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Old 10-19-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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Default 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

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Old 10-19-2012, 07:25 PM   #2
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There not P-51 mustangs they are spitfires

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

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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?

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

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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

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My bad guys, face palm.

Ok the second most epic prop fighter of the war.

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Wow that's amazing!

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