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Jeffrey_Button
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:33 pm
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Here's one I thought would get you! Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:34 pm
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Can't mention the name without looking at prison time.....good bird to watch the northern lights from tho..if it in fact existed!

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:37 pm
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Stoopy it is real but still under in testing.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:43 pm
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Oh, I don't doubt it! Just can't say it!

I worked with a USAF mechanic who had a story about it flying into their base one night. All non-essential personnel were told to go to their barracks and draw the blinds, not look out, and not discuss any loud noises they heard. Or so it went.

Tons of stories like that...thing is, Jeffrey, that story is about 20 years old, so it's a looonnnnggg test I guess!

Matter of fact I worked with some very interesting (intelligent and credible) retired USAF techs and flight engineers for a good long while, some years back, who had some RRRREEEEEEAAAALLLLLY interesting stories, not about that plane tho! And my favorite uncle (rest his soul now) worked out at Goldstone tracking station for quite some time, starting with the Gemini program and through the Apollo missions...used to tell my cousin and I some pretty spine-curling stories sometimes....

You can wonder about that stuff all day long, but by the time the sun sets you don't know any more than when you started.....so it becomes kind of moot after a while anyhoo. Like the modern-day equivalent of old sailors, we like to have our yarns and sea-tales even today....whether they be true or not, lad, well, thats part of the fun I 'spose!

Neat picture tho!

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 9:03 pm
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This Jeffrey's dad, I thought it looked like a "flight sim" aircraft, not exactly real, however it does resemble some "scram-jet" designs I think I've seen.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 12:30 am
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I've heard about this plane, and from what I've read, non-classified, its called the Aurora

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 12:54 am
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Now you all have gone and exposed your selfs to a visit by two men or women in black suits who will want to show you a very special ink pen.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:56 am
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www.fas.org/irp/mystery/aurora.htm yup wingnut got it

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 3:58 am
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Hehe! See my inference to "Northern Lights" (c'mon...."Aurora Borealis")...so I get to say.....once again....

drum roll.....

Toldja!


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 4:14 am
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- JG300-Stoopy
Hehe! See my inference to "Northern Lights" (c'mon...."Aurora Borealis")...so I get to say.....once again....

drum roll.....

Toldja!



LOL Stoopy...

"The sleek aircraft would cruise at Mach 5 (3,350 mph) speed at a maximum altitude of about 100,000 feet. The aircraft would be made primarily of titanium with its outer edges constructed of Inconel, a heat-resistant stainless steel. At Mach 5 speed the leading edges of the air-frame would glow red above 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Power for this futuristic airplane would come from four turbo-ramjets. The engines would operate as turbojets at low speeds, but at higher speeds the compressor and turbine would be overridden so the engines would operate as ramjets."


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 11:44 am
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This is the suspect in many monthly, if not weekly "earthquakes/sonic booms" we here in So. Cal were experiencing a few years back.

Of course the USGS said "there were no earthquakes", and the US military would say "not us"...........

And Fr8ycat would say "sshhhhh, I'm trying to sleep".
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