Intro , of an old pilot

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    Hi folks, just thought I'd intro myself here. I'm a retired ( sorta) pilot. Also now a A& P , IA. I've been working on war birds and flying some. As of late I've been doing the repairs and maintenance on a TBM, wonderful machine and doing engine runs and taxiing it make my day. Flew a T-6 the other day another great machine, along with a YAK 52. I've enjoyed this site and find it very diverse and interesting.
    The field I've been working on is PVT , so I don't want to list it, sorry. On the field there are a few war bird and just being around them is a thrill for me, but getting rides and working on them is over the top. We have a: P51d, T6, TBM, OH-13, TH55a, L-4, OTW, and a Wilga plus several others modern planes. I hope I never get tired of all of it. Thanks for a great site.
     
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    Thank you, I see your in Poland, I've been working on a Wilga for a couple of months and seem to have trouble getting parts for the brakes. Any leads?
     
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    The Wilga hasn't been assembled for ages.Not sure if there can be found parts for the plane. But I may ask. I'll drop a line to you if I find out.
     
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    Welcome aboard. Sounds like you have a dream job. I volunteer for an organization that's restoring a Mk XII Hurricane and a PR35 Mosquito. Just back today having finished rebuilding the Merlin for the Hurricane.
     
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    welcome to the forum....we like pictures of planes...so feel free to post pics of the ones you work on..
     
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    Welcome, I'm sure you will fit in very well.
     
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