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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:32 pm 
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I am surprised there are not extant SC-1s.

Are there any surviving Hampdens?

As mentioned already a Stirling.

And on the Japanese side I wish there was an intact B5M Kate and not just pieces.

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 4:13 pm 
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Clifford Bossie wrote:
Are there any surviving Hampdens


Yes

http://warbirdsnews.com/warbird-restora ... ation.html

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 4:42 pm 
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Clifford Bossie wrote:
I am surprised there are not extant SC-1s.

Are there any surviving Hampdens?


The dismembered remains of at least one of the USS Indianapolis's SC-1s were found near the wreck when it was discovered last summer. Of course, as a war grave the Indianapolis is hallowed ground and will (appropriately) remain undisturbed, so the plane will never be recovered. Still, it was a bit of a shock when the video was released. I believe this is the only Seahawk in existence.

As for Hampdens, I believe the one picutred above was recovered in Russia back in the 90s and is undergoing long-term rebuild at the RAF Museum. There's another Hampden at the Canadian Museum of Flight in British Columbia. It was rebuilt from three different wrecks, but I'm not sure how much of it is original material, and how much reproduction.


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:23 pm 
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JFS61 wrote:
Clifford Bossie wrote:
Are there any surviving Hampdens


Yes

http://warbirdsnews.com/warbird-restora ... ation.html

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Do'oh! I should be embarrassed as I sent a link on that airplane to a friend of mine some time back. Obviously I am seniler than I thought I am.

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Did I mention F7U-1....?


Wings of Freedom has an Cutlass currently awaiting restoration

http://wingsoffreedommuseum.org/index.p ... -3-cutlass


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