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Round Engine Round Up

Discussion in 'Full Scale Discussions' started by WMcNabb, Jun 25, 2016.

   
  1. WMcNabb

    WMcNabb 100cc

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    I flew out (on a smoker) to visit good friends in Idaho Falls for the 5th Annual Round Engine Round Up. Today was the official start, even though a few arrived yesterday.

    The aircraft are exquisite and I wanted to share a few here.

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    First are a few shots of the various round engines....

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    Next, a 1930 Stearman Model 4E.

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    WMcNabb 100cc

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    A 1941 Beechcraft Model D17S "Staggerwing"

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    More Staggerwings

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    A view from the 2nd floor mezzanine....

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    Mr. Dickenson - a homebuilt. Similar in size to the 1930's Howard DGA-6 Mr. Mulligan. Powered by a P&W R-1340 with over 700 hp.

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    WMcNabb 100cc

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    On the Idaho Falls airport is Pacific Fighters. Always a treat to visit their shop.

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    More from Pacific Fighters...

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    Flying out to breakfast this morning...one of the first aircraft to start.

     
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