29 Years and Lot's of Weight Ago

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29 Years and Lot's of Weight Ago

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On a Chinook in the Canal Zone 8)
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I once walked off the back of one of those at 3,000 feet. I liked them.
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piller wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:53 pm
I once walked off the back of one of those at 3,000 feet. I liked them.
I enjoyed when they would open up the floor....great views....Going full speed ahead 50' off the deck down the Canal was a blast, too....
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That does sound fun. Strapped in the back if a Blackhawk with the doors open and flying treetop level, and even dodging some trees, while going full speed was a great ride. Not everyone can keep their lunch down in a ride like that. Roller Coasters are not as much fun after that. Helicopters are fun.
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It’s all good until they start shouting at you. Then you wish you were somewhere else.
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I do believe you could land an F-16 on that flattop, Blaine! Awesome! 8)
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lean...mean...fighting machine (with a tuba of course).... :)
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Looks like you were enjoying the military life! So did I. (mostly) 8)
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claybob86 wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:26 am
Looks like you were enjoying the military life! So did I. (mostly) 8)
Mostly...me too. I like to say I was in the Army for 20 years then I retired and had to get a job. :lol:
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