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Re: Blimps - McCoy

From: GT McCoy <gtmccoy@harborside.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2002 16:41:41 -0700
Fwd Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 03:05:46 -0400
Subject: Re: Blimps - McCoy


 >From: David Acres <dacres@austarnet.com.au>
 >To: <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 00:27:20 +1000
 >Subject: Re: Blimps

 >>From: Jan Aldrich <project1947@earthlink.net>
 >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >>Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 10:23:57 -0400
 >>Subject: Re: Blimps

 >>>From: Paul Novak <nib68@yahoo.com>
 >>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >>>Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 16:07:28 -0700 (PDT)
 >>>Subject: Re: Blimps

 >>>>From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg@snowhill.com>
 >>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >>>>Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 08:02:55 -0500
 >>>>Subject: Re: Blimps

 ><snip>



Hello, all David, Jan,

 >>The Battle of Los Angeles is a very complicated and still
 >>mysterious incident. The comments here so far haven't even
 >>scratched the surface.

<snip>

 >Including a Civillian Plane which was supposedly shot down! From
 >the same Gunners story :

Well, if the Twin Beech (Beech 18, C-45, At-11 et. al.) was shot
down in early 1942, if it was a civilian B-18 this should be
easy to check, as in 1942, there were only a few hundred less
than 250, built  at that point, as civil aircraft.

Also the B-18 was, along with the Lockeeed model 11 & 12, a
popular corporate trasport. However, the flight restrictions
that were in place at the time, would  have made the movements
of civil aircraft difficult at best.

I have never heard of this, and have several sources on the B-18
and look like model 11 & 12. I'll do some checking.

Also, I have flown one, great aircraft. One of those at the
point where real airplanes begin. (along with DeHavilland
Beavers and Otters)

GT McCoy



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