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Just curious.

 

 

I am not a pilot but it is on my to do list... I am however an 67N honor grad from Ft. Rucker so earned my AC wings.

 

John


Always looking for Wings & Named Air Medals!

Motto: To Collect, Preserve, and Remember!

 

 

 

 

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Hi Dennis,

 

I had a Private Pilots ticket till about 10 years ago and then I was just so darned busy I never had time to fly!!!! I hope to get back current in about 6 years, my daughter will be 8 years old then and I should have a little more time then!

 

 

Cheers

Gary


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"YOU CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MUCH RED WINE, TOO MANY BOOKS, OR TOO MUCH AMMUNITION."

Rudyard Kipling

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You know what they say:

 

those who can't play, coach...those who can't fly, collect....

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You know what they say:

 

those who can't play, coach...those who can't fly, collect....

 

:lol: ....I'm in the same boat... thumbsup.gif


Best regards

Robert

 

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How many wings collectors here are pilots?

I am former civil pilot but am not big collector of the wings. I collect only embroidered WWII era wings and mainly glider pilot ones.

 

Best regards

 

Greg


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I was a pilot in training until I almost killed my instructor.... or should I say he almost killed both of us. Not sure if that counts? :wacko: Anyway, it's nice to be able to walk away from a near death experience. I found that flying with a canopy over my head was much more exiting. I use to find tons of Army Air Force aviation stuff.... still maintain a nice collection of wings.

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The only wings I have in my collection are mine, but I don't think that really counts. I've got my crew chief and pilot wings.

 

I am not a pilot but it is on my to do list... I am however an 67N honor grad from Ft. Rucker so earned my AC wings.

 

John

 

They still turning out 67N's or did you graduate a while ago?


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Time to downsize! I'm selling off a large portion of my collection. Message me for the most up to date list of items.

I have American and foreign; Army, Air Force, and Navy; Span-Am War to current; mostly originals but some reproductions.

 

Always looking for numbered Purple Hearts and Silver Stars. Message me if you have any, maybe we can make a deal.

 

Looking for Purple Heart number 172669.

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I have a commercial certificate, and I am half owner of a Mooney M20E. We are in the process of selling the plane, and I will be looking for an aerobatic plane, probably a Decathlon.

 

I started collecting wings because of my interest in aviation. The expense of flying has caused me to get out of the collecting hobby. Or maybe it's the expense of collecting that has caused this. There are people out there who routinely spend $1000 a month or more buying stuff, and I have no desire to compete with them. I am more interesting in having experiences than accumulating stuff.

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The only wings I have in my collection are mine, but I don't think that really counts. I've got my crew chief and pilot wings.

 

 

 

They still turning out 67N's or did you graduate a while ago?

 

 

1987 :)


Always looking for Wings & Named Air Medals!

Motto: To Collect, Preserve, and Remember!

 

 

 

 

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thumbsup.gif Small wing collection. Master Army Aviator, Airline Transport Pilot.

 

Wow, you went straight to Master?

 

I had to get the slick wings and senior wings before the PX would let me buy the Master Wings... thumbsup.gif

 

But I'm with swag...my collection consists of just three examples.


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Wow, you went straight to Master?

 

I had to get the slick wings and senior wings before the PX would let me buy the Master Wings... thumbsup.gif

 

But I'm with swag...my collection consists of just three examples.

 

 

w00t.gif Wings I've worn? think.gif The three Army levels, two companies uniform wings, (two more didn't wear wings, just suits) and law enforcement wings. pinch.gif I also got a bunch of little pins with wings. Just for not crashing! :lol:

 

The 20 or 30 others are just some old surplus wings I picked up here and there. ;)

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