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Bob Thompson, wing leader of the Rocky Mountain Wing of the Commerative Air Force, stands in front of a TBM-3E “Avenger.” The authentic WWII plane will fly passengers on valley tours today.



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Bob Thompson, wing leader of the Rocky Mountain Wing of the Commerative Air Force, stands in front of a TBM-3E “Avenger.” The authentic WWII plane will fly passengers on valley tours today.

Gasoline leaked from the nose of the antique World War II era TBM-3E “Avenger” as pilot Bob Thompson hand-cranked the retractable wings into their open position. The work made him…




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