Trip To The Yankee Air Museum And Other Pictures  (August 6, 2003)


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The first place we went is to the Yankee Air Museum in Ypsilanti.  The entrance ...

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... Devrim with an exhibit about women's uniform styles in the military ...

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... an electronic warfare station in a WWII plane ...

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... in the main hanger ...

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... again in the main hanger ... behind Devrim is a restored WWII B-25 Mitchell bomber ...

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... Devrim preparing for her first combat mission ... seriously, this is the cockpit from an F-4, I believe ...

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... an OV-10B they had ...

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... another airplane ...

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I took these two pictures because they had names of pilots on them.  Since the plane were presumably taken out of service in the '70s, I would guess that Lieutenant Jake "Cool Hand" Grafton and Colonel Tom "T.C." Cedel are senior citizens by now.  I would be interested in finding out where these individuals are now.  Regrettably, there is a third name I can't read ...

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Other planes at the museum, including Devrim under the wing of a B-52 ...

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At Metro Beach ...

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... at the Ford-Wyoming drive-in movie complex ...

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... Devrim's apartment ...

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... some cool stickers we got for $3 from a machine at an amusement center on Ecorse Road ...

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