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April 14th, 2006   #641
redcoat
 
 

Quote:
Originally Posted by zander_0633
I bet it's a bi-plane.
Don't bet too much, because you are wrong.


If in doubt...... Panic!!!!!!!!
 
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April 14th, 2006   #642
Dean
 
 
P-51A Mustang

Dean.

Cancel that. It was a P-38 Lightning.

Last edited by Dean; April 14th, 2006 at 12:51..
 
April 14th, 2006   #643
Fox
 
 
I think it was Spitfire or Hurricane.


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April 14th, 2006   #644
redcoat
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dean
P-51A Mustang

Dean.

Cancel that. It was a P-38 Lightning.
Sorry, but both are wrong.
In fact the P-38 never saw operational service with the RAF
 
April 14th, 2006   #645
redcoat
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fox
I think it was Spitfire or Hurricane.
No, both these types weren't built in America.
 
April 15th, 2006   #646
Dean
 
 
OK, I have two more ideas. The first is the P-40. (If you had asked for the first RAF manned US built plane that shot down a Japanese fighter, I'd have been sure.) The second is a bit more of a longshot. Was it a bomber? A B-17, perchance?

Dean.

P-51?
P-39??
B-17???
B-24????
more shots in the dark????????
 
April 15th, 2006   #647
zander_0633
 
 
Like? I am not very sure. Maybe they had copied the Japanese design?



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April 15th, 2006   #648
redcoat
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dean
Dean.
p-40
P-51?
P-39??
B-17???
B-24????
No, no, no, no, and again no.
Quote:
more shots in the dark????????
No, it wasn't a night fighter either.


clue,
It was the only American built aircraft to see combat with the RAF during the Battle of Britain, though the actual kill happened before the battle.
 
April 15th, 2006   #649
Reiben
 
 
kittyhawk?

or

Hudson?
 
April 15th, 2006   #650
redcoat
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reiben
Hudson?
Correct.
A Lockheed Hudson Mk I of 224 Squadron RAF, Coastal Command, on the 10th October 1939, shot down a Dornier Do 17D near Jutland.

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