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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:

      ...
    3. 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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      Why, thank you! I most certainly did win... my...

      Why, thank you!

      I most certainly did win... my wife is awesome. I'm a really lucky guy.

      Oh, and I expect at least 1,000,000 internetz in my PayPal account by tonight ;)


      P.S. My wife is...
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      We didn't want an expensive "normal" wedding, so...

      We didn't want an expensive "normal" wedding, so we decided to get an officer of the peace or whatever they call 'em these days.

      I called Udvar-Hazy, and they said, "No weddings!". After a few...
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      Awesome. I live just south of Dulles, but...

      Awesome. I live just south of Dulles, but haven't been to the museum since I got married there in early '12.

      I should be a docent there... I talk my wife's ears off about planes all the time.
    11. Pfft.... so easy. I could do that. Once.

      Pfft.... so easy. I could do that. Once.
    12. Corporate and executive transport represents the...

      Corporate and executive transport represents the opposite extreme. Only three accidents,
      none of them fatal, occurred in more than 2.5 million hours. The combined advantages
      of high-end...
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      Oh, I totally forgot to tell you: Right before...

      Oh, I totally forgot to tell you:

      Right before I moved from San Diego to VA, my buddy organized a last-gasp psycho drive. We had 4 black cars and a brown one - my '02 GTI 1.8T, Jared's '99 C5...
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      PKstrategy, On Saturday, me and the wife and...

      PKstrategy,

      On Saturday, me and the wife and kids flew back from SoCal to sh!tty northern VA, where we live (but it sure as fu_k ain't "home").

      The wife was born in San Diego and raised in...
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      That was incredible. Thanks for posting.

      That was incredible.

      Thanks for posting.
    16. That's... awesome. I love this stuff.

      That's... awesome. I love this stuff.
    17. You know I meant any fast movers transitioning to...

      You know I meant any fast movers transitioning to slower aircraft. I know most of our military's inventory consists of non-supersonic thingys.
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      Hey now, a high school buddy of mine flies for...

      Hey now, a high school buddy of mine flies for OANG, and... he was the class clown. Hmmm.

      Plus, the Su-XX's thrust-to-weight ratio is... uh... but their radar's range is... erm... but their...
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      It's only propaganda if it has a hint of beng...

      It's only propaganda if it has a hint of beng false. This, on the other hand, is REAL!

      http://hypervocal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/putin-meteor.jpeg


      But, back to the immediate subject: ...
    20. Ahh... jetdrivr... the William Hung of aviation....

      Ahh... jetdrivr... the William Hung of aviation.


      I'm going to have to go with B3sat16v regarding the individual. Maybe OOOO-A3 had a particularly bad experience with one (1) pilot. That's like...
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