I heard it. The unmistakable sound of the 12 cylinder in-line engine of a World War II fighter caught my attention from inside the store where I was making a pick-up.
But first.....I was going across the highway to the Sonoma, California airport and see my airplane, then I could go back to work and deliver what I had just obtained.
It's a funky little strip with some funky ancient aircraft parked around, some of what made aviation back when.
There were no gates so I ended up weaving my way between hangers until I rounded the corner of the last hanger and.........
It was like driving into the past.
PAPPY's PLANE! The P-40 my dad flew against the Japanese in the Aleutian Islands
The business end
The 'kill button' in a fighter pilot's office.
Where did I end up?
I use and talk about, but don't sell Amsoil.
Who is shatto?
06 4.7 Tundra replaced a 98 Dakota 3.9.
623,000 miles on original engine and transmission, using Amsoil by-pass filters and lubrication.
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Retired Pro-Hunter featured in; 'African Hunter', by James R. Mellon III. and listed in; Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game.
When I saw the title of this thread I though of Pappy Boyington's plane, the Corsair, which is also one of my favorites due in part to a TV show from my childhood called 'Ba Ba Blacksheep'.