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      Oh no, I didn't see that bit of news :(

      Oh no, I didn't see that bit of news :(
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      Ack. USS Indianapolis. How many people nowadays...

      Ack. USS Indianapolis. How many people nowadays even connect the two? Not nearly enough, anymore.
    3. Originally Posted by Geekengineer Every angle...

      Originally Posted by Geekengineer
      Every angle to this thing really sucks.

      I feel pain for the families. In 1983, I was 10, and I thought we were going to war because of what the (&*^%*& Russians...
    4. Every angle to this thing really sucks. I feel...

      Every angle to this thing really sucks.

      I feel pain for the families. In 1983, I was 10, and I thought we were going to war because of what the (&*^%*& Russians did to KAL 007. In fact, I...
    5. Thread is TLDR I grew up in Denver, and my...

      Thread is TLDR

      I grew up in Denver, and my next door neighbors owned two pit bulls. One was white, named "Coke" - I was a kid, and didn't know the twats named it that because of cocaine.
      ...
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      Spitfire/Merlin pr0n

      "How to take the engine out of a Spitfire."

      Tasty pics in this!

      http://grrc.goodwood.com/road/news/gallery-spitfire-surgery#/0
    7. OBIN IS A SHILL HE'S MAKING ME THINK ABOUT STUFF...

      OBIN IS A SHILL HE'S MAKING ME THINK ABOUT STUFF AND USE MY BRAINZZZZZZZZZ

      But seriously, this is a really effed up situation:

      You've got the one airline in the world you would think that for...
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      You use the term "direct research for the same...

      You use the term "direct research for the same exact results."

      Please understand that for the Apollo program, a whole lot of engineers, physicists, and scientists worked together to get a few...
    9. The Cold War is returning, thanks to China's...

      The Cold War is returning, thanks to China's Pacific island claims and Russia's involvement in the shootdown of MH17.
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      You are so right, it hurts. HURTS, I TELL YOU.

      You are so right, it hurts. HURTS, I TELL YOU.
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      https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/files/images...

      https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/files/images/0051/9250/noyphh_1_.jpg
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      Really well done! Thank you for working on...

      Really well done!

      Thank you for working on getting the reflections pretty close to perfect. I hate seeing renders of civilian airliners with what looks like a flat paint job, as opposed to gloss....
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      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KH-9_Hexagon I...

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KH-9_Hexagon

      I took a look at the map on the NMUSAF website and looked at the Cold War display area.
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      I had the distinct pleasure to see Bob perform at...

      I had the distinct pleasure to see Bob perform at the Maxwell House Rose Festival Airshow at Hillsburrito Airport back in... '88 or '89, can't remember if he was the the inaugural ('88) or the one...
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      pretty awesome landing in the Azores

      Since my flying experience is based on, well, being a passenger for many flights, I think I would have had a slightly different result if I had been at the controls:

      ...
    16. Amazingly, if you print out the photographs and...

      Amazingly, if you print out the photographs and stack them, you can flip from one to the other to make what appears to be a "moving picture."

      Ahem... has anyone been bored enough to gif this set?
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      I worked for a small-ish company that was...

      I worked for a small-ish company that was recently acquired by Boeing for its technological capabilities. It filled a niche that Boeing couldn't.

      Unfortunately, due to a combination of market...
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      I'm from Denver, and I just got laid off from my...

      I'm from Denver, and I just got laid off from my job at Boeing.

      So... can you imagine that I'm rooting for the Broncos?

      Fu_k Boeing! Go Broncos!
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      Scenic set ---> really awesome tool set ...

      Scenic set ---> really awesome tool set

      http://theawesomer.com/photos/2008/12/120508_tool_3.jpg
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      Sorry, Hostile, didn't mean to hijack your...

      Sorry, Hostile, didn't mean to hijack your thread.

      That Nomad is craaaaaazy complicated. As an engineer, I have to applaud the ingenuity of that beast. Wow.

      And I will be happy to post Horten...
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