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    B-17

    The air force museum in town just restored the B-17 Memphis bell and the display just opened last week. Earlier in the week they had 3 B-17 and some P-51's doing flyovers but I did not catch those. Today working in the yard there was a B-17 that made a few passes over the house. Of coarse the one time I had my phone I snap a crap picture.

    Pretty darn awesome to see him fly over. Dude was loud. I cant imagine the german's hearing the rumble of hundreds of those on a bombing run. Had to scare the life out of them. Pretty incredible site to say the least. Gonna have to take the kiddo to see it now.

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    Very cool! I remember building models of those when I was a kid.

    How loud do you think it was inside?
    Uh...Google it yourself!

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    Inside the plane or inside my house? You could hear the rumble from inside the house. He did several passes over the house before I was even outside but you could tell what it was. I bet it was deafening inside those planes.

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    Confederate Air Force shows these and B25's at the local airport once a year at an open house and for $400 will give you a short ride.

    Wanna do it myself, but parting with the bucks hurts soooo much. If my dad was still alive I'd spring for him as he was a P51 pilot in WWII and loved old iron.

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