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  1. OpanaPointer

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    It was taken from a chase plane. The guy jumped out of a balloon at 100,000 feet, hence the suit. This was at least 20 years ago IIRC.
     
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    Yeah, that lunatic.
     
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    "Now mow the left side of the field."
     
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    Ball turret gunner runway inspection SOP.
     
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    Sounds like local government inspecting our highways.
     
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    The USS Texas with Mt. Suribachi in the background.

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    Direct flak hit - Marauder ‘44


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    Ouch.
     
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    It blew the engine off (yes thats how small a radial actually is) - Blew the fuel tank in the wing and even blew the undercarriage "open" creating drag that dips the right wing. I'd like to think the pilot had time enough to "right" the plane long enough for crew to bail...The pilot on the other hand...
     
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    Pilot would report a negative air-ground interface.
     
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    "How crazy are you?"

    "I volunteered for a long line extraction."

    "Good enough."
     
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    I have to scrub the mission and return to base. There’s a large crack in the bombardier’s nose cone….
     
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    I've been "Moon Struck"
     
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    Not Philly...
     

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