When drunks fly

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  1. Torch

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    :shock: Incredible flying!
     
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    Reminds me of Baron von Ground Loop.:lol: :lol: Great stuff Torch!! Thanks for sharing!:thumbright:
     
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    Thanks for sharing
     
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    Only in a Cub!!!!
     
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    Like your new paint job Flyboy
     
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    Great flying there, and quite funny as well.......
     
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    really funny flying.

    I'd guess he had skid plates on the wingtips?
     
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    that was phenomenal!!!!
     
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    Amazing!
    I´m wondering if this A/C has the lower wing tips somehow protected...
     
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    Hard to imagine something like that with L-39 Joe :)
     
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    I hope so - those wing bows are expensive!

    :shock:
     
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    Some background about the pilot Kyle Franklin Crew Info
    and the wingtips: Kyle also flies one of the wildest Comedy acts you'll ever see; so wild he has steel skid plates taped to the wingtips so when he intentionally drags the wings on the ground it doesn't hurt them.
     
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    Well I have been trying to access the video first posted for a while, and now it is not available. But going to seesuls link I see why it was posted in the first place. Jimmy Franklin is the best. When I was sign writing in Livermore CA Jimmy was performing at the air show, and I happened to share a hangar at the airport, I had my sign shop base in a little office above a loungeroom in the hangar. Jimmy parked his amazing Waco in the hangar. I remember his wing walker, a bloke, looked like a bit of a Borg with an external steel frame around one arm, pins through and rods attached forearm to upper arm. Seems he got it caught hand propping a plane. I later saw him preform at the Salinas air show. Diving into depressions in the earth, disapearing and reappearing, what a pilot. I can believe his son would be able to do Anything impossible! good memories. cheers, Bill
     
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