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Boeing’s C-97 Stratofreighter return to flight
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Rick
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:46 am    Post subject: Boeing’s C-97 Stratofreighter return to flight Reply with quote

Information and video can be found on this page:

http://www.avgeekery.com/watch-rare-c-97-stratofreighter-takes-skies-15-year-restoration/

Cool

RJ


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting to see "Pan Am Clipper" started and taking off.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
There are 19 KC97 tankers of which 2 are potentially airworthy, and there are also 5 of the Super Guppy conversions are still about, 1 of which is piston engined the others are the turboprop version, one of which is still operational with NASA;
and there are 4 other C97s on static display
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