Aircraft Identification Challenge 247

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Aircraft Identification Challenge 247

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Ok, l'm quietly confident that this challenge is much harder than it looks.
Can you name this aircraft type and maker?
Good luck!
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Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 247

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Could be a Short Sturgeon TT3.

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Nice try Cliff but no.

Here is another piece of it.
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No takers as yet .............I'm starting to like this challenge more and more.
Another piece of the puzzle for you all.
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OK try again!

Short S.38 Sturgeon prototype?

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Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 247

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Sorry Cliff, no, its actually from a well known maker.
I must admit I didn't know of it ( but then again, I don't know many of them :D )
This image will probably give it away.
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According to Wiki :D , Cliff is correct it's the Sturgeon TT3 prototype

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Gentlemen,
To state the obvious, I know just the basic range of aircraft types and rely on searched information to present to you all.
Here is the completed image, with source / detail listed and l stand corrected if it proves otherwise.
I value your input and will make corrections after your debate.
Cheers,
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Hi John

This is the real Avro Antelope

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avro_Antelope

Someone got their wires severely crossed when they captioned that photo

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Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 247

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Very good John.
I must admit the aircraft did look familiar from a recent challenge.
after l found the 'posted' image of an Antelope, l tried to find other types of images to no avail.
Now l understand why.
Looks like Cliff gets the chocolates.
Thanks for the correction.
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