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« Reply #5225 on: December 21, 2022, 09:19:36 AM »
There's also the Deora


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« Reply #5226 on: December 22, 2022, 12:12:48 AM »
There's also the Deora


That one even made it as an AMT model kit back when it first appeared.

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« Reply #5227 on: December 22, 2022, 01:29:46 AM »
I have a couple of the AMT kits - the vehicle looks small in 1/24- 1/25; it would work in 1/32 or 1/35.

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« Reply #5228 on: December 22, 2022, 06:05:52 AM »
just plain GOLD !

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« Reply #5229 on: December 22, 2022, 04:03:24 PM »
I remember when, 'bout 50 years ago, someone did something similar with a 1965 Fairlane and wrote it up for one of the car modelling magazines.

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« Reply #5230 on: December 22, 2022, 05:07:07 PM »

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« Reply #5231 on: December 23, 2022, 01:50:24 AM »
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« Reply #5232 on: December 23, 2022, 02:43:34 AM »
just plain GOLD !

These custom pickups are almost enough to make me build a car model!

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« Reply #5233 on: December 23, 2022, 07:03:55 AM »
As rainy season makes its appearance out west, most of the CalFire fleet is home at McClellan airfield near Sacramento. This is likely the largest fleet of flyable S-2s and OV-10s left in the world. The two recently acquired combat vet OV-10Gs are in the lineup.





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« Reply #5234 on: December 23, 2022, 07:07:49 PM »
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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #5235 on: December 23, 2022, 11:47:47 PM »
As rainy season makes its appearance out west, most of the CalFire fleet is home at McClellan airfield near Sacramento. This is likely the largest fleet of flyable S-2s and OV-10s left in the world. The two recently acquired combat vet OV-10Gs are in the lineup.


Back around 2005 or 6 I saw about 20 S-2's in a boneyard compound at Abbottsford Airfield.

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« Reply #5236 on: December 27, 2022, 01:28:03 AM »
This isn’t the pesky kind of Mosquito! This de Havilland Mosquito #airplane was captured in all its glory by Scott Slocum at #OSH19.

On Facebook. Make a copy while you can.

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« Reply #5237 on: December 28, 2022, 06:25:59 AM »
U.S. Air Force @usairforce

Israel Defense Forces and U.S. Armed Forces participated in a series of combined exercises. Four Israeli Air Force F-35I “Adir” aircraft flew alongside #AirForce F-15 fighter jets.





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« Reply #5238 on: December 28, 2022, 08:35:48 AM »
U.S. Air Force @usairforce

Think it's cold this winter in North America? 😏

A team of @AirNatlGuard Airmen from 3 states recently spent time at the bottom of the world, braving down to -77°F temperatures to repair an LC-130 “Skibird” stranded at Amundson-Scott South Pole Station.

https://nationalguard.mil/News/Article/3251129/airmen-from-3-states-repair-lc-130-stranded-at-south-pole/

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« Reply #5239 on: December 29, 2022, 02:15:29 PM »
There are two Ukrainian MiGs in this image - one taking the picture... find the other:


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« Reply #5240 on: December 29, 2022, 05:57:12 PM »
My answer: I picked it 2/3 of the way up the main street of the village but had to expand the image to confirm it. ;)
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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« Reply #5241 on: December 29, 2022, 07:53:41 PM »
Just spotted for the first time in the wild: A400M Maritime Patrol model!















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« Reply #5242 on: December 29, 2022, 07:54:58 PM »
When 8 feet does not do the job.

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« Reply #5243 on: December 29, 2022, 10:54:28 PM »
Those are some old Chevy's. I wonder where they are now? The way vehicles rusted out back then probably a scrap yard.

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« Reply #5244 on: December 30, 2022, 07:00:35 PM »
Trev Clark's Obscure Aviation History 🚁 @clark_aviation

The Douglas factory at Long Beach, California in the 1960s. The aircraft being fitted out are the firm's DC-8 aircraft, a design intended to rival (and beat) Boeing's B-707. Although sold in respectable numbers, it never outsold the (similar) Boeing design.

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Re: Just some cool photos...nothing more, nothing less...
« Reply #5245 on: January 03, 2023, 02:02:14 AM »


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« Reply #5246 on: January 03, 2023, 02:09:45 AM »
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« Reply #5247 on: January 07, 2023, 08:10:46 AM »
Photographer's Text: Last night I captured an incredibly difficult shot: ISS transiting the moon, while gently kissing Tycho crater as it flies by at 5 miles per second. That crater is 53 miles wide, so while the station almost looks like it's orbiting the moon it's actually 1000x closer to us.



Click on photo for a much bigger moon.
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« Reply #5248 on: January 07, 2023, 11:54:51 PM »


Photo Text: Vulcan XH558 landing at Farnborough, 20th July 2014. Very soon afterwards, she was finally retired. Credit British Heritage Aircraft
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« Reply #5249 on: January 08, 2023, 12:53:56 PM »



Click on photo for a much bigger moon.

I will NOT click on for a much bigger moon.  The current one is plenty big enough, thank you ! ;D