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Subject: [Leica] P 51 Flight time reminder. :-)
From: daniel.ridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Thu May 12 22:44:26 2005
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Fantastic, Ted!

Can't be there. On the 27th I'll be leaving Malawi for Zimbabwe, praying 
that you are in a safer machine than I am.

I used to make those, plastic models, as a little kid. What was it, Revel?


Ted Grant wrote:
> Hi Crew,
> A reminder to all who may or may not want to be on hand in Olympia, 
> Washington, USA
> for my P51 Mustang fighter plane flight, 3 PM on May 27th!!!  :-) The 
> flight is out of the Olympic Flight Museum.
> Hey this is a 76th birthday gift of a life time dream happening!!!!!!!!! 
> :-) I mean it isn't every day a guy get's to actively make it to 76, let 
> alone the opportunity to fly in a WW2 fighter plane he's dreamed of 
> doing since he was a kid. ;-)
> Yep time flies when yer having fun using a Leica and I'll have an M7 
> with a 15mm lens around my neck for the flight, as there sure isn't much 
> to shoot inside a cockpit with anything longer. ;-) So this is an 
> opportunity for a sort of LUG meet and greet and some action to boot! :-)
> I know there are some LUG members who committed to be there, Simon 
> Jessurun of Amsterdam has been trying to work around his 747 flight 
> schedule to be there, as well as some from the North West US. So it 
> could be an interesting gathering and celebration later. :-)
> Hope to meet and hand shake a few of the crew. Like this is 2 weeks 
> tomorrow mark your calendars.! :-)  "Off we go into the wild blue".... 
> well you know the rest of the lines. ;-)
> ted
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