For Dogsbody (Chris)

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For Dogsbody (Chris)

Postby OGJ » Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:29 pm

De Havilland Aircraft Identification #101

Beaver, pronounced B - Ver

Length: - 30 ft 4 in - seaplane 32 ft 9 in
Wing Span: - 48 ft
Height: - 9 ft - - seaplane 15 ft 0 in
Weight, Empty: 2,850 lb
Weight, Gross: - 5,100 lb
1 - Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Jr. 9-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 450 hp
3 windows, down each side, if you count the cockpit door window.

- - - - - - - - - -

Otter pronounced Ot - Ter

Length: 41 ft 10 in
Wingspan: 58 ft 0 in
Height: 12 ft 7 in - seaplane 15 ft 0 in
Empty weight: 4,108 lb - seaplane 4,620 lb
Gross weight: 8,000 lb - seaplane 7,967 lb
1 × Pratt & Whitney R-1340-S1H1-G Wasp 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 600 hp
7 windows, down each side, if you count the cockpit door window.

I hope this helps. ;)

I just couldn't resist but I'll probably get paid back later on, as brain-farts are also common with me. :D

Sorry I didn’t get back sooner, but I had ordered a book “Picking up the Pieces” by Denny McCartney, and it came in and have been busy reading it. $35.87 total from Amazon Canada. $28 something and the shipping. Very interesting book as Denny, who sadly passed away Apr., 14, 2012 at the age of 95, went around the world, but mostly northern Canada and repaired and had them flown out, if possible, or crated them and got them to a place they could be flown out. Apparently he did over 800 aircraft in his life time. The book, 255 pages, contains 30 stories out of the 800 and it’s well worth the $35., covering northern Canada.

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Re: For Dogsbody (Chris)

Postby dogsbody » Wed Apr 06, 2022 5:16 pm

Ha ha ha! Well played!


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"What young man could possibly be bored
with a uniform to wear,
a fast aeroplane to fly,
and something to shoot at?"
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