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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts



                


Thread: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts

Message: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts

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From: acroeric at mebtel.net

Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 16:32:38 UTC


Message:

  Well, here in North Carolina most of us can't afford a runway so we just land 
on top of our mobile homes. I have a double wide so it is a little easier.
Eric


Quoting Virginia Jacobson <Virginia at odysseypub.com>:

> 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 at gf24.de
> Cc: acro at gf24.de
> Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 2:47 PM
> Subject: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ACCassidy at 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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