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    Took the corporate plane on a day trip today and when we arrived at the airport for the return trip this was waiting for us right across from our ride home.

    The one day I leave my camera behind and this plops right in my lap.

    Fortunetely, one of our pilots had his camera with him and shot a whole slew of photos and was more than happy to burn me copies. (You rock, Jim! )

    The pilot was retired military and had purchased the plane without a tail. Spent years and gobs of money to make it right. He was on his way to an air show in Indiana and happened to make a pitstop in the tiny hamlet of Glasgow, KY. Fate was kind to me today...








    hmmm...scaled originals down to 800x600 not 400x300. Odd.
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    Targ's Avatar Senior Member
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    Cool beans
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    Good way to spend "some" money.
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    Nice.
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    Very Lucky catch, Even a Blind Hog can find and acorn every now and then.
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    Wow thats a rare catch! Most of the Yak's on the airshow circuit are Yak-9U or Yak-3...but they are relatively new builds. Thats an earlier Yak-9 with the square radiator intake and everything!
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    Awesome catch Crash!

    Puuurrrttyyy pictures too!
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    yes this plane is gona be here at indianapolis airshow, i feel lucky, i have never seen a russian ww2 fighter close to, i will go tomorrow with my camera, i will post pictures if i can, but no promises, it is expected storms saturday and sunday... sad..... it makes me angry! but ho well, i will go there any ways, but may be show will be cancelled who knows
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    Howdy! I love YAK -9!!!!
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    SaQSoN's Avatar Senior Member
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    This is not Yak-9. This is so called Yak-3M - an early 90-s replica built in Russia and powered with allison engine. There were several built and all flying in-line engine Yaks, you can see at the shows - are of this type.

    One of Oleg's eployees took part in it's design, BTW.
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