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Flying The DC-3 In The Canadian North!  
User currently offlineloveofflying From Canada, joined Jan 2007, 107 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 5 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4935 times:

I had a great time in the Canadian North in February!

http://wp.me/pWHg4-FB


Buffalo Air DC-3 by jlisi984, on Flickr


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User currently offlineazstar From United States of America, joined May 2005, 627 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 5 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4430 times:

Wow, great trip report. The DC-3 is the most amazing, and safest, aircraft ever built. There is no other aircraft it's age still flying commercial service on a regular basis. Very exciting to see it in action!

User currently offlineGulfstream650 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2008, 539 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 5 months 7 hours ago) and read 3779 times:

Brilliant. Lucky you!


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User currently offlineKPWMSpotter From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 457 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (2 years 5 months 4 hours ago) and read 3689 times:

Wow, lucky...

Were you in Yellowknife just to fly the DC-3? How did you end up talking your way into the right seat?



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User currently offlineCairnterriAIR From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 3234 times:

Wow...just wow!!! How cool is it that you got to fly with THE Buffalo Joe! I love watching the show and would love to take a ride on any of their aircraft. The DC-3 you flew appears to be beautifully cared for and I can only imagine where it's flown to in its long lifetime. Back in the 80's we used to take many trips to the U.S. Virgin Islands and had many flights aboard Aero Virgin Island's DC-3's. Quite a few flights so I guess I'm DC-3 spoiled...but back then I didn't take it as seriously on the nostalgia factor...the planes were neat but felt routine back then. I would think very differently today if those AVI flights still ran. Great pictures on a neat airline....with some amazing operating museum pieces.

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