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Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 26 Apr 2005.

  1. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    It looks like they're refuelling. Going to take a while though!
     
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  2. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    i think its airplane porn....
     
  3. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    It looks like a Galaxy C5 taking fuel onboard in midflight, although, i could be wrong, Mankz, care to enlighten us.

    Sam
     
  4. Moriquendi

    Moriquendi Bit Tech Biker

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    Its true, this is how little aeroplanes are made. When a Daddy plane and a Mummy plane love eachother very much, they refuel in mid air, then the little plane grows inside the Mummy plane for nine months until it's big enough to fly on its own. Sometimes the little plane needs help being born

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    I'm an aerospace engineer, trust me, this is how it happens...

    Moriquendi

    Edit: Being serious for a moment, it's a C17 refuelling, the stubby wings and (hidden) T-tail are a give away.
     
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  5. Westy

    Westy New Member

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    USAF C-17 performing air-air refuelling using the boom system as viewed from the boom operators position :)
     
  6. Guest-23315

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    ^^ Win. I found it on Wikipedia and thought it was quite cool.
     
  7. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Ah, i see those frequently in Toulouse when i fly down to see my grandparents, incredible engineering from Airbus on that, called Guppy's i think, but i'm even less unsure than with mankz images, which looks as if i'm incorect on that too.

    Sam
     
  8. Moriquendi

    Moriquendi Bit Tech Biker

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    They used to use Super Guppies but they were based on a WW2 Boeing design and very out of date so they designed and built their own that were cheaper to run and maintain. They're called Belugas I think and they're used to fly components from all over Europe to Toulouse for assembly.

    Moriquendi
     
  9. Guest-23315

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    They are indeed Belugas...
     
  10. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    And they make great caviar.

    john
     
  11. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    isn't that small yellow thing a ground effect aircraft? like an ekranoplan?
     
  12. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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  13. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    kind of remembers me this thing:

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  15. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    what i posted is an ekranoplan, the other aircraft in your picture is different.
     
  16. Connection|Closed

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  17. mr00Awesome

    mr00Awesome YEAH SWEET LEMONADE

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    It would be funny if you used this picture as your backround.
     
  18. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    and then someone used that one as his background....

    hmmm that's a rather nice idea for a new thread...
     
  19. ComputerKing

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    I love Mercedes... MY dream car is an C Class :)

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  20. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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