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Starglider
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:05 am



Quoting Tdscanuck (Reply 147):
On this note, and for those who need something to do because they (like me) can't actually identify aircraft, here's a nice primer on missile guidance:
http://asuwlink.uwyo.edu/~jimkirk/gu...e.wav

Man, am I glad I had my priorities right by first attempting to identify the most recent devious crop before listening to this "guidance." Now i have a headache by thinking that I think that I think, therefore thinking that I am, I think  boggled 



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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:39 am



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 149):
We're still doing aircrafts, right?

No, we're still doing aircraft.  duck 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:20 pm



Quote:
There are known knowns. There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we now know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we do not know we don’t know.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unknown_unknown

The current photo must be pretty high on the Rumsfeld Scale of knowledge. Definitely something I didn't know I didn't know.  Wink
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Fri Sep 26, 2008 1:26 pm



Quoting Jetlagged (Reply 152):
The current photo must be pretty high on the Rumsfeld Scale of knowledge.

Also known as an "Unk-Unk"...

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:47 am

Judging by the silence, either you've all already gotten it, or you are struggling like me!

Am I permitted to ask if the photo is oriented right side up?
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 4:01 am



Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 154):
Am I permitted to ask if the photo is oriented right side up?

Oh, absolutely. You're permitted to ask as many times as you'd like.  Wink

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:33 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 141):
Here’s the next shot:

In the immortal words of Stan from South Park:

Holy shit, dude.

Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 154):
Judging by the silence, either you've all already gotten it, or you are struggling like me!

Or we've given up before we started looking........... Sad

This whole thing is deeply offensive indeed  grumpy 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:35 am



Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 154):
Judging by the silence, either you've all already gotten it, or you are struggling like me!

I'm struggling like you.
I'm fairly sure I know what the pictured apparatus is, and if I'm correct then there is a relatively small group of aircraft that would use it. And if I say anything else, I'd be tipping my hand if I'm right. Big grin
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:56 am



Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 156):
This whole thing is deeply offensive indeed

But it sure is a nice example of great design and engineering  idea 



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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 1:27 pm



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 155):

Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 154):
Am I permitted to ask if the photo is oriented right side up?

Oh, absolutely. You're permitted to ask as many times as you'd like. Wink

Why, .I oughtta....! I KNEW you were going to say that because of the way I worded it. Fair enough!

I'm glad others are having a time with this too. Well, I got a good night's sleep, let's see if it clears my head a bit....!
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 7:44 pm

From the recent posts I may be in the minority but this was the easiest shot for me so far. When I saw the picture I immediately had a pretty good idea what it was and it took me less than 30 minutes to confirm my guess.


I hope that this ends up being a toughie for some of the other guys. I need to improve my standing.  mischievous 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 8:47 pm



Quoting DAirbus (Reply 160):
From the recent posts I may be in the minority but this was the easiest shot for me so far. When I saw the picture I immediately had a pretty good idea what it was and it took me less than 30 minutes to confirm my guess.

REALLY?? Ugh! Okay....must...calm...down. Relax...breathe...free your mind. That's right...I can do this....
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:50 pm

Phew! This was a difficult one. It took a while to realize why nothing appeared to make sense, but now it does - perfect.

/Bengt
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:05 am

And the correct answer is:

Grumman E-2 Hawkeye


http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/381623509_6572g-XL.jpg



Deviously Cropped Image


http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/380429880_MpJj4-XL.jpg



You can also see the mechanism just ahead of the tail in the large version of this photo:


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Neil Jones - Angels-20




Correctly Identified By:

Starglider
Francoflier
Tb727
MrChips
JetMech
DAirbus
Bengan
Vzlet


Other Guesses Included:

Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey


Current Point Standings:

Starglider - 9
Aeroweanie – 8
Bengan – 8
Francoflier - 6
DAIRBUS - 6
Scooter01 - 5
Rampkontroler - 5
Oly720man - 5
Vzlet – 4
Nohag - 3
Larshjort – 3
KBFIspotter - 3
Atlturbine – 3
KELPkid - 3
Hangarrat - 3
MrChips - 3
tb727 - 3
TupolevTu154 - 2
474218 - 2
Alaska737 – 2
Airkas1 - 2
Lowrider - 2
speedracer1407 - 2
Jetmech - 2
BigSaabowski - 1
G4doc2004 - 1
KPWMSpotter - 1
Jetlagged - 1
Lemmy - 1
Vikkyvik - 1
boeing767mech - 1
Brendows - 1
ZANL188 - 1
je89_w - 1
Fly2HMO - 1


Here’s the next shot:


http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/381623579_Aj423-XL.jpg



Guesses for this one will be due by Monday, September 29th at 11pm Central time. I’ll be on a plane then, so I won’t be able to update things right away, and probably not until the following morning.

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:17 am

Oh maaaannn....I can't even tell you how many times I looked at that friggin' plane!! I KNEW it had to be something like that! LOL! Dang-nabbit...I was even so much closer to this one than the PL-11/PL-12 one.

Okay...I will NOT sleep until I get this next one.
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:53 am



Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 164):
Oh maaaannn....I can't even tell you how many times I looked at that friggin' plane!! I KNEW it had to be something like that! LOL!

GRRRRRR!!!
I started off looking at amphibious seaplanes because of what appeared to be a slab-sided fuselage, thinking the photo was of non-water landing gear which would only be used occasionally on such a craft. My God there are a lot of obscure and butt-ugly seaplanes!

Then realized that what I thought was a fuselage was instead the underside of a probably-folded wing due to the flap tracks at the top of the photo. Unfortunately, I had to give up before I came across a photo of the Osprey with it's wings folded.  Sad
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 5:13 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 163):

Correctly Identified By:

Starglider
Francoflier
Tb727
MrChips
JetMech
DAirbus
Bengan
Vzlet

Well done! I was absolutely stumped. I kept looking at flying boat beaching gear and then landing gear downlocks. I actually thought about capture mechanisms for folding wing aircraft, but I too quickly ruled them out.
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 7:30 am



Quoting AeroWeanie (Reply 166):

Not to boast, but in all truth, I actually thought of the Hawkeye straight away when I saw the photo. I did get thrown for a while, as I thought the part with the protrusion was the wing tip, and the retractable holding mechanism was in the side of the fuselage.

I final realised that the funny looking gap at the top of what I thought was the fuselage was in fact a flap or slat. The curvature of the surface with the protrusion threw me as well, as I though it was on the trailing edge of a vertical fin, not the leading edge.

With respect to all the other ones however - and obviously, from my dismal score - all I can say is that 2H4 has been landing some damn good solid hits in my sensitive bits with his devious pictures  crazy  !

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 11:18 am

Here are maybe some tips that may help with identification:

At the start of any new devious crop I take in all of the picture and do not go for the main details in first instance. For example, the E-2C wing latch mechanism was not the first thing that gave me a clue to what I was looking at. As others mentioned, at first glance it appeared to maybe the side of a fuselage. But then I started to look closer into the details such as the aileron gap, rivets and fasteners and then I knew I was looking at a wing surface. Why? Because I noticed drain holes in some of the panels. It would be an odd place to have drain holes in the side of a fuselage.

Then I knew, by the sunlight reflecting on the wingsurface, the picture was oriented right side up and that it must be a folded wing. Then it all fell into place since not very many types fold their wings along the side of the fuselage.

Drain holes and sunlight did it for me on this one  Smile


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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 11:49 am



Quoting AeroWeanie (Reply 166):
Well done! I was absolutely stumped.

I can't believe AeroWeanie missed one...!!  Wow!

This is a first. Shouldn't there be some sort of celebration, or goat killing or something like that?

 Big grin
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Sun Sep 28, 2008 4:23 pm

Quoting Francoflier (Reply 169):
Quoting AeroWeanie (Reply 166):
Well done! I was absolutely stumped.

I can't believe AeroWeanie missed one...!!

This is a first. Shouldn't there be some sort of celebration, or goat killing or something like that?


I am not long enough into contests like these to be aware that AeroWeanie had not missed one until now. No worries, we all still have a long way to go and nobody is perfect. Most likely also those at the top will miss a few. There is one golden rule I always abide by which is to never underestimate your fellow competitors.

So to all of those competing, keep up the good work  

And to 2H4 I say, thanks for this great opportunity to keep the brain in gear   

May the best man/woman win   

Starglider

[Edited 2008-09-28 09:25:28]
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:24 am



Quoting Starglider (Reply 168):
Drain holes and sunlight did it for me on this one

And to think, I came thiiiiiiiiis close to taking that shot on the day before, when it was cloudy.  Wink

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:30 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 163):
Here’s the next shot:

Is it really that simple?? I feel like I'm walking into some sort of trap..
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:00 am



Quoting AirKas1 (Reply 172):

Is it really that simple?? I feel like I'm walking into some sort of trap..

Then you probably are.  Wink I'm guessing the EXACT type is going to be important here.
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:08 pm

Indeed

Quoting AirKas1 (Reply 172):

Is it really that simple?? I feel like I'm walking into some sort of trap..

And a well set one, at that! I almost took the cheese...
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:22 pm

Hmm I think I've got it, but it was something totally different than what I thought.
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:03 pm



Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 173):
I'm guessing the EXACT type is going to be important here.

Nah, don't worry about the subtype for this one.

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:27 am

And the correct answer is:


Fairchild-Dornier 728

http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/383580957_xEeBs-XL.jpg



Deviously Cropped Image

http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/381623579_Aj423-XL.jpg


Out of curiosity, did any of you ID this one by the letters reflected in the wing? I just now realized they are visible in the cropped shot.


Correctly Identified By:

Starglider
oly720man
je89_w
rampkontroler
Bengan
Francoflier
Kas
MrChips
Scooter01
DAirbus
Aeroweanie


Other Guesses Included:

Airbus A318
Sukhoi Superjet 100
Embraer ERJ-170/175
Embraer ERJ 190/195
Boeing 737-200


Current Point Standings:

Starglider - 10
Aeroweanie – 9
Bengan – 9
Francoflier - 7
DAIRBUS - 7
Scooter01 - 6
Rampkontroler - 6
Oly720man - 6
Vzlet – 4
MrChips - 4
Nohag - 3
Larshjort – 3
KBFIspotter - 3
Atlturbine – 3
KELPkid - 3
Hangarrat - 3
tb727 - 3
Airkas1 - 3
TupolevTu154 - 2
474218 - 2
Alaska737 – 2
Lowrider - 2
speedracer1407 - 2
Jetmech - 2
je89_w - 2
BigSaabowski - 1
G4doc2004 - 1
KPWMSpotter - 1
Jetlagged - 1
Lemmy - 1
Vikkyvik - 1
boeing767mech - 1
Brendows - 1
ZANL188 - 1
Fly2HMO - 1


Here’s the next shot:


http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/383581080_ejMWa-XL.jpg



Guesses for this one will be due by Thursday, October 2nd at 9pm Central time.

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:50 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 177):
Out of curiosity, did any of you ID this one by the letters reflected in the wing?

I did see the lettering, but all I could read was "CHI" and also also couldn't identify the paintjob.
I tried to make it clearer in PS but it didn't work. I thought something like "China", but when I saw the picture of the Do728 the pieces all fell together.
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:05 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 177):
Out of curiosity, did any of you ID this one by the letters reflected in the wing?

The 2 chevrons (delta shapes) in the reflection gave it away  yes 



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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:13 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 177):
Here’s the next shot:

Yay, more flap track fairings...  hypnotized 

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:25 am



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 180):
Yay, more flap track fairings...

Yes, but they're unusual if not unique flap track fairings.  scratchchin 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:23 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 177):
Out of curiosity, did any of you ID this one by the letters reflected in the wing? I just now realized they are visible in the cropped shot

I did see the letters, tried to make them more readable and checked all Air China and China Airlines planes. The flap track fairings seemed very similar to the Airbus A32X except that they weren't... Checked all modern Russian/Chinese ones and then gave up. Fairchild/Dornier never crossed my mind! Did this plane ever fly?
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:41 am



Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 182):
Did this plane ever fly?

I don't think so..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairchild-Dornier_728_family
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 12:12 pm

To me it was the lack of any emergency-exit walkways on the wing, no red paint around any of the windows in the reflection, the unique spoilers. All I could read from the lettering reflection was "CHI" and some China and Chile opportunities were explored. The almost total lack of a suitable pic in A.Net led me to check out this link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Cancelled_aircraft_projects

and from there it was easy going....

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:02 pm

I first looked at all the usual suspects such as the Embraers and the 737/320 but none of them matched the spoilers in the picture, the spacing and configuration of the hinges were all wrong. I did think about the 728 since I remember the A.Net threads from six years ago when it was cancelled but I could not find any pictures showing the top of the wing.

I eventually noticed the reflection of the fuselage on the wing and saw what appeared to be chevrons and later the "CHI" of Fairchild. I then saw the reflection of the blue ribbon below the windows and I had a match.    The fuel tank access panels on top of the wing were also another clue which are visible in this shot of the prototype being built.


http://www.728-jet.de/uploads/pics/Do-728-jet-6.jpg

Fairchild Dornier 728



Edited to add url for the image.

[Edited 2008-09-30 06:10:50]
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:08 pm

The letters did help clinch the deal. To me, it could only have been a handful of planes anyway...My initial deduction was a fairly small twin, and I came to that conclusion after lightening it up in photoshop and seeing the gentlemans face just behind the wing. Add that to the other person's back visible on the right and I decided it just couldn't be that high off the ground. I checked out the usual suspects one by one and then I remembered the 728 and after I looked at the pics, it was a no-brainer aided by the reflections.

Now, this next one....
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:57 pm



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 180):
Yay, more flap track fairings...

Sorry about that. They should be the last ones you see for awhile, I think.

Quoting BuyantUkhaa (Reply 182):
Did this plane ever fly?

No, it didn't. For the first round of "Identify This", I tried to use only production aircraft. Two factors have convinced me to include prototypes:

1 - They're really interesting parts of aviation and aircraft design history

2 - You guys are really good, and if I limited the selection to production aircraft, I'd probably have to start using shots of rivets and ELT antennas to make it challenging for you.

Using prototypes here and there introduces a true "hunt" for the photo and even some historical research, as opposed to having to file through some "usual suspects" in a mechanized manner. The key is to keep a healthy balance of production and prototype aircraft.

As you can see by the shots I've used in IDT 4.0 so far, I like to err very heavily on the "production" side of things. The only other prototype I've used in the game thus far was the Lesher. And I still can't believe so many of you got it*.  Wink

The 728 indeed never flew. I would never normally include an aircraft that has never flown, but I thought the history and development of it made it a worthy, albeit devious, inclusion to the game.

2H4


*As it turns out, Aeroweanie personally knew the designer. Not surprisingly.  sarcastic   Smile
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:17 pm

The best clues in the 728Jet picture are the lack of slats inboard of the engine pylon and the continuous single exposed element trailing edge flaps. A quick look at other low wing jet transports with wing-mounted engines shows that none of them have this combination of features. My only problems were first remembering the 728Jet and then finding a picture of its high-lift system. This was the clincher: http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchi...2002%20-%200816.html?search=728jet
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:52 am

Damn..some of you guys are good..really really good,,you know who you are.
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:14 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 187):
Sorry about that.

Only kidding, keep throwing'em!

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 187):
The 728 indeed never flew.

The caption in those two shots from the database give good insight on what happened to the two frames that were built. Sad ending.


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Quoting AeroWeanie (Reply 188):
The best clues in the 728Jet picture are the lack of slats inboard of the engine pylon and the continuous single exposed element trailing edge flaps.

The peculiar spoiler shape and the flap track fairing are what did it for me, and I found it very interesting that birds that are similar in weight and category have almost exactly the same flap fairing arrangement, notably the E-190 and Superjet...
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:54 am



Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 186):
Now, this next one....

Not to brag but if I am not mistaken, I identified this aircraft is at first glance . . . .nice shot of a great plane  thumbsup 

Quoting Francoflier (Reply 190):
Sad ending.

Would have been a great addition to the skies, this beautiful machine . . .


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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:28 pm



Quoting Starglider (Reply 191):
I identified this aircraft is at first glance

I had to double check, but my first instinct was right.
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:58 pm



Quoting Starglider (Reply 191):

Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 186):
Now, this next one....

Not to brag but if I am not mistaken, I identified this aircraft is at first glance . . . .nice shot of a great plane thumbsup



Quoting HangarRat (Reply 192):


Quoting Starglider (Reply 191):
I identified this aircraft is at first glance

I had to double check, but my first instinct was right.

Ditto. And I like it too...maybe that's why it was an easy one for me as well.
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:22 pm

Since we're all bragging about i.. I had a hunch and continued to explore it and it was a matter of minutes before I had it.  Wink
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:46 pm



Quoting AirKas1 (Reply 194):
Since we're all bragging about i.. I had a hunch and continued to explore it and it was a matter of minutes before I had it.

I knew what it was before the photograph was even created.  biggrin 

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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:03 pm



Quoting AirKas1 (Reply 194):
Since we're all bragging about i.. I had a hunch and continued to explore it and it was a matter of minutes before I had it.

Nice...but how the heck am I gonna pull ahead if you guys keep getting them too! Since so many of us seem to have gotten this one so quickly (IF we are right, of course...) I get the feeling the next one's gonna be a doozy!
 
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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:12 am



Quoting Rampkontroler (Reply 196):
Since so many of us seem to have gotten this one so quickly (IF we are right, of course...) I get the feeling the next one's gonna be a doozy!

You mean like this:  Big grin

Quoting 2H4 (Reply 187):
You guys are really good, and if I limited the selection to production aircraft, I'd probably have to start using shots of rivets and ELT antennas to make it challenging for you.

Oops . . .  footinmouth 


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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:22 am



Quoting 2H4 (Reply 195):
I knew what it was before the photograph was even created.

I wouldn't be surprised if you are capable of photographing aircraft even before they are created . . . .



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RE: Identify This! 4.0

Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:39 am

And the correct answer is:


Pilatus PC-12

http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/383581080_ejMWa-XL.jpg



Deviously Cropped Image

The shot actually wasn’t cropped. I had this game in mind when I shot it.  Wink


Correctly Identified By:

Francoflier
Airkas1
Scooter01
Larshjort
Bengan
RaginMav
Rampkontroler
Starglider
KPWMSpotter
Atlturbine
HangarRat
Aeroweanie
Vzlet
speedracer1407
MrChips
9VSIO
je89_w
DAirbus


Other Guesses Included:

There were no other guesses. Everyone nailed it!


Current Point Standings:

Starglider - 11
Aeroweanie – 10
Bengan – 10
Francoflier - 8
DAIRBUS - 8
Scooter01 - 7
Rampkontroler - 7
Oly720man - 6
Vzlet – 5
MrChips - 5
Larshjort – 4
Atlturbine – 4
Hangarrat - 4
Airkas1 - 4
Nohag - 3
KBFIspotter - 3
KELPkid - 3
tb727 - 3
speedracer1407 - 3
je89_w - 3
KPWMSpotter - 2
TupolevTu154 - 2
474218 - 2
Alaska737 – 2
Lowrider - 2
Jetmech - 2
BigSaabowski - 1
G4doc2004 - 1
Jetlagged - 1
Lemmy - 1
Vikkyvik - 1
boeing767mech - 1
Brendows - 1
ZANL188 - 1
Fly2HMO - 1
9VSIO - 1
RaginMav - 1


Here’s the next shot:


http://2h4.smugmug.com/photos/385446848_oexJB-XL.jpg



Guesses for this one will be due by Sunday, October 5th at 9pm Central time.

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