Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Well, all checks passed. All systems energized. And there she goes:

A B-29 Superfortress, also known as Doc, taxies before takeoff for its first flight in about 60 years at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., July 17, 2016. Hundreds of people gathered on and around McConnell AFB to watch the historic flight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury)

Restored B-29 Superfortress flies for first time in 60 years

Not bad for a target for naval aviators.

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From the reaches,

Ten Whiskey

About tenwhiskey

User tenwhiskey is also the author of this blog. He currently lives in small town Kansas in a semi-retired condition. His kids are married and gone (thank you). An empty nester. Divorced. Very happy with life as it is. Ten Mile maintains a personal blog here, writing of events as they appear to him; commentary, and opinions abound. He deviates into fiction as the mood strikes and creates flash fiction stories and short stories. He will not warn the reader when he drifts from fact to fiction. He feels adults are, generally, smart enough to figure out which is which. He does, however, attempt to make his fiction sound as true to life as possible. You have been warned. He, as time permits, writes and occasionally sells writing. More often than not he gives it away to various non-paying publishers of Ether Magazines, forums or for entertainment on a wall for in need of a hand friends. He likes candy, pies and a certain amount of strife. In the matter of strife - in his yourth on the farm, he became embroiled in a slinging fight. The fight involved lath as a launcher, fresh cow patties as ammo and it was a six way free for all. A little mud only adds (Umm?) a certain taste to life.
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