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SLAC Members (103
Of Interest to
Pilots (15 kb)– Articles of particular interest to pilots
Minutes of the
Chandler Airport Commission (pdf
file)– November 12, 2008 meeting
Air and Space
Blue Airliner (Video 2.8
mb) Smooth landing with the nose gear
cocked at a 90 degree angle.
Flying Clipper Ships (Link) Message
to Pan Am ‘Philippine Clipper’. “JAPANESE
ATTACKING PEARL HARBOR ... RETURN TO WAKE AT ONCE . CLIPPER NEEDED FOR PATROL DUTY”.
jet SU30 (Video 5.0 mb) Maneuvering.
vehicle 1 (12 kb) Northrop Grumman X-47B. The newest unmanned vehicle
Paragliding taken to the extreme
(Video Link) Click to start video
MPG (18.kb) A Rutan vari-EZ can get this remarkable
efficiency. The engine was modified with
Globemaster (Video 3.1mb) Video of a scale model Globemaster
Radio Controlled model
Pistons and four jets (Video 7 kb) A visit with the
past. The B-36
Crash (PPS slides 2.0 mb) Crash of a C-130 in Iraq on June 27, 1008. No injuries
that Beep? (Video 1.9 mb) Nice high, hot, fast landing yet extremely smooth
wait -- what's that beep beep beep thing
Thunderbirds Video) Great flying skills, high
speeds, good scenery and music
Balloon (13 kb) 22 million cubic foot balloon flying at 111,000 feet
Air Force Base air show (PP slides 3.6 mb) Excellent slides of exotic craft – Feb, 2008
Learning to fly in the 1950’s
video YouTube) No
headset, no check list, only $500???? And
look at that plane. Video aircraft is a 1953 170B, N4627C and is still registered in Pullman, MI.
Deck Shots (PP slides 4.0 mb) Excellent
slides of deck activity
production (PP slides 697 kb) Current production line photos and text
of a B-52 (8 kb) B-52 transported on the deck of a carrier
over Long Beach (PP slides 2.7 mb) Great photos of a great plane
British Carrier landings
of the pilots has quite a problem getting down
Airway Flight 1549 accident (PP slides 3.9 mb) The best slides I have seen
on this accident
Airway Flight 1549 accident (63 kb) A pilots observations about this accident
Airway flight 1549 accident (38 kb) A passengers observations
about this accident
bird strike (PP slides 732 kb) Birds strike helicopter. Keep
you visor down!
Our 44 Presidents (Link) From
Washington to Obama. Each morphing into
the next. To the music of Bolero by
Quebec City (PP slides 5.6
mb) The capital of the
province of Quebec, Canada
6 year old singer
(Link video) Hard
to believe such talent in one so young.
Sedona (Link) Lots
and lots of information and beautiful photos of Sedona
The Vietnam War
(Link) Everything, and we mean everything you
want to know about the Vietnam War
Munden (Link Video) The fastest gun-slinger in the world.
(11 kb) The story of TAPS and words to the
Snow Slide (Video 3.9 mb) We’re lucky we live in Arizona
War II (16 kb) Some interesting facts about WW II
exposed (Video 7.1 mb) Watch the magic show then see how it is done
Ford Model T (Video U Tube) Watch this amazing assembly line produce the Ford
cars (PP slides 612 kb) This is truly a strange group of automobiles
Rods (PP slides 4.7 mb) Memories of the Hot Rods
America (PP slides 2.7 mb) Coal mining early in the 1900’s and one of the reasons
for the formation of Unions. Also
slides on early American beauties.
M-60 (Video 4.4 mb) 850 rounds in one minute forty five seconds continuous.
motorcycle police (Video
6.7 mb) Skillful
maneuvers in the 1950’s
Nebraska (PP slides 6.6 mb)
A tour of the nuclear sub on November 17, 2008 by BENS (Business Executives for
UP? (24 kb) Learn all about ‘UP’ It will surprise you
Mercedes Benz (12 kb) Are you too old to drive this car? Not if you are a pilot.
Washington State floods (PP
slides 2.7 mb) Lots of devastation.
Pakistani weapon trade
(Link video) Scary
Laborers (Video 3.9 mb) The U.S. doesn’t have a clue when it comes to
Indians of the past (PP
slides 2.5 mb) Interesting
Towers (PP slides 2.0 mb) Construction in Dubai and
Moscow. Interesting concept
voitures (PP slides 3.0 mb) Beautiful old cars (antiques)
story (10 kb) This story will touch you. Very
World’s largest combustion
engine (PP slides 348 kb)
largest super tankers.
Crankshaft weighs 300 tons. Develops 90,000 HP (This may be a repeat)
from 81 years ago (PP slides 5.1 mb) Nostalgia
Sedona (PP slides and text 3.0 mb) Text and beautiful slides of Sedona,
the 50’s and 60’s (Link
slide show) Those were the days.
The Electric Uno Bike
18 year old has invented a unique bike
and people (PP slides 1.5 mb) Some reflections about dogs by famous people
Hot Box (PP slides 155 kb) Rules should sometimes be
collection (322 kb) Every Chevrolet convertible built from 1912 to 1975
plus Corvette convertibles from 1953 to 19975
story (9 kb) Story about a seeing eye dog on an airliner
touchdown ( Video 5.5 mb) The Cardinals could use this play tomorrow
Thanks to the following members
and others who have
contributed articles, website links, videos and slides.
Ray Bahret; Asenath Barker; Dan Bott ; Earl Cuyler; Bob Earl; Gene Evans; Paul Glaser; Van Klompenberg; Kevin Lynch; Home Mann; Bill Myers; Gale Nelson; Doug Nelson; Dick O’Brien; Richard Peak; Elaine Raynor; Clif Rosch; Capt Jim Theobald; Harold Thomas; Ben Thompson; Don Tubbs; Bruno Uptagrafft; Gary Vacin; Bob Walch.
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