Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot,
by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse.
" -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, December 7, 2015

Open the Packing Crate and Show Us the Real Ship

The USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000)


She began sea trials. For a destroyer, she's four times heavier than a Gearing-DD and almost twice as heavy as a Spruance-DD.

At at over four billion, she costs as much, adjusted for inflation, as the USS Nimitz.

4 comments:

Leo Knight said...

However, the captain's name is James Kirk!

Deadstick said...

Won't be much fun for model builders...

Comrade Misfit said...

Won't be much fun for model builders...

At least the skilled ones.

3383 said...

The Admiral would probably be embarrassed by this ship bearing his name.