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View Diary: Flying the B-52 - Part 1 (216 comments)

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  •  The inboard flaps are barn door size (5+ / 0-)

    The wing tips curve up 6-8 feet in flight.

    The main gear looks like something that came off a steam locomotive. A big one. And they pivot so the plane can land at an angle in a cross wind.

    "No special skill, no standard attitude, no technology, and no organization - no matter how valuable - can safely replace thought itself."

    by xaxnar on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 05:09:22 PM PST

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