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Offline JayBee

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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2009, 01:25:41 am »
I read recently that a company in Florida has put the Goose back into production, powered by two PT-6's.
The prototype was shown at Oshkosh, and apparently there has been a lot of interest, both civil and military.
They have all the original Grumman drawings which have been updatedand the engineering tolerance improved from the original which was 1/16th of an inch!
One other change that they have made is the windscreen. The original two piece screen has been rep[laced by a single curved one.

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« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2009, 09:40:34 am »
Jay Bee-- I can't take credit for the find, but "Just Call Me Ray" found this link to the "Antilles Goose" (Florida is at least NEAR!) of which you spoke:

http://www.antillesseaplanes.com/

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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2009, 09:50:27 am »
Good call SQR. However the company is based in Florida for production. I will try and find the mag. that I read it in when I am back in at w*** tomorrow. (My family never accept that I go to work, they insist that I only go on duty!).

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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2009, 10:16:40 am »
That's a great looking Widgeon.
I've one to build for "Biggles" and Airfix are re-releasing their kit too :wacko:
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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2009, 11:59:59 am »
Loius Lamour is more known for his Western stories, but he had some short stories about a more modern character set WW.II who flew around in an armed Goose which had guns in the wings.  Some of this guys encounters with other fighters is quite entertaining.
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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2021, 08:56:51 pm »
3 engine derivative of Grumman-21.

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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2021, 10:50:25 pm »
 :o :o :o

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Re: Grumman Duck, Goose, Widgeon, Mallard, and Albatross Amphibians
« Reply #22 on: June 25, 2021, 05:56:24 am »
Interesting looking aircraft
Decals my @r$e!

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