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MiG-3 Restored to Flight
JPTRR
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 02:49 AM UTC
Amazing!
http://englishrussia.com/2014/06/25/ww2-plane-saved-and-restored-from-the-bottom-of-lake/
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 03:10 AM UTC
fred,
Thanks for the link. When you look at the pictures of the wreck that they started with, it's just amazing that they even got it rebuilt to a restored condition, yet alone in an air worthy state.
Joel
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 03:53 AM UTC
Great to see, but man is that article horrible lol.

"invest some money to get it out of the river but then they get a free plane"

"Here they are restoring it, it may take a few months"
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 08:11 AM UTC

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fred,
Thanks for the link. When you look at the pictures of the wreck that they started with, it's just amazing that they even got it rebuilt to a restored condition, yet alone in an air worthy state.
Joel



Especially since the wreck (pictures) they started with was a Yak, not a MiG-3

Doug
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 10:11 AM UTC
[quoteEspecially since the wreck (pictures) they started with was a Yak, not a MiG-3

Doug[/quote]

Yeah, good catch Doug. I thought something looked hinky.
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 11:43 AM UTC
What do you want when they managed to restore it in a few months? So it looks a little different.
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Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014 - 01:08 PM UTC
Tongue firmly out of cheek, it's most likely that the MiG was in the workshop long before the Yak was pulled out of the lake.