My Favourite Aircraft


#juan
#1
The following link is to a slide show of what I think is one of the prettiest aircraft ever built
The CL-13.........Everyone would know it better as the F-86. Canadair built about 1800 of these, all but the first fifty had Canadian Orenda engines. Canada sold these aircraft to Britain, West Germany, and even a few to the U.S. This aircraft will alway be special to me.

http://tinyurl.com/35dqzt
 
#juan
#2
 
lone wolf
#3


23053 at Belleville ON (colours possibly fake but plane is a real CL-13)
 
#juan
#4
Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolfView Post



23053 at Belleville ON (colours possibly fake but plane is a real CL-13)

I'm not sure what you mean by fake colours....Do you mean the "Golden Hawks"?
 
TenPenny
#5
I remember McEwan's field outside of Moncton, he had a bunch of them that he was trying to sell overseas when they were replaced.
 
lone wolf
#6
Quote: Originally Posted by #juanView Post

I'm not sure what you mean by fake colours....Do you mean the "Golden Hawks"?

Yes... Definately a Sabre - but only so many were Golden Hawks. Not sure with the tail number. Where'd the darned pic go?

Wolf
 
lone wolf
#7
www.warbirdinformationexchang...pic.php?t=4626 (external - login to view)

Forum says 23053 was lost in Germany.
Mine is and always will be the commom ol' DC-3....

Wolf
Last edited by lone wolf; Sep 15th, 2007 at 04:11 PM..
 
karrie
#8
My favorite aircraft....
 
lone wolf
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by karrieView Post

My favorite aircraft....

Tad hard to ID that one....

Wolf
 
#juan
#10
Quote: Originally Posted by karrieView Post

My favorite aircraft....

Nice lines....It could stand a bit more resolution. I can't quite make out the identification
numbers.
 
karrie
#11
Quote: Originally Posted by #juanView Post

Nice lines....It could stand a bit more resolution. I can't quite make out the identification
numbers.

Yeah... it moves a bit fast to get a good pic. But it takes me for the neatest rides!
 
#juan
#12
Uh huh....That's what I thought......
 
karrie
#13
Quote: Originally Posted by #juanView Post

Uh huh....That's what I thought......

Of normal little ol' me? Really? Now why's that?
 
lone wolf
#14
Quote: Originally Posted by karrieView Post

Of normal little ol' me? Really? Now why's that?

Well ... at least you had a pic to show 'em....

Wolf
 
#juan
#15
Here is another link to a comparison of the U.S. version and the Canadair version. The big advantages were the rate of climb and the range. Later Canadian versions had well over 8000 lbs of thrust.

www.spaads.org/canadair.htm (external - login to view)
 
gopher
#16
my favorite aircraft --- the Magic Carpet!






BTW, nice plane, there ...
 

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