Planes of Fame F8F Bearcat Restoration

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Planes of Fame F8F Bearcat Restoration

Post by awal2049 » Sun May 10, 2020 8:59 pm

The Planes of Fame Museum has flown their newly restored Grumman F8F Bearcat for the first time this past Friday, May 8.

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Post by Nick » Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:55 am

Had an extraordinary opportunity to see the sight of POF newly restored F8F 'Bearcat'. Paint job was excellent, and the overall the pilot flew her like a beauty in the skies, just hearing that CB engine purr during the pre-flight checks was unique sound personally for me to hear. Though to confront this, during the live demonstration, unexpectedly, the pilot had to stay above 2,000 feet and prohibited to descend any further than that designated altitude which resulted a substantial amount of my shots taken during the flight demonstration, quite off of focus on the flying object, didn't come prepared for this type of performance, I was fortunate enough to have seconds worth to capture the prop blur while stationed on the ground after taxing back to the designated area. Below are few photos describing of what my statement clarifies.
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Post by Nick » Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:58 am

Photos of the airworthy Planes Of Fame (POF) F8F 'Bearcat'
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