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Reply #1005 on: July 31, 2020, 02:02:14 PM
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Reply #1006 on: July 31, 2020, 03:42:56 PM

"My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplace of existence."
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Reply #1007 on: August 05, 2020, 07:50:43 PM

Being able to Google shit better than your clients is a legit career skill.


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Reply #1008 on: August 05, 2020, 10:39:33 PM
Russian drone

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Reply #1009 on: August 05, 2020, 11:25:20 PM
I'm getting too old to keep up with all these new weapon systems. Call me when we get to the Phaser.  :sigh:

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Reply #1010 on: August 06, 2020, 06:47:13 AM

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Reply #1011 on: August 08, 2020, 08:07:49 PM

Being able to Google shit better than your clients is a legit career skill.


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Reply #1012 on: August 11, 2020, 04:45:48 PM

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #1013 on: August 11, 2020, 05:23:12 PM
Its been laid up and out of service for years.

Actually, I'm not sure if this should be in the 'Ships' thread  ;D
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Reply #1014 on: August 11, 2020, 08:38:30 PM
I'd give it a pass in the same way you could include those giant military beach assault hovercraft. Both technically float on air while moving.

It would be a real shame if the world lost the 'Caspian Sea Monster', as the CIA nicknamed it. it is unarguably a piece of history.

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Reply #1015 on: August 26, 2020, 03:13:06 PM


North Wales.

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Reply #1016 on: August 26, 2020, 11:16:40 PM
Hang on. I didn't quite catch the pattern on the pilot's tie that last pass.

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Reply #1017 on: August 27, 2020, 06:52:18 AM
Somewhere there is a great vid of a Tornado, looking DOWN into the cockpit from the hillside. The W/O is holding up a sign with an arrow pointing to the pilot, and the words 'I'm with an idiot' written on it. Absolute classic.

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Reply #1018 on: August 29, 2020, 05:32:32 PM

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #1019 on: September 01, 2020, 11:00:21 AM
https://www.nbcnews.com/think/amp/ncna1238773
Test of a drone versus manned jet.

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.