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  1. Thread: DDG-1000 News

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    Two possibilities with very different cost...

    Two possibilities with very different cost structures...
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    What we should have learned from 2008 ...

    What we should have learned from 2008

    https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2018-09-13/crisis-next-time
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    Here is an LSO platform. See that net below as...

    Here is an LSO platform. See that net below as that is where you are suppose to jump to in order to escape a wayward aircraft.
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    Well done. Would really like to see one of these...

    Well done. Would really like to see one of these builds in person just to gauge the size. I have never been into 1/72 so I have always built 1/48th. Maybe because 55 years ago 1/72 wasn't all that...
  5. Thread: ghost fleet

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    Passed over the Benicia-Martinez Bridge last...

    Passed over the Benicia-Martinez Bridge last week. Could see the Iris and Planetree sitting off by themselves. Once they are out it looks like Suisun will be down to four ships. What a difference...
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    The boat sponson has been cleaned up. Has been...

    The boat sponson has been cleaned up. Has been used as a storage area for stuff that was basically junk in my opinion. Well the junk has been cleaned out and junked.

    In the background is an...
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    Well time to post some pictures. Haven't been...

    Well time to post some pictures. Haven't been down to the ship since April when I got fed up with some docents.

    I went down this past Saturday, because I was off and a large group of volunteers...
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    Army Intelligence at 15

    A long time friend and patient, going all the way back to grad school in 1979, was in my office last week. The last appointment so we could catch up on everything. Asking about her father she told me...
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    Obviously my eyeball is not right over the...

    Obviously my eyeball is not right over the aircraft but the paint job looks quite good to me. Yet knowing how you noticed a spot that I missed painting on the O10 level of the Hornet I'll take your...
  10. Why not. As the article says there are those,...

    Why not. As the article says there are those, really always those, who can't accept modernization in any shape, manner, or form. We still have conservatives here who believe equal rights for gays...
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    So what you are implying would be that Trump is...

    So what you are implying would be that Trump is the most uniformed and unprepared of all our modern day Presidents? Amazing...
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    Now who does the BBC think wrote the op-ed?...

    Now who does the BBC think wrote the op-ed? Through their linguistic analysis they did come up with someone who fits.

    Reminds me of my hacked credit card that was cloned for use in NYC while I...
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    Wow, explosive book by Bob Woodward to be...

    Wow, explosive book by Bob Woodward to be released in 7 days. At 448 pages it is no short story. Even I couldn't think it could be this off the rails.

    Ernest Hemingway of Twitter...LMAO
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    Interesting little story out of Syria. Noticed...

    Interesting little story out of Syria. Noticed the story started back in October 2017. Oh, well it is a slow news day here...
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    Also read THE REBELS' REVENGE about a slave who...

    Also read THE REBELS' REVENGE about a slave who eventually became a force in South Carolina politics as a member of the Republican Party. One can see that the Reconstruction didn't fail but was...
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    If one has the chance I would suggest getting a...

    If one has the chance I would suggest getting a hold of the recent September 2018 Smithsonian and read the article called Barnstorming America which looks at what launched the populist conservative...
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    What!? You have never done that in a photograph?...

    What!? You have never done that in a photograph? You need to lighten up a bit.

    Here is a short essay on it with accompanying picture examples. You might even recognize some of the people involved....
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    You let me know when you go to the Iowa and I...

    You let me know when you go to the Iowa and I will meet you there. Wanted to go back when Dick was there but didn't get the chance. Was not interested in taking a typical tour seeing as how I was...
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    AD-6 in Texas 1960 was pilot error. Another...

    AD-6 in Texas 1960 was pilot error.
    Another Skyraider in Spain, 1961, that hit power wires but no crash.
    T-2 trainer in Virginia 1965 engine failure.
    A-4 on the deck of the Forrestal along with...
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    Oh, boy, another comment about losing three...

    Oh, boy, another comment about losing three planes. Of course it always comes without any explanation on any forum I read. Luckily there are always those smart enough to point out the error.
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