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Posted: 8/24/2004 7:54:31 PM EDT
... NOVA - PBS Battle of the X-Planes

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/xplanes/

... man, doing that stuff for a living looks like it would be cool
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 7:57:14 PM EDT
As Clint would say 'Dyin' ain't much of a livin'." Don't know what the mortality rate is these days, but back in the day it was real bad.

CW
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 7:57:48 PM EDT
yeah that whas cool
if the navy gets any of them i might want to fly them even tho i despise fighter jocks
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 8:12:55 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Cold_Warrior:
As Clint would say 'Dyin' ain't much of a livin'." Don't know what the mortality rate is these days, but back in the day it was real bad.

CW



... What has a high mortality rate? Designing aircraft?
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 8:18:11 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Winston_Wolf:

Originally Posted By Cold_Warrior:
As Clint would say 'Dyin' ain't much of a livin'." Don't know what the mortality rate is these days, but back in the day it was real bad.

CW



... What has a high mortality rate? Designing aircraft?



Flight testing them.
Link Posted: 8/24/2004 8:20:00 PM EDT
I think he means the test pilots.
Yea battle of the X-planes was cool
I got the DVD for my stepfather last Xmas!
Link Posted: 8/25/2004 4:58:43 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/25/2004 5:00:28 AM EDT by DvlDog]
yes winston, we're all very proud of you. and we all wish we could be you just for a day.

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feel better? just yanking your chain
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