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Old 12-18-2020, 01:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Mike Machat Site.

There used to be a French restaurant out here with an owner who was an AvGeek. They had a private aviation dinner where Mike attended as a special guest. Very nice guy.

As an aside, I tied for first place in a contest to ID different planes from very obscure photos. For instance looking out the window at the shadow on the ground. I remember that one was a Shorts 330.
Flown on: DC-4, DC-6, DC-7C, DC-8 (-10, -30, -40, -50, -63, -70), DC-9 (-15, -30) MD80, MD88, DC-10-10, DC-10-30, B707 (-300, -400) B720, B721, B722, B731, B732, B733, B734, B735, B737, B741, B742, B744, B752, B753, B762, B763, B772, Viscount, Vanguard, BAC 1-11, Convair 340, 440, 580, 990, FH227, Fokker 100, Fokker 28, Electra, L1049G, L1011, BAe 146, Caravelle, Airbus: 319, 320, 321, 300, 340-600. 380-800, EMB 110, HP Jetstream.

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