Aviation MegaThread!!!!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by EvilGenius, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    The jet looks like an L-29. The one in the hangar is hard to make out. T-34?
  2. jhansen

    jhansen Harley Rider

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    Radial engines, tricycle gear = T-28
  3. freeflow

    freeflow get in or go in

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    I flew in some in Venezuela into some remote camps...the stewardess were dressed up in excellent skirts and leopard print shirts and scarves...and they could navigate the steep walkway while on ground with ease....an excellent experience.

    I jumped out of DC3s a few times...another amazing experience....fun stuff....great planes with great lines IMO....

    the bassler conversions are pretty sweet....http://www.baslerturbo.com/

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  4. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    I was stationed at Lockbourne both before and after my tour in SEA. The AC-130's were located there until late 1971 when they moved to Hurlburt. Then in 74-75 I was in the AFR in C-123's at Lockbourne.
  5. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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  6. anonny

    anonny What could go wrong?

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  7. mfp4073

    mfp4073 Long timer

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    First one is a t34, not big enough for a t28 I think?

    I know the second one is not an l39...looks 50/60s to me
  8. pilot815

    pilot815 Long timer

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    Not a radial engine. It's a T-34.

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  9. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    l-29
  10. mfp4073

    mfp4073 Long timer

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    misread that! ;) Think you might be right.
  11. Renner

    Renner combustophile

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    glad you guys like the B-58 pic.. a lucky shot with my POS camera.

    these were taken a couple years ago.

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  12. TwilightZone

    TwilightZone Long timer

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    When I was at Mojave (pretty long ago) there was a shop converting those for target drones. IMHO: Pretty sad.

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  13. XR650L_Dave

    XR650L_Dave Long timer

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    Now they are converting F-16s as target drones, I think.
  14. batoutoflahonda

    batoutoflahonda Long timer

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    See this at Renton Field (WA) all summer. Douglas A-26 Invader converted to passenger I think. Think it's hangered there at the end of the the Boeing ramp. The real treat is the Beavers and there is a powered glider around too that is fun to watch. Breaks up the day watching functional tests on 737s.

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  15. Flying-D

    Flying-D Just Passing Through

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    Or maybe a fire-bomber??
  16. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Not in those USAF colors.
  17. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy

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    IIRC, Paul Mantz converted an A-26 for use as an aerial camera platform. I could be wrong about this, but for some reason it sticks in my head.
  18. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Close, but no cigar. It was a B-25. http://www.aerovintage.com/N1203.htm
  19. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy

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  20. oldtrout

    oldtrout Been here awhile

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