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  1. AKBill replied to the thread Used Trucks 4X4 Knoxville Area.

    Well, things changed and Tami and I were not able to make our trip to TN this spring as planned. I am getting close to closing dads...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 11:36 PM
  2. AKBill liked steingar's post in the thread Nice Paint buy it..

    The first thing I tell people when they ask what to look for in buying a vehicle (doesn't matter car, airplane, bike, whatever) is it...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  3. AKBill liked nauga's post in the thread Ugly aircraft.

    [IMG] Nauga, without comment

    Jun 15, 2019 at 3:34 AM
  4. AKBill liked Zeldman's post in the thread Ugly aircraft.

    I used to see a couple of these sky vans in Alaska. I would always ask, ''No kidding, that thing really flies..??'' [IMG]

    Jun 15, 2019 at 3:33 AM
  5. AKBill liked SkyDog58's post in the thread Ugly aircraft.

    How to make an ugly airplane uglier.... give it an ugly paint job. [IMG]

    Jun 15, 2019 at 3:32 AM
  6. AKBill liked Pilawt's post in the thread Ugly aircraft.

    What a great place. At the time of my visit in 2008, the XF-85 was tucked under the wing of the B-36. It was hard to get a good photo...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 9:48 PM
  7. AKBill liked 3393RP's post in the thread Ugly aircraft.

    This is what's known as a short coupled aircraft! I'm happy to have had the opportunity around 2003 to see the Goblin at the USAF...

    Jun 13, 2019 at 9:46 PM
  8. AKBill replied to the thread Ugly aircraft.

    [IMG] Does this count..??...:)

    Jun 11, 2019 at 11:08 PM
  9. AKBill liked Skyrys62's post in the thread Pythagoras' Theorem.

    For fun, we should ask him to explain some other things like angle of attack or Bernoulli's principle. I bet it would go smoother than...

    Jun 11, 2019 at 6:50 AM
  10. AKBill liked Eric Stoltz's post in the thread I Truely Like How Thinks Were Made 60 Years Ago.

    Is it safe to say, "good thing they make airplanes the way they used to in the good ol'days!"?

    Jun 11, 2019 at 6:46 AM
  11. AKBill liked GRG55's post in the thread I Truely Like How Thinks Were Made 60 Years Ago.

    And the fact one can actually fix that old stuff, instead of sending it to the landfill and buying another piece of junk at Harbor Fright.

    Jun 10, 2019 at 11:50 PM
  12. AKBill posted a new thread.

    I Truely Like How Thinks Were Made 60 Years Ago

    Laughing, I have an old compressor. Horizontal tank style compressor, build in the 60's. To make a long story short. I dropped it...

    Forum: Hangar Talk

    Jun 10, 2019 at 11:07 PM
  13. AKBill liked luvflyin's post in the thread Never Heard this Before.

    C’mon now, fess up, you guys orchestrated this. How evil were you, did you synchronize watches to blast him from all sides at once?:):D;)

    Jun 10, 2019 at 9:59 PM
  14. AKBill liked midlifeflyer's post in the thread Never Heard this Before.

    I have often heard "all tower services on..." when things were not busy. That meant CD, Ground, and Tower. Common at quiet times even at...

    Jun 10, 2019 at 9:51 PM
  15. AKBill liked luvflyin's post in the thread Never Heard this Before.

    All kinds of scenarios can happen at those usually slow Towers. One guy is working it all, tells someone who just landed to taxi to...

    Jun 10, 2019 at 9:51 PM