Aviation MegaThread!!!!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by EvilGenius, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. No False Enthusiasm

    No False Enthusiasm a quiet adventurer

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    Heyload... I'm glad someone enjoyed our one way rides in 141's...

    Never puked... but turned an inhuman shade of green... was glad to finally be out in the fresh air.

    NFE
  2. BillsR100

    BillsR100 Happy Paleoflatus

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    +1, Great great story.
  3. mfp4073

    mfp4073 Long timer

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    Both the b17 story and the pukin story were GREAT!!!!!

    :clap

    Thanks for sharing!
  4. EVLED

    EVLED Bike riding nutter!

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    <iframe width="853" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/4RVJP8lYX4I" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  5. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    ^^ That locked up my computer pretty tight.
  6. RED CAT

    RED CAT Bumpy Backroader

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    Ruining the sound of beautiful War Birds with someones idea of crap music.
  7. EVLED

    EVLED Bike riding nutter!

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    Have to agree...gonna see the mossy in the flesh early next year. Can't wait!
  8. mfp4073

    mfp4073 Long timer

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    Found that Youtube has all the episodes of black sheep squadron on there.....dont see myself gettin a lot of sleep in the near future!

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/tD1rOiMrNGo?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  9. pilot815

    pilot815 Long timer

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    Cool! I used to watch that show on the History Channel after school when I was younger.

    Sent from my Samsung Note 10.1
  10. I_FLY_LOW

    I_FLY_LOW Long timer

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  11. BillsR100

    BillsR100 Happy Paleoflatus

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    109 years ago today, on December 17th 1903, Orville Wright lay down and flew 120 feet at 10 feet per second on the Wright Flyer


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  12. Heyload

    Heyload Remastered Classic

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    120 feet, 24 feet shorter than the cargo compartment length of a C-5. We've come a long way.

    Thanks for the reminder, Bill!
  13. mfp4073

    mfp4073 Long timer

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    YES! The grandaddy event that made everything else possible!!!
  14. EVLED

    EVLED Bike riding nutter!

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  15. XR650L_Dave

    XR650L_Dave Long timer

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  16. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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    Is there a site that has dates and locations to see the Mosquito fly?

    Thanks.
  17. Old fart

    Old fart Keen AG100 rider

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    On how many levels is this just wrong?
  18. Shadow10

    Shadow10 Been here awhile

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    Quite a few, but the wow factor trumps it all!
  19. EVLED

    EVLED Bike riding nutter!

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  20. chazbird

    chazbird Long timer

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    With the exception A6/F111 sorts of nap of the earth flying I've never understood the allure of ultra low level fixed flying, although AG pilots would be probably the most proficient at it. A friend of mine while flying a Cherokee in the Mojave flew in ground effect trying to beat a major part of the of a strong head wind. It worked until until a meandering tumbleweed lodged onto the leading edge. He couldn't shake it off and hurriedly removed it after landing so's not to obviously incriminate himself.