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Bill Poynter

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Culver Photos Wanted
« on: January 17, 2012, 09:50:58 AM »
I would like to start rotating photos of members planes on the home page of the culvercadet.com website.  If you have any high resolution photos of your Culver or Dart, please email them to me.  It doesn't have to be a flying plane.  Good quality project photos would also work.  Also, tell us what you know of the history of the plane.  Old photos of the Culver factory would also be interesting.
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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2012, 11:39:34 AM »
I've posted a photo of the Culver factory on the website home page.  This is one of the photos from Paul Rule's collection. 

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1946 Culver's Going Places
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2012, 12:12:41 AM »
I've attached a scanned image of the centerfold from a 1946 edition of Culver's Going Places that I received from Paul Workman.  It's a pretty big file so it'll take a little time to download.
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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2012, 08:43:15 PM »
I've just posted an article and a photo slideshow of Neal LaFrance and his Cadet STF.

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2012, 08:17:23 PM »
I've modified the photo on the home page of the website to randomly display a collection of Culver-related images.  There are 22 different photos in the series at the moment.  If anyone has a Culver related photo that you would like to include in the rotation, please send it to me.  It needs to be of high enough quality that it displays well at 1024 X 768 resolution.

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2012, 11:15:27 PM »
Great photos, website looks really nice Bill

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2012, 02:33:03 PM »
Hi Bill. I love your web site and all the info I glean off the articles and pictures you post. Having said that is there a way I can stop the slide show on Bill Johnson's airplane rebuild? I'd love to spend more time on each picture
 Thanks Mark

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2012, 02:47:38 PM »
If you want to spend more time on a particular photo in the slideshow of Bill Johnson's project, click on the video "pause" icon that appears when your curser is over the large photo.  I have noticed that the slideshow behavior seems a little erratic and jerky in Safari.  I think the photos are really worth a good look.  I can post a ZIP file for download if anyone is interested.
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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2012, 07:58:40 AM »
Here's a link to the ZIP file containing Bill Johnson's photos.  You should save it to your computer before extracting the images.

http://www.culvercadet.com/billjohnson/Bill Johnson project.zip

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2012, 09:25:28 AM »
Here's a link to 80 photos of a Culver V restoration project.

http://www.airport-data.com/photographers/Ken+Kinsler:482/Culver-N3057K:14503:1.html

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NX20946 serial number 101
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2012, 09:46:08 PM »
Here's an interesting photo of the prototype NX20946, showing the original gear doors.  If you examine it closely, it has a different rudder and doesn't appear to have any wing slots.  The area behind the cabin door appears to be metal, like the L-AR-90.  The tailwheel is also missing.  I've posted a slightly larger image on the website. 

Is that Al Mooney in the photo?

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2012, 10:44:01 PM »
Is that Al Mooney in the photo?

I believe that is Foster Lane.

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2012, 05:58:57 PM »
The photos on this site are great ! Love the factory photos especially. The color scheme on the Culver V mentioned above on the rebuild pages is awesome also(white/dark green). Seeing that rebuild page really makes me motivated to work on the V project more.

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2012, 08:45:53 PM »
Here's a link to a nice PQ-14A photo:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/52810288@N05/6030219800/

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Re: Culver Photos Wanted
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2012, 10:25:33 PM »
Here's a shot of a Mexican Cadet and one of a single place Dart: