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B. Butler (Oregonian)
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: C.L. Manno]
      #382290 - 12/08/13 03:47 PM Attachment (104 downloads)

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Yes--the silver NASA bird carrying the shuttle was an old AA -100.




As I recall, it was this one:



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Edited by B. Butler (Oregonian) (12/08/13 03:50 PM)


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Ralph Jones
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: B. Butler (Oregonian)]
      #382292 - 12/08/13 04:03 PM

Quote:

"If it weren't for seasickness, all the world would be sailors."

Charles Darwin



Given the 19th Century context, he might have more appropriately said "...all the world would be upper-class passengers." <g>

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B. Butler (Oregonian)
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: Ralph Jones]
      #382298 - 12/08/13 05:48 PM

Quote:

Quote:

"If it weren't for seasickness, all the world would be sailors."

Charles Darwin



"...all the world would be upper-class passengers." <g>




Given where and what he was sailing, I'd give him more credit than that implies.

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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: B. Butler (Oregonian)]
      #382302 - 12/08/13 05:57 PM

Well, yeah, that ship was a bit of a dog...;-)

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Randy Sohn
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: B. Butler (Oregonian)]
      #382317 - 12/08/13 07:42 PM

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As I recall, it was this one:




Could well be, painted some bogus Colombia airline name on it for some film, dunno. All I do remember was it was like that one in that it was a three-holer, gone to Roswell for storage and then to NASA - as did the later JAL whale.

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B. Butler (Oregonian)
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: Ralph Jones]
      #382323 - 12/08/13 09:39 PM

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Well, yeah, that ship was a bit of a dog...;-)




Shame!

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B. Butler (Oregonian)
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: Randy Sohn]
      #382324 - 12/08/13 09:43 PM Attachment (103 downloads)

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Colombia airline name on it for some film




In which I had a minor (off-camera) role.



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Edited by B. Butler (Oregonian) (12/08/13 09:44 PM)


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Jeff Hartmann CIC
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: B. Butler (Oregonian)]
      #382341 - 12/09/13 07:55 AM

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In which I had a minor (off-camera) role.





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Reams Goodloe
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: B. Butler (Oregonian)]
      #382646 - 12/13/13 09:38 PM



Seems he didn't have the stomach for the sea...

http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/schools/2...uld-be-sailors/


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B. Butler (Oregonian)
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Re: Junior's New Ride [Re: Reams Goodloe]
      #382706 - 12/14/13 08:08 PM

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Seems he didn't have the stomach for the sea...





That's what I had read also, but he seemed to enjoy it despite his mal de mer.

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