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Old 02-28-2008, 09:56 AM   #1
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Great photos from the 2007 Commemorative Air Force airshow: Midland airshow 2007

[EDIT] Click on the "Highlights of the 2006 Midland Airshow" link at the bottom of the page for more photos.
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Old 02-28-2008, 10:40 AM   #2
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Great pic's. Caught them in the 80's at Belle Chase in LA when they were still the Confederate air Force. Also visited a dis[lay/museum? near Harlingen back in our RV phase.

heh heh heh - still going strong I see.
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Excellent photos! Thanks for posting that. My father was a waist gunner in B-24 Liberators and it's always a pleasure to see these vintage planes in action.

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Thanks for the link. Super photos.

If anyone is interested in the restoration of a B17 here's a link to a current project in Urbana Ohio. You can visit during work hours and even sign up to work help.

B-17G Flying Fortress Reconstruction Project - Home
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Nice pictures. Did you go Wahoo?
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after a 13-year run fort lauderdale has lost its annual air & sea show & fleet week. cited reasons were rising fuel costs, general economic downturn, corporate sponsorship withdrawal.


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I didn't make it to the airshow, but I hope to have a chance to go this year. I have been to the CAF museum in Midland, a very interesting place to visit if you like WWII era flying machines.

Funny, they include a photo of one of the vintage aircraft I flew back in the 70's (Midland Airsho 2006 ,third photo). Old? Who, me?....

BTW, the 2008 Airshow is scheduled for September 20 & 21.
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Great pics,looks like the pics were taken right up there with the planes.
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The only time I got to see the CAF was at Oskosh in 1976 when I flew a Tri-Pacer out there. Pitched a tent under the wing and woke every morning at 0600 to the sound of a 272 taking off about 100 yards away.
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