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Old 03-20-2014, 11:24 AM   #6376
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:25 AM   #6377
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:28 AM   #6378
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:42 AM   #6379
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:42 AM   #6380
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:51 AM   #6381
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Just three weeks after the first V-1 flying bomb fell on London, American engineers at Wright Field fired a working copy of the German Argus As 014 pulse-jet engine. This had been “reverse-engineered” from crashed V-1s that had been flown back to the United States from England for analysis.
The first launch of the fully reverse-engineered missile took place in October 1944, at Eglin Army Air Field in Florida. It was the Republic/Ford JB-2 “LOON” - the first unguided American missile.
Nearly 1,400 were built, including air and submarine-launched variants. The JB-2 never saw service in the Second World War - though some were transported by carrier to Japan, for possible use in the the planned invasion. The JB-2 was retired in 1950, many ending their lives as aerial target drones.
The Soviet Union also reverse-engineered the V-1, developing and testing along similar lines
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:57 AM   #6382
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I think some of the lettering might be 'shopped.

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Old 03-20-2014, 12:07 PM   #6383
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Old 03-20-2014, 12:14 PM   #6384
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Portland Bomber gas station

I stumbled upon this place while motoring around Portland in the late 80's. The history of how the B-17 got there is worth a read.

http://www.pdxhistory.com/html/bomber_service.html

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http://www.katu.com/news/local/95638799.html
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Old 03-20-2014, 12:24 PM   #6385
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Old 03-20-2014, 12:27 PM   #6386
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Old 03-20-2014, 12:30 PM   #6387
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Old 03-20-2014, 12:34 PM   #6388
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:16 PM   #6389
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I stumbled upon this place while motoring around Portland in the late 80's. The history of how the B-17 got there is worth a read.

http://www.pdxhistory.com/html/bomber_service.html

And

http://www.katu.com/news/local/95638799.html

Growing up in Portland, I recall vividly my dad getting gas there a few times, and the plane all shiny, reflecting lights at night, just looking fantastic. I hope they can find a way to restore it, and I'm a little surprised to see it's still there.
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Old 03-20-2014, 04:23 PM   #6390
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That reminds me just a little too much of the pilot who crashed his B-52 with an overly aggressive maneuver.
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