Janne From Sweden, joined Sep 2001, 379 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1080 times:
I am getting sentimental. Remember those DC-6B's, DC-7C's,
Lockheed Constellations, Lockheed Electras, Vickers Viscount's,
Comet 4's and others at Stockholm - Bromma's international airport
in the late 50:ies.
What do I want with this forum? Don't know really. Just hoping that
anybody out there have some comments about "real aircraft".
Just seeing an engine start of a DC-7C once again is something
I'm prepared to serve hard time for (think that is the expression,
from what I have seen in american movies).
Any oldtimer out there who also love old aircraft???
Dalmd88 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2653 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1033 times:
You don't have to be an oldtimer to like real airplanes. I'm too young to remember the big radials of the 50's and 60's, but I still love them. I wish the Delta Museum would get a an old DC7 or Connie to add to the display. Right now they have one of the original DC3's and an old Travel Air.
Jetguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1005 times:
You can me count in. I live about 3 miles from a US Forest Service Tanker Base. During the summer fire season, I get to watch DC-6, -7, C54, Neptunes, Privateers, etc. come and go on a regular basis. It's sweet. Last weekend the Collings Foundation B-17 and B-24 made a visit to our city. Like I said in a previous post, someday, when I hit the lottery, there will be a Grumman Albatross (long-wing) in my hanger, next to my DC-3, B-17, Stearman, Corsair, and any other round-engined warbird I can use my newly gotten obscene wealth to buy.