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  1. comiso90

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    #1 comiso90, Jun 16, 2009
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    thiis was the Florida Air Museum i went to this weekend ... small collection but nice pieces
     

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    Looks like a pretty decent collection...

    And how about that wind tunnel model! How cool would that be to have something like that?

    Great Photos, thanks for sharin' them!
     
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    Wow, where is that museum (Lakeland?). That Convair Sea Dart and the Locheed XFV is worth the visit. I think the Sea Dart should be inside (Pensacola Naval Air Museum would be a great place for it).
     
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    Yeah... lakeland.

    The wind tunnel model was very cool... I bet HH himself handled it.
    The XFV was quite a suprise... I think it's the only one.
    I was so use to seeing the Sea Dart at the San Diego museum that I bearly noticed it.. but you are right. It's pretty darn rare!
     
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    Nice photos and a great collection.
     
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    Excellent pics, thanks!
     
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    Again, great shots mate.

    I wonder if the XVF jockey (Skeets somebody or other ?) had a big 'post-it' note on his panel saying 'Caution, land upright on tail !'
     
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    Nice pics comiso!

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    Thx I was going to PM you to make sure you saw this post.. the 2 museums are 20 min from each other...
    If you are going to FF, you may as well catch this one too...

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    Thanks comiso!

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    Nice pics!
     
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    I haven't seen a Sea Dart except in some old videos so it jumped out at me too.


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    #13 comiso90, Jun 22, 2009
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    You should check out the San Diego museum. Theirs a sea Dart on static there. It's a nice little museum. They had a fire a few years back that destroyed some rare birds.

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    Thanks for the heads up on the museum. :thumbright:


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    Cool stuff comiso. Thank you for sharing. :thumbright:
     
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    Awesome.. if you have to choose one make it the Midway! They have a very nice looking Dauntless.

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    Going here tomorrow too... any requests?

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    Sweet stuff, many thanks for sharing
     
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