Spotted on I-5, mystery aircraft

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  1. GrauGeist

    GrauGeist Well-Known Member

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    I had to go to SoCal this past week (absolute misery with my body still being broken up) and we pulled off the 5 in Lebec to get gas and a bite to eat. There's a facility to one side that services trucks, etc and I spotted this as we drove past. Fortunately, I had my camera handy and grabbed this shot.

    I know the photo looks like hell, but it was on the fly, through a window and into the sun.

    Anyway, trying to figure what it is...at first, I thought a Lockheed but the fuselage is too "boxy".

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  2. FLYBOYJ

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    It's a twin Beech, C-45
     
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    Yep, Joe beat me to it! :) Great photo Dave!
     
  4. GrauGeist

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    Thanks Joe!

    Thanks Evan!

    You know, my first thought was a Beech, but then I started over analysing it...

    Let this be a lesson: Always go with your first hunch! :lol:
     
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    It's not flying!!?? :shock: :lol:
     
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    Heck, when I saw the thread title, I thought maybe you'd found that aircraft someone was wanting colour pictures of .....!
     
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    I wonder where it was headed.
     
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    Interesting shot Dave!

    Certainly would be good to know that Eric.
     
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    Nice find and shot Dave!
     
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    As my German teacher used to say: 'Das erste gedanke ist immer richtig!' - The first thought is always right! :)
     
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    That's a neat shot!
     
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