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by rampkontroler
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1995
Views: 335548

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

Thanks so much wjcandee...much appreciated!

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by rampkontroler
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1995
Views: 335548

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

Does anyone know which aircraft operated ATI 3022 ONT-ABE today, 4/8/17 Thanks.

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by rampkontroler
Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway
Replies: 254
Views: 91081

RE: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway

A terrible tragedy lessened only slightly by the fact that it wasn't full of passengers. My heart goes out to all affected by this, and I hope the investigation answers all the questions raised as to why. One weird observation I had was the lack of any kind of noise from the driver of the car. I gue...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprop Resurgence In The US?
Replies: 102
Views: 18318

RE: Turboprop Resurgence In The US?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#75" class="quote">Reply 75</a>):<br/><i>Another big difference is the prop...

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by rampkontroler
Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprop Resurgence In The US?
Replies: 102
Views: 18318

RE: Turboprop Resurgence In The US?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/columba" class="quote" target="_blank">columba</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>A new build aircraft in the size of the Lo...

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by rampkontroler
Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Does A Stranded Plane Get Back On The Tarmac?
Replies: 25
Views: 7977

RE: How Does A Stranded Plane Get Back On The Tarmac?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YokoTsuno" class="quote" target="_blank">YokoTsuno</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>I learned from the Bombardier manual t...

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by rampkontroler
Sun Nov 06, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Does A Stranded Plane Get Back On The Tarmac?
Replies: 25
Views: 7977

RE: How Does A Stranded Plane Get Back On The Tarmac?

Sometimes it takes a couple of heavy duty tow trucks and some rope!:

http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=19219

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by rampkontroler
Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airport Departure Information
Replies: 0
Views: 1732

US Airport Departure Information

Hi All, I'm trying to find stats for US airports broken down by number of daily departures per airline. I'm not looking for emplanements or anything like that, just the number of daily departures by the hub carrier. For example, I have <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The ...

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by rampkontroler
Tue Oct 25, 2011 4:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Ramp Towers Across The USA
Replies: 27
Views: 9550

RE: Airline Ramp Towers Across The USA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/atct" class="quote" target="_blank">atct</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Ah forgot about them. Did Commutair ever move ou...

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by rampkontroler
Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Ramp Towers Across The USA
Replies: 27
Views: 9550

RE: Airline Ramp Towers Across The USA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/atct" class="quote" target="_blank">atct</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>The D tower at <acronym title="Cleveland - Hopki...

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by rampkontroler
Mon Sep 19, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reno Air Race Crash
Replies: 170
Views: 48855

RE: Reno Air Race Crash

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/XFSUgimpLB41X" class="quote" target="_blank">XFSUgimpLB41X</a> (<a href="#113" class="quote">Reply 113</a>):<br/><i>After slamming into that man...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airports That Were Visited By Concorde
Replies: 95
Views: 23145

RE: US Airports That Were Visited By Concorde

It did make it to Cleveland on at least two occasions, once in 1985 when it was here on a charter: <a href="http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=17663" target="_blank">http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=17663</a> <a href="http://www.opshots.net/galle...

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by rampkontroler
Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?
Replies: 18
Views: 7524

RE: 757-200 Still Active With Saudi Arabian Airlines?

On a side note...although configured as a medical ship, <acronym title="SAT Sakhalin Airlines (Russian Federation)">HZ</acronym>-HMED is a 757 painted in standard Saudi Arabian Airlines colors. It was still active as of last year, does anyone know if it's still with them? <a href="http://www.opshots...

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by rampkontroler
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: World Airliner Fleet News Magazine, Any Updates?
Replies: 8
Views: 15568

RE: World Airliner Fleet News Magazine, Any Updates?

The last issue I received was number 270 (Feb. 2011.) I can't find out anything anywhere else either...

Has anyone heard anything since?

Such a shame...I've been getting it since '92, and was glad that they weathered the previous storm, but this silence is making me wonder?

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by rampkontroler
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Yep...that's the one! That's one heck of a workhorse of a plane.

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by rampkontroler
Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Uh oh...I may have been hasty on that...I'm beginning to look more favorably upon a certain large biplane!

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by rampkontroler
Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Fieseler Fi 156 Storch!!

Can't add one yet...

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fieseler_Fi_156,_S_14.jpg

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by rampkontroler
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Oh maaannn...I was just starting a search on this but I do believe that you nailed it! Nice work!

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by rampkontroler
Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Okay...since this was a bit tough I'll give it away. 474218, you got it in there, but you picked the wrong one...it's a B-24. Here's where I got it: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/radicalretinoscopy/4891389586/" target="_blank">http://www.flickr.com/photos/radicalretinoscopy/4891389586/</a>

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by rampkontroler
Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oly720man" class="quote" target="_blank">oly720man</a> (<a href="#162" class="quote">Reply 162</a>):<br/><i>Quoting rampkontroler (Reply 160): N...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

No, not P-40. This one may be too tough, so I'll give hints...

-multi engine

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by rampkontroler
Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Okay...I managed to find one! Give this one a shot... <center><table align="center" border="0" width="642" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=4219&filename=phpQYcBFf.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/4219/phpQYcBFf.jpeg" width="640" he...

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by rampkontroler
Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

You're right...this is an easy one! <acronym title="Royal Nepal Airlines">RA</acronym>-5C Vigilante  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Unfortunately, I'm at work and can't get to post another shot now. Feel fre...

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by rampkontroler
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Scooter's is a Loening (C-2?) Amphibian. I found the plane last night, but couldn't find the name...only references to the movie "The Flying Fleet" from 1929. <center><table align="center" border="0" width="596" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=4219&filename=phpz...

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by rampkontroler
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

He heh! Yep...you got it! Looks like I'll have to try a little harder next time!

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by rampkontroler
Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Okay...I finally came up with one. This is my first time posting in these ID kind of threads...I hope its challenging enough! -Chuck <center><table align="center" border="0" width="302" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=4219&filename=phpZlN5cZ.jpeg" target="_blank...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Now I'll have to try to come up with one, won't I? Give me a few...I'll come up with one!

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by rampkontroler
Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

#31= Blackburn Botha   I even found your pic:

http://www.maps.iofm.net/blackburn.htm

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by rampkontroler
Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This Freestyle Part 3
Replies: 224
Views: 19825

RE: Identify This Freestyle Part 3

Spencer//Trident TR-1 Trigull.  

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by rampkontroler
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: One Way Runways
Replies: 26
Views: 9724

RE: One Way Runways

I believe La Managua in Quepos Costa Rica qualifies: <a href="http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=2945" target="_blank">http://www.opshots.net/gallery2/index.php?page=photos&id=2945</a> I've been there several times and have only seen landings on rwy 22 and departures on...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tu-154 VS B727- A Few Questions
Replies: 18
Views: 13900

RE: Tu-154 VS B727- A Few Questions

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Tb727" class="quote" target="_blank">Tb727</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Quoting PGNCS (Reply 14): I hadn't thought abo...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 747 Pitch Up On Touchdown
Replies: 15
Views: 11435

RE: Boeing 747 Pitch Up On Touchdown

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-9/MD-Series Nose Ahead Of Its Time?
Replies: 10
Views: 5325

RE: DC-9/MD-Series Nose Ahead Of Its Time?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Wed Jul 22, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is This On The Wing? ( OS A319)
Replies: 13
Views: 8450

RE: What Is This On The Wing? ( OS A319)

The yellow loops are for anchoring the life rafts after a ditching. After the raft was full of passengers, you would cut yourself away with the knife that comes with the raft.

I'm sure they were utilized in the Hudson ditching. (Would that be a first?)

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by rampkontroler
Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Detailed Cutaways
Replies: 5
Views: 14181

RE: Detailed Cutaways

Mods...please delete! Thanks!

[Edited 2009-02-07 15:02:51]

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by rampkontroler
Sat Nov 15, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Anyone Have Decembers Airliner World Yet?
Replies: 10
Views: 3648

RE: Anyone Have Decembers Airliner World Yet?

Nope...don't have it yet, but I'm waiting with anticipation as well.

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by rampkontroler
Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: World Airline Fleets News Magazine?
Replies: 7
Views: 28632

RE: World Airline Fleets News Magazine?

I've subscribed since 1992, and have the October 2008 issue on hand for a while now (I have three shots in this issue!  <img src="/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> ) I just checked the website, and you are correct that it hasn't been updated for a while! I don't know why...

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by rampkontroler
Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wingtip Strike On Runway
Replies: 18
Views: 7492

RE: Wingtip Strike On Runway

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Mon Nov 10, 2008 5:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Olympic 747-284B With A Second "Hump"? (Pic)
Replies: 5
Views: 7505

RE: Olympic 747-284B With A Second "Hump"? (Pic)

Interesting that the hump seems to have disappeared over the years: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/photo/Boeing-747-284B/1233559/L/" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/photo/Boeing-747-284B/1233559/L/</a> <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/ope...

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by rampkontroler
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Denver International Push Back Question
Replies: 15
Views: 5461

RE: Denver International Push Back Question

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

Ah.......!!! Congrats, Scooter! Well, at least my intuition about it being a medium sized twin turboprop was right...I just couldn't nail down the right one. Oddly enough, I spent an inordinate amount of time looking at the ATP, but in my haste I forgot about this one. Oh well...there's always next ...

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by rampkontroler
Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

Well...I'm still working on it. My initial hunch still seems to be the most logical choice...but I am having a hard time confirming this. I was tempted to just go for it, but at this stage of the game I want to be as certain as I can be. So, I am tired...my eyes are crossed...my butt is telling me i...

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by rampkontroler
Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can Passenger And Cargo Airlines Run Together?
Replies: 12
Views: 6395

RE: Can Passenger And Cargo Airlines Run Together?

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by rampkontroler
Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

Oh great...a hellimichopter. My strong suit...NOT! Nevertheless...here we go!

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by rampkontroler
Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

Congratulations everyone! Like I said before...it's been a heck of a lot of fun! I learned a lot, found a lot of cool websites I never knew existed, and sprouted a few new gray hairs in the process. I'd do it again in a heartbeat! Now...how long until the next one?  <img border=0 src="/aviation...

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by rampkontroler
Sat Nov 01, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by rampkontroler
Sat Nov 01, 2008 3:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

Thanks for the insight, AeroWeanie. I'm always curious to know how others go about this. I like the idea of checking Amazon.com, or maybe even Ebay...who knows? Maybe I can start a collection of these. They would sure be good to have on hand! I would tell everyone "good luck" on this last shot, but ...

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by rampkontroler
Fri Oct 31, 2008 5:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 4.0
Replies: 400
Views: 36512

RE: Identify This! 4.0

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