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heng44
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posted 04-20-2013 01:52 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
 photo 443_19700611_ECN-2422_zps784e10f9.jpg

The three sons of Air Force pilot Pete Hoag pose in front of the HL-10 lifting body after their father flew the craft to Mach 0.7 on June 11, 1970.

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alanh_7
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posted 04-20-2013 07:42 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for alanh_7   Click Here to Email alanh_7     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That's a great 'family' photo. I always liked the Hl 10. It was my favorite of the lifting bodies. I only wish they had found a more sheltered location for it after its retirement than a gate guard at Edwards.

randy
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posted 04-20-2013 12:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for randy   Click Here to Email randy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
They have some big shoes (helmets?) to fill!

mikepf
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posted 04-20-2013 01:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mikepf   Click Here to Email mikepf     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Am I the only one who automatically looks for the "Like" button after seeing your photos?

heng44
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posted 04-21-2013 01:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Happens to me too sometimes.

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