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by dc8jet
Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IFL Group CV-5800s
Replies: 4
Views: 1671

RE: IFL Group CV-5800s

KarlB737 Kelowna has done six <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Chathams (New Zealand)">CV</acronym>-5800 conversions. Five of them, serial numbers 276, 277, 278, 279 and 309 were piston engine C-131Fs. The other serial number 343 was a C-131E which had been converted to a <acronym title...

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by dc8jet
Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IFL Group CV-5800s
Replies: 4
Views: 1671

IFL Group CV-5800s

IFL has two ex US Navy C-131Fs sitting at KPTK. The C-131F is the preferred aircraft to use to convert to a <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Chathams (New Zealand)">CV</acronym>-5800. Does IFL have any plans to possibly have Kelowna convert them to <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) ...

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by dc8jet
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahoma CV-580 N589X
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

RE: Air Tahoma CV-580 N589X

Thanks for your reply. Everywhere I have looked says it might have gone to Mexico but nobody seems to know who operated it. It was put back on the USCAR on June 14, 2014.

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by dc8jet
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahoma CV-580 N589X
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

Air Tahoma CV-580 N589X

Does anyone know the current location and status of Air Tahoma CV-580 N589X ex DHL OO-DHL?

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by dc8jet
Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tribe Convair Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1262

RE: Air Tribe Convair Question

Thank you. I checked several places but I had forgotten about planelist.net.

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by dc8jet
Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tribe Convair Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1262

Air Tribe Convair Question

Just wondering if anyone knows the serial number of Air Tribe CV-580 XA-TRB. Thanks

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by dc8jet
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Name That Airport (1960s)
Replies: 63
Views: 12881

RE: Name That Airport (1960s)

1. <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> 2. <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> 6. <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS),...

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by dc8jet
Sun Jun 08, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kelowna/Purolator CV-580 Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 2283

Kelowna/Purolator CV-580 Questions

Need some information on the <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Chathams (New Zealand)">CV</acronym>-580s that Kelowna Flightcraft operated for Purolator. Any info will be very much appreciated. Which 580s were used on the Purolator flights? As far as I know the 580s had no cargo door. Di...

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by dc8jet
Sat May 24, 2014 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need CV-580 Help.
Replies: 15
Views: 3319

RE: Need CV-580 Help.

FlyMKG The 580 was in full Aeronaves TSM colors and titles.

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by dc8jet
Thu May 22, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any Slide Collectors Out There?
Replies: 0
Views: 7419

Any Slide Collectors Out There?

Just wondering if anyone still collects slides or has some to dispose of. I am looking for good quality original slides of
Convair 580s. Also interested in P-51 Mustangs. Please message me if you can help. I'll be on vacation from May 25 thru
June 2.

Thanks,
Karl

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by dc8jet
Thu May 22, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need CV-580 Help.
Replies: 15
Views: 3319

RE: Need CV-580 Help.

KELPkid It had Allison engines with Aeroproducts four bladed props.

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by dc8jet
Thu May 22, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Need CV-580 Help.
Replies: 15
Views: 3319

Need CV-580 Help.

Saw an Aeronaves TSB <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Chathams (New Zealand)">CV</acronym>-580 today at KYIP. Can't find any listing that they have a 580. Might anyone know a possible reg and <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym>? It wa...

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by dc8jet
Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Much Is A B-24 Worth?
Replies: 15
Views: 13466

RE: How Much Is A B-24 Worth?

I believe that Kermit Weeks B-24 is still airworthy but not flown. There are 12 airworthy B-17s. Ten here in the US and two in Europe. The Thunder Over Michigan airshow has 7 B-17s booked with the possibility of 2 more. Also has the Collings B-24. It's going to be a great show!

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by dc8jet
Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-767 Newspaper Ad?
Replies: 9
Views: 2947

RE: KC-767 Newspaper Ad?

I was in Dayton yesterday driving on the road that goes past Wright-Patterson AFB and noticed some billboards on behalf of the KC-30.

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by dc8jet
Sat Sep 22, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 747 In OKC! EDIT: Maybe TWO!?!
Replies: 14
Views: 4958

RE: 747 In OKC! EDIT: Maybe TWO!?!

Yes your FEDEX flight comes from MEM.

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by dc8jet
Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Favorite Military Trainer
Replies: 7
Views: 2492

RE: Favorite Military Trainer

Without a doubt it would be the T-33 with the T-28 in second place.

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by dc8jet
Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Many Warbirds In The Air?
Replies: 20
Views: 7813

RE: How Many Warbirds In The Air?

A July 24 listing in Mustangs,Mustangs shows the following: Surviving complete P-51 airframes 289 Airworthy 156 On display 57 Under repairs/restoration 51 In storage 21 Status unknown 4 There are about 40 flying B-25s and below is an uneducated guess as to the flying numbers of a few other types. P-...

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by dc8jet
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Weird Crash (Car) Outside Of Otis Angb
Replies: 9
Views: 3504

RE: Weird Crash (Car) Outside Of Otis Angb

Just reread the post about the F-15s and noticed it said F-15As. The 102nd FW at Otis recently converted to the F-15C so yes the A models I would think are now at the boneyard.

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by dc8jet
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Weird Crash (Car) Outside Of Otis Angb
Replies: 9
Views: 3504

RE: Weird Crash (Car) Outside Of Otis Angb

The F-15s are going up to Westfield to replace the A-10s.

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by dc8jet
Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Heavies Over London, Ontario
Replies: 4
Views: 3233

RE: Usaf Heavies Over London, Ontario

There was a air show in St. Thomas this weekend. Some of the aircraft were staging out of London due to the runway length at St. Thomas.

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by dc8jet
Wed May 09, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Can A Tanker Be Refuled In Mid-air?
Replies: 15
Views: 6474

RE: Can A Tanker Be Refuled In Mid-air?

One <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135E and eight <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135Rs are capable of being refueled in flight. Three other <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135Rs have the systems but the...

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by dc8jet
Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover 2007 Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 4041

RE: Westover 2007 Air Show

Ah Kennebubkport. Nice little town. I love Alisson's Restraunt on the main street. I had wanted to get up to Brunswick before it closed. I'm usually in Portsmouth in mid to late September but won't be this year as I'm going to the Gathering Of Mustangs in Columbus. I would guess this will be their l...

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by dc8jet
Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover 2007 Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 4041

RE: Westover 2007 Air Show

Hey Chris what about Brunswick and Otis. From where you're at what is Brunswick about 4 hours? Otis doesn't seem to be too bad of a treck for you.

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by dc8jet
Mon Apr 02, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best Military Aviation & Naval Museums?
Replies: 100
Views: 18264

RE: Best Military Aviation & Naval Museums?

A couple of smaller museums that I thought were interesting are the Bradley Air Museum in Windsor Locks <acronym title="Air Sofia (Bulgaria)">CT</acronym> and the US Navy Submarine museum in New London <acronym title="Air Sofia (Bulgaria)">CT</acronym>. Something different is the submarine USS Albac...

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by dc8jet
Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover 2007 Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 4041

RE: Westover 2007 Air Show

It has just been announced that the Westover show has been rescheduled to sometime in 2008. Bummer!

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by dc8jet
Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover 2007 Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 4041

RE: Westover 2007 Air Show

I think I was at the last show at Pease. Can't recall the date but it had to be 8-9 years ago.Don't remember many details but I know they had a Harrier demo and a B-2 flyover. I'm going to see the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135s. <acronym title="All-Nippon Airway...

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by dc8jet
Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover 2007 Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 4041

RE: Westover 2007 Air Show

Went to a Pease show several years back. Enjoyed it except for the fact that it took over a hour to get out of the parking area. Battleship cove is very interesting. Is the USS Salem the one that's in Quincy? Ever been to the USS Albacore in Portsmouth? I wish I had another week so I could go down t...

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by dc8jet
Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Westover 2007 Air Show
Replies: 13
Views: 4041

RE: Westover 2007 Air Show

The dates are August 11 & 12. Here is the website www.greatnewenglandairshow.com. The following weekend there will be a show at Pease. I will be driving in from Michigan for the Pease show and might make Westover too.

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by dc8jet
Sun Feb 04, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Misuse Of The Term "Air Force One"
Replies: 20
Views: 9269

RE: Misuse Of The Term "Air Force One"

Most likely 8610 was the Eastern flight number. 8610 was the tail number of
the VC-121 that Eisenhower was on. Airliners use their flight number as part of their call sign while other aircraft use their tail number or registration.

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by dc8jet
Thu Dec 07, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-135 CFM56 Engine Conversions
Replies: 8
Views: 8706

KC-135 CFM56 Engine Conversions

Anyone know where I can get an up to date list of the C-135s and <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135s that have been converted to CFM56 engines. I have the lists in a couple of <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135 books but there have be...

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by dc8jet
Mon Nov 06, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fighter Jet Fly-by Question
Replies: 2
Views: 6822

RE: Fighter Jet Fly-by Question

Could also have been the WI ANG from Madison. They fly F-16s.

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by dc8jet
Sat Oct 28, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fly In A B-17
Replies: 14
Views: 4963

RE: Fly In A B-17

In addition to those mentioned The Collings foundation offers flights on thier
B-17, B-24 and B-25 and the Yankee Air Museum has B-17 and B-25 flights.

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by dc8jet
Mon Oct 23, 2006 4:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Happened At PhanCon?
Replies: 1
Views: 3881

What Happened At PhanCon?

Just received a message from a friend overseas and he said he just heard the awful news from PhanCon. What happened?

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by dc8jet
Sun Oct 22, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A Tribute To The KC-135
Replies: 26
Views: 12241

RE: A Tribute To The KC-135

I had not heard about any KC-135s going to Indonesia. Do you have any more info?

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by dc8jet
Fri Aug 25, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Aviation Traditions And KC-135's
Replies: 7
Views: 8674

RE: Aviation Traditions And KC-135's

The last 163rd ARW KC-135R departed March JARB on May 30.

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by dc8jet
Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did You About Douglas Original GlobeMaster 3
Replies: 11
Views: 5176

RE: Did You About Douglas Original GlobeMaster 3

How about some more information. Just where exactly did you come up with this?

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by dc8jet
Thu Aug 17, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Aviation Traditions And KC-135's
Replies: 7
Views: 8674

RE: Aviation Traditions And KC-135's

I can think of four <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135 units that have blue tail bands with white lettering, <acronym title="Air China">CA</acronym> ANG, <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> ANG, <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> ANG and ...

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by dc8jet
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Tanker Forward Basing Question
Replies: 15
Views: 3329

RE: Air Tanker Forward Basing Question

How long a runway does a fully loaded KC-135 require?

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by dc8jet
Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:26 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why No USN Heritage Flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 4217

RE: Why No USN Heritage Flights?

I saw the Collings F-4 last year and it was fantastic. There was also an F-104 flying at the same show. Aside from the high costs is the fact that the US Government is not too keen on private persons flying jet fighter aircraft. I had heard that the Collings Foundation had to go thru tons of red tap...

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by dc8jet
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: If You Could Tour Any Base.
Replies: 37
Views: 4657

If You Could Tour Any Base.

If you could be given the grand tour of any military airbase which one would it be? I would pick Fairchild or McConnell because I am a KC-135 nut. Edwards would be great because of all of the interesting aircraft based there.

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by dc8jet
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:31 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why No USN Heritage Flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 4217

RE: Why No USN Heritage Flights?

There will be an interesting Legacy Flight at this years Thunder Over Michigan. The Collings Foundation <acronym title="Taca (El Salvador)">TA</acronym>-4J will fly with a <acronym title="Ariana Afghan Airlines">FG</acronym>-1D Corsair. In the early 1990s the Kalamazoo Air Zoo had the Cat Flight in ...

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by dc8jet
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130s Over MKE Suburbs
Replies: 5
Views: 1971

RE: C-130s Over MKE Suburbs

Is it possible they were doing a fly over for a parade or some other 4th of July event? I would assume thet were the ones based at <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym>. United787 what you saw hanging between the engines were fuel tan...

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by dc8jet
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Collings Foundation B-17 Pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 4498

RE: Collings Foundation B-17 Pictures

Home for the Collings B-17 is in Stowe, <acronym title="Malev (Hungary)">MA</acronym> which I think is about 25 miles <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> of Boston. The <acronym title="Asbestos Hill (Purtuniq) (YAF) (closed), Canada - Quebec">YAF</acronym> B-17 flew low over the h...

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by dc8jet
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-135Q
Replies: 21
Views: 10788

RE: KC-135Q

Of the 56 aircraft 21 were full Qs with additional navigation and communications equipment along with the fuel system mods. The other 35 were known as Partial Qs as they only had the fuel system mods. The Qs also have two single point refueling receptacles as opposed to one on the other 135s. The on...

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by dc8jet
Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Next AFB To Get C-17s?
Replies: 16
Views: 5556

RE: Next AFB To Get C-17s?

Never heard of Jackson. Where is it?

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by dc8jet
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-135 Wingtip Refueling Pods
Replies: 8
Views: 9140

KC-135 Wingtip Refueling Pods

I was wondering how many US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135s have been fitted with the wingtip refueling pods. I have slides of about 250 <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135Rs and only one has...

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by dc8jet
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels @ Nantucket, Mass.?
Replies: 1
Views: 3489

RE: Blue Angels @ Nantucket, Mass.?

The web site lists some other performers and a few static aircraft so I assume the show will be at the airport. The runway there is 6,300 feet. Is that usable for an F-18? If not I would assume they would launch from Otis ANGB.

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by dc8jet
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 Vs DC-8
Replies: 59
Views: 31743

RE: 707 Vs DC-8

In addition to Delta and United other airlines that operated CFM powered DC-8s for passenger flights were Transamerica, Trans International, Kenya Airways, Minerve, Air Sweden, Translift,Aire D'Evasions, Condor, Icelandair, Point Mulhouse, Overseas National and <acronym title="La Paz - General Manue...

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by dc8jet
Sat Apr 08, 2006 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shuttle Bus Hits Plane At DTW
Replies: 20
Views: 8073

RE: Shuttle Bus Hits Plane At DTW

The aircraft sustained damage to the left wing and a substitute aircraft was used. They had film on the 11:00 news.

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by dc8jet
Thu Mar 16, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Saw An F-104 Fly This Weekend
Replies: 13
Views: 4676

RE: Saw An F-104 Fly This Weekend

I saw it last year at Selfridge ANGB Michigan. I've seen lots on static display but that was the first time I ever saw one fly. Quite Impressive! The Collings Foundation F-4D flew at the same show. That made my whole year as far as airplanes go.

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