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Are you old enough to remember any of these??? Answers below the fold… … Continue reading

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Aviation version… There are things you just DON’T expect to see at little country airports… These were spotted at Lampasas Airport in central Texas! Navions in the wild!!! Two of these are being worked on, one getting a new engine, … Continue reading

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Some ads from ‘back in the day’, pre 1900… When morphine, cocaine, and other things were legal to put in various tinctures, tonics, and drinks… Including Coca Cola! Yes, Coca Cola originally had cocaine in it in the 1890s… This … Continue reading

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What is it??? And if you know, where was it normally used??? Answers are below the fold… And for something a little different- Mark Felton’s 16 minute video on the ‘real’ Kelly’s Heroes that stole over a ton of Nazi … Continue reading

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Sigh… The end of an era… Now folks like me truly are dinosaurs. Sixty years ago VP-30 got their first P-3As. And on 23 June, the last ASW variant P-3C UIII left NAS JAX for Davis Monthan and the boneyard. … Continue reading

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Another throwback picture from an airshow at NAS Moffett Field… I ‘think’ this was 88… The top of the Hangar 1 is 198 feet, and the average hot air balloon is about 70 feet. IF I remember correctly, they were … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m an old fart… EATING IN THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES Pasta had not been invented. It was macaroni or spaghetti. Curry was a surname. A take-away was a mathematical problem. Pizza? Sounds like a leaning tower somewhere. Bananas and … Continue reading

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40 years ago, this was a view we saw more than once… Number one in the bag, good X, heading south for Kef as the sun rose after another all night burner. h/t Jim E for the photo … Continue reading

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Always a good sight!¬†Especially after 7 hours of flying and ‘hoping’ the Nav knew what he was doing… Bonus points if you recognize it from this perspective… And this tool went in and out of ‘legality’ a couple of times … Continue reading

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Some things us old farts remember… And you want to talk abou COLD, try using this in the winter… And how many rolls of these did you go through playing Cowboys and Indians? Back in the day, you had NO … Continue reading

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