Republic F-84G Thunderjet # 52-2978, ex Norweigian for sale

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    hmmm, great fixer upper?
     
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    I don't think there are any civilian ones flying in the US.
     
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    I don't think so either. Chino Planes of Fame has three of them on static display though. They have an F-84B, F-84F and an RF-84K.
     
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    I recently met a guy who flew one in the 50s. He said it was a pig. (Opps I better watch saying that :oops: )
     
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    Where is that one GT, in a playground?
     
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    SAd that a warbird is relegated to a toddler play house.
     
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    Update.
     
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    Good that they are going to put it in a museum. It would be nice to see it in it's former glory.
     
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    to bad i dont have the monney for something like that.. :(
    actually,.. i've never even seen a warbird from closer as 500 Meters :(
     
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    The closest I can remember being to a warbird is when we drove past an EE Lightning on a plinth somewhere outside HMS Raleigh. :lol:
     
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    Really? How far from HMS Raleigh? I was just there last summer. I don't recall seeing a Lightning. :-k
     
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    Umm...10-15 miles or so. :lol: I was just sitting there on the bus vacantly looking out the window after a knackering day of sports and challenges, and I saw a Lightning flash past. :lol:
     
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    Cool. I wish I'd known about it and where to find it. That would've been interesting to see.
     
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