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Stitch last won the day on January 10 2018

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  1. Last Doolittle Raider Dick Cole passed away at 103 years old, IAW af.mil and other sources. Ref: https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1809760/lt-col-dick-cole-last-surviving-doolittle-raider-passes-away-at-age-103/ Thank you for your service sir. Not just the Raid, which was HUGE and I'm sure many thought was a suicide mission, but all your contributions to the war effort and beyond. 🥃
  2. That's probably your best option, lots of 100LL, flying off a non-towered field if possible, burger burns on the ramp at the end of the flying day, host a pancake fly-in or a Young Eagles event a few times a year to inspire the next generation; all the fun with minimal bullshit. Look to EAA start your own chapter with a flying club attached. EAA National is having a big push right now for chapters to do just that. More info here: https://www.eaa.org/eaa/pilots/flying-club/flying-club-manual
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    This was awesome. Like how the Ferry Command gal meets up with an airplane she delivered (and signed) 70ish years later. Way cool.
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    Watched last night. Excellent. Had a family member's name listed in the Roll of Honor at the end. If you haven't seen it, do so.
  5. Actually it's more like a Doccu-Drama like those old "Mini-Series" that were on network TV in the 80's...
  6. Or just kick the can down the road for the next CSAF/MAJCOM/somebody else to deal with it...
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    No kidding, looks like I'll have to take the kids to this one. SO much of the 20th century (WWII, Cold War, etc...) was shaped by this war.
  8. True, not sure about letting the frau know about all these accidents as I spin up for my own PPL check ride. Saw the posting about the RV-12 accident over at VansAirForce website but didn't know about the BODN connection. Thoughts and prayers for Hook's family. Him, him
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