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Thread: Trivia Quiz #21 - Aircraft Identification

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    AD Scout

    Operational history
    Trials flown by pilots of the Royal Naval Air Service at Chingford proved the aircraft to be seriously overweight, fragile, sluggish, and difficult to handle, even on the ground. The project was abandoned and all four prototypes scrapped.

    Operators
    United Kingdom - Royal Naval Air Service

    Specifications (AD Scout) - Data from The British Fighter since 1912[2]

    General characteristics

    Crew: 1
    Length: 22 ft 9 in (6.93 m)
    Wingspan: 33 ft 5 in (10.18 m)
    Height: 10 ft 3 in (3.12 m)
    Powerplant: 1 × Gnôme Monosoupape[3] rotary engine, 100 hp (75 kW)

    Performance

    Maximum speed: 84 mph [4] (73 knots, 135 km/h)
    Range: 210 miles[citation needed] (336 km)

    Armament

    Guns: 1x 2-pounder (40 mm) Davis recoilless gun (intended, but never fitted in view of the fragility of the Scout's construction)

  2. #52

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    Said it was easy

  3. #53

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    Well DM, as it seems to be thee and me while we wait for some adjudication on scores post the 'Vendome incident'. Not quite a seaplane, but with a nautical theme:

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    Last edited by Baldrick62; 08-28-2013 at 13:02.

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    That would be the exquisite Voisin Icare Aero-Yacht

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    Exquisite isn't the adjective I would have used, though pretty impressive for a pre-war aircraft to lift 6 pax. Must be a very quiet night in the George!

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    If only I was there.....

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