P47 Ace Paul Conger at Chino circa 1989

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  1. cooltouch

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    I met Paul Conger at the Chino Air Show, and I'm pretty sure it was 1989. Took a few photos of him standing in front of a "razorback" P-47 (was that a "C" model?), and later took some photos of the same plane when it was doing flyby's. Dunno if Paul was flying it, but as you can see from the photo of the P-47 in flight, the color of the pilot's hat and shirt are different from those Paul was wearing.

    Nice guy. I don't recall much from the conversation, except that there were a couple hotties hanging around and he was obviously more interested in talking to them than some fat bald guy. :)

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    Best,

    Michael
     
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    Nice ones. I love the Chino show! Aside from the "aroma" there, it is fabulous every year. When you can catch it with minimal clouds, it is awesome.
     
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    I met Paul Conger at an IPMS event back in the early 80's. He loved to tell stories about his aerial exploits and the P47 in general.

    Heck of a guy to have met!
     
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