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Offline starviking

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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2019, 08:09:33 pm »
The helicopter in the first post by Boxkite is significantly different from the one in the Lamborghini Museum. Different stages of a prototype, or totally different helicopters?

A search in Italian fails to find any information on Lamborghini flying any helicopters at all, so perhaps these projects were stillborn.

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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2019, 02:40:41 pm »
Ahm ... I didn't asked for more pictures of the Aer Lualdi L.59  ::) . So boys, please back to the question in my first entry. It's a totally different design. And it's not sure if it's really Italian origin!

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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2019, 02:57:10 am »
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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2019, 01:22:39 pm »
The Lamborghini logo  ;) !

Now I start to believe it really could be Lambo design (not just a whimsy of the owner of the collection to promote the Lamborghino cars in the hall).


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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2019, 02:51:56 pm »
Before Ferrucio Lamborghini started producing fast cars, he had - and his company still has - a very profitable line of agricultural tractors. Why not diversify into helicopters?
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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2019, 04:23:09 pm »
We can get it from JAWA.

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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2019, 04:01:03 am »
The Lamborghini logo  ;) !
Like another one on the door and lettering on the tail was not enough)))
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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2019, 07:24:10 am »
Advertisement can be wrong, cruel and irritating, so there's no Opel car inside the 'Opel' labelled vehicle ;D .
That was the reason for my doubt  ;)

Source: http://www.flugzeug-bild.de/bild/Passagierflugzeuge~Antonov~AN+2/13178/eine-an-2-als-ausstellungsstueck-oder.html


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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2019, 12:24:35 pm »
My student year Opel Corsa would fit easily inside the cabin. So it might really be an Opel [carrying] An-2. And if you have ever been in Cuba, you should know that they are expert in swapping engine on everything with ex-Russian or Chinese imports ;)
This one might could have a 2L diesel in front if it was Cuban!
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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2019, 04:57:53 pm »
Advertisement can be wrong, cruel and irritating, so there's no Opel car inside the 'Opel' labelled vehicle ;D .
That was the reason for my doubt  ;)
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Re: Unidentified post-war helicopter (maybe Italian?)
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2019, 06:14:08 am »
Before Ferrucio Lamborghini started producing fast cars, he had - and his company still has - a very profitable line of agricultural tractors. Why not diversify into helicopters?

A crop sprayer maybe ---  ???
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