P-38F-5-LO Lightning Serial Number 42-12652 Nose 33

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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    My company is having a glider repaired at Westpac - they are connected to the new air museum at Colorado Springs. There has been posts here about this museum by one of its volunteers. Got to go by yesterday and saw this priceless gem. Also a Corsair and an F7F is being restored as well. I'll be going back there so I'll post more photos.

    Here's a piece on P-38 #33. Ken Sparks, Dick Bong and probably Tom Lynch flew this plane.

    Pacific Wrecks - P-38F-5 Lightning Serial Number 42-12652 Nose 33
     

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    I'd give my eye-teeth to work somewhere like that... 8)
     
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    Very cool Joe!

    Like colin said, I would love to work on those beauties!

    TO
     
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    Hell, I'd even pay to work on those things. Great post Joe.
     
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    Fantastic project and great pics, thanks Joe.
     
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    Yes indeed, very nice!
     
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    History in aluminum...beautiful.
     
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    Great shots Joe, all so very clean...
     
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    Great stuff Joe!
     
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    Excellent Joe! thanks...look forward to seeing more!
     
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    You really get an appreciation for the amount of work that goes into things like this when you see the before and after. But being around the people that do it and watching them work through the challenges, etc is really cool. Great stuff, Joe!
     
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    Very, very cool!
     
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    That is cool. 8)
    I am looking forward to your next set of pictures.


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    Some more stuff!
     

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    Great shots there Joe, many thanks for sharing!!!!
     
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    The next to the last shot is VERY IMPRESSIVE!!!!!:cool:
     
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    Great stuff, Joe. I look forward to seeing the progress on these. Man, that looks like fun.
     
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    #20 wheelsup_cavu, Apr 1, 2010
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