SailNet Community - View Single Post - Why all the fuss about mcgregor 26's
View Single Post
  #20  
Old 10-12-2006
jerryrlitton's Avatar
jerryrlitton jerryrlitton is offline
Oathkeepers member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Andaman Sea
Posts: 1,222
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 12
jerryrlitton will become famous soon enough
Send a message via ICQ to jerryrlitton Send a message via MSN to jerryrlitton Send a message via Yahoo to jerryrlitton Send a message via Skype™ to jerryrlitton
Quote:
Originally Posted by bkohatl
I don't know if you remember the movie, "The Flight of the Phoenix." It was about a plane crash in the African Wilderness and how a Toy Airplane Designer modifies the plane wreck's remnants into a flighable contraption(no more, no less).
The tension/denounement comes from Jimmy Stewart, who is a seasoned pilot because he just doesn't get the theory of aerodynamics: Flight is about weight, lift and drag whether a toy or a C5A(much less the new Airbus: super plane).
A very true statement ref the "Flight is about weight, lift and drag whether a toy or a C5A(much less the new Airbus: super plane)."
Did you know they actually flew the full sized "model" to make the movie? But it did kill the pilot. I thought the original was far better then the new movie.
Sorry about the interruption. I now return you to your regular programming....

Jerry
__________________
"Duty, that grim demanding bitch, come to call with all her nagsome sisters, would never give a man a moment of his own."

A Kings Trade
Dewey Lamdin



Money canít buy you happiness.
But it buys you a big enough yacht to
sail you right up to it!
(Johnny Depp)







To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook