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I don't know what you guys are complaining about. When I was a kid we couldn't even afford a landing strip we had to land in a farmers field with the COWS! You don't know what a difficult landing is until you get a up close to a Moo Cow........ <G>
 
Virginia Jacobson
 
 
 

----- Original Message -----
From: Larry Lowe
To: acro@gf24.de
Cc: acro@gf24.de
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 2:47 PM
Subject: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts



ACCassidy@aol.com wrote:
>
> Eighteen feet, eighteen feet. You lucky, lucky bas****s. When we were kids,
> we were so poor we had to land on a strip that was only six inches wider than
> the wheels. And there was a drop on each side, into a pit full of sharks. It
> was downhill in both directions and there was always a 25-knot crosswind...
>
> Tee hee


That's nothing.

Back where I come from, the strip was just like yours, but only a mere
four inches wider than the wheels.

And covered with ice....

Larry Lowe


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