Post amazingly cool pictures of aircraft (Volume 3)

Post amazingly cool pictures of aircraft (Volume 3)

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Scrump

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Wednesday 16th December 2020
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mcdjl

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Wednesday 16th December 2020
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Mainly because a photo of it finished the last volume, I'll start this one with a beluga XL as well.


Edited by mcdjl on Wednesday 16th December 17:10

MartG

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Wednesday 16th December 2020
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[quote]By the time the Shuttles were retired in 2011, the memories of the laptops and iPads carried by the astronauts were many thousands of times more capable than the Shuttles' own computer memories.
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Not to mention that towards the end in order to keep the Shuttles flying they were scouring 2nd hand sources like ebay for spares for it's computers


MartG

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Friday 18th December 2020
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Simpo Two

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Friday 18th December 2020
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Have we had this one yet?


KloppsBarmyArmy

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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KloppsBarmyArmy

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KloppsBarmyArmy

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KloppsBarmyArmy

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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irocfan

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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KloppsBarmyArmy said:
Saw one of those at "The Fantasy of Flight" in Florida - ungainly little buggers

Eric Mc

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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Tricky beasts to fly too.

Baron Greenback

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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https://newatlas.com/military/artificial-intellige...
December 15, 2020, a U-2 Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft attached to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing and piloted by Major "Vudu" took off from Beale Air Force Base, California with an AI algorithm called ARTUµ providing assistance during the test flight.

mko9

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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KloppsBarmyArmy said:
You're going to have to cross-post this into the "pictures that make my teeth itch" thread, for the way those engine covers are installed.

Yertis

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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mko9 said:
KloppsBarmyArmy said:
You're going to have to cross-post this into the "pictures that make my teeth itch" thread, for the way those engine covers are installed.
With that gun pointing at me I think I'd let it pass.

Simpo Two

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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KloppsBarmyArmy said:
Gee Bee! Nuts nuts

mko9

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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Yertis said:
mko9 said:
KloppsBarmyArmy said:
You're going to have to cross-post this into the "pictures that make my teeth itch" thread, for the way those engine covers are installed.
With that gun pointing at me I think I'd let it pass.
smile

Just take a half step to your left and you are good. Besides, the WOW switch would keep the gun from firing anyway.

james_TW

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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KloppsBarmyArmy said:
Gotta love the A10

What's the pods on the wings?

FourWheelDrift

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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james_TW said:
KloppsBarmyArmy said:
Gotta love the A10

What's the pods on the wings?
It's where the landing gear retracts into.

MartG

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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US RB-45C aircraft painted in RAF colours and crewed by RAF airmen for clandestine spy flights over Russia, flying from RAF Sculthorpe


mcdjl

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Sunday 20th December 2020
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MartG said:
US RB-45C aircraft painted in RAF colours and crewed by RAF airmen for clandestine spy flights over Russia, flying from RAF Sculthorpe

And these days the press gets pissy at the Russians got flying down the North sea in international airspace.