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There's more to life than airplanes...but not a
helluva lot more
- Rambling: Life and the Art of Luck
Yesterday I had a really interesting and fun lunch with a couple
of guys who were part of making history. One retired as a Rear Admiral the other
as a USN Captain and both were fighter pilots beginning in 1963 right through
Vietnam and all of the major fracases for the next 25 years. One lead the Blue
Angels (among other things), the other was a test pilot and CO at Top Gun, and
they covered everything in between. CLICK
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unusual and worth browsing. Also, we are actively
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North American P-51 Mustang,Lockheed
P-38 Lightning, Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, F-86 Sabre,Grumman
F6F Hellcat, Grumman F4F Wildcat,Grumman F8F Bearcat, F4U Corsair, AT-6 Texan,
Vultee BT-13, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-14 Liberator, B-25
Mitchell, Martin B-26 Marauder, Douglas A-26 Invader, DC-3, Boeing P-12, Stearman
PT-17, N2S, PT-13, T-28A, T-28B, T-28C, Spitfire, Messerschmitt 109, Focke-Wulf
190, Piper J-3 Cub, Piper J-4 Cub Coupe, Piper J-5, Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser,
Piper Super Cub, Piper PA-17 Vagabond, Piper PA-22 TriPacer,, Aeronca 7AC, 7EC
Champ, Aeronca Chief, Aeronca Sedan, Citabria, Bellanca Cruisemaster, Bellanca
Viking, Ercoupe, Funk, Grumman AA-1 Yankee, Grumman Tiger, Beechcraft Staggerwing
D-17, G-17, Beechcraft Bonanza, Beechcraft T-34, Beechcraft D-18 Twin Beech,
Bucker BU-131 Jungmann, Bucker BU-133 Jungmeister, Cessna C-120, C-140, C-150,
C-152, C-170, C-172 Skyhawk, C-180 Skywagon, C-182 Skylane, C-190, C-195, C-210
Centurian, Cessna Airmaster, Cessna L-19 Bird Dog, C-310, Cessna T-37, deHavilland
Tiger Moth, deHavilland Chipmunk DHC-1, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk. Douglas AD Skyraider,
Fairchild F-24, Fairchild F-45, Fairey Swordfish, Funk Great Lakes 2T-1A, Hawker
Seafury, Howard DGA-15, Luscombe 8, Meyers OTW, Meyers 145, Meyers 200, Meyers
Interceptor 400, Monocoupe, Mooney M-18 Mite, Mooney M-20, Piper PA-28 Cherokee,
Ryan STA, Ryan PT-22, Stinson 108, Taylorcraft BD-12, Temco/Globe Swift, Tempco
T-35 Buckaroo, WACO UPF, WACO VKS, WACO SRE, Zlin 526, Pitts Special, Starduster,
Smith Miniplane, Baby Great Lakes, Falco, Siai Marchetti SF-260, Glasair, GlasStar,