2 thoughts on “Restored C-97G Takes To The Skies

  1. I was a flight line mechanic (1960) in a C-97 wing. You haven’t lived until you get up
    At 3:30 AM to pre-heat the engines. When the flight landed gasoline was pumped into the oil tanks before shut down, to dilute the heavy weight oil. After the cold start
    The engines ran at a low rpm for 20 minutes to cook off the fuel. My coldest
    Start was -34F in MSP.

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