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Old 03-10-2010, 06:17 AM   #736
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http://www.pimaair.org/

Tour the AMARG Boneyard

The Pima Air & Space Museum offers exclusive bus tours of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), also known as the "Boneyard." The facility is located adjacent to the Museum at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
I'll put that on my list of places to see.
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Old 03-10-2010, 01:32 PM   #737
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Speaking of boneyards, and hydroplanes...
A co-worker sent me this link...
It's all in Russian, but the pics are neat..
http://igor113.livejournal.com/51213.html
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Old 03-10-2010, 03:25 PM   #738
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Fantastic.

Why do they keep these old aircraft?
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Old 03-10-2010, 04:33 PM   #739
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Fantastic.

Why do they keep these old aircraft?
A lot of them are there incase of WWIII. The broken ones are for the Russian satelites to view for proof of compliance with cold war treaties.
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Old 03-10-2010, 04:43 PM   #740
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A lot of them are there incase of WWIII. The broken ones are for the Russian satelites to view for proof of compliance with cold war treaties.
I would have thought that by now they're so obsolete as to be useless.
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Old 03-10-2010, 05:31 PM   #741
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I would have thought that by now they're so obsolete as to be useless.
There's a ton of A-10s, F-16 and F-4s out there.

If the shit really hits the fan we'll use anything we got.
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Old 03-11-2010, 06:07 PM   #742
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Su Su

Last weekend I was in Chandler getting the KRS brake serviced. While waiting I spent an hour with my wife at a small city park waiting by a pond. A screeming P-51 flew by, it was Su Su doing a fly by at Stellar Air Park http://www.stellarairpark.org/ before landing. An awsome site. Today I learned Su Su crashed at Stellar after doing an air show in the east valley.

RIP Su Su and her pilot.

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Old 03-12-2010, 08:31 AM   #743
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I'll put that on my list of places to see.
Allow a lot of time, the museum is awesome on its own.
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Old 03-12-2010, 05:21 PM   #744
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I found this picture of an engine in a Sky Ranger kitplane.

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Old 03-12-2010, 05:25 PM   #745
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I found this picture of an engine in a Sky Ranger kitplane.

Water misted in through the air filters?
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Old 03-12-2010, 07:04 PM   #746
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Water misted in through the air filters?
Crankcase breather setup most likely. Although, I think it should be done after the throttle, so as to take advantage of the vacuum.
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:19 AM   #747
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It's not very often they are both here at the same time....
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:27 AM   #748
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It's not very often they are both here at the same time....
Are they facing each other?
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Old 03-15-2010, 06:40 AM   #749
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Are they facing each other?
No they are actually tail to tail in those shots, with about a 45 deg offset so they don't get jet blasted on start up.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:28 AM   #750
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where would that be?
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