Syscoms Chino pics

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  1. syscom3

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    Heres the first one ....

    This was under restoration ........

    Could it be one day we see it flying?

    :shock:
     

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    Nice shot, would be great to see that bird up flying!
     
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    Yes, you will. If you live in Australia ;)
     
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    Heres some more.
     

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    Nice. :thumbleft: I wish they had flown the TBM.
     
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    Great shots Syscom!
     
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    Nice that they are rebuilding the P59 like to see it here where it was built originally in Niagara Falls NY
     
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    Youre right.
     
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    Nice. Great to see the mountains from the hot ramp in the morning. While clear skies were welcome, man was it hot!
     
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    For the first time in 25 years of going to Chino ....

    I drank water and not beer.

    It was too d*** hot!
     
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    Great shots Sys. Some awesome a/c there!!
     
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    Very nice pics. I really would like to make it out to Chino!

    Do they ever get more aircraft from England and Germany out there as well, or is it pretty much the same aircraft every year.

    Either way, very very cool!
     
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    There are some airplanes that are there at every show, but the flying displays will rotate some. Four years ago, one of the highlights was 5 P-47s in formation and individually. This years was 4 Corsairs, last year 3 P-38s. They always throw something really cool together. After my first year going to Chino, I vowed I wouldn't miss one as long as I am living.
     
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    I certainly want to try and make it to one. Maybe after I move to the Pacific region.
     
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    Make sure you have plenty of sun screen. I remember some of the German contingent of my photography group came to that show a couple of years ago and they were pink within an hour and lobster red about half way through the day. The sun here is more intense than in Europe. It took several years for my skin to get used to it.

    My only complaint about Chino is that is normally has hazy gray mornings. Some years it burns off nicely by the afternoon, some years it's stays for most of the day. Aside from that, it's definitely worth the trip.
     
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    Nice shots Sys!
     
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