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crazyivan1970
06-04-2005, 11:50 PM
Great time, great people, great planes...

Monty_Thrud
06-05-2005, 04:21 AM
Now that looks like my idea of a fun packed weekend..great photos..thanks for sharing them http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

jensenpark
06-05-2005, 11:21 AM
CI, lucky guy. Amazing shots - especially of the Jug.

Must have been amazing seeing some of them fly.

thanks to you and all the others who have been posting photos for those of us not near any shows.

Owlsphone
06-05-2005, 12:18 PM
Thanks for the pics Ivan, it really was a great time. Let's get some of Bearcat's pics posted of the backs of people's heads. :P

Hunter82
06-05-2005, 02:45 PM
he erased them for the better P51 on the runway shots.... joe's going to send me all the pics from his also to add here...

We are taking a poll now though as to who got more sunburn lol...

F19_Ob
06-05-2005, 02:52 PM
Originally posted by crazyivan1970:
Great time, great people, great planes...

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif Wish I could have seen and heard that p47..
Thanks for sharing.

PBNA-Boosher
06-05-2005, 03:15 PM
I"ll be posting my pics soon. My camera doesn't have near as good a Zoom, but hey, I loved to see the PBY and Yak-9!

I think the absolute best part was seeing the Russian Re-enactors. I love the mosins, the mosin carbine, the PPD-40, PPSH-41, other Submachine guns they had there. Someone even brought a can of spam! Seeing Gottfried again was cool too. I also liked the new addition of all the sales and marketing places this year. I bought a 20mm round from the DelVal CAF and plan to join them if I can. THey're rebuilding an Fi-156, and you know I love the Fi-156.

Owlsphone
06-05-2005, 03:29 PM
I have, by far the worst airshow burn ever.

I have to win hands down.

Gibbage1
06-05-2005, 05:32 PM
PBY!!!! Did you get any better shots of it? Thats so cool they had one there. Were was this show?

Owlsphone
06-05-2005, 05:39 PM
Reading, PA.

I'm not even sure if it was scheduled to come in. There were a few unannounced arrivals. All of a sudden we just see a PBY coming in. A Sea Fury made an appearance too.

LeadSpitter_
06-05-2005, 06:08 PM
wheres the pics of ivan hunter pdog bearcat and the others who went

Owlsphone
06-05-2005, 06:24 PM
Theyre somewhere...I know we took a few together so it's just a question as to who has the guts to post em.

crazyivan1970
06-05-2005, 07:03 PM
We scared to post it because of you Leadspitter http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

crazyivan1970
06-05-2005, 08:38 PM
Just added last somewhat decent ones...

wayno7777
06-05-2005, 08:51 PM
Uploading some of mine now, Got one of Joe, Hunter, Bearcat, Crazy, and Owlsphone. But only if it's ok with them...he he...

Owlsphone
06-05-2005, 11:36 PM
Go for it wayno. I'm sure Leadspitter could always use some more photoshop material.

crazyivan1970
06-06-2005, 12:19 PM
Bearcat, where are you http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Bearcat99
06-06-2005, 01:04 PM
Fine with me.. I was going to add a few of mine.. I got a great one of the B-17, the Pony.. the Yak... a nd a nice one of all of us. After you guys left E & I went around a bit and we got some pics of Glamorous Gal up close.

crazyivan1970
06-06-2005, 01:18 PM
Edit the album, what are you waiting for http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Bearcat99
06-06-2005, 01:36 PM
It wouldnt let me do it... says I cnat edit it.. so I posted a third one... maybe we can combine them all into on thread.

GT182
06-06-2005, 02:31 PM
Sorry I missed you guys..... We'll have to set up a time and place to meet for next year.

I WAS at the Main Gate but must have been off for lunch. I was working with Security checking your bags. AND, I had some nice cold Labbatt's Blue to share with yas.

woofiedog
06-06-2005, 02:53 PM
Extremely Nice Photo's Ivan!
Wow what a line up of War Birds.
Thank's for Sharing!

Hunter82
06-06-2005, 03:36 PM
I was looking for beer all day http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-mad.gif

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Originally posted by GT182:
Sorry I missed you guys..... We'll have to set up a time and place to meet for next year.

I WAS at the Main Gate but must have been off for lunch. I was working with Security checking your bags. AND, I had some nice cold Labbatt's Blue to share with yas.

crazyivan1970
06-06-2005, 03:52 PM
I was looking for old man with white beard http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Owlsphone
06-06-2005, 04:01 PM
LMAO @ both of you.

Hunter just wandered around aimlessly mumbling about beer. I think he was in withdrawl. I wonder what he would have been like if he actually listened to the no smoking announcements.

Hunter82
06-06-2005, 05:49 PM
I saw no signs ......

wayno7777
06-06-2005, 08:25 PM
We looked all over for you, GT182. Hunter said you were the 50 year old with the grey beard. We had a good laff on that cause there was only about 3000 of ya running around LOL.

Owlsphone
06-06-2005, 08:51 PM
Yeah well Wayno wore a tshirt that subtly said on the back of it "IL2+FB+AEP+PF Fanatic. Check your six"

That's how I found em.

We figured if you didn't spot that then we'd never find you.

wayno7777
06-06-2005, 09:15 PM
Hey Owlsphone, on the sunburn front, you should see my oldest, Cody. He's giving Rudolph a run for his money.LOL!!!

crazyivan1970
06-07-2005, 02:35 PM
I guess i am a loser in sunburn competition http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Hunter82
06-07-2005, 02:49 PM
you get strangest tan line awards....he's got a line across his forehead from his hat lol

crazyivan1970
06-07-2005, 03:02 PM
And i caught alot of **** over that at work hehe

Owlsphone
06-07-2005, 04:39 PM
My nose blistered and skin came off after one day. My eyes are white for some reason like I wore sunglasses...which I didn't lol.

I am teh win.

wayno7777
06-07-2005, 08:44 PM
I'll bet the sunburn factor was much higher on Sunday.LOL

ElAurens
06-07-2005, 09:12 PM
Great shots Ivan. The B25 Yankee Warrior is the one I flew in last year. I wanted to go, but 500 miles is a bit far for a weekender... And then you would have had another 50+ year old with a gray beard running around....

Hee.......