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p-planepull1-061709.jpgMembers of the Plane Janes team dig in and pull during the Jet Plane Pull at the Portland Jetport on June 13, all to raise money for the local Multiple Sclerosis chapter. Twelve teams of 20 competed in the event, using brute strength to pull a FedEx Boeing 737 jet 12 feet in as short a time as possible. (Rich Obrey photo)
p-planepull2-061709.jpgSkip Freeman of Westbrook puts his back, and everything else he’s got, into it to help his Time-Warner Cable team win this year’s Jet Plane Pull at the Portland Jetport. Time-Warner sent five teams to the event, all to raise money for the local Multiple Sclerosis chapter. Twelve teams of 20 competed in the event, using brute strength to pull a FedEx Boeing 737 jet 12 feet in as short a time as possible. (Rich Obrey photo)
p-planepull3-061709.jpgAn A-10 Thunderbolt II jet, also called a “Warthog,” makes a high-speed, low-altitude pass over the runway at the Portland Jetport on June 12. The jet was one of two that flew in for last weekend’s annual transportation show called “Roads, Rail, Runways & Rudders.” (Rich Obrey photo)

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