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Old 04-14-2009, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Dangling from a mooses antlers
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That happened on the Casadepaga River outside of Nome in 1985. I knew we were gonna crash once the pilot didn't make that bend in river. He was trying to land on a gravel bar but he was just going to fast. Strange thing is your hanging upside down and what do you do next? The buckle, unbuckle the buckle!! Then gravity does the rest.
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Old 04-14-2009, 12:41 PM
 
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Hence forth, Stiffnecked! Now we know how he got his handle!
That would do it!
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Old 04-14-2009, 07:45 PM
 
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Warpt do you have any pics of the Grumman Goose?
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Old 04-14-2009, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Palmer
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Keep the plane pictures coming. I sold my champ in 1980 and haven't had one since...but I sure miss it. I was only in one real wreck, It was in Tyonek, I was just a little kid, the plane was a Norseman.

I don't think I have one of my plane photos on this computer...but I'll look.
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Old 04-14-2009, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
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Keep the plane pictures coming. I sold my champ in 1980 and haven't had one since...but I sure miss it. I was only in one real wreck, It was in Tyonek, I was just a little kid, the plane was a Norseman.

I don't think I have one of my plane photos on this computer...but I'll look.
Champ is a good bird, did you know that America Champion Aircraft is building them again in the new sport aircraft catagory.

If you google your old N number under images, you may find it on the net if it is still airworthy.
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:12 PM
 
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Obviously not the most exciting of photos, but I'm sure many of us have probably spent more time on these two planes (N764AS & N768AS) than any other in the state - I know I have! I've got seat 16F in both planes nicely broken in to my posterior!

764 at ANC
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/oo224/Bears_On_Ice/0812_Dalton_101.jpg (broken link)


768 at Deadhorse
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/oo224/Bears_On_Ice/0809_Pipeline_008.jpg (broken link)
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:18 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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It's been here a few times.



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Old 04-14-2009, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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2008 Airmen's Show, Fedex building.











Sweet F-22!








Sherpa.
















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Old 04-14-2009, 09:26 PM
 
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A few times now I've flown into ANC and the 747 Dreamlifter has been there, but I keeping forgetting to snap a picture.

Boeing 747 Large Cargo Freighter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Haines, AK
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