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F4F aboard the Enterprise (CV-6), 1944.

F4F aboard the Enterprise (CV-6), 1944.

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If you need to explain flaps, spoilers, high speed ailerons, and standard ailerons to someone, something like this works.

If you need to explain flaps, spoilers, high speed ailerons, and standard ailerons to someone, something like this works.

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Apparently, this happened in Afghanistan recently.

Apparently, this happened in Afghanistan recently.

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I went across town for specific tacos and made a sidetrip.

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I was teaching a friend about aircraft recognition and aircraft systems, she asked, “why does it look like he’s crashing?”I responded, “this is a French pilot landing the shit out of a 1950’s design.”Then proceeded to describe what a variable incidence wing is.

I was teaching a friend about aircraft recognition and aircraft systems, she asked, “why does it look like he’s crashing?”

I responded, “this is a French pilot landing the shit out of a 1950’s design.”

Then proceeded to describe what a variable incidence wing is.

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Two generations of air superiority.

Two generations of air superiority.

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taken from my balcony.
no need for traffic, crowds, kids, spectators, etc.
complimentary margaritas, even.

taken from my balcony.

no need for traffic, crowds, kids, spectators, etc.

complimentary margaritas, even.

meanwhile, a few miles away from my school…

meanwhile, a few miles away from my school…

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