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October 19, 2018

Cool tech

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 9:49 am
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This is really neat.

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October 17, 2018

Cool kit

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:23 am
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Looks like Air Graphic is going to release a kit of the British Thunderbird SAM.  This is definitely something that will interest me.  I didn’t realize that there was a naval version of this missile, the Sea Slug.

October 16, 2018

Order this

Filed under: Family,General — dknights @ 3:05 pm
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You should order this.  It will be good for your mind and soul.

Ukrainian SU-27UB crash

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:16 pm
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A Ukrainian Su-27UB has crashed during multinational exercises in that country.  A US pilot was reportedly aboard that aircraft at the time of the crash.

Amazing story

Filed under: General — dknights @ 9:01 am
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A story worth remembering.

October 15, 2018

British swear words

Filed under: General — dknights @ 1:29 pm
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British swear words ranked in order of offensiveness.  Don’t say this blog isn’t educational. 🙂

 

October 13, 2018

Carl Gustav

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:28 am
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Looks like the Army really likes the Swedish Carl Gustav.

October 12, 2018

Belgian F-16 destroyed by strafing

Filed under: General — dknights @ 3:41 pm
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by another Belgian F-16, when both were on the ground.  Wow.

 

S.55

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 2:38 pm
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Dora Wings is planning on doing an S.55.  While not my cup of tea, this is an important aircraft in aviation history and glad to see a new one done in 72nd scale.

October 11, 2018

Space mishap

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 1:21 pm
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Failure in the seconds stage of a Soyuz mission taking replacement crew to the space station.  All are OK, but just one more reason we need to be doing our own manned space flight. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

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