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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #345 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 #346 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 #347 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 #348 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 #349 on: July 08, 2019, 07:02:20 am »
 :thumbsup:

Have you seen the one at Gander?
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #350 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 #351 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 #352 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 #353 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 #354 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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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #355 on: September 08, 2019, 07:36:00 pm »
Wow, thanks!  Nice pic.  Map updated.

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #356 on: September 09, 2019, 04:49:19 am »

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


Ahah, perhaps OH-B flew with 414?

He seems to have had a lot connections with Canada, even though he was British. Both his T-33 and Sea Fury were originally Canadian and both had Canadian reggies at one time.
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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #357 on: September 09, 2019, 08:23:31 am »
Nice pic Todd   :thumbsup:

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #358 on: September 09, 2019, 09:32:21 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

OK, chaps, here is this list of Vulcan survivors

https://www.thunder-and-lightnings.co.uk/vulcan/survivors.php

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Re: World aviation museum and gate guard map
« Reply #359 on: September 12, 2019, 06:52:50 am »
I have had that bookmarked for awhile.  Very interesting and useful site.