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Doc's first flight in 60 years 16 years of restoration
« on: July 17, 2016, 12:08:56 PM »
Pulled from a bombing field from being used for a target.  Thousands of volunteers put him back together.There time, there money.  It was serial watching him lift off this morning. 

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Re: Doc's first flight in 60 years 16 years of restoration
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2016, 12:19:34 PM »
Gotta love kansas spirit!
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Re: Doc's first flight in 60 years 16 years of restoration
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2016, 12:20:10 PM »
Glad you saw it.  We now have two airworthy B29's in the country. 
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Re: Doc's first flight in 60 years 16 years of restoration
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2016, 08:59:32 PM »
i bet that was amazing to see!
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Re: Doc's first flight in 60 years 16 years of restoration
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2016, 05:18:50 AM »
i bet that was amazing to see!

It was.  He was about thirty minutes late taking off because of a cranky bomb bay door that wouldn't close.    Then they cut the flight shout because a check engine light came on.  All and All Every one was happy with the way the plane performed. 
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Re: Doc's first flight in 60 years 16 years of restoration
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2016, 05:57:24 AM »
Doc is an inspiring story.
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