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User currently offlineimiakhtar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (2 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2199 times:

Hello folks.

I need to pick your brains. Here is the link to a British pathe video from 1932 featuring a quirky monoplane:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ROXMOoqAK4

Can anyone identify it?

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User currently offlinesturmovik From India, joined May 2007, 515 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2086 times:

A quick search of the registration from the video throws up the possibility that this might be a Monocoupe , however I can't pinpoint the exact model. It looks deceptively close to a Monocoach, however all other images for that model show a curvy vertical stabilizer, while this one seems to have a square one. But then again, this one seems to be modified with some kinda rudimentary autopilot, so it's possible the empennage could've been modified as well. Thanks for posting this anyway, I enjoyed the hunt  


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User currently offlinen901wa From United States of America, joined Oct 2009, 473 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2079 times:

Looks like a Curtiss Robin, with extra Parts   Looks like the Tail Reg is X-3275

User currently offlineimiakhtar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (2 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2021 times:

Quoting n901wa (Reply 2):
Looks like a Curtiss Robin, with extra Parts

Thanks. I think you're right.

Quoting n901wa (Reply 2):
Looks like the Tail Reg is X-3275

I reckon that was just a temporary reg denoting it's experimental status. A google search didn't find anything.


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