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Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

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Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby JONLITE06 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:10 pm

Managed to get over to Lakeland for Sun 'n Fun. The big draw was the Mustang Round-Up.......I counted 16 in the end!!
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby warferry » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:11 am

Nice Jon, the MIG-23 the star for me. Shame only 16 P51s out of 30 promised for you.
A show that is getting better on military front at expense of the "Classic- Vintage" machines. Terry
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby Dan D'Air » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:32 am

Great shots of lovely aircraft.
Is somebody preparing Paddyboy?
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby captain scarlet » Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:23 pm

We're not worthy, we're not worthy!!!! :thumb:
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby LTFT5 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:37 am

Hi Jon,
Top quality shooting
Has to be those lovely Mustangs for me.
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby sschofield » Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:25 am

Nice Jon, the MIG-23 the star for me. Shame only 16 P51s out of 30 promised for you.


Anyone know the history of the Mig-23? Looks very interesting!

Also, we had the same issue in 2007 at Columbus, OH with Mustangs - 100+ promised, crappy weather the day before curtailed that, but we still got 77 on the day, which is far and away the most of 1 aircraft type I've ever seen in one place at the same time (OK, apart from AMARC/AMARG, but that doesn't really count!)
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby Nighthawke » Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:54 am

Stuart - I have the Mig as ex Czech A/F serial 3303, now registered as N223ML
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby Tiger 1 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:34 pm

Wow, loving these and paddyboy is going to love the Northrop beauties.

Well done, thanks for sharing :thumb:

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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby paddyboy » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:55 pm

Hi Buddy :P

:Wow: , :Wow: , :Wow: and...... :Wow:

Good job me and SWMBO didn't go to this, as I would either have had a cardiac arrest, gone blind, or both :lol:

Fab pics and fab weather :thumb:

Thanks for posting, and for the pm ;)

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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby thorny1a » Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:32 am

Gorgeous shots of the Mustangs... Perfection! :clap: :D

Weather looks fantastic too, was the P-8 taxiing with the stairs out!?


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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby garyscott » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:54 pm

sschofield wrote:Anyone know the history of the Mig-23? Looks very interesting!


MiG-23ML Flogger-G, year of manufacture 1981, s/n 3303, c/n 0390323303, N223ML. Based at Sarasota Bradenton Airport, Sarasota, Florida. Registered to "MACH-2 INC".
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby JONLITE06 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:43 am

thorny1a wrote:Gorgeous shots of the Mustangs... Perfection! :clap: :D

Weather looks fantastic too, was the P-8 taxiing with the stairs out!?


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Hi Matt......no, they seemed to get the P-8 stuck on the taxiway and weren't quite sure what to do with it!
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Re: Sun 'n Fun 2017- Mustang Round Up!

Postby gramp.t » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:28 am

Great Pics, gorgeous Mustangs, but those F-5s! Now a Quartet of those at Fairford... Daydream believer!
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