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RonDickson

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  1. Another of my favorites: Blame the dead horse on the previous owner.
  2. As a former USAF Propeller tech I find this particularly disturbing. The video and controller dialogue was painfull to watch and hear.
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    One of my fond memories from Ubon. A letter from my brother, my biggest fan.
  4. Sonny,,,,,That is Funny!
  5. I can relate to the maintenance guys flying on Blind Bat missions because I was one of them. I was in the Prop shop tdy out of Naha. I flew at least once a month and my last flight was on 56-0477. May 2, 1968 I flew and then rotated back to Naha. I only knew the crew because of that one flight but I will never forget them. On a side note, I came across photos of the recovery process where 0477 was found but can't get back to the link. If anyone has these I would like to see them again. It's an touching process the MIA teams do. Ron
  6. Sonny, i'll remember this joke next time I see a parking ticket. Funny! BTY I'm going to try to email you about a flight we were on together at Ubon on 56-0533. Something I'm working on. thanks Ron
  7. Merry Christmas and wishing you a successful recovery.
  8. Fellow Herks, It's been a long time, but my experience with leaflets is as follows. In 1967 I was a Prop repairmen in Naha, and after some time I was sent to Ubon RTAFB in early 1968 to replace another Airman in support of the 'Blind Bat' flare planes. It was a chance to get some 'Air' time. I flew on every plane that would let me join as an extra crewman. I repaired the planes during the day and flew every night I could. it was exciting for a 21 year old. One plane came through to drop leaflets. My time with that plane was very brief but I did save a couple of leaflets. I'll try to attach them. They are also posted on My photos. Ron
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