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Old Jul 04, 2009, 09:59 PM
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Broome County Airshow, Binghamton Ny

Well its not often that you can see the Blue Angels twice in less than a week, but I can happily say that I have. Incredible Show in binghamton Once again. Had a great convo with Matt Chapman before his flight, and he is amazing with rc, and even more amazing with Full scale. He actually did a rolling harrier!!!! Coupled with this, the Mx-2, an extra, Pitts s2s, B-25, Harrier Demo, F-16 West, demo team, Golden knights, 3rd Strike Wing Walking, Rob Holland Matt Chapmnm Jack Knutson, the L-29 flown by Don Bailey who is 78 yrs old!!!! I was in heaven again! BEST OF ALL, we got a Fat Albert Jato Takeoff on The 4th of July!!!! WOOOOOOT! Flood incoming, I had my Gf, and she managed to take over 100 pictures with a small Digi, while I was again using the slr, over 550 total pictures, I have one thing to say! INCOMING!!!!!!!!
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Old Jul 05, 2009, 11:39 AM
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I've still got family in Johnson City and I grew up in Endicott. Great to see some picts of that show. I remember going many years ago and it was great.

Thanks for the picts.
Bill in colorado
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Old Jul 05, 2009, 04:14 PM
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OMG! What fantastic pictures. A wonderful collection of rare aircraft was at this airshow. I wish I could have been there. I didn't know that the movie version of the "Memphis Belle" was still flying around to airshows, and the pictures of the US Airways Express Dash 8 100 brought back a lot of memories. (I used to work on them as an A&P for Piedmont here in Jacksonville Florida until they closed the base here)
Also, I have the Great Planes version of Matt Chapmans' Cap 580 that I flew only this morning.

Thanks for posting these!

Bill

PS: I was born in Albany, NY, but have not lived there since 1970.
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Old Jul 05, 2009, 06:32 PM
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Awesome Pix!! Thanks for sharing your day with us!! I can't count how many times I've been in that CH-46!!!

Thanks!

Dave

EDIT: Former Dutchess County resident.
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Old Jul 05, 2009, 07:14 PM
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Al, I wish I knew you were here. I was at the show Sat. with a flying buddy and Sun. with familly.
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Old Jul 05, 2009, 09:11 PM
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great pics, i didnt get a chance to bring my camera a buddy of mine and i were working the flight line. we are in jim carrs pic of robs mx2. had a nice front row seat out between the harriers and stearman
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Old Jul 05, 2009, 09:43 PM
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"Where we ya sitting Sat, Jim, me and the GF were directly in front of where the harrier, and the f-16s were."

We were not too far from you, just left of "show center" probably 50 feet back from the flightline.
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