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    Good morning everyone,
    This is my first post, thanks for having me. I am an avionics tech from Canada and have recently been involved in the restoration of a 1937 Lockheed Electra. I am VERY interested in vintage aircraft instruments and panels. Can you point me in the right direction as far as this site is concerned? I would like to collect manuals and documents/blueprints of panels and instruments. They are fantastic masterpieces, not like boring glass cockpits! Anyway, thanks again.
     
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    Yes, welcome, Electra, wasn't that Amelia Erhart's plane?
     
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    #7 tired wings, Mar 3, 2011
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    Yes, Amelia flew a model 10, ours is a 12. Very similar in looks though. Thanks to all for the welcomes. IMG_0300.JPG
     
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    Yikes! sorry for the huge picture, I'll work on a better one!
     
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    #10 Aaron Brooks Wolters, Mar 3, 2011
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    Tired wings, welcome to the forum. And if you will click on the Forum button up top and scroll down to the Tech section I think you may have a lot of fun. Cheers. MicDrow keeps us up to our eyeballs in manuals of all sorts.
     
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    Yes, thats right. I'm in Grimsby. Lockheed should be ready to fly really soon.
     
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