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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #150 on: March 10, 2017, 06:54:21 am »
Ha! Yes, the pilot makes it much more interesting, really seems to be in flight.  I've never seen one like that.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #151 on: March 10, 2017, 08:52:22 am »
The CF-116 (F-5) I worked on for the Military Muesum outside display in Calgary has a pilot in it too
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #152 on: March 11, 2017, 07:36:49 am »
Lots do :

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #153 on: March 11, 2017, 09:46:10 am »
No wonder he landed on a pole though, he hasn't got a Nav to tell him where to go!  ;D
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #154 on: March 11, 2017, 10:42:42 am »
I noticed the update to Ft. Sill here. Nice! I had no idea they moved all that up here. A shame, though, because it's still in storage I do believe.... and the BRAC stuff went down 11-12 years ago. I remember well because I worked out there putting in flooring in the new houses they built a few hundred yards from the airfield and this was in 2006. They've had plenty of time to do what they plan so I wonder just what the hold up is. Meanwhile, they've been building tons of new stuff constantly since then so maybe it's just not that high on the list of priorities.

I'd really like to take a closer look at an 88 and a SAM at some point! 
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #155 on: March 11, 2017, 05:41:11 pm »
Well, there's an 88 and an SA-2 at the USAF museum...

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #156 on: March 11, 2017, 05:52:54 pm »
Dayton, right? I would looove to visit but going to Dayton may as well be boarding a rocket ship to a new planet in my world. I'm pretty much stuck in SW Oklahoma for the time being.  ;D

We have a world class air show that comes to Altus every two years and that's just 60 miles a way and even that has been out of the possibility for years. I hope to go this year.. but...  I have to do some things to my truck first so that I'm not scared to leave the county in it.
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #157 on: March 11, 2017, 09:27:27 pm »
I know that feeling; at least, I have known it plenty.  You just do what you can. 

Get to Dayton some day, you really will love it.  A day or more at Wright-Patt, then there are some Wright Bros sites nearby, the Waco Museum just up the road, and a Packard museum back in Dayton with cool cars and a few aircraft engines.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #158 on: March 12, 2017, 12:58:59 am »
Something different.
Dromana Drive-In has a half scale (ish) X-Wing on the roof of the ticket koisk.

3819'49.96" S 14459'48.75" E
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #159 on: March 12, 2017, 05:42:29 am »
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #160 on: March 12, 2017, 08:48:25 am »
I have the Enterprise at Vulcan on the map, and also an X-Wing somewhere else (the pic shows it in a built-up area.)  Added the Dromana one, thanks.  Glad to see there are still drive-ins in Australia!  They are getting very rare up here.  My city has a dual-screen one; we went a few years ago and it stays busy, but I'm sad all the others are gone.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #161 on: March 13, 2017, 02:41:22 am »
There are two drive-ins within convenient driving distance of us.  Dromana is a 15 minute drive,  is open all year round,  has three screens (plus a fourth set up as a "deck chair cinema") and a superb diner.  It could do with resurfacing but I can't see that ever happening.
We go, on average, every couple of months.
http://www.dromanadrivein.com.au

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #162 on: March 13, 2017, 02:44:41 pm »
I know that feeling; at least, I have known it plenty.  You just do what you can. 

Get to Dayton some day, you really will love it.  A day or more at Wright-Patt, then there are some Wright Bros sites nearby, the Waco Museum just up the road, and a Packard museum back in Dayton with cool cars and a few aircraft engines.

Woo boy, that does sound like a really delightful time. It would be worth a trip up there for sure! 

The only thing coming close to that level that I've seen is the museum down at Eglin in Ft. Walton Beach/Destin Area but that was nearly 20 years ago and I don't remember much.... but I do remember it was one hell of a glorious place. 

When I was a wee lad around... ohhhhh..... 8 or 9 years old we went to Colorad Springs and I got to see some of the stuff at the AF Academny and my God what a stunning PLACE and as well as PLACE at the PLACE. What I mean is the AF Academy and neat stuff they have is glorious but the geography and scenery of that area is just gorgeous..... Pikes Peak in the distance, beautiful evergreens and mountains, etc.... it's just one beatiful place all around and also worth a trip. 
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #163 on: March 14, 2017, 07:32:02 am »
Found a Canberra by accident at Avalon airport Victoria Australia if you don't have that one already.

https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-38.0202887,144.4820861,160m/data=!3m1!1e3
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #164 on: March 14, 2017, 07:33:29 am »
Something different.
Dromana Drive-In has a half scale (ish) X-Wing on the roof of the ticket koisk.

3819'49.96" S 14459'48.75" E

Cool. :thumbsup:
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