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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #345 on: June 07, 2019, 07:29:09 am »
Great sets of photos Todd   :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #346 on: June 08, 2019, 06:24:47 am »
Very nice shots as usual from you!

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #347 on: June 09, 2019, 12:55:00 pm »
Cheers guys. It was truly an honour to pay my respects to those who died for us. It was also great to see other people there.
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #348 on: July 04, 2019, 08:42:22 pm »
Driving across the country again, but this time in a pickup truck. A little easier to be a tourist that way. Couldn't resist popping in here. I knew it was closed, but I walked around the back to see her and the gate was open !

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #349 on: July 04, 2019, 11:05:13 pm »
Fancy anyone just leaving a Vulcan lying around like that, I'm surprised you didn't hook up the conveniently attached tow-bar and haul her away!  ;D ;)
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #350 on: July 05, 2019, 02:50:20 pm »
That's awesome! I'd be all over that bad boy with no one else around.  :wacko:
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #351 on: July 06, 2019, 12:59:22 am »
There's a Vulcan lying around unattended  at Carlisle airport too!!
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #352 on: July 06, 2019, 07:09:31 am »
Todd, where about is that Vulcan ?
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #353 on: July 07, 2019, 08:57:08 pm »
SAC Museum in Ashland, Nebraska. Lots of goodies in there !
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #354 on: July 08, 2019, 07:02:20 am »
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Have you seen the one at Gander?
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #355 on: July 08, 2019, 08:41:34 am »
There's also a Vulcan in Louisiana at Barksdale.  Just how many are there?  ;D :o

Just saw this one out on the Aviation Wrecks and Relics Page (Imagine that!)


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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #356 on: July 08, 2019, 09:59:36 am »

I would find it amusing to learn that there are more Vulcans in the U.S. or even North American than the U.K.


I was thinking the same myself too!  :o
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #357 on: September 08, 2019, 01:47:20 pm »
A little update for the map Mark. The T-33 in Leduc, Alberta has been painted and moved, over to Fred Johns Park. Still in Leduc and only a few minutes down the road.

5315'40.8"N 11333'50.7"W

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #358 on: September 08, 2019, 03:06:33 pm »
Where did that T-33 come from?

The knight's head badge on the nose looks remarkably like a smaller version of the one carried by Ormond Haydon-Baillie's 'Black Knight' T-33 that he flew on the UK show circuit many years ago.
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #359 on: September 08, 2019, 06:38:43 pm »
It's an ex-RCAF example. Was rescued from a field here in Alberta decades ago, and restored by local Air Cadets. The Black Knight was also the 414 Squadron badge. Must be some relation there
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