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by cannibalz3
Tue Oct 18, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Are Those "Pods" On The F-15?
Replies: 9
Views: 10432

RE: What Are Those "Pods" On The F-15?

I think it is the rear RWR. The targeting pods those guys are talking about are all mounted on the bottom I believe.

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by cannibalz3
Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things To Do In Vancouver?
Replies: 3
Views: 2711

Things To Do In Vancouver?

So, I'll be going to Vancouver sooner or later. Those of you that have been there, what is there to do with your free time? What do the locals do? Any cool day trips to be made?

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by cannibalz3
Sat Oct 01, 2005 4:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 For Turkish AF
Replies: 1
Views: 4670

RE: F-35 For Turkish AF

Where's Greece with all this?

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by cannibalz3
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes At Altitude On Google Maps
Replies: 91
Views: 19922

RE: Planes At Altitude On Google Maps

I'm not sure how to post images here, but if you look at Marysville, California, there is a U-2 taking off from Beale AFB

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by cannibalz3
Tue Aug 23, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Military In Paraguay Thru 2006: Why?
Replies: 4
Views: 2256

RE: US Military In Paraguay Thru 2006: Why?

What happens in South America is very important to the United States. Instability there would throw off.....well, lots of things in this country. I spent several months in Bolivia, and I know the government there to get significant aid from the US for anti-drug programs. Significant US interests in ...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Jun 23, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SoCal (And AZ And NV) Images
Replies: 17
Views: 2053

RE: SoCal (And AZ And NV) Images

To assuage your curiosity, yes there is a sign in Wilmington, NC that states the distance to California. Dont remember the town though.

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by cannibalz3
Thu Jun 02, 2005 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAB Inaugural Flight VVI-GYE Today, May 30
Replies: 14
Views: 3305

RE: LAB Inaugural Flight VVI-GYE Today, May 30

123, estuve seis meses en Sucre. De donde eres en Bolivia?

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by cannibalz3
Sun Mar 27, 2005 7:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130J Problems?
Replies: 10
Views: 8487

C-130J Problems?

An article in the New York Times recently suggested that that the C-130J's problems are so bad that it cannot perform the missions it was designed for. Comments? Ideas? Any first-person experiences with the Hercules are greatly appreciated. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/24/business/24plane...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiny Little Islands
Replies: 28
Views: 2374

Tiny Little Islands

Does any one here have first-hand experiences in little tiny islands? I mean REALLY tiny, stuff that's really hard to find on the map. Bouvet, the Norwegian island in the Atlantic, Crozet, Iles Gambier, Jaris Island, Kerguellen Islands, etc etc etc. Are there people on all of them? What do they do t...

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by cannibalz3
Mon Jan 24, 2005 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips On Good 'worldly' Music Accepted
Replies: 2
Views: 2010

RE: Tips On Good 'worldly' Music Accepted

A friend of mine in France gave me a <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> by a guy named "titi" Robin, a gypsy musician. I don't even know what language he's singing in, sometimes it seems to be Spanish or Italian and other times it seems to be Arabic. Anyway, it's good stuff. You migh...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Dec 28, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News Article On Secret CIA Terror Transfer Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 3227

RE: News Article On Secret CIA Terror Transfer Flights

The Sunday Times (of London) wrote that there was a 737 BBJ doing these flights as well. I'll see if I can find the article again and get the N#, but as I recall there were many pictures of it on this website.

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by cannibalz3
Wed Dec 08, 2004 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prisioners Of War - Not Returned
Replies: 40
Views: 2606

RE: Prisioners Of War - Not Returned

Slightly off-topic, there is some evidence that POWs from the Korean war were brought back to the Soviet Union or China. Also people from shot-down spy planes. Granted, the evidence is pretty sketchy, but it's enough to make somebody wonder. I'll post the link when I find it later, but it came from ...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Dec 07, 2004 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Atheism / Atheists - What's Life Like In The US?
Replies: 28
Views: 3468

RE: Atheism / Atheists - What's Life Like In The US?

C'mon people, seriously now. I live in North Carolina, which does not have a major city worth speaking of and is most definately a red state. There are some extremely serious religious people here: our freeway is named for Billy Graham, big cross mounted near the highway, posters, churches on every ...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Nov 20, 2004 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery Chinnok Lands In Hemel Hempstead
Replies: 11
Views: 4065

RE: Mystery Chinnok Lands In Hemel Hempstead

I don't know in this particular instance, but I will confirm that here in the US exercises are done this way occasionally. There was a big flap recently in Asheville, <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> when a bunch of special ops helicopters m...

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by cannibalz3
Thu Nov 11, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vicodin
Replies: 10
Views: 1161

RE: Vicodin

I took hydocodone after my wisdom teeth were removed, god it helped with the pain. It made me feel great, very relaxed, completely painless. Due to some complications I was taking it more or less constantly for 4 days, and by the end of that time there was a serious decrease in what one pill could d...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Nov 02, 2004 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: All Three Major Florida Colleges Lose
Replies: 7
Views: 1891

RE: All Three Major Florida Colleges Lose

MUAHAHAHAHAHA
As you all know Halloween was on Sunday, there is a huge party on Franklin St. in Chapel Hill to celebrate.
On Saturday there was a huge impromptu party on Franklin St. because UNC beat UM!!

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by cannibalz3
Wed Oct 27, 2004 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Percentage That Actually Votes
Replies: 6
Views: 1430

RE: Percentage That Actually Votes

In my humble opinion, a country has no right to force someone to vote. While I don't know the specific pros and cons, it is a right of Americans at the very least to NOT vote if they do not wish to. I'm glad for this. Winston Churchill said something to the effect of 'the best argument against democ...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Oct 01, 2004 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most Expensive Stuff On Earth
Replies: 18
Views: 3142

Most Expensive Stuff On Earth

What is the most expensive stuff on earth? Dont say something like 'gold' or 'cocaine,' I'm talking big league. Whats the single object that has sold for the most money, and the substance that goes for the most money per weight? I would expect it to be some really rare element, but please enlighten ...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Sep 28, 2004 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: File Sharing Programs
Replies: 4
Views: 1525

File Sharing Programs

In the past I have used Kazaa, K++, eMule, Morpheus, Napster, BitTorrent and finally I now have Soulseek. I hated most of them, but Soulseek seems to be good. For those of you with some knowledge of these programs, what are the good ones and why?

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by cannibalz3
Wed Sep 22, 2004 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PHX:HP RJ's And The National Guard
Replies: 16
Views: 2822

RE: PHX:HP RJ's And The National Guard

Other large airports with Natl. Guard bases on them: Charlotte (<acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym>) has a squadren of <acronym title="Naske Air (Germany)">HC</acronym>-130s Raleigh (<acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Sep 17, 2004 2:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Chilean F-16s
Replies: 15
Views: 2616

RE: Chilean F-16s

Make no mistake, those 10 F-16s will change the balance. Bolivia has nothing that can match them and no defense against them. An A-37 and the F-16s that replace them are radically different aircraft.

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by cannibalz3
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More Than 4 States Of Matter? Re: Black Holes
Replies: 7
Views: 2263

RE: More Than 4 States Of Matter? Re: Black Holes

Although my education is meager in this area, I think I agree with Matt D: I dont even know if there <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> a theory for that, and even if there was we would have no way of proving it without massive, massive technological...

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by cannibalz3
Sun Sep 05, 2004 10:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Western World?
Replies: 12
Views: 2186

RE: The Western World?

I would say, yes. For example, Russia has a long and distinguished history in mathematical and scientific discoveries, but you would never know it from reading the news in the US. A follow up question, are there many significant discoveries in academic fields outside the West?

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by cannibalz3
Sun Sep 05, 2004 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thought For The Pot-Smoking A.netters
Replies: 36
Views: 2559

RE: Thought For The Pot-Smoking A.netters

I'm sure somebody'll light this thread up about health, there have been NO impartial threads on marijuana at this website, but if this is just a survey of who smokes then count me in.

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by cannibalz3
Fri Sep 03, 2004 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Here Is A Drummer?
Replies: 17
Views: 2092

RE: Who Here Is A Drummer?

wow, I had no idea there were so many percussionists here. I'm a drummer also, but unfortunately as I'm in college I'm seperated from my instrument. I've been playing about 4 years now, and when I'm at home I play a 5-piece Tama Rockstar with some Sabian <acronym title="Italair (Italy)">B8</acronym>...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Sep 03, 2004 7:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Anti-satellite Weapons?
Replies: 35
Views: 2954

Anti-satellite Weapons?

Are there any anti-satellite weapons in usage in any nation these days? I recall reading about a missile that was supposed to be launched by an F-15, but I believe the program was canceled. With the ever-increasing ability of countries to put reconnaissance satellites into orbit, I am surprised to h...

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by cannibalz3
Tue Aug 24, 2004 10:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: American B2 24hrs Non-stop Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 5985

RE: American B2 24hrs Non-stop Flight

The B-2 reportedly requires a temperature-controlled hanger, and thus is very difficult to maintain in places without pre-existing support structures. However, there are two B-2 shelters on Diego Garcia.
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/images/diego-garcia-ims1.jpg

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by cannibalz3
Tue Aug 24, 2004 10:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine Corps & A-10?
Replies: 7
Views: 21385

RE: Marine Corps & A-10?

I don't know the actual answer, but here's a semi-educated guess. Due to the nature of their service, I should think marine aircraft have to be capable of operation from an aircraft carrier. However cool the A-10 might be, it doesn't have the equipment to operate from a ship. Note that the Marine Co...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Jul 09, 2004 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So Did/Do You Take Drugs?
Replies: 91
Views: 3118

RE: So Did/Do You Take Drugs?

I strongly agree with you Chris. I was just going to post something similar, but you took the words right out of my mind; a bit more eloquently than I.

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by cannibalz3
Thu Jun 17, 2004 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Anybody Know Anything About Leo Strauss?
Replies: 2
Views: 2273

RE: Does Anybody Know Anything About Leo Strauss?

Leo Strauss was a German Jew, and I believe fled before the holocaust and ended up teaching philosophy at the Univ. of Chicago. I skimmed a book of his once, so I'm no expert but I have read some for philosophy class. My understanding of what he says is that the people have the power to rule themsel...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jun 05, 2004 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Easiest Way To Make Money..?
Replies: 14
Views: 2724

RE: Easiest Way To Make Money..?

Selling marijuana is readily the easiest money-maker I know of. I don't sell drugs, but I have several friends that do. You can buy an Oz at $300 or less, split it into bags, and sell it for $400 that same day. Just by splitting it up you make $100! However getting busted means you're absolutely scr...

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by cannibalz3
Sat Jun 05, 2004 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strasbourg, France Questions?
Replies: 13
Views: 1027

RE: Strasbourg, France Questions?

I've only been to Strasbourg once, for about a week to visit a friend there, and I loved it. The City of Strasbourg is one of the most beautiful cities on earth. It has a very modern tram running through the entire city and is very bike-friendly. The people are very friendly, the ladies decent, and ...

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by cannibalz3
Fri Jun 04, 2004 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Weirdest Conspiracy
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

RE: Weirdest Conspiracy

It never ceases to amaze me just how far the '<acronym title="Rome - Ciampino (CIA / LIRA), Italy">CIA</acronym> released AIDS to kill fags' rumor has gotten. Sure, the <acronym title="Rome - Ciampino (CIA / LIRA), Italy">CIA</acronym> does not have the most forgiving employees and certainly has dab...

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by cannibalz3
Mon May 31, 2004 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Srilankan Foreign Minister Asks India To Mediate
Replies: 4
Views: 1554

RE: Srilankan Foreign Minister Asks India To Mediate

Does India not have a strongly held position or opinion on what should happen between the Tamil Tigers and Sri Lanka? I know very little about the situation, but my understanding is that Norway is trying hard to gain a reputation as a peace-building, and as a neighboring country does India not have ...

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by cannibalz3
Sun May 30, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Your City Have Subway's Or Commuter Trains?
Replies: 68
Views: 4835

RE: Does Your City Have Subway's Or Commuter Trains?

Chapel Hill has a fairly efficient bus system, and it's FREE! On the other hand, the Triangle in general desperately needs some form of mass transit. To get to/from Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill can be a nightmare with the construction in I-40. There have been proposals for a light rail system ut...

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by cannibalz3
Fri May 28, 2004 4:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another USA Thread, Best "off Track" Destinations
Replies: 32
Views: 2847

RE: Another USA Thread, Best "off Track" Destinations

Seriously, road trip. I can't recommend that enough. If you really want to get to know the US you should take the small highways (not the interstates) all over the place. Some slightly out-of-the-way places? The city of Boston, north of New York, is one of the coolest cities in the world. The swamps...

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by cannibalz3
Thu May 20, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Osama's Letter To America.
Replies: 15
Views: 1941

RE: Osama's Letter To America.

While I would like to see Osama Bin Laden killed, he does make some interesting points. The US has at one time or another supported repressive dictatorships in many countries, and continue to do so to this day. While we in America have certain freedoms, we are neither the least nor the most free, al...

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by cannibalz3
Sat May 15, 2004 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Plugging In" - Say It Ain't So...
Replies: 16
Views: 2280

RE: "Plugging In" - Say It Ain't So...

What is this "New York City" place? Is that the mythical land where everything is overpriced where 'west side story' took place? I will never question the legitimacy of wine, sluts, or Zeppelin, I would rather do things that way - I love me some of that Carlo Rossi; at any rate, the common party den...

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by cannibalz3
Fri May 14, 2004 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Idiot (and Possibly Former) Friend
Replies: 29
Views: 2334

RE: My Idiot (and Possibly Former) Friend

If you like the guy himself, then keep him as a friend. At 14 you can expect to be surrounded by radicals more and more, just because they develop their ideas about things and tend to radicalism before the ideas are honed by experience. This trend will keep developing through college. I recommend yo...

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by cannibalz3
Fri May 14, 2004 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Plugging In" - Say It Ain't So...
Replies: 16
Views: 2280

RE: "Plugging In" - Say It Ain't So...

Hey, we actually drink PBR, not Busch Lite. No, in all seriousness, if you think that's the big fad over here then you're a frickin idiot. I dont know where your friend is exactly, but I travel up and down the coast regularly and I have never heard of that before. There are losers everywhere so I ha...

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by cannibalz3
Thu May 13, 2004 5:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Astronomy Question
Replies: 10
Views: 1768

RE: Astronomy Question

You sure it's not the moon? There are some stars that, due to the motion of the Earth, never appear to move. Either they're so far away that there's no movement in relation or the Earth just spins so that the star will always be at the same plane. It could also be a planet. You should ask at somepla...

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by cannibalz3
Tue May 04, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Advantages Of Airline Groups?
Replies: 3
Views: 2452

The Advantages Of Airline Groups?

There seem to be several loose groups of airlines from all over the world - Skyteam, for example. What function do they serve exactly? What are the advantages and disadvantages?

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by cannibalz3
Mon May 03, 2004 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Song Hidden Meanings
Replies: 18
Views: 1864

RE: Song Hidden Meanings

Rush - Passage to Bangkok. That one is about marijuana. Eruption - Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen did his best impression of an orgasm on the guitar. I've heard Hotel California - The Eagles is alternately about drugs, satanism, California, politics, some hotel in Paris, and other stuff. What's the real...

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by cannibalz3
Sun May 02, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: General Giap Grateful To U.S. Anti-War Protestors
Replies: 15
Views: 2340

RE: General Giap Grateful To U.S. Anti-War Protestors

Of course General Giap is grateful to the protesters. I mean, he eventually stopped getting shot at at least in part because of them, right? Anyone who says that this makes Kerry look bad is missing the point - the protesters were NOT on Giaps' side, they just didn't want to bomb him anymore. And Gi...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Apr 28, 2004 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pharmaceutical Industry
Replies: 12
Views: 1306

Pharmaceutical Industry

What do you guys think of the pharmaceutical industry and its marketing practises? As I'm sure you all know, Direct-to-Consumer marketing for pharmaceuticals was once illegal, but was legalized in the late 90's. Among the ethical questions brought up by this action, is it moral to advertise directly...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Apr 28, 2004 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In New York?
Replies: 17
Views: 3661

RE: What To Do In New York?

Do they still let people up top of the Empire State building? What are some cheap but good restaurants? Is there anyplace in particular that we should visit for fun overnight?

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by cannibalz3
Tue Apr 27, 2004 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do In New York?
Replies: 17
Views: 3661

What To Do In New York?

Ok, I know this may seem like a strange question, but I'm going to be in Manhattan for two or three days, and there's so much damn stuff to do there that I can't figure it out. From those of you who have spent some time there, how do you recommend two poor college students to fill some time? Much ap...

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by cannibalz3
Wed Apr 21, 2004 4:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Navy Biz-jet C-37A At Malta Intl Apt
Replies: 2
Views: 4309

RE: US Navy Biz-jet C-37A At Malta Intl Apt

What are all these military aircraft doing in Malta, such a small country without much strategic importance?

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by cannibalz3
Thu Apr 15, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rummie's Life Threatened By Democrats
Replies: 30
Views: 1286

RE: Rummie's Life Threatened By Democrats

Nobody's asking for a defense of this, it's just some dumbass.

Even though I strongly dislike Rumsfeld, he doesn't deserve to die. If he had threatened Ashcroft I bet he'd have gotten more supprot anyway.

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by cannibalz3
Wed Apr 14, 2004 6:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: When Is The Sky The Limit
Replies: 10
Views: 3292

RE: When Is The Sky The Limit

The US has tested C-130s and U-2s off carriers, but to my knowledge they were just tests and were never done more than a few times. There's a video of the C-130 taking off the deck, it's pretty impressive.

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