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

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Your Sunday Morning Big Prop Stuff

B-29 flight procedures, circa 1944:


B said...

I did not realize how much boost those engines required.

Comrade Misfit said...

Probably nothing compared to the "featherweight" B-36s. They almost got up to U-2 altitudes.

Deadstick said...

After all these years, I still can't say "Featherweight B-36" without snickering...

Deadstick said...

One item leaped out: "The tail gunner stays near the putt-putt during takeoff". Can you say "Kee Bird"?