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Offline besilarius

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D-Day 75 Preparations
« on: February 03, 2019, 06:30:26 AM »
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/parachutists-dakota-aircraft-will-take-skies-75th-anniversary-d-day-180971390/

Would not have thought there were 30 C47s still flyable, after all this time.
Had to take a hop from Corpus Christi to Kingsville in Texas back in 1972.  They jammed us onto a Gooney Bird like cattle.  It was kind of neat to be in an "old" plane at that time.
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Re: D-Day 75 Preparations
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 10:40:47 AM »
That's really cool!  I love seeing the dedication people show in keeping old equipment running.