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Skydiving Magazine

Skydiving Magazine

Ever want to jump out of Sugar Alpha? Well, she’s a lawn ornament these days in Ohio. A group has gotten together a few years to try to get her restored to her old World War colors and tagged with her original name, Lulu Belle.

www.SavingLuluBelle.com

But if you were a skydiver back in the day, you may have run across this ad in Skydiving Magazine:

And here’s a look when the DC-3’s ruled the skydiving scene:

Skydivers dirt dive for a DC3 exit. Sugar Alpha & Mr. Douglas sit proudly in the background. - Thanks to Kim Barden for the photo
Skydivers dirt dive for a DC3 exit. Sugar Alpha & Mr. Douglas sit proudly in the background. – Thanks to Kim Barden for the photo