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Pogo68 #21 Posted 07 June 2018 - 03:58 PM

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Hard to take a selfie with a SLR.

Difficult to post when the board will not allow links to hosting site.


Edited by Pogo68, 07 June 2018 - 04:11 PM.

DICTA BOELCKE for WoWP
    1. Try to secure the upper hand before attacking.
    2. Always continue with an attack you have begun
    3. Open fire only at close range, and then only when the opponent is squarely in your sights
    4. You should always try to keep your eye on your opponent, and never let yourself be deceived by ruses
    5. In any type of attack, it is essential to assail your opponent from behind
    6. If your opponent dives on you, do not try run away from his attack, but fly to meet it
    7. When over the enemy's lines, always remember your own line of retreat
    8. It is better to attack in groups of four or six. Avoid two aircraft attacking the same opponent

Bubba_Zanetti #22 Posted 07 June 2018 - 04:26 PM

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View PostPogo68, on 07 June 2018 - 10:58 AM, said:

Hard to take a selfie with a SLR.

Difficult to post when the board will not allow links to hosting site.

 

Its easy Pogo, use Imgur and take the s out of the https:// url when pasting the proper imgur link.

 

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hawkeyededic #23 Posted 07 June 2018 - 07:06 PM

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Just got home from a day trip to the Strategic Air Command and Space Museum, was kind of special to me since i served in SAC during my time in the USAF, the one plane I want to see close is currently off exhibit while it is being restored, the EC-135. That plane is kind of special to me since I worked on both KC-135 and EC-135s while i was in the service.

 

Now for a couple of bounty planes.

 

A-26B Invader:

 

A Four-fer, F-86H, F-84F, A-26B (tail only) and if you look closely under the the B-36 wing you can see one of only 2 XF-85 Goblins built.

 

And of course a couple of the Gobling...

 

and just because I feel the need for speed....

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Pogo68 #24 Posted 08 June 2018 - 01:06 AM

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View PostBubba_Zanetti, on 07 June 2018 - 08:26 AM, said:

 

Its easy Pogo, use Imgur and take the s out of the https:// url when pasting the proper imgur link.

 

Hmmm

Ahh Coool, thanks.

Hmm, did not think to take a selfie when I go to take pics.


DICTA BOELCKE for WoWP
    1. Try to secure the upper hand before attacking.
    2. Always continue with an attack you have begun
    3. Open fire only at close range, and then only when the opponent is squarely in your sights
    4. You should always try to keep your eye on your opponent, and never let yourself be deceived by ruses
    5. In any type of attack, it is essential to assail your opponent from behind
    6. If your opponent dives on you, do not try run away from his attack, but fly to meet it
    7. When over the enemy's lines, always remember your own line of retreat
    8. It is better to attack in groups of four or six. Avoid two aircraft attacking the same opponent

SpiritFoxMY #25 Posted 09 June 2018 - 03:42 PM

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Some shots of the Muzium Dirgantara Mandala. Of course I never selfied myself and, apart from the air force guy at the doorway, I was the only one in the entire museum... it was awesome XD But anyway, some shots from a museum half the world away from most guys on this forum. 

 

PBY Catalina outdoor display

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Tu-16 Badger outdoor display

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WEL-X - indigenous Indonesian prototype

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P-51D Ground Attack configuration

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A6M5

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Ki-43 "Oscar" Army Fighter Type-1 Hayabusa

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Ki-51 "Sonia" Type 99 Army Assault Plane. The star of the museum as the only surviving airplane of its kind in the world.

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Edited by SpiritFoxMY, 09 June 2018 - 03:50 PM.

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trikke #26 Posted 09 June 2018 - 04:02 PM

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beautiful pictures of beautiful planes, but that Mustang looks like it needs orthodontics

 

there's just something sad about gorgeous planes forever locked away in museums...


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SpiritFoxMY #27 Posted 09 June 2018 - 04:47 PM

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View Posttrikke, on 10 June 2018 - 12:02 AM, said:

beautiful pictures of beautiful planes, but that Mustang looks like it needs orthodontics

 

there's just something sad about gorgeous planes forever locked away in museums...

 

I was planning on slapping even more pics but the forum wouldn't let me so I just went with these.

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And a laurel to crown each end


hoom #28 Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:50 PM

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View PostPogo68, on 08 June 2018 - 01:06 PM, said:

 

Hmmm

Ahh Coool, thanks.

Hmm, did not think to take a selfie when I go to take pics.

Wow I always assumed Sabre & Mig-15 were pretty much same size, kinda shocking to see the Mig is significantly smaller :amazed:


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Thanks for the submissions, all!

 

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POORBOY #30 Posted 05 July 2018 - 04:28 PM

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Sorry for the late response, I was only able to fly to Bangkok and take these pictures at the lovely Royal Thai Air Force Museum last week, and I only just got home to Malaysia. Some of these are real gems. I apologize about the quality of some of these pics, I was in a bit of a hurry and my phone camera's not terrific.

 

Here's me next to an F-86F Sabre:

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And here's me next to a T-33, the trainer variant of the P-80:

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And here's a Spitfire XIV:

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Here's a real gem; it's the last surviving Hawk III in the world, which I am also happy to own in my WoWP hangar (but my picture's super blurry):

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And finally, some aircraft that are not in the game, but are still related.

A T-6 Texan, and probably the closest I'll get to my beloved Wirraway:

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An F-86D:

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And a Fairey Firefly accompanied by an F8F Bearcat, both with folded wings:

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I have a few more, but the forums won't let me post them unless I make a second post; although I don't think y'all would be that interested to see them anyway. There were many interesting aircraft in that museum. I also have a picture of myself with what I would guess to be a Mig-15, as well as some RAF fighters that I couldn't identify and a lone Japanese Army Ki fighter that I also couldn't identify. There were also not one but two Bearcats in the museum.


gobblegobble

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SpiritFoxMY #31 Posted 05 July 2018 - 05:02 PM

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Post the unidentifieds! I love to play "ID the airplane" :D

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mnbv_fockewulfe #32 Posted 05 July 2018 - 06:14 PM

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View Posthoom, on 14 June 2018 - 01:50 PM, said:

Wow I always assumed Sabre & Mig-15 were pretty much same size, kinda shocking to see the Mig is significantly smaller :amazed:

 

I always thought the Mig was a little bigger. 

Surprising a smaller engine was faster at nearly all alts.:P


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POORBOY #33 Posted 06 July 2018 - 03:55 AM

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So I went and did some research, and I was able to identify a few more aircraft. Firstly, I was mistaken in my last picture; that American aircraft is not a Bearcat but one of the last surviving SB2C Helldivers.

 

Here's me with another in-game aircraft! It's a Curtiss Hawk 75, which itself is a variant of P-36 (but they're separate aircraft in-game):

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Here's me with an actual F8F Bearcat, taking a look at the weapon hardpoints:

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Here's me with a Tachikawa Ki-55/Ki-36 "Ida":

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And another in-game aircraft, although I didn't put my ugly mug in the picture-- our American tier 1 aircraft, a P-12:

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And here's me with yet another in-game aircraft, an F-84 Thunderjet (although this is a G variant):

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gobblegobble

Gobling.


POORBOY #34 Posted 06 July 2018 - 04:14 AM

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And here's an extremely blurry picture of me with the last surviving Vought O2U Corsair in the world:

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Finally, two planes I don't recognize:

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 (another view)

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And then this thing:

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 (another view) 

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 (another view) 

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I'm thinking North American T-28 Trojan and a Douglass A-1 Skyraider.

 

All in all, the trip was pretty great. The place really is worth visiting. It's right next to the international airport so it's just a short taxi ride over, and there's no entrance fee, too.


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SpiritFoxMY #35 Posted 06 July 2018 - 04:25 AM

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Yeah, Skyraider and Trojan :)

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NorthernPorter #36 Posted 06 July 2018 - 02:51 PM

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Didn't know this thread was going on and it's probably too late now, but figured I'd share this picture of my favorite plane anyways.

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And I couldn't help myself...

It's not in game yet but fingers crossed. I was surprised to find it...

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Edited by NorthernPorter, 06 July 2018 - 02:57 PM.





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