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 Post subject: Re: De Havilland Vampire
PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 3:07 pm 
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Will they be back this year ?

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I think 44 will be back. Not sure about the one that bellied in.

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The one that crashed, #24, was totaled, but the owner/pilot walked away and reportedly has another one.

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 Post subject: Re: De Havilland Vampire
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I was there last year, don't remember seeing that.... :?

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The Key forum posts and FB links were illuminative. Canopy pops out a chunk which the engine inhaled. Good video of the belly-in, nice job to the pilot! Glad he's well!

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