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 Post subject: NC-4 Flying Boat Pic's
PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2014 5:08 pm 
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For fans of the NC-4 Flying Boat...one of my favorite aircraft. Anyone know the restoration history (she looks too good to be in original paint)...? I know she was stored for decades before being re-assembled and put on display for awhile on the Mall in D.C.in 1969 and then shipped to Pensacola in 1975. Possibly restored at the Naval Air Museum before going on display...

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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2014 6:55 pm 
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Loaned NASM Artifact A19270032000
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2014 10:21 am 
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Neat. Thanks for looking that up...

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I just got home from shooting circuits in my Tiger moth, but man! That looks so cool! Could you imagine?

Talk about your open cockpit biplane! WOW!

Thanks for posting all those great photos.

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Fantastic pics -- THANKS for posting!! 8) 8) 8)

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:15 pm 
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Great photos - she looks good for a 45-year-old restoration.
(Since the NC-4 is a Navy plane, should this thread be moved to the WIX Hangar?)

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Chris Brame wrote:
(Since the NC-4 is a Navy plane, should this thread be moved to the WIX Hangar?)


I wouldn't dare "mis-post" these pictures in the wrong thread. I'd end up with 12 people debating me on what defines a "warbird"... :roll:

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:37 pm 
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There's no question that is true. But what I wonder is, why give a big one? To heck with 'em if that's the best they can do. :axe:

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Fantastic photos! Very pleased to see such a historic machine has survived. I would love to have a crawl over it. :)
Thanks for posting these.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2014 5:45 pm 
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Can you imagine what this beast must have sounded like?
Or how many gallons of dope it took to cover those wings? :shock:

Really cool!

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