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1:32 "Smirnoff" F8F-2 Bearcat
"Smirnoff" F8F-2 Bearcat

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Product Code: 32-F8F-3

Mira Slovak flew this all white F8F-2 Bearcat to victory in the very first Reno unlimited race in 1964.  Mira Slovak defected from Czechoslovakia on March 23rd 1953 as a CSA Airlines captain flying his C-47 to freedom in West Germany.  Living in the US, Mira made his living as a crop duster, then went on to race unlimited hydroplanes before being asked to fly this Bearcat owned by Bill Stead in the very first Reno air races.
Interview with Mira Slovak

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