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by gmarshall
Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:10 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Best proposal in a long time
Replies: 1
Views: 1380

Best proposal in a long time

Guy takes his gal for a flight, rolls the airplane upside down, then surprises her:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBnZRiIVQRg

I'm nowhere near this slick, fortunately, my wife still said yes.
by gmarshall
Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Man lands on a cargo container ship
Replies: 3
Views: 3157

Man lands on a cargo container ship

Ok, it's technically Off Field, though it was deliberate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcQLa_25PkU&feature=youtu.be I'm not 100% on this, but did he bend his left gear leg? Look at the angle at 1:05, and again at 1:17, then at 1:21 I suspect he damaged his plane on landing, and elected to fly...
by gmarshall
Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:38 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Spectacular videos
Replies: 35
Views: 16192

Re: Spectacular videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1401492537&v=0yceRzX-N4M&x-yt-cl=68280861 A pilot landing at Helgoland airport, came in low. Not a big deal normally, except there's a beach off the threshold, and there was a sunbather there. Missing the sunbather by what must have been inches, the airp...
by gmarshall
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:01 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: "Zoom Zoom" UCAP #350
Replies: 5
Views: 4218

Re: "Zoom Zoom" UCAP #350

by gmarshall
Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: "Zoom Zoom" UCAP #350
Replies: 5
Views: 4218

Re: "Zoom Zoom" UCAP #350

If I'm not mistaken, the ailerons and elevator on the dc9 /md80 are ONLY activated by servo tab. Without airflow over the surfaces they'll flop about.
by gmarshall
Fri Jan 24, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Too fun not to share: Paragliding antics
Replies: 2
Views: 1515

Too fun not to share: Paragliding antics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L62faWn-sa8

Some pretty fine motor control there. Sliding down roads, dipping feet in pools. Incredible scenery. Nothing like this happening in the mountains of Florida, that's for sure!
by gmarshall
Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:50 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Scud Running?
Replies: 3
Views: 1893

Re: Scud Running?

No convo on scud running is complete without rewatching:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2MVDY8o7Bs
by gmarshall
Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Valdez Fly-In: You guys should go
Replies: 3
Views: 2637

Re: Valdez Fly-In: You guys should go

+1 So imagine this. The three of you pile in the Debbie next May, and head off to Valdez Alaska to catch the Fly-In and that awesome short landing contest they have. You get the to fly across the US, Canada and Alaska on the way, which is bound to make for some great stories. I, in fact, would chip...
by gmarshall
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Student pilot lands glider on a roof
Replies: 1
Views: 2597

Student pilot lands glider on a roof

Not a factory roof. Not a big box store. The roof of a corner store. There's something to be said for high aspect ratio wings and low wing loading. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/09/08/bc-langley-glider-crash.html If you watch the video, apparently the military is in charg...
by gmarshall
Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:37 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Spectacular videos
Replies: 35
Views: 16192

Re: Spectacular videos

Ok, disclaimer: Apparently the guy was ok...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4f3vJjvR9c

Lesson, don't do dumb $#@$% with airplanes.

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