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Forum: Dockside Chat
01-16-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,612
Posted By Gary M

Dick Winters, Shifty Powers, Don Malarkey, Buck...

Dick Winters, Shifty Powers, Don Malarkey, Buck Compton, Carwood Lipton, Babe Heffron, Bill Guarnere, Frank Perconte. All are dead now, but they were in Easy Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne. "Band...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-16-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,591
Posted By Gary M

I know that you've seen my Trip Report from 2016,...

I know that you've seen my Trip Report from 2016, but it's a good review. On this 7-day trip we flew into Providence and were base in Hyannis. Day trips all over, every day. Hyannis Harbor tour and a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,069
Posted By Gary M

And here's what can happen during Certification...

And here's what can happen during Certification of a new Type like the 747!

:o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D9PlMdQwDc
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,069
Posted By Gary M

Here's a Pan Am 727 into his right turn and about...

Here's a Pan Am 727 into his right turn and about to go over the gap.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/639x640/image_f18066e5a4f5ef579b7d45f9770f04c27b07eb96.png

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Forum: Dockside Chat
01-15-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,069
Posted By Gary M

That was the mandatory procedure in my old 737...

That was the mandatory procedure in my old 737 days down at St Thomas in the USVI. That runway was only 4,800 feet long with a large hill off the end. We would plan our fuel load out of MIA carefully...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,829
Posted By Gary M

Tonight on Sportsman Channel at 9:30 EST is...

Tonight on Sportsman Channel at 9:30 EST is American Airgunner and they will be in South Florida taking out Iguanas!!
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,069
Posted By Gary M

https://simpleflying.com/atlas-air-boeing-747-purc...

https://simpleflying.com/atlas-air-boeing-747-purchase/

And, the worst loss of life in an airline accident was when a KLM 747 hit a Pan Am 747 on takeoff in Tennerife. A total human screw up.....
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,069
Posted By Gary M

Only flown it twice SYD-AKL-SYD on Emirates. They...

Only flown it twice SYD-AKL-SYD on Emirates. They introduced the F/As from 11 different nations! Not one Yank or Brit. Capt was Canadian.

BUT, the F/As were truly DDG! :thumbsup: ...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,069
Posted By Gary M

Flew in a 747 in the early 70s with National....

Flew in a 747 in the early 70s with National. I've sat backwards in Biz Class on a British Airways 747. I got a nice peek at the upper deck F/A Rest Cabin in the tail of an Air New Zealand 747!...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-13-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,428
Posted By Gary M

In 1983, I got a chance to go aboard an Aeroflot...

In 1983, I got a chance to go aboard an Aeroflot Il-62 in Kingston, Jamaica. The F/As look like the Russian Woman's Wresting Team! I invited them to visit me in Miami and that I'd take them out in my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-13-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gary M

Great stories!! Here's 275 victory ace...

Great stories!!

Here's 275 victory ace Gunther Rall with his 'friend'!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmRfBsaUN8o
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-07-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,888
Posted By Gary M

:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-06-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,829
Posted By Gary M

Is that when they go comatose and are called Tree...

Is that when they go comatose and are called Tree Chickens? :rofl:
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-06-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,888
Posted By Gary M

Didn't know it had started again! Looking...

Didn't know it had started again!

Looking forward to catching up........
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,829
Posted By Gary M

That's awesome! My Laud house is on a small...

That's awesome!

My Laud house is on a small lot but if I sat in the Master bedroom, with the slider open, I could get about 14-15 yards across the patio to an area next to the built-in grill for...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-05-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,829
Posted By Gary M

A Lauderdale buddy does a lot of work on...

A Lauderdale buddy does a lot of work on waterfront homes and he says he's starting to see a few 'floater' lizards!

We've been coming up to Stuart very regularly for about 3 years. Bought a condo...
Forum: Dockside Chat
01-03-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,829
Posted By Gary M

I was about to buy a nice Sig Sauer ASP20 in .22...

I was about to buy a nice Sig Sauer ASP20 in .22 cal for my Lauderdale canal home. My 'plan' was to use slices of Cantalope to lure them up into the back yard closer to the patio so no chance of a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-25-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
Posted By Gary M

My grandfather was a cop and Detective in the...

My grandfather was a cop and Detective in the 20s-30s-40s-50s in Illinois. He captured some bank robbers around 1937-38 and the main guy confessed to over 50 murders! I have the Commendation Letter...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-25-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
Posted By Gary M

Don't forget Clint Eastwood's two movies about...

Don't forget Clint Eastwood's two movies about Iwo Jima. Told from both sides.

I watched The Pacific slowly, while I was reading the book! Chapter or two, one episode. I have done that with Band...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-25-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
Posted By Gary M

The scene during the attack on Foy, where Shifty...

The scene during the attack on Foy, where Shifty Powers take out a sniper in a window at 200 yards is a great shot! M-1 Garand.

Or the night attack at 'The Crossroads' where Capt Winters fires one...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-25-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,807
Posted By Gary M

Whew! Glad that I was the first to suggest this...

Whew! Glad that I was the first to suggest this one!!

I gave a speech in college about Steve McQueen. 1975. Went to the library and watched this scene on microfilm and headphones! I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-15-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By Gary M

My wife is from NZ and lived in London for 4...

My wife is from NZ and lived in London for 4 years, so she grew up on them. Keep in mind, very little AC to dry things out.

Re-modeled the MB at the Lauderdale house and she bought a $400 built-in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-15-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Gary M

Just watched the Trailer. Mrs Kiwi and I are...

Just watched the Trailer. Mrs Kiwi and I are gunna luv it!

Pre-Covid we'd go to the UK 3 times a year. On the weekends, it was off to the coast. Pubs, seafood, harbor tours, chatting with...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-15-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By Gary M

New kitchen last year in the Stuart condo....

New kitchen last year in the Stuart condo. Re-model company was great but I was 80 miles away on this day. Twin sinks with goose neck, tall faucet behind the sink, in the middle of both.

Text...
Forum: Dockside Chat
12-08-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,464
Posted By Gary M

Most people don't know this but he started out in...

Most people don't know this but he started out in the US Army Air Corps as a mechanic. A new program called the Flying Sergeants was instituted and enlisted guys were able to apply for pilot...
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