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SkyChimp
09-24-2004, 09:13 PM
Tomorrow? Hmmmm?

jensenpark
09-24-2004, 09:15 PM
No...but I love your new sig...

woofiedog
09-25-2004, 06:17 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gifHaven't since "73" when I was station at Norfolk Va. in Service... Great Show has just about everything. And it's Free...or it was.
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gifAre you taken Pictures???

SkyChimp
09-25-2004, 07:32 AM
I'm getting ready to leave. I'll post some pics tonight.

Hawk_9th
09-25-2004, 08:03 AM
%$%t im only a hour away but im at work http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif i went 3 years ago and so a p-51 ,f4u corsair , me-109 and a spit all fly that day . it was a real nice show

woofiedog
09-25-2004, 08:13 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gifThat's a Bummer Hawk_9th... so close but yet so far away!
That will be Great SkyChimp about the Photo's... Thank's.
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gifI'm sure you'll have a Mint time. Enjoy!

Hawk_9th
09-25-2004, 08:58 AM
Just read it will be going on tommrow http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif so Im going tommrow , already called the bosslady and got approval lol. maybe between me and chimp we might get a good pic or 2.Which bearcat and bss_goat are both in Virginia too so they might show up. If any other virginians are going let me know I might try to run into ya lol

SailorDoc
09-25-2004, 11:32 AM
I would have loved to have been there. Was stationed at NAS Oceana in 1970. I was attached to VA-42. We trained A-6 pilots and BN's. Many were stationed on carriers off the coast of Viet Nam, some did not come home. It was a great experience for me to have known some of them.

1.JaVA_Razer
09-25-2004, 02:51 PM
I hope skychimp has some corsair pics http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Ever since I layed my eyes on one of them dev screenshots I can't stop loving the corsair and I know nothing about the thing http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

So my favorit list is now: P38,P47 ,Corsair
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

American bred beasties

SkyChimp
09-25-2004, 05:16 PM
Here's some selected photos:

Edit: We now have a photo upload tool!!!

See my pics here. I think I'll upload some more.

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=23110283&m=7071041422

SlickStick
09-25-2004, 05:25 PM
Thanks for sharing, SkyChimp.

I think I fly waaaaay too much now. I actually knew what the two planes were from their cockpit shots and each was confirmed as I clicked on the next pic right after each. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

joe.08
09-02-2007, 11:34 PM
its coming up this weekend again.

and for those who live in the Virginia Beach area...

The reservist that fly the C5 know how to have a good time...

when i was working on base at the AIMD (this was the 2002 show)and vouluntold to work FOD walkdown (in an air show that means youre picking up TONS and TONS of trash off the flight line)the last night of the show after most all the aircraft had left, the C5 crew hosted a BADASS keg party.

I mean they leveled the nose bay as a stage for a 70s style funk and soul band (that let the brave come up to play their instruments a couple of times) and had bought a rental car full of kegs.

it was one of the best times i had had on that base and i was completely blown away at how cool the air force reservists guys were (theyre generaly more uptight(no offence)).

but anyway it sould be a good time even w/out the keg party