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#31 IHCubGuy OFFLINE  



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Posted September 25, 2013 - 09:19 PM

It's scheduled to be at the Chennault International Airshow this weekend.  Never seen FIFI but I have seen the P51 Mustang Quicksilver and the B25 Panchita at our local air show two years ago.  Love the sound of those Packard built Rolls Royce Merlin engines.

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Posted September 25, 2013 - 09:57 PM

Here is one of my favorite videos of FiFi I had saved from Youtube.



Since I like trains I've always been partial to the B-29 Bockscar. This one is on display at Wright Patterson Air Force Base Museum. We always go up there once or twice a year. It's amazing being inside one of these...you wonder how they even flew let alone fought in a war.


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Posted September 26, 2013 - 05:00 AM

Great video!  Thanks for posting that!

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Posted September 26, 2013 - 06:53 AM

I've been to wright patterson air force base museuem several times.  My father loves old planes, and I enjoy them but not as fanatical about them as he is.  Its a good time for us, and we try to go up every few years.  We have seen a lot of famous planes there.


We went to see Glacier girl one time.  Drove several hours because the P38 is one of my Dad's favorite planes.