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#1 Absinthe_1900

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 04:25 AM

Some drunk ina hawaiian shirt helped with this.

If you blink at the end you'll miss the screen credit.

 

 

https://www.theageof...y/watch/ep8/ch1


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#2 Hans Conried

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Posted 29 October 2017 - 12:40 PM

Very nice. I haven't finished the episodes yet, an emotional watch as I'm suddenly a little kid again and the old man is educating me on Frank Piasecki, Igor Sikorsky, and reminscing about the Hiller Killer, aka the Palo Alto Widow Maker. Thanks for sharing it, I wouldn't have seen it otherwise.

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Posted 30 October 2017 - 05:08 AM

Very cool Jay.


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Posted 30 October 2017 - 12:53 PM

I was talking to him on the phone recently.  He was at work and a minion kept coming in to ask him questions about where some exotic material or other was stashed, intended for rotor blades or something.  Impressive fellow, but we already knew that.


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 05:32 AM

Hans, i was lucky to meet Frank several years ago, and talk with him about his time at Platt-LePage.

 

The best part of researching the forgotten Platt-LePage XR-1, was talking to the people who were there back in the day.

Sadly, they are all pretty much gone now, I'm glad I was able to get some of their stories.


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:26 AM

I want to know where they keeping the UFOs.


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 04:27 PM

"they"???


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Posted 10 November 2017 - 07:52 PM

Following the conclusion of flight testing, the XR-1 was returned to the Army Air Forces, who placed the aircraft in storage

 

Those they.


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 01:10 AM

I've been to the storage place in Silverhill, and seen the machine in pieces. ("they" put it mostly back together, because I bugged them so much)

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