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TBM-3 Avenger "Doris Mae" thunders down the runway, accelerating to take off speed.THUNDERING AVENGER IITHUNDERING AVENGER IIIGayle Anne, the Capital Wing's L-5 Sentinel accelerating down the runway.Capital Wing pilot Dan Botzer and marshaller Steve Siegmund, apparently photographing me as I photograph them, about to take flight in the L-5 Sentinel, Gayle Ann.With it's large fuselage, wing flaps extended and long slender landing gear, this view of the Avenger might explain why it was nicknamed the Turkey.The TBM Avenger coming in for a landing.

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