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jarink
04-24-2009, 08:30 PM
All things considered, it looks like it's in amazing shape! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Chicago Tribune story with pictures (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-090424-wwii-bomber-photogallery,0,4094634.photogallery)

Apart from a lot of Zebra Mussels, some fabric and magnesium parts (like the wheels) that have completely rotted away, this plane looks to be nearly flyable.
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

jarink
04-24-2009, 08:30 PM
All things considered, it looks like it's in amazing shape! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Chicago Tribune story with pictures (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-090424-wwii-bomber-photogallery,0,4094634.photogallery)

Apart from a lot of Zebra Mussels, some fabric and magnesium parts (like the wheels) that have completely rotted away, this plane looks to be nearly flyable.
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

R_Target
04-24-2009, 08:56 PM
There are more where that came from. If the USN ever relaxes their ownership claims on abandoned planes, we'd see a lot more.

Stiletto-
04-24-2009, 09:32 PM
Yeah it is in pretty good shape. That's how things turn out when they are sitting in fresh water instead of salt water.