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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #660 on: August 10, 2007, 08:54:05 PM »
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Could quite likely be Z526A... did they have retractable main gear?
Yes, they had.
I was quite confused when I saw them after take-off, because the main gear didn't look retractable to me when they were on the ground. So when I saw them airborne I thought "Something's missing there . . ." :o

Btw, some pictures of the 13th International Military Gliding Competition at Holzdorf (where I spend the last two weeks) can be found here and here.

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #661 on: August 11, 2007, 10:04:12 AM »
No big system in there, it just pulled backwards in the wing like this I \ and so on.
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #662 on: August 12, 2007, 07:46:26 PM »
A display peice at a popular Flea Market in Grand Bend, Ontario. Hmmm, I wonder how much he wants for it? ::thinking:: ::thinking::
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #663 on: August 21, 2007, 03:01:04 PM »
On my way back to North Dakota from vacation, saw a big fire outside Missoula, MT.  Snapped some shots there.  Got a ton of pictures from vacation, but I wont bore you with all of those.









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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #664 on: August 22, 2007, 03:57:23 AM »
 ::bow:: ::bow:: ::bow:: ::bow::

Looks like we've got competition with Soccermom for awsome fire bomber pics!!
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #665 on: August 22, 2007, 05:30:30 AM »
::bow:: ::bow:: ::bow:: ::bow::

Looks like we've got competition with Soccermom for awsome fire bomber pics!!

Ya right, hers are much better as she can get closer than I.  I just stumbled across those guys too.  Tried to get some action shots, but they were ducking behind a mountain during the drops.

Here are a few more from the trip home and around...





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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #666 on: August 23, 2007, 04:26:18 AM »
Hey Flyboy Gil!

I just now saw the t-shirt you made for the airshow with the little Chuck on it !!  ;D
(haven't been in this thread for a while now. . . . sorry)

AWESOME!!!  ::wave::

Did people ask you about the "Chuck, is that you?" line ???


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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #667 on: August 23, 2007, 05:54:21 PM »
Hey Flyboy Gil!

I just now saw the t-shirt you made for the airshow with the little Chuck on it !!  ;D
(haven't been in this thread for a while now. . . . sorry)

AWESOME!!!  ::wave::

Did people ask you about the "Chuck, is that you?" line ???

No unfortunately no one did  :( :( Not to worry, that shirt will be around for many airshows, so the word will be spread!!
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #668 on: August 23, 2007, 11:01:33 PM »

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Here are a few more from the trip home and around...
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You had to post those just so I'd start missing the west coast all over again, didn't you Undtac... Those are some nice shots. Enjoy it for me ;)
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #669 on: August 24, 2007, 12:25:41 AM »

You had to post those just so I'd start missing the west coast all over again, didn't you Undtac... Those are some nice shots. Enjoy it for me ;)

If ya want I can send ya some more, or even post some more for ya.
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #670 on: August 28, 2007, 12:04:58 AM »

You had to post those just so I'd start missing the west coast all over again, didn't you Undtac... Those are some nice shots. Enjoy it for me ;)

If ya want I can send ya some more, or even post some more for ya.

Seattle is a neat city. I have always liked it when I get to visit. Haven't gotten to spend as much time as I would like to in Seattle, but it's one of those places that you always remember.
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #671 on: August 28, 2007, 01:24:15 AM »
Critters!
Here are a couple of critters that greeted me by my door a few days ago. The first is a Black Rat snake. He gave me quite a start... It's hard to tell from the pic but he's a good 6 ft long, and has rattle type markings on his tail. Fortunaly he's not dangerous, and eats mice and other such rodents - But why does he have to hang out by my door??!! The second is a big hairy spider that I know nothing about... Not the biggest spider that I have ever seen, but close. the biggest that I have seen was in my in-laws house in South Africa - it was at least 3-4 inches diameter.  ::unbelieveable:: 
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #672 on: September 06, 2007, 07:17:13 PM »
Alright everyone let's calm down and read those assembly instructions one more time.
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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #673 on: September 06, 2007, 09:26:42 PM »
Better not have an engine failure in that one and freight / passenger capacity seems to be somewhat limited, too.
Also it looks a little weird to have hot air coming out of the left cabin-cockpit-thingy, but not from the tail.
Anyone an idea how much thrust that engine has ?

And it might provoke situations like this:
Tower: 'KLM 345, I'd like to inform you that, aon approach, you were slightly left of centerline'
Pilot:'XYZ Tower KLM 345 I know, and my co was slightly to the right'

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Re: Life Through Your Camera
« Reply #674 on: September 06, 2007, 09:45:44 PM »
Alright everyone let's calm down and read those assembly instructions one more time.

New's today...

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