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

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

In Case You've Got a Spare 25 Gs* and Nothing to Do With It; Aviation Edition

You can take a two-day familiarization course in a Martin Mars.

I imagine it'd be a bit more informative if you already have a ASES or, better yet, a AMES rating.** But having Mars time would make for huge bragging rights around the post-flying bar and grille.
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* Prices much higher in Canada.
** Aircraft, Single-Engine Sea or Aircraft, Multi-Engine Sea.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Always had a thing for all the big ass flying boats...

This mother always looked to me like a super sized B-24 ( Navy version with 1 vertical stabilizer-rudder instead of 2 ) turned seaplane. Fascinated with all WWII era aircraft...

Jack the Cold Warrior...

deadstick said...

What a great entrance you could make at a beach party.

CenterPuke88 said...

Even better, a low pass and a water tank full of a quality beer...the heck with those Mexican donkeys carrying two kegs, you can unload about 27,000 litres...

Joe said...

Off topic: Hey, EBM, did you ever "turn on" an aircraft carrier? How much did it cost?

Comrade Misfit said...

Joe, nope. I wasn't a Nasal Radiator. :)