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Aug 04, 2012, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by AndyKunz
I'll be in your area for a day or two in a few weeks. My wife's family lives around Fbg.

Andy
Cool, maybe we could meet up at the the club field I fly at?
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Aug 04, 2012, 07:47 PM
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I might just hold a meeting of interest and bring along phoenix on the laptop. A couple of the kids in my clas dribble BS all the time bout it. He reckons hes got a 3m wing span, 4 engine something or over that he keeps in an aluminium case (which he thinks is normal) and the engines are 0.10 size petrol (not glow according to him) id like to see him on the sim.
Aug 04, 2012, 09:34 PM
Headed to Naval Flight School!
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Originally Posted by scrubmonkey
I might just hold a meeting of interest and bring along phoenix on the laptop. A couple of the kids in my clas dribble BS all the time bout it. He reckons hes got a 3m wing span, 4 engine something or over that he keeps in an aluminium case (which he thinks is normal) and the engines are 0.10 size petrol (not glow according to him) id like to see him on the sim.
Hahaha! That sounds like the kid that wouldn't let me escape his 10-minute tale of chasing his brother with a turbine powered A-10 that shot metal BBs. Kids...right?
Aug 04, 2012, 09:37 PM
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He also reckons he flies a full size tiger moth that is unregisterd and legal. Btw hes 15 like me
Aug 05, 2012, 08:01 AM
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Ah, pilots! Have you ever seen the US TV series MacGyver? He has a pilot friend Jack Dalton who has these tails. Somewhere in each of them is a grain of truth. Maybe your friend has a BB gun and a diecast A-10, and when he saw a rabbit one day while he was playing in the yard it ran away from him.

Andy

(My kids insist I look just like Jack Dalton)
Aug 05, 2012, 08:07 AM
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A turbine powered A-10 that shoots BBs DOES sound pretty cool, though... if only I had the money.
Aug 05, 2012, 05:15 PM
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Yes ive seen macgyver. It played over here during the day. And yes ive seen plenty of people like jack
Aug 06, 2012, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by AndyKunz
Ah, pilots! Have you ever seen the US TV series MacGyver? He has a pilot friend Jack Dalton who has these tails. Somewhere in each of them is a grain of truth. Maybe your friend has a BB gun and a diecast A-10, and when he saw a rabbit one day while he was playing in the yard it ran away from him.

Andy

(My kids insist I look just like Jack Dalton)
Haha! Maybe that's it! It's easy for stories to run away from some people. I believe that's known as "hangar flying".

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A turbine powered A-10 that shoots BBs DOES sound pretty cool, though... if only I had the money.
...and a military-class clearance for UAVs! You might as well add a full FPV system with goggles for accurate aiming.
Aug 06, 2012, 05:07 PM
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If you gonna put bbs on something like that id go with atlest a .22
Aug 06, 2012, 05:08 PM
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Maybe with rat shot for getting rid of the birds. Hit, stick em through the turbine and have roast pigeon at the end
Aug 06, 2012, 10:44 PM
I wanna fly like this
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Pigeon=sky rat. Gets my vote!
Aug 29, 2012, 08:23 PM
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Yea; but, the AMA don't like things shooting from Model Airplanes! However I can grasp how difficult (impossible) it would be to shoot a pigeon from a Model Airplane probably far more likely you would "Shoot your eye out"!
Aug 29, 2012, 08:33 PM
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I'm sure one of the technical types could come up with a heat seeking missle: right up the old tailpipe!
Aug 30, 2012, 06:54 AM
An itch?. Scratch build.
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I'm sure one of the technical types could come up with a heat seeking missle: right up the old tailpipe!
A frightened pigeon is likely to drop 'chaff', (WWII radar countermeasure), but theirs tend to be messier and cover lenses.

This thread gets sillier.
Aug 30, 2012, 07:09 AM
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Indeed, but funnier! (Unless you are a pigeon or a squab!) Anyway, I doubt chaff would confuse a heat-seeking missile unless it emits IR!


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