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When Hollywood Ruled The Skies - Volumes 1 through 4 by Bruce Oriss


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:01 pm 
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ZRX61 wrote:
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I may be reading that wrong, but he appears to be saying the aircraft was in a 90deg bank, while flying straight.

I think I'd triple all his height references and such, but it sounds like a turning stall / spin, but I'm guessing there's video out there somewhere that will clarify.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:57 pm 
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RyanShort1 wrote:
So the news is out on the passenger Vincent Losado, B-17 crewmember


Vincent Losada, 93, of San Antonio. Mr. Losada, a B-17 bombardier, lost his right arm after being hit by flak while returning from his 25th mission in the European Theater.

A few photos of Mr. Losada.

http://www.487thbg.org/Photos/VincentLosada.shtml

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1st Lt Losada, third from left in back row, with the rest of the crew of "The Big Drip Jr".
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Another shot of the crew of "The Big Drip Jr", 1st Lt Vincent Losada second from right in front row.
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I'm thinking it happened like the late Harry Tope crash.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:00 pm 
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What happened with that crash Lynn?

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What happened with that crash Lynn?

He pulled a little too hard in a bank, the plane stalled and went in flat

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Matt Gunsch wrote:
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What happened with that crash Lynn?

He pulled a little too hard in a bank, the plane stalled and went in flat

Seems to be a theme this year.


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