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    "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome and charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime" Mark Twain... so... Carpe the living sh!t out of the Diem

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    "Simple minds discuss people, Average minds discuss things, and Great minds discuss ideas".

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    "Simple minds discuss people, Average minds discuss things, and Great minds discuss ideas".

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    "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome and charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime" Mark Twain... so... Carpe the living sh!t out of the Diem

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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by purri View Post
    Poor man's Antonov
    With 8 engines, the B36 was a pricey beast and not for poor men. Antonov is a monster freight hauler. B36 was a first attempt at a long range nuclear bomber as well as the loudest thing ever to take the air. It shook the ground under the flight path.
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    The B36 actually had 10 engines- 4 jet and 6 piston.
    I bet the TU 95, with those contraprops running at supersonic tip speeds was a darn sight noisier than the B36.

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    The only one fetching an airplane is #2. Unless he's already fetched it and is now returning it? The rest are just aircraft not fetching aircraft.
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    just for you sailor

    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sailor View Post
    The only one fetching an airplane is #2. Unless he's already fetched it and is now returning it? The rest are just aircraft not fetching aircraft.
    at the risk of thread drift. . .

    fetch·ing
    ˈfeCHiNG/
    adjective

    • attractive.
      [COLOR=#878787 !important]"a fetching little garment of pink satin"







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    Snakes covering Dustoff

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    Quote Originally Posted by birlinn View Post
    The B36 actually had 10 engines- 4 jet and 6 piston.
    I bet the TU 95, with those contraprops running at supersonic tip speeds was a darn sight noisier than the B36.
    Yeah, I know that but had a senior moment. I was in San Diego in 1949 or 1950 when a B36 took off and flew overhead. It was really loud but have heard that the Bear was the noisiest plane flying. Did some planes have swept blade props to reduce the shock wave of exceeding Mach 1? I think the B36 did not start off with those jet engines but poor performance dictated their addition.
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    Imagine the wiring in a B-36!
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    A service involved changing 336 spark plugs!
    I read that firing the defensive cannons usually produced enough vibration to blow the bomb-bay light bulbs.

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    Love this one, I was an AH-1 crewchief in the 70's
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    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    F16 refuels over Baghdad.jpg F16 refuels over Baghdad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    I once read a description of the Goblin "looking more like a fairground ride than a fighter"
    I wouldn't like to have taken on a Mig 15 with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by birlinn View Post
    A service involved changing 336 spark plugs!
    I read that firing the defensive cannons usually produced enough vibration to blow the bomb-bay light bulbs.
    spark plugs mention prominently in the third report down.

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    Covering Dustoff was my favorite of many missions.

    RonP, where did you serve? Which units?

    I flew Cobras almost my entire career. Out of flight school, I flew with Blue Max, B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery Regiment, Aerial Rocket Artillery, 1st Cav, then Playboys/Raiders, 334th Aerial Weapons Company, 1st Aviation Brigade in Vietnam, 70-71.

    In Korea, 74-75, Outriders, A Company, 2nd Aviation Battalion, 2nd Infantry Div then an instructor/adviser to Imperial Iranian Army Aviation, 78-79.
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    Oh! Fetching.

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    After a few rounds of slingloading stuff, you gotta take the slings and gear back to the folks...

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    "Simple minds discuss people, Average minds discuss things, and Great minds discuss ideas".

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    One of my favorites...

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    "Simple minds discuss people, Average minds discuss things, and Great minds discuss ideas".

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    Awesome John, my first duty was with 4th of the 9th 6th Air Cav 75-76 then went to West Germany and crewed a brand new S model With 2nd attack plt, Bravo Co 501st Combat aviation Battallian at Katterbach Army Airfield77-78. I have huge respect for the dustoff guys


    RonP, where did you serve? Which units?

    I flew Cobras almost my entire career. Out of flight school, I flew with Blue Max, B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery Regiment, Aerial Rocket Artillery, 1st Cav, then Playboys/Raiders, 334th Aerial Weapons Company, 1st Aviation Brigade in Vietnam, 70-71.

    In Korea, 74-75, Outriders, A Company, 2nd Aviation Battalion, 2nd Infantry Div then an instructor/adviser to Imperial Iranian Army Aviation, 78-79.[/QUOTE]
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    Saw the Gobblin fly off and return onto the mother AC at an all-service air show at Wright Patterson in the mid 1950's. Saw the two tail-standing interceptors (Grumman and N American? or was the delta one a Convair?) Lots of other neat stuff, too; a flight of F-86's breaking the sound barrier in a formation dive, the F-100, the Blue angles flying Grumman Panthers, the Thunderbirds in F-84's, a brand new Cessna C-185 (or was it an C-190?) high wing w/o struts & radial engine. a Republic Sea Bee,

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    C-190 had the radial, C-185 had an o-470 or o-520 or something like that.

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