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And I thought i could dock anything anywhere, maybe not!

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Heh-heh. Let's see him do that with sails!


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That's like docking a cat. A little thrust here, and a little thrust there.......i2f

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I could dock a shopping mall if I had two props. Well, maybe a mini mall.

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I could dock a shopping mall if I had two props. Well, maybe a mini mall.
Particularly with no wind!

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Using asymmetrical thrust with the two engines is pretty handy for maneuvering. However, the pucker factor may be a bit higher in the Otter. Scrap a dock on your boat and you rub it out. Barely ding a wing tip, prop or elevator and the plane will be grounded with potentially thousands in repairs.


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Damn,,,,,just got lost over at UTube for about five minutes viewing airplane crashes etc. Even forgot for a few seconds how I ended up there. Unfortunately I get sucked into computer media to easily.
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