C-47 "Boogie Baby" Photos

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  1. coastdef

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    I wanted to share a small selection detailed photos of the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team C-47 "Boogie Baby". We were extremely fortunate to operate such a original and well maintained plane! You can find a very complete history of this plane compiled by our XO, Gordon Stewart at:

    Boogie Baby

    On to the pictures:

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    Low pass after the 5th jump, January 2007

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    Jumpers exiting Boogie!

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    Running her up prior to a flight

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    Cockpit

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    Navigators station

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    View from the cargo area toward the cockpit

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    Cargo area/troop seats

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    Rear cargo area

    For more information on our organization, visit World War II Airborne Demonstration Team.

    Thanks,

    Andy
     
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    Very nice, Andy! :thumbleft:
     
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    great shots! thanks for sharing:)
     
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    Very cool! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Cheers CD Great planes if not the greatest of WW2
     
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  7. coastdef

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    A few more pictures of Boogie Baby, one of our members, Dave Brothers, is training to take a pilot in command check ride for the C-47. I went along for the ride as the crew chief.

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    Boogie Baby on the ramp.

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    Head on view of Boogie.

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    View of the cockpit.

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    Dave Brothers flying left seat.

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    Ray Cunningham (WWII ADT Aviation Commander) in the right seat for a change!

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    Takeoff takes teamwork from both!

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    View of the former Frederick Army Air Field, home of the WWII ADT.

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    WWII hanger housing the ADT HQ. This was built in 1943 as a "temporary" building!

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    Closer view of the ADT HQ hanger.

    To see how you can support this great airplane, check out our website, World War II Airborne Demonstration Team. We are always looking for volunteers who would like to help with the maintenance of the airplane!

    Regards,

    Andy
     
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    Love to see a C-47 with "invasion stripes". 8)

    Nice pictures!
     
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