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Forum: Foo
04-10-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By Will G

Drivers name wasn't Wile E. Coyote was it? Any...

Drivers name wasn't Wile E. Coyote was it? Any suspicious Roadrunners lurking about?
Forum: Foo
04-09-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By Will G

Dang it, I clicked on this thread thinking it...

Dang it, I clicked on this thread thinking it was about brisket or pulled pork. Carry on, sorry for the interruption. .
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,543
Posted By Will G

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1227/t_38s_in_fog_2__5a71bf0401a6750383703774ce805b313f7701bf.png
A row of T-38s on a very foggy day at Columbus AFB, Columbus MS.
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By Will G

Getting paid to fly is the way to go. It may not...

Getting paid to fly is the way to go. It may not easy to get started but once established, it ain't a bad gig. There's a joke that kind of sums it up. "When I was in school, I'd get bored and...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,595
Posted By Will G

Flying is a great way to see the world...

Flying is a great way to see the world differently. I've made a living flying small supersonic jets to large airliners. If you are going to fly, you could study physics, aerodynamics, and aircraft...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,004
Posted By Will G

That jet has a couple nicknames like Sparky, and...

That jet has a couple nicknames like Sparky, and The Plastic Princess but is officially known as a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It's a pretty cushy ride.
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,004
Posted By Will G

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/img_0053_cockpit_moonrise_5a71b3e73c16e0dddb00b80f37e7b23e529cd8f4.jpg
Not a great picture but the moon coming up somewhere over the...
Forum: Foo
12-23-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,711
Posted By Will G

I've got 1200 hours flying the T-38. If it was...

I've got 1200 hours flying the T-38. If it was me and I was going to drop $3500 for an hour flight in that marvelous little jet, I would schedule my flight for a cool to cold clear day. Why? It's...
Forum: Foo
12-10-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Will G

Lived near Fairbanks Alaska for a while and saw...

Lived near Fairbanks Alaska for a while and saw the Aurora almost every winter night. Always fascinating watching the usual blue-green and green colors dance around the sky. One night, my wife wakes...
Forum: Foo
12-09-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Will G

One of the last things I did prior to retiring...

One of the last things I did prior to retiring from the Air Force Reserve was merging Active Duty and Reserve fighter squadrons like the ones at Hill AFB in Utah. I do recall the conversations...
Forum: Foo
11-30-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By Will G

Will I fly on a 737 MAX? Yes. Someone...

Will I fly on a 737 MAX? Yes.

Someone mentioned Deep Vein Thrombosis. If you aren't already wearing them, I highly recommend compression socks when traveling plus a baby aspirin a day.

My...
Forum: Foo
11-19-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,386
Posted By Will G

The Air Force has managed to build, and keep...

The Air Force has managed to build, and keep secret, some pretty incredible machines and I've occasionally heard small bits of information from people involved in some seriously black programs. ...
Forum: Foo
11-17-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,386
Posted By Will G

I did aircraft crash investigation in the Air...

I did aircraft crash investigation in the Air Force. The school was 5 months long and a large chunk was dedicated to psychology/physiology of humans and the weaknesses therein. This also covered...
Forum: Foo
11-12-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,545
Posted By Will G

We came up with an odd problem associated with...

We came up with an odd problem associated with credit cards. Our kids did a Dave Ramsey financial class in high school and he is definitely anti-credit card. So, our boys steer clear of credit...
Forum: Foo
10-25-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,439
Posted By Will G

Worse job: I worked the grill at McDonald's...

Worse job: I worked the grill at McDonald's between finishing college and going to pilot training in the Air Force. Going home with a layer of grease on my clothes, my hair, and my shoes at the end...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,310
Views: 2,659,281
Posted By Will G

Busted. Except, his cartoon pilots are doing it...

Busted. Except, his cartoon pilots are doing it wrong. Moving the yoke to cause the aircraft to roll doesn't cause that much abnormal fuselage movement. However, application of the rudder can...
Forum: Foo
08-29-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9,744
Views: 1,545,451
Posted By Will G

"Welcome back to Porch Post Bowling. Lots of...

"Welcome back to Porch Post Bowling. Lots of spin and speed on that tire but Bob has failed to pick up that 7-10 split."
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Will G

What I know about investments has been relayed to...

What I know about investments has been relayed to me by the people I pay for advice.

- Find a fee only advisor. They get paid for their advice only and not commissions to sell you something.
-...
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,247
Posted By Will G

Dang it! I wish I would have thought of that. ...

Dang it! I wish I would have thought of that. Great idea.
03-15-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,711
Posted By Will G

My level of concern is based on the fact I work...

My level of concern is based on the fact I work in the airline industry and 75% all of my international flying has been cancelled which means the airline isn't making money which means they have too...
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Will G

"Lately" is kind of a vague term. Are you asking...

"Lately" is kind of a vague term. Are you asking about the last hour, anytime today, anytime over the last week, month, year, or decade? It's a long list mostly accomplished unintentionally with...
Forum: Foo
03-03-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,812
Posted By Will G

Over the years I've often had people ask me "Can...

Over the years I've often had people ask me "Can we do that?" My response is normally, "Well, you can do anything once. After that, all bets are off regarding your career."
Forum: Foo
02-12-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,812
Posted By Will G

Did this for 15 years. Most of the video is shot...

Did this for 15 years. Most of the video is shot in Korea (blue and orange colored rooftops) and Alaska (large mountains and areas of wilderness). I've spent a lot of time in both areas.
...
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,812
Posted By Will G

What most people would call "dog fighting" has...

What most people would call "dog fighting" has been described as the most fun you can have with your clothes on. It is an absolute rush. You saw the beginning type of training setups to teach BFM...
Forum: Foo
01-29-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By Will G

T-37 was my first jet, T-38 was my second and...

T-37 was my first jet, T-38 was my second and then I instructed in the T-38 for 3 years. The T-37 was either too cold or too hot and always too loud. It was a 3 ton dog whistle with ancient...
Forum: Foo
01-27-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,074
Posted By Will G

Eklutna Lake near Palmer, Alaska. ...

Eklutna Lake near Palmer, Alaska.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20140604_144422_e87c265635acad99b9825a744ce47c824977d147.jpg
Forum: Foo
01-04-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,640
Posted By Will G

Doesn't matter what I say to him. This is his...

Doesn't matter what I say to him. This is his most interesting dog in the world pose, "I don't always listen, but when I do, I really don't care what you are saying."...
Forum: Foo
11-30-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,569
Posted By Will G

Nothing is more fun that adding to the paranoia...

Nothing is more fun that adding to the paranoia of conspiracy theorists and plenty of people in the aviation business are more than willing to push them over the edge. Google "aircraft chemtrail...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12,310
Views: 2,659,281
Posted By Will G

Lots of pickups of all types here in Texas,...

Lots of pickups of all types here in Texas, including Toyota. Haven't seen a gun rack in a truck in 20 years.
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,949
Posted By Will G

https://ourworldindata.org/plastic-pollution#share...

https://ourworldindata.org/plastic-pollution#share-of-global-total-mismanaged-plastic-waste-by-country

Looking at the data, this article says North America mismanages plastics by 0.9%. East Asia...
Forum: Foo
08-17-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,995
Posted By Will G

Karate men bleed on the inside - Edie Murphy in...

Karate men bleed on the inside - Edie Murphy in Trading Places
Forum: Foo
05-07-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,837
Posted By Will G

Convert the cost of ink into gallons and you come...

Convert the cost of ink into gallons and you come up with some crazy number. Oddest thing I remember was seeing a new printer with ink that cost less than just the ink alone.
Forum: Foo
11-11-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,501
Posted By Will G

Might have fixed it. Went on the Intel website...

Might have fixed it. Went on the Intel website and downloaded the no kidding latest and greatest chipset driver. I was on the road but no problems over the weekend according to the family. Thanks...
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