Thursday, April 28, 2016

Get Off of My Lawn

WEEKEND WARRIOR EDITION.

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    1. Didn't MD (McDonnell-Douglas) take over production quite a few years back? I think the MD 500 series has been in use for a while now. I really like the NOTAR version (although I don't think it's popularity really took off ;-)

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    2. Army designator OH6. Factory called it Hughes 500. The FAA somehow (don't know if it this was decided by then Hughes or the FAA, recognized it as a Hughes 369A. About early 80's they modified the tail, adding a "T" type tail, changed from two bladed tail rotar to four, and (FWIR) from a four to a five main rotar system. I think that was the 500D, aka 369E.

      It's like flying a turbo 911S Porsche....

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  2. Nice Loach. Does the gunner have a c-ration can screwed to the left side of that pig, I wonder?

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  3. Needs some rocket pods, huge speakers, and a reel-to-reel tape player with Wagner spooled up.

    (Yes, I know Col. Kilgore & co. flue Hueys...)

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  4. I bear Delta and the Nighthawks are fond of the "Little birds".....

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  5. My son Tim was a crew chief for the Nighthawks.

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    1. You must be pretty proud. That was an incredible bunch of airmen.

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    2. You must be pretty proud. That was an incredible bunch of airmen.

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