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Old 03-18-2013, 02:12 PM   #4441
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Spring is here, get you gliders ready!

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Old 03-21-2013, 07:45 PM   #4442
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Ladies and gentleman, we are in full airshow mode!


Ready to move into show positions:



One of the big girls



Some little friends come for a visit




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Old 03-21-2013, 09:07 PM   #4443
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:07 PM   #4444
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I saw the Starfighters fly out at Wendover in 2006,
yes there was two of them,
very impressive they sound like hoovers when they start engines
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:21 PM   #4445
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One of the big girls


I've done work on this plane!

Nice to see they returned it to original configuration with the chin turret.
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:59 AM   #4446
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I saw the Starfighters fly out at Wendover in 2006,
yes there was two of them,
very impressive they sound like hoovers when they start engines

That's what they are: really big Hoovers....................with fire!
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:17 AM   #4447
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Who owns/flies those F104's? Do they go on an air show circuit? Seeing as they left the US inventory around 1970 it must have been fun checking yourself out in that aircraft. Maybe you found someone who once flew them and listened very well.
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:19 PM   #4448
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Saw a pair of privately owned F-104's put on a show at Oshkosh in '98. Is that the same pair.

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Old 03-22-2013, 08:48 PM   #4449
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My God, who pays the fuel bills on those 104's?
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:44 PM   #4450
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My God, who pays the fuel bills on those 104's?
We have to pay both the fuel and the appearance fees. Yeah, not cheap. Dont know the exact funding stream, but they are owned by something related to the Kennedy Space Center. He has a few more of them over there too.

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Old 03-22-2013, 09:55 PM   #4451
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Vortex generators

I'll give this a shot but I am looking for maybe 8 wing vortex generators to experiment with on my bike. Found a reseller but the smallest amount they have is a bag of 80 which I would never need. They didn't have any lose ones laying around as they are the retailer. Anyone have some of these they would part with for a fee?
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Old 03-22-2013, 11:09 PM   #4452
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Who owns/flies those F104's? Do they go on an air show circuit? Seeing as they left the US inventory around 1970 it must have been fun checking yourself out in that aircraft. Maybe you found someone who once flew them and listened very well.
On that website there appears to be a two-seater. For training?
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:52 AM   #4453
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Anyone else notice the 50,000 ft per minute rate of climb on the f104?

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Old 03-23-2013, 04:01 AM   #4454
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I'll give this a shot but I am looking for maybe 8 wing vortex generators to experiment with on my bike. Found a reseller but the smallest amount they have is a bag of 80 which I would never need. They didn't have any lose ones laying around as they are the retailer. Anyone have some of these they would part with for a fee?
Vortex generators are not that simple, you couldn't them off a DHC6 and put them on a B200 and expect the same result.
if you are putting them on a bike, you might be best off getting a beer can or similar lightweight sheet metal, folding some to a shape and lots of trial and error.

Thats my thoughts,
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Old 03-23-2013, 05:29 AM   #4455
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The one here today is a 2 seater, dont remember the others right now if they are single or duals.

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