All yours, Mr. Dance! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif
Do you write the answers before i post the question? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Dance
03-18-2010, 02:06 PM
Thanks Robtek, I managed to purchase some of Raaaid's brain cells on e-bay, grafted them onto my own and now anything I believe to be true becomes reality http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Continuing my theme of inter war aircraft that managed to see service in WW2, what are these?

http://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss207/Dancewaffe/Q399.jpg

VF-17_Jolly
03-18-2010, 02:14 PM
Westland Wallace?
sorry http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif


Blackburn Baffin

Dance
03-18-2010, 02:20 PM
Got there in the the end hehe http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

VF-17_Jolly
03-18-2010, 04:45 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif cheers

OK what event first put these two in a cockpit together?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/q44-3.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v435/POLISH_PILOT/q4454.jpg

and where was it?

Dance
03-18-2010, 06:03 PM
Raid on Rouen-Sotteville marshalling yards, 'Butcher Shop' was piloted by Brigadier General Frank A. Armstrong and Major Paul W. Tibbets (see Hiroshima).

The first Eighth Air Force heavy bomber mission of the war.

VF-17_Jolly
03-19-2010, 03:56 PM
Yup that's the ticket (sorry for delay just got in from work http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif)



Just reading Donald L Milllers "8th Airforce"

V Good Read

Go MrD http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif