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 Probably the Best never to see active service?

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PostSubject: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:58 am

I would suggest that the Boeing YL-15 would be a contender. Having read the flight manual for it (and the XL-15) I am very impressed. The US however was introducing helicopters at the time and production was limited to a trial batch. Are there any left today?
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PostSubject: Re: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:15 am

Boeing YL-15 "Scout" (20009)(USA 47-429) is at the Army Aviation Museum, Ft Rucker, AL
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PostSubject: Re: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:18 pm

bilwor wrote:
Boeing YL-15 "Scout" (20009)(USA 47-429) is at the Army Aviation Museum, Ft Rucker, AL
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Thank you Bill. Smile I understand at least some went on to forestry work, so perhaps others remain. Let us hope so.
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PostSubject: Re: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:41 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:41 pm

That'd be a cool bird to see fly again... any projects out there?
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PostSubject: Re: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Sat Jan 10, 2009 2:25 am

I think POF either had one or Yanks had one back in the early 80s.
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PostSubject: Re: Probably the Best never to see active service?   Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:39 pm

Some links:

http://warbirdinformationexchange.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=7104&highlight=yl15
http://warbirdinformationexchange.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=3510&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=15

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