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    1. To me, that means he was not actually completely...

      To me, that means he was not actually completely and fully secured in his seat. His harness was loose enough that -1g would cause him to float enough for him to feel the need to reposition himself? ...
    2. I go back and forth on this, but you're right -...

      I go back and forth on this, but you're right - is it better to have a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sit in a glass box in someone's garage, or race the hell out of it, wreck it, fix it, and race it again. I...
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      I will have to softly disagree with your...

      I will have to softly disagree with your disagreement there. From a design standpoint, there were far too many compromises made to make it an airplane that can take off like a helicopter. As a...
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      From...

      From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America-class_amphibious_assault_ship

      "In January 2014, the U.S. Navy began taking measures on America in order to reduce damage from excessive heat given off by...
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      The SR-71 is an airplane, so yes, one has...

      The SR-71 is an airplane, so yes, one has crashed.

      In fact, more than one.

      http://www.sr-71.org/blackbird/losses.php
      ...
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      I am going to make my kids (15 and 10) watch "The...

      I am going to make my kids (15 and 10) watch "The Right Stuff" right now.
    7. Unfortunately, due to the lack of sound-carrying...

      Unfortunately, due to the lack of sound-carrying atmosphere, drifting in an Apollo module would be kind of boring because...

      IN SPACE, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SKREEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
    8. That's why Gnats were so awesome in Hot Shots!...

      That's why Gnats were so awesome in Hot Shots!

      http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f280/markknapp/20161116_112350_resized.jpg
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      F5D Skylancer!!!

      F5D Skylancer!!!
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      Agreed. The design is very hodge-podge in my...

      Agreed. The design is very hodge-podge in my opinion. I think the Chinese "engineers" picked through all of the data they've either stolen outright, purchased from Bill Clinton, or had handed to...
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      J-20 "stealth" "fighter" unveiled

      So, yeah, a couple of J-20s did a brief fly-by at the big Chinese airshow today. Probably had to land immediately for complete engine teardown and rebuild.

      Not trying to sound too gung-ho 'Murica...
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      http://i401.photobucket.com/albums/pp98/Geekengine...

      http://i401.photobucket.com/albums/pp98/Geekengineer/Rain%20X%20Goose%20Gut%20Repellant.png
    13. All excellent choices, Gern. I especially love...

      All excellent choices, Gern. I especially love the design of the Bugatti... and I am very sad that someone died pursuing their dream of making it fly :(

      Now for some more of my own personal...
    14. Agreed. The Valkyrie is... interesting... but I...

      Agreed. The Valkyrie is... interesting... but I think *this* is the one he meant ;)

      https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/e1/a6/e2/e1a6e20c18784ce963e879640761d294.jpg
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      Gern, not to nitpick, but the "save" that...

      Gern, not to nitpick, but the "save" that Armstrong performed was for Gemini 8, when he stopped the spacecraft from its rapid roll/spin.
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      Yeah, I thought that was pretty cool. The...

      Yeah, I thought that was pretty cool. The picture I attached was from Google maps 3D view.

      The USS Intrepid also appears in silhouette. Cool stuff.

      Oh, and Edwards AFB has a bit more in the...
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      Don't forget the USS Midway here in San Diego!!!...

      Don't forget the USS Midway here in San Diego!!!

      http://www.midway.org/

      http://i401.photobucket.com/albums/pp98/Geekengineer/USS%20Midway.png
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      sad day for the U-2 community

      http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/09/22/air-force-identifies-pilot-who-died-in-california-u-2-crash.html
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      While the event totally sucked, I thought it was...

      While the event totally sucked, I thought it was interesting that the upper stage and cargo stayed attached to the tower even after everything blew to wee little bits. Then it came crashing down and...
    20. "I come to you with what may be the preeminent...

      "I come to you with what may be the preeminent discovery of the 20th century, the possibility of extra-solar life, and I get ****-canned for it?"

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