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#262469 - Mon Jul 11 2011 01:56 PM Aviation and Gasoline
Hemibird Offline
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Registered: Sun Oct 30 2005
Loc: Colorado Springs, CO
Came across a photo today that caught my eye. Turns out a company called Mark Hurd Surveys took residence at the Santa Barbara Airport in the 1950s-1960s operating with a half dozen WWII P-38 Lightings.

Thought it would be appropriate to share the photo since the Chevon sign is in the background. I'm sure Hotcidr and DB remember them well since it's in their backyard.

Anyone else have any old aviation and gas photos they care to share.

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#262489 - Mon Jul 11 2011 03:50 PM Re: Aviation and Gasoline [Re: Hemibird]
Hy-Flash 72 Offline
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Registered: Mon May 24 2004
Loc: Waterville,Ohio

That is a P-38L that was converted into F-5G-LO photo recon version. It is at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino,CA

http://www.yanksair.com/Lockheed_F-5G-6-LO.html

Randy


Edited by Hy-Flash 72 (Mon Jul 11 2011 03:51 PM)
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#262507 - Mon Jul 11 2011 05:51 PM Re: Aviation and Gasoline [Re: Hy-Flash 72]
Dick Bennett Offline
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Registered: Wed Oct 25 2000
Loc: Santa Paula, Calif
For awhile the Pregnant Guppies were stationed at SB Airport, haven't seen any there for a few years now.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aero_Spacelines_Pregnant_Guppy
Back in the days [1960's] when Oxnard Air Force Base [in Camarillo] was active, there were times a U-2/SR-71 was stationed there.


Edited by Dick Bennett (Mon Jul 11 2011 05:53 PM)
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#262631 - Tue Jul 12 2011 11:32 AM Re: Aviation and Gasoline [Re: Dick Bennett]
bruzer75 Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 22 2006
Loc: Grants Pass, OR, USA
Love that Chevron and old aircraft too.
Mike

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#263309 - Sun Jul 17 2011 03:29 PM Re: Aviation and Gasoline [Re: Hemibird]
Dave Rowlison Offline
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Registered: Thu Dec 19 2002
Loc: Michigan
1963 Blythe, California; When I was 20 years old, Time flies !! Dave


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