One Lucky Guy!

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  1. GregP

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    We had a couple show up at the Planes of Fame Museum today. Talk about a lucky guy, his wife bought him three rides ... one in a P-51D, one in our P-38J and one in our F4U-1d Corsair!

    Now THAT's a keeper of a wife! 8)
     
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    What would we think if she had had the opportunity to buy him flights in a Me 210, Ar 240 and He 177?
     
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    a keeper alright...:D

    ...lucky [email protected]..
     
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    My first thought was "uh oh, what did she do?" :evil4:
     
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    OK, that's just not fair!!!! LOL
     
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    Uhmmmmm.......
    This Wife has something to be pardoned, hasn't she?
    To think to bad things is a sin, but very often you hit the bull's eye......
     
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    #8 GregP, Dec 29, 2013
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    Well, if it helps the lady's case a bit, she is a pilot, too.

    I don't get your question, Cherry Blossom. Personally, I'd turn down a flight in any of those planes, and they don't exist anyway. I'd take flights in most any of the German service planes, but why ask for trouble?

    The only reason I posted this is because this is the first time anything like that has happend in the 8 years I have been volunteering at the Museum, other than a corporate outing.

    We DID have the chairman of Sony Corporation charter a flight in our B-25 and a P-51 while the A6M5 Zero and our other P-51 flew close formation.
     
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    Wow, there are wives out there that do that kind of stuff?????????????

    I hope she worships her!
     
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    Can I leave my wife for her?

    Honey, if you read this I am only kidding... :lol:
     
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    I hope I am fortunate enough to find one that good one day.
     
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    Mine's good too. She just doesn't have that kind of money.
     
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    While we were watching the takeoff of the P-38, Les Whittlesey rolled out his Lockheed 12A and fired it up. They are in the middle of an annual inspection and it will be back in the air soon after that has been accomplished. Here is a pic of it in the hangar.

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    GregP,
    Nice shot of the Lockheed 12A! By the way is that a P-38 prop on the back wall?
    Cheers,
    Biff
     
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    I don't really know. Looks like one but, then again, it could also be a P-40 prop. I found this pic on the web becasue I didn't have my camera when Les rolled out the Lockheed.

    There is an actual, flyable P-38 about 2 hangars over (the former Honney Bunny), but I really don't know the origin of the wall prop.
     
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    Maybe a taxiing P-40 hit the wall a bit hard and that's all that's left as a reminder to pilots to watch where they're going?
     
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    Les Whittlsey will know next time I see him. After all, it's HIS hangar.
     
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