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Old December 27, 2017, 21:49   #1
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Always thought this was a neat airplane. When I was in college I built an Airfix model of it and hung it on the wall in the dorm. Couple of black fellows came by and asked about it. It was in South African markings and I said as much. The one told the other "See Black power is rising". Rolled my eyes and said yep.
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Old December 28, 2017, 09:44   #2
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Ugly as a box of frogs

Brit humor sometimes kills me.

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Old December 28, 2017, 12:17   #3
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Neat video. Thanks.

Those Brit bombers were always homely, but, at the same were marvelous pieces of engineering.
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Old December 28, 2017, 12:22   #4
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In 1991 there was one at the Boeing field airshow.
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Old December 28, 2017, 14:33   #5
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Pelican 16 would make for a good diorama
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Old December 28, 2017, 17:10   #6
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That lanc carried so much more then any US bomber..thing was truly a bomb truck
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Old December 28, 2017, 17:15   #7
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It's a B-24 with a goiter...

I find Shackleton the man to be far more interesting.
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Old December 28, 2017, 17:48   #8
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Here is a vid of the expedition. The captain was an open boat navigating
maven. Sailed an open boat 900 ? miles to get the men to safety.
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