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JoF:  Hello everyone.  I am at Otteray Scribes house, visiting for the weekend.  We decided to do today's post together.  But get this -- I am the one who picked the videos.  My selection criteria were 1)  bright colors, 2) lots of vvvvvvvvvvvrrrrrrrr sounds, and 3) getting queasy while watching.  Let's see how I did.

OS:  I like bright color and lots of noise but don't get the queasy part. What is queasy about THAT??  Now this is queasy:

Pilots don't care for high places. Go figure.

JoF:  That's another thing that makes me queasy.  Shall we move on to the airplane videos?

That is a cool Stearman PT-17 flying over the fields and trees. 1943 model in original Army Air Corps colors.  Here is CelticLassie in an identical Stearman, but this one is a 1942 model with a 450 HP Pratt & Whitney engine instead of the puny 220 HP that came with the original.

JoF:  She is adorable!  Ready for another one?  

OS: I like this one better. Philipp Steinbach designed this airplane and says if a snap roll doesn't hurt, you're not doing it right.

Jof:  OK, smarty pants.  How about this one?

OS: Mama always told us kids to keep our arms and elbows inside the car. I think that applies here as well.

Grab your cup and pull up a chair.  What is on your mind this morning?

Originally posted to MOT - Morning Open Thread on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 03:31 AM PDT.

Also republished by Kossack Air Force.

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