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    Tonight, just saw "Parachute Jumper", 1932 on...

    Tonight, just saw "Parachute Jumper", 1932 on TCM. I didn't know this title, have never seen it before. "A" lister cast with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Bette Davis about a couple of former military...
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    Next to Hells Angels 2nd best dramatic depiction...

    Next to Hells Angels 2nd best dramatic depiction of WW1 aviation warfare. Almost 100% real flying with purpose built replicas and some modifications(like DH Moths dressed up as German and British...
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    I'm sure it was for the first half of the 20th...

    I'm sure it was for the first half of the 20th century. But for sure "O Canada" over film of the new Maple Leaf flag swaying in the air only played in the 60's and maybe 70's. After that playing the...
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    That guy looks like he's smoking illegally. I...

    That guy looks like he's smoking illegally. I mean, c'mon look at the woman he's with.

    What I described is the way it was in Ontario.
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    NEWS FLASH! When I began flying in the 70's and...

    NEWS FLASH! When I began flying in the 70's and all through the 80's and early 90's all Cessna aircraft had ashtrays on both sides of the front seats as well as the back seats. I was a smoker then...
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    Those seats were only in a designated area of a...

    Those seats were only in a designated area of a theatre called "The Loges" and you paid an extra 50 cents to a dollar to sit there in order to smoke. The Loges were in the balcony of a theatre that...
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    Loved that show. "I see nutting."

    Loved that show. "I see nutting."
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    .....and Noonan, what became of him? His parents...

    .....and Noonan, what became of him? His parents called me, they're really upset that people only talk about Amelia.
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    The Ballard expedition, funded by National...

    The Ballard expedition, funded by National Geographic, was filmed and made into a documentary which airs on Sunday, Oct.20.

    SPOILER ALERT: Nothing happens! Nothing ever happens! Leave the poor...
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    Robert Ballard has immense cred because of his...

    Robert Ballard has immense cred because of his background and the amazing discoveries he's found. But I'm sure he knows that trying to find Amelia's plane is the polar opposite of finding Titanic and...
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    He obviously places greater importance and...

    He obviously places greater importance and emphasis on selling, manufacturing and shipping kits than even updating the site with a simple "copywrite 2019". He probably feels that the info on the site...
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    Technically yes, mentally and emotionally not so...

    Technically yes, mentally and emotionally not so much unless one is in major denial.
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    Well then, at least you'll have one less thing to...

    Well then, at least you'll have one less thing to be concerned about-- what to write as your epitaph.
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    According to Wikipedia: The Morane Saulnier...

    According to Wikipedia:

    The Morane Saulnier Type N Bullit had a "large metal casserolle spinner designed to streamline the aircraft but caused the engine to overheat. In 1915 the spinners were...
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    I know nothing about the possibilities of...

    I know nothing about the possibilities of repairing and remaking to new flying condition a totalled crashed airframe and engine. All I can say is good luck, hope you get to do it.

    What impresses...
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    A very easy and very, very quick google search...

    A very easy and very, very quick google search tells me you have not come close to exhausting your search.

    The Aeroplane Manufactory in Seely, Texas has been manufacturing Chinooks since 2013.
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    If you believe you have exhausted all avenues in...

    If you believe you have exhausted all avenues in researching sources for these sails and found none exist, then DON'T BUY IT. That's what you do!
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    With respect to the status of the company, the...

    With respect to the status of the company, the website certainly makes it appear to be alive and well. When you click on the Dream Classic, there are photos, videos, a spec sheet and order forms.
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    Aviation Related Vehicle Licence Plates

    I think it's time for a fun thread.

    Do you have such a plate or have you seen one?

    I'll start it off. My plate is "Wing It" with a plate frame that says,"My Other Car is an Airplane". I've had...
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    According to numerous online news reports, the...

    According to numerous online news reports, the B-17 crashed and burned on the runway this morning. There were 13 on board including 2 pilots. State police say there are multiple fatalities but can't...
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    It never occurred to me to reply in French since...

    It never occurred to me to reply in French since his English is so much "gooder" than my French.

    Actually the words for beautiful are belle, beau and magnifique. Joli means pretty.

    Both my...
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    beautiful!!!

    beautiful!!!
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    Oh ya, that's it. That's where I've heard and...

    Oh ya, that's it. That's where I've heard and seen this behavior before.

    Time for the mods to take elimination action. The ding dong part is about to start!
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    Where have I seen this behaviour before? Attack,...

    Where have I seen this behaviour before? Attack, deny, dismiss, blame others, deflect, obfuscate.
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    WTF!?

    WTF!?
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