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downsouth 10-19-2012 11:43 AM

British man set to dig up 140 Spitfires
 
At about 3 mil a plane, not to mention the history, what a find !

http://www.businessinsider.com/one-british-farmer-is-about-to-unearth-140-world-war-ii-spitfires-buried-in-their-original-containers-2012-10

opaww 10-19-2012 07:25 PM

There not P-51 mustangs they are spitfires

Davyboy 10-19-2012 07:39 PM

Wow that,s amazing. This did not even make the news in UK.

orangello 10-19-2012 08:04 PM

I hope somebody has the balls to fly at least one of those!

Anybody else suprised that the Myanmar government went along with the plan?

Davyboy 10-19-2012 08:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by orangello (Post 982746)
I hope somebody has the balls to fly at least one of those!

Anybody else suprised that the Myanmar government went along with the plan?

If you grease enough palms over there you can get most anything done.

opaww 10-19-2012 09:14 PM

Wish I could be part of the team to dig them up

Davyboy 10-19-2012 09:37 PM

You and me both. Look up Burtonwood airbase. I have visited this place in the late 80s the amount of buried kit here is beyond belief

downsouth 10-19-2012 09:43 PM

My bad guys, face palm.

Ok the second most epic prop fighter of the war.

zaitsev44 10-19-2012 09:44 PM

Wow that's amazing!

ScottA 10-19-2012 10:16 PM

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