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Old 11-14-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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I thought 'youse' might appreciate this:

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Old 11-14-2012, 06:38 PM   #2
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OMG- there had to be 1000 lbs of mud stuck to that bird- did not think he was going to make it!

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OMG- there had to be 1000 lbs of mud stuck to that bird- did not think he was going to make it!
That's exactly what I was thinking, too.
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Did you catch all the work the pilot was doing with the nose wheel until the pressure wave built up under the wings?

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Naw, he still had a good 30' of runway left!

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I don't fly, but that looked like it took some skill.

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Those silly soviets at it again!!!! It would impossible to compute your takeoff distance given the resistance of all that slush, and nothing short of a gamble knowing you could make it airborne before its game over (balls of steel)! I don't like to play test pilot, but enjoy the hell out of watching others try. Well played...

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I don't fly, but that looked like it took some skill.
Not skill, stupidity and luck.
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Mud boggin in an airplane...

Who'da thunk?

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Im a pilit...........my brother chops the wood and i pilit....from jerry clower

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