Seen on the street in Kyiv.

Words of Advice:

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

“The Mob takes the Fifth. If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?” -- The TOFF *

"Foreign Relations Boil Down to Two Things: Talking With People or Killing Them." -- Unknown

“Speed is a poor substitute for accuracy.” -- Real, no-shit, fortune from a fortune cookie

"If you believe that you are talking to G-d, you can justify anything.” — my Dad

"Colt .45s; putting bad guys in the ground since 1873." -- Unknown

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"The Dildo of Karma rarely comes lubed." -- Unknown

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

* "TOFF" = Treasonous Orange Fat Fuck, A/K/A Dolt-45,
A/K/A Commandante (or Cadet) Bone Spurs,
A/K/A El Caudillo de Mar-a-Lago, A/K/A the Asset,
A/K/A P01135809, A/K/A Dementia Donnie

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Your Sunday Morning Jet Noise

A DC-10 tanker:


w3ski said...

I've seen those babies dumping on a wildfire. That is a thrilling sight. I understand the airspace around an active fire gets really crowded at times and that some fires are just in too small of an area, but we Need more of these beasts at fire season, many more.

Keaaukane said...

I would have liked to actually see the takeoff. According to Wikipedia, there is only 15 inches of ground clearance for the water tank. That must make the rotation to climb pretty interesting.

Old NFO said...

And that was with the 'upgraded' engines... The original engines were about 2X as loud!

Ten Bears said...

The problem with them as firefighters is they fly too fast. Dump-speed is almost stall

But we do need to see more, and I'm pretty sure we will ...