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09-02-2010, 05:01 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Here: ...

Here:

http://www.schneider-cup.com/index.html

The wife says I full of it!! LOL!! She said that we DID go to the FIRST Re-enactment and it WAS a separate event from the float fly - at least the...
09-02-2010, 02:40 AM
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Posted By hillbille

It appears as though my memory is just about as...

It appears as though my memory is just about as bad as it gets!! LOL!! The actual date these races were held looks to be closer to 1990 - and those ARE video (VHS) cameras people are lugging around!!...
09-02-2010, 01:57 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Also I seem to recall that those huge "shoulder"...

Also I seem to recall that those huge "shoulder" camaras were not "video" cams at all but were FILM as in Himat 8 and such of the day. Larger than a 35mm but not a large as a "format" camera.

Just...
09-02-2010, 01:53 AM
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Posted By hillbille

Were the 24 CONSECUTIVE events? I was in Needles,...

Were the 24 CONSECUTIVE events? I was in Needles, CA. working for the old ATSF RR as a welder headquartered at Needles. I departed Needles because of a job change to Barstow in May of 1979. I believe...
09-01-2010, 04:05 PM
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Posted By hillbille

These unfortunately are the last that I have....

These unfortunately are the last that I have. They are all of the race participants in flight. The only other thing I remember is that it seems to me that no planes were lost during this event and...
09-01-2010, 04:02 PM
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Posted By hillbille

I have just a few left. These were mostly shots...

I have just a few left. These were mostly shots taken in the "pits". I can't remember how or why I was allowed in so close to these. I had very little knowledge of the camera - barely knew how to put...
09-01-2010, 03:56 PM
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Posted By hillbille

Here are 7 shots of the Supermarine. The event...

Here are 7 shots of the Supermarine. The event was a pretty big deal back then as entrants came from all over the county. Most came in travel trailers or motor homes as if you check the pictures you...
09-01-2010, 03:48 PM
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Posted By hillbille

I posted quite a few of the ones I had back in...

I posted quite a few of the ones I had back in 2008 when I first discovered them and that was when I had scanned them. I unfortunately did not find the negatives so having them done professionally is...
09-01-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,325
Posted By hillbille

Would anyone be interested in pictures from the...

Would anyone be interested in pictures from the "First" Lake Havasu float fly? I believe there was a scheduled re-enactment of the Schneider Cup Race for the event. I was there. I am not sure of the...
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