Lefty's White Lightning....

Discussion in 'Warbirds International' started by -ALW-, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. -ALW-

    -ALW- Well-Known Member

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PQfAWFHHFA

    I'm in awe of this video....the most awesome video of a true American muscle put to flight. Like that rough idle. :D
    Check the rolls....NICE
    FH programmers.....look at those barrel rolls and how nimble that aircraft is!
     
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    how much fuel did it have?
    which engine?
    what kind of fuel did it use?
    did the pilot shit before flight?

    Without answering these questions this is no "evidence" and no "proof", like it never existed.

    Besides, it ain't from russian TV... :shuffle:
     
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    Nice one Alw :)

    For F***Hosht developers :

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    Please turn the cockpitheat button to 100+ % for 109's 190's to survive better in aerial combats and for coldblooded A6m's heroes to catch P38 with more ease.
     
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    Sweeet!! :)
     
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    YEAAAAAH thats the aircraft, thats the spirit :super: My gf doesnt want to marry, i want to - can i marry to a P-38 ??? ;)
     
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    Well, it doesn't matter in WBFH how much fuel it has or what kind it is. It doesn't roll as would be expected. How many times have you flown the P38? :)

    As for proof, I'm not proving something am I?
     
  7. Fucketeer

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    He was trying to joke arond.
     
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    If you were lucky enough to be standing next to that plane when he did fire-up those engines you would shit....

    ...standing there as those props slowly go through two turns before churning the air to a blurr...exhaust pulsing and the vibrations on the ground and on your chest ..... when he cracks the throttles and that P38 starts to rock and lurch forward...it is transcendental....it is sublime... you are in a new dimention......

    I was lucky enough to be at one of those shows and standing there when Mr. Gardner started up for a run many years ago and I will never forget.

    My vote for the best Kelly Johnson design ever.

    And thank you for the film link.
     
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    so... who wants to go with me to greenland or wherever and dig through the ice to find a preserved p-38?
     
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    I'd go but I beleive the guys that got the first P38 aquired the rights to the rest of the the P-38s and the B17 down there in the ice.
     
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    Yeah, I figured that...wanted to see what others would write though :)
     
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    uff, you got me scared for a minute there :p
     
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    P38 won teh war
     
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    Nice song.
     
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    LOL! :) (Fucketeer)
     
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    Ahh....watching that video again has me in the skies again....
     
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    Cool :)