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  • pakarang
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    Off course it would be... silly me...

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  • Sterkoder
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    Originally posted by pakarang View Post
    Extra-ordinary images from a bygone time... love them.

    In the helicopter lift, are there 3 lines hanging beneath the aircraft lifted?
    Those three lines are for the crew of the ship to grab and position the aircraft on the deck before the helio release the hookline....
    Last edited by Sterkoder; April 18th, 2009, 22:38.

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  • pakarang
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    Extra-ordinary images from a bygone time... love them.

    In the helicopter lift, are there 3 lines hanging beneath the aircraft lifted?

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  • Sterkoder
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    Oh yes...., ordinary fences 1,10 meters high
    A plane-spotters heaven!!!

    And this is how close they parked a Rockwell OV-10 Bronco. Picture taken with an ordinary AGFAMatic 135-film camera with only parameters to change was between sunlight and overcast


    The Bronco's were two-engined turbine propeller observationplanes with two twin booms.
    Therefore, as ordinary aircraft, they were unable to land at the US Marines carriers....., so what did the US Marines do when the NATO exercise finished and there was time to go home...? Well...., they airlifted the planes on board...

    This picture: ©Thor H.

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  • pakarang
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    Interesting to see how close you could get to the aircraft's back then...

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  • Sterkoder
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    Here's a couple more. A bit more side view here, and I really enjoy big radials!!!


    This is how they looked at a distance, together with a Boeing SeaKnight. Can't remember right now if it came from USS Iwo Jima or USS Saipan.

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  • pakarang
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    Thanks for sharing those images... that plane does indeed look a bit awkward to me... never seen one of those in real (yet).

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    Saw some of these when we visited the Midway in San Diego last October. My first thought was "don't get your fingers stuck in the hinge when tehy lower those wings...."
    (I know, so girlie...)

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