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GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Oct 25, 2005, 1:17 PM
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I feel like I want to get off work early today, I left the excitement in my other pantsWink


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Oct 25, 2005, 1:17 PM
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Wow I just realized that what I just said sounds WAY wrongTongue


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Oct 26, 2005, 4:28 PM
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New pics were posted on the website, it looks like the chamber is completed and in place. December isn't lookin so far offWink


flyangel2

Oct 26, 2005, 6:28 PM
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Yes, it's getting very close. The chamber is done and second floor is 75% in. Diffuser is next. Aiming for electricity to happen in about three weeksSmile I smell test flights happening very soonSmile
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skycat  (D 25740)

Oct 31, 2005, 11:32 AM
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Does anyone else feel like that lady in those commercials (steinmart I believe) who was standing in front of the door going "Open, open, open, open".


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Oct 31, 2005, 5:34 PM
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I feel like being one of the Star Wars fans that camps out in front of the tunnel months in advance waiting for the first ride
Tongue

who wants to come camp with me


flyangel2

Nov 1, 2005, 5:49 AM
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Hold on there little one. It will happen before you know it.

As for standing in front of the window saying "open, open, open" you are smaller then me, so you'll be behind meSly


Hooknswoop  (D License)

Nov 1, 2005, 5:03 PM
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New pic from today. Really coming together.

Derek
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skycat  (D 25740)

Nov 1, 2005, 8:51 PM
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Is it done yet? Is it done yet? Is it done yet?

How about now?

Maybe now?


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Nov 2, 2005, 6:51 AM
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Is it done yet? Is it done yet? Is it done yet?

How about now?

Maybe now?
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Whoa, I just heard a fan turn on outside and was checking to make sure it wasn't the wind tunnel. Guess notUnsureTongue


davedlg  (B 28218)

Nov 2, 2005, 7:59 AM
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wow. Good to see the diffuser in place! Smile That was one of those critical items because it essentially closes the entire flow path below it to heavy equipment Smile Next comes the inlet contractor and the air path should be complete!


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Nov 2, 2005, 4:19 PM
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wow. Good to see the diffuser in place! That was one of those critical items because it essentially closes the entire flow path below it to heavy equipment Next comes the inlet contractor and the air path should be complete!
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And then comes me to graciously volunteer as much time as is needed to test fly that tunnel and make sure its good to goTongueWink


flyangel2

Nov 3, 2005, 1:08 PM
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And then comes me to graciously volunteer as much time as is needed to test fly that tunnel and make sure its good to go

SlyLine forms behind meWink

Here are the latest pictures.


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davedlg  (B 28218)

Nov 3, 2005, 1:17 PM
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Hehe. That looks awesome Smile Smile

I can't wait. Cool


freeflyflunky  (B License)

Nov 3, 2005, 1:28 PM
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Ugh!!

So, I've applied to be a tunnel rat at the new tunnel -- sent the resume, the application, the cover letter, etc.. Anyway, waited a week or so and just made the customary "hey, just wanted to make sure you got my stuff" phone call.

No problem, right? Wrong!

I think (am pretty sure actually,) that my VM sounded completely idiotic!Blush I do fine face-to-face and talking to someone over the phone, but VM!! I think I have some sort of message-leaving-impediment!

If anyone sees this Norm guy, be sure to tell him I'm a great (read: not-completely-incompetent) girl!BlushBlush


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GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Nov 3, 2005, 8:26 PM
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Line forms behind me

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From what I heard the person taking the first place in line will be decided by swimsuit competitionTongue


skycat  (D 25740)

Nov 3, 2005, 9:11 PM
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Sweet Mary and I have boobies so we will be ahead of you. AngelicLaughTongue

Now all I have to do is have Derek take his shirt off and distract Mary and I will be first in line Devil


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Nov 3, 2005, 11:10 PM
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Sweet Mary and I have boobies so we will be ahead of you.
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watch yourself, a girl told me the other night she was jealous of how big my boobs wereTongue


flyangel2

Nov 4, 2005, 5:39 AM
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Dear sweet Kelli, you don't know me as well as you think you do, if you think Derek can distract me from tunnel time.

I am an admitted Tunnel WhoreSly


mattjw916  (D License)

Nov 9, 2005, 8:25 PM
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...are we there yet???


GQ_jumper  (D 29397)

Nov 9, 2005, 9:23 PM
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shouldn't they be about ready to start testing the motors


flyangel2

Nov 10, 2005, 7:22 AM
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shouldn't they be about ready to start testing the motors

Do you really think I'm going to let you know when that is going to happen? I don't want to bring you to tears when you are standing in the parking lot watching me flyWink


Hooknswoop  (D License)

Nov 10, 2005, 1:40 PM
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An aerial picture.

Derek
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skycat  (D 25740)

Nov 10, 2005, 2:10 PM
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Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?

Did Jimmy get any from the other side?


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Hooknswoop  (D License)

Nov 10, 2005, 2:12 PM
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Did Jimmy get any from the other side?

Ya, he flew around it once taking shots from all around it.

Derek


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