Nine O Nine trip

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  1. Vassili Zaitzev

    Vassili Zaitzev Well-Known Member

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    #1 Vassili Zaitzev, Oct 12, 2009
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    Well, on Saturday, my folks, and grandparents took me and foch up to New York. Turns out they had a early Christmas present for us. I have to get to class soon, but here our some photos from the flight.

    PS: If they're too big, can a mod resize them?
     

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    WELCOME TO THE CLUB!! 8)

    I took my trip on 9-0-9 back in 1994. Quite an experience isnt it? Now you must save your money and go on the B24.
     
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    Thanks! Yeah, it was one hell of a trip! I wish for the B-24, oh well, I can also start saving now.
     
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    Very jealous! I saw Niine O Nine when she came to North Carolina back in 1994, but I have never flown in her.

    I will some day however.
     
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    very nice, bet you guys had a great time
     
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    You should Adler, it's an awesome experience. By the way, the guy in the grey hoodie is me, my brother was the one taking the photos. I did get some shots with my camera phone though. I'll have more pictures uploaded later today.
     
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    Very cool! Would love to do it someday.
     
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    Oh yeah, I'll never forget it. 8)
     
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    Frickin great stuff, cant wait to see more pics....
     
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    Very cool. In Dallas, we actually have a choice of B-24's to ride. You can ride WitchCraft with the Collins foundation or ride the Ol 927 at Cavanaugh Flight Museum. Of course, I have haven't rode either one. :(
     
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    First sortie complete, top bloke !. Welcome to the 17 club. Looking forward to some more pics.

    Did you take the ear plugs out all ?....best time is a take off power setting :twisted:, then you really do hear the full benfit from the Cyclone exhausts !!! (Its OK, glad you took the precaution)
     
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    Very Cool!!!
     
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    Someday, after the last college tuition payment is made, I'm going for a ride on that Fort!

    You couldn't have asked for a better present!

    TO
     
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    #15 Vassili Zaitzev, Oct 12, 2009
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    Geedee, sorry, but I kept the ear plugs in for the trip. I still could hear the engines running though. As promised, I'll upload more photos. Sorry if they're too big, I don't have a way to resize them.
     

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    Now that's an awesome surprise! NICE!
     
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    Yea nice! Sorry didn't see a lot of pics, took forever to open page :oops:
     
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    Sorry about that Harrison, the pics are huge, and I'm clueless as to how to resize them.
     
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    Thanks, I'll take a look at that tonight.
     
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