Wings over Addison 2008

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  1. Thorlifter

    Thorlifter Well-Known Member

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    It wasn't an airshow but it was called a "fly day". Here are a few pics from the event this weekend in Addison, Texas (just north of Dallas). They were also offering rides in a Stearman for $150 or a Texas for $225. Yes, I should have, but I didn't.
     

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    Here are a few more........
     

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    I also got a couple of T-shirts.
     

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    We had a real nice time. They were firing blanks in the Sherman, which were louder than hell. After the show, we went to the Holocost museum in Dallas, which I have never been to. It was sobbering to say the least. My wife and I walked out and weren't really even talking. If your in Dallas any time soon, it's just around the corner for the school book depository were President Kennedy was killed.
     
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    Did the dhc 4 Caribou get up
     
  6. Thorlifter

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    Got to meet a couple of pilots, who were real nice guys. I thanked them both for their service and told them how much I appreciated it. I thought Col Callahan was going to cry.
     

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    Yes it did PB.
     
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    Some pretty sweet a/c there Thor, 2 Wildcats - way cool! Thanks for the pics mate.
     
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    Nice shots TL. :thumbleft: Looks like it was a great day for taking pictures.
     
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    Oh, It was a pretty day. HOT, but pretty.
     
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    Great pics, thanks for them. I used to fly out of Addison.
     
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