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A slow news night, so: FIL and me in go cart
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dogbardave    Posted 03-22-2004 at 20:04:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
This is my FIL and myself yesterday as we putted around the place.

He's 88 yrs. old, and was a single engine fighter pilot trainer during WWII and went on to other cool things. (he has 150 hrs in P-51s...whoa!)

Just trying to help him "keep on the edge!"

Be Phlatt    Posted 03-22-2004 at 22:02:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
cool.........looks a young 88!!

Dennis    Posted 03-22-2004 at 20:30:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ask your FIL if he ever heard of a pilot "Robert DeHaven"?

dogbardave    Posted 03-23-2004 at 09:22:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ok. Will do.

He's talked plenty about Richard Bong, who went through the same training as he did...did not know him.

I believe Bong was the Pacific theater's highest ace during WWII. Died in the line of work as a test pilot back in CA.

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