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Buzzsaw-
03-23-2009, 12:34 PM
Salute all

An article from a Warbirds pilot about the preparations required to fly one of these rare aircraft:

http://www.vintagewings.ca/page?a=557&lang=en-CA

When something is that valuable, you don't just jump in.

BillyTheKid_22
03-23-2009, 04:12 PM
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Crimea_River
03-23-2009, 09:21 PM
Interesting read. Thanks!

Looking forward to the next installment.

K_Freddie
03-23-2009, 11:24 PM
I took my kid on a 'job shadow' to a local airline.
The preflight times are much longer with more modern aircraft, but vintage planes are something different all together.

Nice stuff
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Tully__
03-24-2009, 05:30 AM
It's not broken, it's British
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Thanks very much, that is a great read.

Hookecho
03-24-2009, 02:47 PM
Originally posted by Buzzsaw-:
Salute all

An article from a Warbirds pilot about the preparations required to fly one of these rare aircraft:

Id say about $3-4 million I'd guess

Tab_Flettner
03-24-2009, 04:41 PM
"It's not broken, it's British"

LOL