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Old 11-17-2011, 01:04 PM
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Default an RV-8+a photo+an aviation museum=a story to share

I have a photo from the loop exit point-down took that summer, I'm over my home airport.

Here @LIDT we have a beautiful aviation museum and the director saw my photo and ask me the file.

So now we have an RV-8 doing aerobatic into the Gianni Caproni Aviation Museum in northern Italy.

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Here the pics, in the last one the guy who did the shot (RV8 builder too) :

Trento, northern Italy
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Old 11-17-2011, 01:15 PM
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Default Very nice, Luke!

...Errr, your collar is up during the loop

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Old 11-17-2011, 01:18 PM
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Default Very cool!

That is very cool! That picture was my screensaver for several months in my push to finish the -8. Great inspiration!!!
Congratulations on the recognition and spreading the great news about these RVs!
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Old 11-17-2011, 01:42 PM
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Jaw. On. Floor.


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Old 11-17-2011, 01:50 PM
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Default A room with a view

Now you are larger than life - great shot!
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Old 11-17-2011, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by pierre smith View Post
...Errr, your collar is up during the loop
Outside loop maybe???

Great job, as usual!!!!
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Old 11-17-2011, 03:33 PM
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Default Cool

Shouldn't this also be listed under Hat Sightings?
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Old 11-17-2011, 03:41 PM
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Awesome, but don't let your head get any bigger than in the picture.
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:19 PM
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Default WOW!!!

Now THAT is one cool picture/location combo!

Great job!
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:08 PM
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Great picture and great story!
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