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X-Plane Fan
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posted 08-14-2011 02:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for X-Plane Fan     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
On Saturday, August 13, the Lancaster, CA JetHawks held their annual aerospace appreciation night with this year's honoree being Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise.

Events included an F-18 flyover, Haise throwing out the first pitch and free bobblehead dolls for the first 1,500 people through the gate.

Events also included a salute the the space shuttle ALT program with ALT pilots Haise and Fullerton and SCA pilots Fitz Fulton and Tom McMurtry.

All in all it was quite the fun night.

albatron
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posted 08-14-2011 06:31 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for albatron   Click Here to Email albatron     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
GREAT pics - thanks! And really great to see Gordo out as well.

capoetc
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posted 08-16-2011 01:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for capoetc   Click Here to Email capoetc     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sounds like a great time, and a nice tribute as well.

It is nice to see Gordon Fullerton out and about.

Aztecdoug
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posted 08-16-2011 03:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Aztecdoug   Click Here to Email Aztecdoug     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I echo the above comments at how wonderful it is to see Gordo out at the ballgame. Thanks for the pics.

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