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Modern Marvels: Runways, Tonight!  
User currently offlineUswyjer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2002 times:

Sorry if this was brought up recently, the search engine isn't working for me. Tonight the History Channel is going to airing the Runways episode of Modern Marvels at 8pm EST. Looks interesting.
-Jeremy

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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1951 times:

If this is the same thing I've seen, and I think it is, it's a very interesting program. It talks about the Space Shuttle runway, it's pretty cool! Thanks for the heads-up, I plan on watching it again.


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User currently offlineVelocityair From United States of America, joined May 2000, 134 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1923 times:

Sounds interesting.

They should have a show about this one though:


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User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1893 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1813 times:

The show following the "Runways" will be on jet engines. I think the F22 was mentioned, but I hope to see something on those monster GE115s and the engines for the SR71.


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User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2233 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1771 times:
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Thanks for the update!


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User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1893 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1681 times:

I forgot to mention that these shows may have been shown before. But, who cares? Enjoy.


Cameras shoot pictures. Guns shoot people. They have the guns.
User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1893 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1611 times:

What an incredible show. Makes me think that if we put our minds to it, we could actually have peace on earth. Let's work together.

Next up. Jet engines.



Cameras shoot pictures. Guns shoot people. They have the guns.
User currently offlineUswyjer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1532 times:

Watched both as I switching back and forth to the Yankees game Smile But I find it really interesting how versatile the P&W J57 was from the U-2, B52, 707, etc...

User currently offlineMD11LuxuryLinr From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1385 posts, RR: 14
Reply 8, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1503 times:

I watched both shows also.. (while I was 'studying' for a final).. I was very surprised at the versatility of the J57 also. I never realized it was hung on so many aircraft.. Modern Marvels has some good programs.. Big grin


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User currently offlineMiamix707 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (10 years 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1386 times:

aahhhh I saw the previews and it had all these images of old aircraft like PA 707s sweet! but i missed it.. I wish they'll show it again.

User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1893 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1238 times:

For those of you who do not have it:

http://www.historychannel.com

You can search, to some extent, when certain shows will be aired. And you can buy just about any episode on video.



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