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Offline Justo Miranda

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2019, 03:21:33 am »
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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2019, 03:28:16 am »
The SAAB B-5 seems a reasonably good fit for No.13, not sure all the details 100% match the model but its closest match so far.

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #32 on: April 06, 2019, 06:55:46 pm »
Thanks for the additional information.  I was barking up the wrong tree.

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #33 on: April 06, 2019, 08:39:55 pm »
Nš6 Curtiss XP-60C

Number 6 is the XP-60E. Although it's quite similar to the -C, it has a different fin and rudder plus longer forward fuselage.

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #34 on: April 07, 2019, 06:47:18 am »
I disagree, the model had longer propeller hub for the contra-rotating propellers  :D

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #35 on: April 07, 2019, 01:23:55 pm »
I disagree, the model had longer propeller hub for the contra-rotating propellers  :D

I admit the subject of P-60 variants is confusing. Photos show that, just forward of the cockpit, they added about 10 inches (30cm) of length to the XP-60E, presumably to offset the removal of the heavy contraprop mechanism. The spinner looks almost exactly the same despite the removal of one row of props. I did a quick comparison between a drawing of the -C and a photo of the -E.

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #36 on: April 07, 2019, 04:34:43 pm »
OK
Number 6 is the XP-60E  ;)

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Re: Tony Buttler's Unknown model Identification quiz!
« Reply #37 on: April 15, 2019, 02:17:54 am »
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Hi All.
Just a quick note to thank you for your efforts identifying these models. Paul sends his thanks as well and is very pleased to have these 'mysteries' solved. Great job!! Tony
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