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2010-08-09 Afghanistan
Lucky Shot brings down Chinook
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Posted by Skunky Glins**** 2010-08-09 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [316 views ]  Top

#1 Hats off to the pilots for landing the aircraft safely and saving all aboard.
Posted by Steviski 2010-08-09 11:45||   2010-08-09 11:45|| Front Page Top

#2 Great flying! Any landing you can walk away from is a good one, and if you can re-use the airplane it's a great one.

Well Good beats Dead any day, and considering all the parts and pieces that go into the drive train ( drive shafts, rotor heads, swashplates and all that dirty greasy metal neat stuff) and flight controls/hydraulics of that bird the shooter was unlucky ( but lucky for us) to not hit anything that prevented the use of them.
Posted by USN, Ret. 2010-08-09 15:27||   2010-08-09 15:27|| Front Page Top

#3 It just takes one "Golden Beebee."
Posted by Spearong Prince of the Bunions9034 2010-08-09 16:49||   2010-08-09 16:49|| Front Page Top

#4 The chin-hook is a very stable aircraft, thanks to the counter-rotating blades fore and aft.
Posted by mojo  2010-08-09 16:54||   2010-08-09 16:54|| Front Page Top

#5 Whew! "Sierra Hotel" people. May God bless an keep you safe...Amen.
Posted by Asymmetrical Triangulation 2010-08-09 21:53||   2010-08-09 21:53|| Front Page Top

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