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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-20-2006, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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What If? . . .

After reading about the Airbus Plane owned by Jet Blue (Flt. 292) with front landing gear failure, I wondered:
What if Mercedes made airplanes?

Would you fly on one??

Remember if the catalytic converters crack in mid flight or if the fuel pump fails. Hows about a Harmonic Balancer failure at 35,000 feet??[:0][:D]
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I only fly a couple of times a year. I Hate It
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I only fly a couple of times a year. I Hate It


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I only fly a couple of times a year. I Hate It


LOL, and thats after pounding drinks at the airport bar.
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..for the Nazi regime! An old advertisment during WWII



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I trust you are not planning a 'Sound of Music' discovery walking holiday in Austria this summer.[8D]


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nutz 4 benz, will you please change your avatar.

It give me sporting wood!

damn where do you find such things[:)]
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..for the Nazi regime! An old advertisment during WWII

The Mercedes designed engines were actually quite good. The Allies engines would stall if they went into too many G's. It would starve the carb dry and cause the engine to stall. The Mercedes had EFI and could keep going despite the G's or conditions. The Allies just had more/better pilots and planes.
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