Flying Tanks Day shows off collection's 'heavyweights'

Oct 12, 2016
Joe Kunzler

The Flying Heritage Collection’s Soviet T-34 smokes up the track during Flying Tanks Day on Sept. 17.

This year’s event held at Paine Field featured the collection's "heavyweights": the Ilyushin IL-2M3 Shturmovik, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang and the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt in the air, and the Soviet T-34 and the Scud SS-1A on the ground.

Comments (3)
Posted by: Joe Kunzler | Oct 14, 2016 23:03

Thanks for running my photo!  I am happy to share my Flying Heritage Collection photos with you!

 

BTW, it wasn't a Scunner but a R-11M WITH 8U218 TEL (SS-1B SCUD-A) BALLISTIC MISSILE SYSTEM.



Posted by: Joe Kunzler | Oct 14, 2016 23:04

Oh and yes, the tank IS a Soviet T-34...



Posted by: Joe Kunzler | Oct 17, 2016 15:08

Thanks Sara for the fix!



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