WWII P 38s for Hampster and all

WWII P 38s for Hampster and all

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 4:39 PM

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I always like these better than any other plane of WWII. Maybe it was because I was just a little boy then, and they were so unusual.

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 9:26 PM

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an interesting factoid, 'super chargers' in the mid to late forties were "top secret" along with the Norden bomb sight. The 'birds' that were sent to the allies were sans 'blowers'.........

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 9:49 PM

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my fav plane too!

The Lightning was a bad ass.She wasnt super fast but she could handle some serious manuevers.It had plenty of surface area on the wings to allow it.

3 years 50 weeks ago, 9:59 PM

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in the 450 to 600 mph range depending on super chargers if I remember right, that is in modern 'JET' territory!

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:02 PM

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Edit, they drank

fuel like it was 'going out of style'......AV Gas!

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:24 PM

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when I was a kid. Mid forties into early 50's.
The ground would rumble and those 2 V12's were music to my ears as a little guy.
Sometimes they would swoop in low and really cause a buzz. They were headed for Oakland Army Base or Alameda Naval Air Station.

3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:25 PM

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Sam

you just dated yourself!can u hide yer own Easter eggs yet?LMFAO

3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:31 PM

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new friends.
Hell I remember alot about when the blackout ended in 1946. The lights came back on at the local theater Marquee. I was only 3 but I remember. Can't remember what I had for lunch today. But what the hey.

3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:34 PM

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Is everything cool?
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3 years 50 weeks ago, 11:09 PM

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yeah Sam

i talked to her everything is cool

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 11:36 AM

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One of the most unique planes of any era. When I was a kid I had toy planes like this and I didn't think it was real. Saw the actual plane in a book and fell in love with it.

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