75th Birthday Present

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I recently celebrated my 75th birthday. Although I always tell my daughter and son that their presence is presents enough, this year they went together to purchase me a unique gift. There is an historic aircraft museum in nearby Hamilton, Ontario that offers rides in some of their planes for a membership fee. They paid for a 50 minute flight in a WW2 era DC-3 cargo plane. Up here in Canada, these were called the Dakota, so there is a Mopar theme to this. Also known as a C-47 ( '47 was the year I was born ). This museum also has one of the two British Lancaster bombers flying in the world. A 30 minute flight in this beauty costs $3500.00, and is booked up for a year ( or so my kids told me! ).
 

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I recently celebrated my 75th birthday. Although I always tell my daughter and son that their presence is presents enough, this year they went together to purchase me a unique gift. There is an historic aircraft museum in nearby Hamilton, Ontario that offers rides in some of their planes for a membership fee. They paid for a 50 minute flight in a WW2 era DC-3 cargo plane. Up here in Canada, these were called the Dakota, so there is a Mopar theme to this. Also known as a C-47 ( '47 was the year I was born ). This museum also has one of the two British Lancaster bombers flying in the world. A 30 minute flight in this beauty costs $3500.00, and is booked up for a year ( or so my kids told me! ).
What an amazing gift!!!
 

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Cool beans!! I was in the AF and never got to go up in anything that was a military air craft.....just cattle car commercial charter to and from Germany.
 

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