If the 990 was an Airplane...?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Mybrainheadache, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. Mybrainheadache

    Mybrainheadache Adventurer

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    The older I have gotten...the more motorcycling reminds me of piloting....on the ground....although...I am not a Pilot...I have been in an around alot of aviation....what IS the aviation equivalent to the 990 ?
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  2. alongat

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    F4 Phantom :)

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  3. alongat

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    Huey Cobra? :)
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    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    This is what I thought of the very first time I laid eyes on a 950. Something about all the sharp angles that KTM is known for:

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    Only Orange one I could find but you get the idea.
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  8. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest"

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    Hey, this seems to fit:

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  9. Mybrainheadache

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    cool pix...to me...a P-51...raw...not sophisticated....requires attention during throttle up....and makes me fucking smile : )
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    X-Bow...yummy piece of engineering - what's funny to me is that it uses the same exact gauge cluster for a dashboard as my RC8R. How's that for efficient use of parts-bin products :)

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  11. OldDog

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    Except theres nothing stealthy about them when they have a pair of Akro's fitted :D But yeah first time I saw one I thought the same, a cross between a stealth fighter and Robby the Robot.
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    RC8-origami bike
    Stealth fighter-origami airplane....
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  13. Bowser

    Bowser Been here awhile

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    990 adventure = A10 Thunderbolt (if jet age)
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    +1 First one that came to mind

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    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

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    Austrian made (well, german, let's say it was the same :D), scary and fast, it has to be this

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    And it's only flaw was that it wouldn't go very far on a tank of gas, so even more appropriate. :rofl
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  17. Mr_Snips

    Mr_Snips Husky BRAAAAAAAAP!

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    A10's kick ass...personal experience when those come out everyone on the other side goes the fuck inside...absolutely awesome to have close air support with those on station.
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  18. Mosseltje

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    I vote for the Dornier Do X.
    Big, massive, enough power and able to go everywhere.

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  19. dogsslober

    dogsslober No neck tie, Ti neck

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    Is a air plane at times[​IMG]
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