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SALC Updates

http://www.sunlakesaeroclub.org/

April 30, 2008

 

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News of Interest to Members and Pilots

·         Newsletter for members of SLAC - April, 2008

·         Special for Pilots – Articles of particular interest to pilots

Air and Space

·         Beijing Airport (Slides 1.1 mb)– Opens in time for the 2008 Olympics.  Largest building in the world.
Courtesy of member
Dan Bott

         

·         Airline Art – (Photos) Some interesting art on airliners.  Courtesy of member Bob Earl

·         B-17; B-24 and B-25 – Visited the Chandler Airport in April.  Courtesy of Greg Chenoweth, Airport Manager

·         Death of a Lady – NC18601 Honolulu Clipper – Pan American Boeing B-314 Flying Boat.
Courtesy of member
Bob Earl

·         Amazing Flag Ceremony  From the show at Rickenbacker Field, Columbus, Ohio, in September. This was the opening ceremony each day. The camera guy stayed tight on the flag so the 4 Stearman laying smoke rings around the flag don't appear much.  Courtesy of member Bob Earl and Bob Green

·         Another good reason not to fly in airshows with your buddies!!! Courtesy of member Bob Earl

·         Fabulous Space Photos – (may be a repeat) Courtesy of member Richard Peak

·         Marshalling Jets– (Video YouTube).  You can make these full screen) – Have you ever wondered how the British marshal their jets?  Courtesy of member Bob Earl

·         Video Clip from 7,000” Mt Cheam Trip via Helicopter   March 6, 2008.  Seattle paragliding.  There are a number of other interesting videos.  Enlarge to full screen.  Courtesy of Marc and Lan Chirico

·         Parasking Accident– (Video 1.3 mb) Courtesy of member Dan Bott   

·         Paragliding in Seattle – Seattle Paragliding Courtesy of Marc and Lan Chirico

·            Boeing 40C – The oldest Boeing passenger plane will soon be flying again.  Courtesy of member Dan Bott

·        Carrier in rough seas (Video 5.7 mb) Note the helicopter on the deck.  Pool games had to be suspended.
Courtesy of member
Bob Earl

·         All of runway (Video 7.4 mb) Russian “Vodka Burner” departing runway in Australia. 
Courtesy of member
Bob Earl

·         Guns in the cockpit – Accidental gun discharge in cockpit blames TSA for ill-conceived rules. 
Courtesy of member
Bob Earl

·         Airplanes and airplanes – (Slide Show 2.4 mb) Slides of many beautiful aircraft. 
Courtesy of member
Dick O’Brien

 

·         Boeing B-17 WWII Bomber – Hitched a ride on a B-24 and photographed a B-17 in formation
Courtesy of member Bob Earl


Other Stuff

 

·         Recognizing a Stroke quickly – Valuable information that may save a life.  Courtesy of member Gary Vacin

·       Demo of Strength – (video 6.2 mb)  Polish acrobats in amazing demo of strength.
Courtesy of member
Harold Thomas.

 

·         100/200 MPG – Pre-Ignition Catalytic Converter.  You be the judge.  Courtesy of member Elton Dyal
Visit http://www.acppubs.com/article/CA6432925.html  and http://www.ecoedgeco.com/

·         Fauna – (Power Point slide show 3.6 mb) – Magnificent slides of God’s creatures. 
Courtesy of member
Harold Thomas

·         Talented Equipment Operator – Photos courtesy of member Gene Evans

·         Swiss Alpine Slides – (Power Point slide show 3.9 mb) – Beautiful Alpine scenery. 
Courtesy of member
Harold Thomas

·         Elephant Paints Self-Portrait (You-Tube Video) Unbelievable. Courtesy of member Gene Evans

·        We Thank You (Slides 3.3 mb) – Photo tributes to our military.  Courtesy of member Harold Thomas

·         Person of the week (Video 6.0 mb) A moving demonstration of patriotism.
Courtesy of member
Richard Peak

·       Snake Yawn (Video 4.1 mb) – Animal antics including a large snake yawning. 
Courtesy of member
Gene Evans

·        Beautiful Garden Scenes (Slides 4.9 mb) Scenes from gardens in Keukenhof, Holland. 
Courtesy of member
Richard Peak

·        A New Ear for a child – Neat medical procedure.  Courtesy of member Harold Thomas

·        Batteries at a discount (Video 2.0 mb) 32 AA batteries for $5?  Learn how! Courtesy of member Gene Evans

·        8 Amazing Holes in the Earth – Courtesy of member Gene Evans

·        A puzzle for you – 90% of the pre-schoolers in the US answered this.  I don’t think 1% of adults would be able to answer the question.  Courtesy of member Gene Evans

 

·         Devil’s Pool – This is a swimming pool at the top of Victoria Falls in Africa which can be used by visitors in September and December.  They swim at the very edge of the Falls.

·         Very interesting story – How seagulls saved a group of stranded WWII flyers.

·         America on the way to suicide?  Courtesy of member Harold Thomas

·         Most powerful hand held weapon (Video 4.4 mb) – Now here is my idea of a shotgun – member Dan Bott

·         Phoenix Lights – Turns out they have an earthly explanation



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