WWII P-40 Fighter Plane Found In Sahara Desert

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  1. flyingtiger85

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    I have been trying to keep up with this story also......very interesting. I love those old fighter planes.
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    Nice post thanks
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    It is amazing how that dry, hot desert keeps all those basically metal items in such relatively good shape. Kind of like finding a modern day dinosaur with the skin still on.

    Sand storms can cover and uncover items for decades....or longer.

    Kind of exciting.
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    I'd almost bet that this plane could be restored to fully operational!
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