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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:31 pm
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I'm posting this here since it's not really the right subject on the AFV or Artillery thread and I think there are some of you who might appreciate her rarity. I didn't know any were left.



"Birth Control" Laughing , obviously before the pre-PC Army.

I have a few more images besides these.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:36 pm
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Joe,
I'd sure like to see you pics. I'm aware that guns-a-go-go had only four ships. At least one crashed (in air or on-ground), one was destroyed by mortar fire, and the other a shoot-down, IIRC.

GAGG has their own website...

gunsagogo.org/

I think you have my new email by now. If not PM, as I moved four months ago.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 11:19 pm
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Thank you for posting Joe, much appreciated Smile
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'Scuse my ignorance, but isn't "VERTOL" what heliowhackers do naturally anyway?

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:53 am
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'Scuse my ignorance, but isn't "VERTOL" what heliowhackers do naturally anyway?


part of the corporate name Shades Wink

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:59 pm
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Ahh, ta.
Dealt with Boeing for many years and never heard of them referred to with that extension.
Although it was for the more commercial side I guess.
747's and such.

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The old Piaseki Helicopter Company (builder of the CH21 'Flying Banana') became teh Vertol company which became Boeing Vertol

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...ft_Systems

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Interesting shots, and background on #149:

www.vhpamuseum.org/det...vdet.shtml
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since the original photos have been deleted or removed, heres a short video of CH-47 reverse take off...


reverse take off

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Well done for finding the thread Slow!
lol
Seen my share of Chin's* as I go by three of their bases and Salisbury Plains fairly regular.
Hope that guy's got a rear view mirror.

(*Chinooks - not what keeps Piney's jaw from flappin' down onto his chest. Smile )

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 6:05 am
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Thanks all, great vids and reading... Wink
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:54 am
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Surprisingly, there are actually a couple of videos on Youtube on "Guns-a-Go-Go"....

The first one seems to focus on "Easy Money".

www.youtube.com/watch?...re=related

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cB-6BSHJws
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Great vids Doug...
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