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When Hollywood Ruled The Skies - Volumes 1 through 4 by Bruce Oriss


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:34 pm 
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Flying days probably over for N451CE...substantial damage...crew thankfully unhurt:

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/227827

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When it was in the Navy as 131609:
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(can't remember the source; I downloaded it 14 years ago)

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Bad week for berms in AK. Read a few minutes ago a C-5 broke its keel on a berm while landing at Shemya yesterday or so. Hope everyone's ok!

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This thread keeps reminding me of The Pink Panther. Not sure why...


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The c5 was in 1983 July 31,70 0446,in Shemya


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:14 am 
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helinut wrote:
The c5 was in 1983 July 31,70 0446,in Shemya

OMG! Facebook strikes again...probably just posted the archive photo a day or so ago etc. Shoulda' googled first.. :roll: Thanx!!

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