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Old 08-21-2005, 07:50 PM   #1
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How to get the crap scared out of you at an autox

Ok, so I'm at the autox and it's being run on a taxiway for an airport (little small regional airport). So I'm flying around the course and I come out of a turn and there's a running airplane coming right at me! I actually have a witness (jollyjohnj) and we both said the same thing at the same time (4 letter word).

They weren't going to let me do a re-run, but I took my complaint up with the event chairman and he didn't even let me finish my story and gave me a re-run.

It was fun either way. I figure if I can run within about 10 sec of the big guys, I'm doing good.


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Old 08-21-2005, 08:53 PM   #2
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HAHAHA!!!!!! I can only imagine what that would be like, I would have to get new seats after something like that. Cool man, really cool.

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Old 08-21-2005, 11:08 PM   #3
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haha nice....i love autocrosses, sooo much fun!!!!!!!!!
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Ha, I'm sure the pilot had a few choice words as well!! LOL ...
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Wait a minute, was he AutoX'ing in the plane? Those crazy pilots.
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And see ? They say autox is safe...LOL
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That must of been fricken awesome..
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i woulda played chicken with the pilot
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i woulda played chicken with the pilot


Hahaha, I think the plane might have won...

If the plane was high enough, I would have autoxed thru the landing gear. .
Made the pilot swerv...
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well at least it made for an exciting, one of kind run
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