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Old 06-25-2013, 08:39 AM
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Ex-Marine to fly his personal Harrier jet at the Atlantic City Airshow - pressofAtlanticCity.com: Atlantic County News

That title isn't going to garner the newspaper any applause from former Marines (and I hope he actually says something to the reporter/editors); but I'm glad that some entrepreneur has taken the reins and moved forward.
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:09 AM
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I want one.
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:45 AM
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I never would have guessed you could buy a Harrier at the Army/Navy store. Can I get my very own A-10 as well?
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Sata 4000 RP View Post
I never would have guessed you could buy a Harrier at the Army/Navy store. Can I get my very own A-10 as well?

The US at one point banned the resale or ownership of surplus fighters, I think there are a few A-4's, A-6's and maybe even a viper or hornet that got out of the barn before the law was passed, but no more.

This guy bought the harrier from the OK, so the US law doesn't apply apparently. But he couldn't buy or own a surplus US harrier today.
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:02 PM
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Good lord, I wonder what the mx bill runs him annually...
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:01 AM
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Saw that dude fly at OSH a few years ago. LOUD!

Fuel costs? He was taking donations at the end of his routine.
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