Historic Flight’s B-25D Grumpy

Historic Flight's B-25D Mitchell "Grumpy"
Historic Flight’s B-25D Mitchell “Grumpy”

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This past weekend the Historic Flight Foundation, an aircraft museum at Paine Field in Mukilteo Washington, sponsored a great event to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.  The event included flights by a number of  restored World War II aircraft, including the museum’s North American B-25D Mitchell bomber “Grumpy.”  The photo above was shot from the museum grounds (the museum is located very close to the Paine Field runway) as Grumpy took off for a flight.  It is a tribute to the unbelievable engineering that went into these aircraft, that more than 70 years later some of them are still flying on a regular basis.

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