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    2012





    Bill Pearce

    Old Machine Press
    Blue Thunder Air Racing (in memoriam)

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    Bill,

    Nice shots. We could all hope she comes back to grace our skies again.

    What was the story with tail wheel?

    Thanks for sharing.


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    [QUOTE=W J Pearce;135678]2012



    Took another look (do that a lot here checking out all the great shots), reminds me of a bird of prey at speed.

    Awesome paint scheme.

    Last edited by Desertdawg; 08-18-2018 at 01:33 PM.

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    Yeah, I really liked Furias and was very hopeful that they would show us a good run that year. The tail wheel was just a by-product of the aircraft not having that much time on the course. Whatever testing was done probably did not involve closely observing he underside of the aircraft as it pulled Gs at speed. I'm sure it would have been fixed if other, far bigger issues did not come up at the end of this flight. I do hope to see a race-prepped Furias again. And I do see the Bird of Prey.
    Bill Pearce

    Old Machine Press
    Blue Thunder Air Racing (in memoriam)

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    A few quick grabs from the hard drive without much in the way of enhancing. Enjoy all the posts here...some amazing work by incredible photogs! Well done, fellas!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lockheed Bob View Post
    Congratulations Owen.
    Thank you, sir. Looking forward to it. Learning curve is a bit steep as this is such a unique event but very glad to put Reno Air Races in the resume'.
    Owen Ashurst
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    Dawn Patrol...




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    selfies
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    A few quick grabs from the hard drive without much in the way of enhancing. Enjoy all the posts here...some amazing work by incredible photogs! Well done, fellas!
    Owen,

    Is the Blue Angel getting a wash down?

    Great shots, thanks for sharing.


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