Fantasy of Flight

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  1. ToughOmbre

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    Took some pictures at Kermit Weeks' Fantasy of Flight Museum.
     

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    Nice! There is something about the F3F that I really like.
     
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    Me too. Must be those Grumman genes that were passed on so well to the Wildcat, Hellcat, Bearcat, Tigercat, even the Tomcat.
     
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    Excellent pics!
     
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    always loved that Grumman as well
    Is there any evidence of his Mosquito or Lanc
     
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    #6 Cyrano, Jul 21, 2007
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    Yes very nic pics. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    They must be elsewhere in storage awaiting restoration or on loan. Took the guided tour and there was no mention or sight of them.
     
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    It was a beautiful model. If I could have fit it under my T-shirt....Nah, just kidding. :lol:
     
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    #10 Cyrano, Jul 21, 2007
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    Great pics. Does he still have a Wirraway there?
     
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    Didn't see a Wirraway. Closest thing was the AT-6, the trainer the Wirraway was based on. Might be under restoration and not on display.
     
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    great shots :)
     
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    No worries. On a side note completely off topic, the Wirraway was actually derived from the NA-16 and not the T-6, which also originated from the NA-16. Sorry to sound pedantic :) Again nice pics.
     
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    You're absolutely correct. I got the trainers mixed up. :confused: Thanks for setting me straight on that.
     
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    Must not have been on site that day. Way too big to miss. Biggest aircraft on the grounds was the Connie.
     

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    Nice pics! That baby Spitfire is funny :lol:
     
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