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Posted: 2/21/2006 4:10:27 PM EDT





Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:28:47 PM EDT
White rectangles that say "opps".
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:29:56 PM EDT

Originally Posted By sabre_kc:
White rectangles that say "opps".



No they say "oops"
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:30:34 PM EDT
Now go back to greenland and get the other P-38s!
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:31:25 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:31:34 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:33:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jmarkma:

Originally Posted By sabre_kc:
White rectangles that say "opps".



No they say "oops"




Um yeah. I suck.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:34:46 PM EDT
I saw a piece on TV about that plane. Supposedly, they intended to repair it and fly it out but extensive damage ruled that option impossible.

It's good to see a piece of history restored to its former glory.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:35:56 PM EDT
How am I supposed to masturbate to a thread with no pictures?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:39:11 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:41:49 PM EDT
CKI... Glacier Girl is fly able, they take it to some of the air shows one or two times a year. This year it will stay in the hanger, it is housed in Middlesboro, Ky.

This is one of the pictures I took while in the area last fall visiting. Have a few more pics if someone would like to see.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:45:25 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:46:23 PM EDT
Prehistoric ARFcom dupeage....
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 5:07:23 PM EDT
Mighty purdy that Glacier Girl. If my house was big enough, I wouldn't mind housing her in the living room. She'd make a great conversation piece.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 5:32:18 PM EDT

Originally Posted By dan7uk:
CKI... Glacier Girl is fly able, they take it to some of the air shows one or two times a year. This year it will stay in the hanger, it is housed in Middlesboro, Ky.

This is one of the pictures I took while in the area last fall visiting. Have a few more pics if someone would like to see.



They intended to fly it out when they found it in the glacier. I should've been clearer.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 10:09:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/21/2006 10:13:12 PM EDT by High-Tec_hillbilly]
man talk about close to home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i live near middlesboro and took my pappaw to see the plane when they first brought it in. he started to tell me about seeing a p-38 shoot down or basicly, it flew a zero into the ground when he landed in the phillipines during WWII. it was cool to hear that story when you have a plane like it infront of you. the man who was behind the restoration just recently passed away.

the best part of the project was they got the 50 cal. 's and ammo too. they had a drum shot by one of the guns on display.

http://www.pilotjournal.com/content/2003/mayjune/images/glacier/glaciergirl.jpg

http://www.clubhyper.com/reference/glaciergirlimages/gg80safereturn-05.jpg
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 10:12:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/21/2006 10:13:11 PM EDT by HarrySacz]

Originally Posted By OregonShooter:
Now go back to greenland and get the other P-38s!



That was my plan,but i did not win the lotto on Sat.

ETA,that plane gives my a funny feeling...like when i used to climb the ropes in gym class.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 10:21:27 PM EDT
there is two B-17 there also.

i want a B-17, you know put it in my front yard. yard decoration, i could put it between the donkey pulling a wagon with flowers in it and the mill stone. i am thinking it would easy to mow around.

LOL
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 10:45:31 PM EDT
That plane is so fuckin sexy.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 11:03:27 PM EDT

Originally Posted By deadcat:
That plane is so fuckin sexy.



+1

It looks goofy on the ground, but is pure poetry in the air.
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 3:00:11 AM EDT
Somewhere floating around there is a short clip of them firing the cannon from it into a 55 gal drum but I can't remember which site I saw it on.
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:06:42 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:09:54 AM EDT
So I say we get a group together and go get the remaining .50 cals! I mean hell we can't afford the plane but I can manage to revive a .50!
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:10:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/22/2006 5:17:45 AM EDT by Ring]
video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3316529261715180734&q=ww2+gov
video of a live 20mm HE fired from HER guns after they dug it from the ice!

Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:13:00 AM EDT

Originally Posted By sabre_kc:
White rectangles that say "opps".


What kind of opps? Special opps,night opps,day opps,water opps?
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:17:17 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:34:51 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/22/2006 5:40:34 AM EDT by chuck1]

Originally Posted By Ring:
video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3316529261715180734&q=ww2+gov
video of a live 20mm HE fired from HER guns after they dug it from the ice!




Cool, thats the one. Amazing after sitting in the ice that long.

Edited to add those are some great shots of the plane.
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:38:27 AM EDT
Damn

Did you guys see the team that tried to recover a B-29 in Greenland? The AC burned to the ground shortly after they started the engines.
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:41:31 AM EDT

Originally Posted By JIMBEAM:
Damn

Did you guys see the team that tried to recover a B-29 in Greenland? The AC burned to the ground shortly after they started the engines.



I saw that. Very sad espically after all the work they put into it.
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 5:57:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By chuck1:

Originally Posted By JIMBEAM:
Damn

Did you guys see the team that tried to recover a B-29 in Greenland? The AC burned to the ground shortly after they started the engines.



I saw that. Very sad espically after all the work they put into it.




I seriously wanted to cry when that plane caught on fire. A man died out there trying to recover that plane. Very sad.
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 6:03:21 AM EDT
I called my dad, a former AF Crew Chief on B-36, and he was watching it too. He couldn't believe how many chances those guy took (overloading the support AC, not seeking medical attention, rushing the job) to get that aircraft just to have it burn when the APU turned over.

Very sad.



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