[WWI] As time goes by (A modeler's lament)
David C. Fletcher
dcf at mars.ark.com
Mon Jan 31 22:28:16 EST 2005
KarrArt at aol.com wrote:
> << How many of you have "The Airplane
> Reflex?"...> The whole family has it...
Too many threads, I'm getting confused...
First, yes, it was an Aurora Sp1tf1re I built back ca.1956 - mental
block when I typed Monogram...
Second, on the subject of reacting to strange sounds, the weirdest
clatter that drew my eyes skywards was when I was out walking the dog
while stationed in Germany and the ceiling was low - the Lufthansa
commemorative Ju 52 went right overhead at maybe 500 feet... As a kid,
the most memorable experiences were seeing a B-36 which seemed to hang
in the sky and a Sp1tf1re with a bubble canopy which whistled by below
the rooftops of the houses at the end of my street in England. And I
lived right under the flightpath to Woodford when the prototype Vulc at n
No wonder I made a career in aviation ;-)
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