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Old 11-30-2010, 02:37 AM   #11
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A-10 is in my favorites but im obsessed with WWII so im a fan of planes from that era
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:17 AM   #12
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:32 PM   #13
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B-58 Hustler here. 'Originally intended to fly at high altitudes and speeds to avoid Soviet fighters, the introduction of highly accurate Soviet surface-to-air missiles forced the B-58 into a low-level penetration role that severely limited its range and strategic value. This led to a brief operational career between 1960 and 1969. Its specialized role was succeeded by other American supersonic bombers, such as the FB-111A and the later B-1B Lancer.' It was a legitimate Mach 2.0 bomber. It was the 'Vindicator' bomber protrayed in the movie FAIL SAFE (one of my all-time favorites).
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:41 PM   #14
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^^^Good choice on the Hustler. That was a cool plane in it's time. (and still is)

I'm a WWII era fan at the heart.
Specifically, the B-17G.
I'll bet I built 2 dozen of those models when I was a kid...

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Old 11-30-2010, 09:40 PM   #15
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I don't know why, but...
I've always kinda liked the old conex with wings for some damn reason.

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over 20,000lbs of thrust and had a cruising speed of over 680mph!
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Old 12-01-2010, 12:47 PM   #17
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^^^Ahhhh, the infamous "Wobbly Goblin".
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I don't know why, but...
I've always kinda liked the old conex with wings for some damn reason.

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In civil service we know it as the Shorts 330.
Nickname:"The Shed"
American Eagle used to operate a fleet of them,thanks to Command Airways using them under contract. As ungainly as it looked,it was reliable.
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My personal favorites:
Junkers Ju-88:Germany's "Jack of all trades"

Arado Ar 234 "Blitz":World's first operational jet bomber

Tupolev Tu-95 "Bear":Still in Mother Russia's service after over 50 years and holds numerous records

Focke Wulf Fw-190:Germany's "Butcher Bird"

Lockheed C-130J Super Hercules-new engines/avionics gives the flying truck a new lease on life

McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III

Alenia C-27J Spartan-uses the engines and avionics of the C-130J

Sukhoi Su 37 "Flanker-F"-unofficial nickname:"Terminator"
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the b-2 bomber... wait no i hate this plane damn thing wakes us up at night and makes work take for-----ever but the t-38 talons are cool becase they are so sketchy
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