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VALETTA

PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2009 5:47 pm
by TASSE
Two photos of the Short Valetta. In the first pic note how a speed boat has deliberately gone in front of it so as to churn up the water and give the aircraft a better chance of coming unstuck.

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Coming in to alight at Rochester.

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I would like to see a scale drawing of this and more photos.

TASSE.

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 9:46 am
by AquilaAudax
HI Tasse

Here is the 3-view from the Putnam history of Short Aircraft

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Cheers
Aquila Audax

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 2:03 pm
by dogsbody
Oh oh! The dreaded red " X ". Did you use PhotoReflex ?

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:35 am
by AquilaAudax
Hi Tasse

I will try again with PhotoReflex !!

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Cheers
Aquila Audax

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:07 am
by TASSE
Here is a newspaper print that shows the sheer size of the Valetta.

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TASSE.

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:16 pm
by ant
An article and pic here (in French and Spanish too!)

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/ ... 01377.html

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:41 pm
by sunderlandnut
In its unseaworthy configuration.

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Cheers
Richard

Re: VALETTA

PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:23 pm
by TASSE
Thank you folks, more fine pics for my files.

TASSE.