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Restoring a Military GHTKJ40 aircraft tug

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Chuck Drake
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#1 Posted: 6/27/2010 17:08:11

I am restoring  a Military GHTKJ40 aircraft  tug tug that I bought surplus.  It came in olive drab but I was in the Navy and was thinking of painting it up in federal yellow.  I am told the Navy also used these type of tugs.  I never saw any Harlans in service on my base.  All I saw were united tractors. I used to repaint GSE equipment like this when I was TAD to NAS Lemmore GSE. The question is, should I respect it's past and keep it Olive Drab  or go GSE Yellow. Next  year is the 100th anniversary of Naval Aviation. I am torn.  Thanks  and please comment.

 
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Chuck Drake
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#2 Posted: 6/27/2010 17:27:03

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Chuck Drake
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#3 Posted: 6/27/2010 17:28:55


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Renald Goyette
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#4 Posted: 7/2/2010 20:03:59

Chuck!

 

 Go Navy!

 

Rernnie



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#5 Posted: 7/4/2010 10:54:11

Rernnie,

 

As a proud U.S. Army vet, I just can't help myself....   "Go Army!  Beat Navy!"  

I said that on the PA on one of my flights because we had a bunch of Army soldiers on board heading overseas.  Everyone chuckled except a Navy Academy graduate sitting in first class.  He was not amused at all.

Have a great day!

Ed

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