Warbirds

There are a few World War II airplanes still flying. Not just air-worthy, but actually flying all over the country as mobile museums.

Last weekend Joe and I met up with a couple of them at the Chesterfield County Airport. We got to kick the tires of a B-24 Liberator and an honest-to-god B-17 Flying Fortress. Yeehaw!

Old Airplanes
This is why I take photos.

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Joe running through his pre-flight checklist. Juiceboxes? Check.

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It was a beautiful, grey misty day. It felt like we were in England, 1944.

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That Rosie does nice work. You go girl.

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That’s a big-ass propeller.

Old Airplanes
I’ve been to the factory in Connecticut that made these propellers. They’re still pumping them out for C-130s and other warbirds.

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