MaxFledging Thoughts for the day; “Words To Flyby”!

MaxPreaches:
“The essential skills for flying remain almost entirely unchanged since the time of Lilienthal. Maintain positive control of the airframe at all times, know where you are, and be prepared for what might come next”!
Just Sayin, Max

(Who was Lilienthal?)

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The real question should be, “Who is Max?”

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@DeerCrusher… Glad you asked;
Max is IF’s “Sea Daddy”! (In the Naval Service (Marines) Sea Daddies are “Old Salts/Crow” who’ve been there and done that!, In most cases before most members where a gleam in their Dad’s Eye, which includes you young man!)
Just Sayin, Max

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😂 Glad we have you with us Max. Never a dull moment

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The flying man! He was German and was able to reproduce & document flight several times. 😉

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@MrMrMan… MaxSez: The “Flying Man”! Often forgotten, but a Grandad & Legend of the era of manned Flight. Well Done, BZ!
Regards, Max
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I’ll bet you have a ton of cool pictures to reminisce. Thanks for sharing Devil Dawg!

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That’s a stunning picture Max, thanks for sharing this with us! Out of curiosity, what type of plane is that there?

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I agree amazing photo also what year was that taken? I going to go out there and say it was in the 70’s? 😬😳

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@Marc@Jerseyant… MaxSez. The aircraft is a Marine OV-10A (Bronco) out of the VMO-1 Det from the AirGroup at MCAS Fatima (ROTM) in Okinawa in the early 70’s. We where inbound to OsanAFB (RKSO) in SKorea for exercise & Liberty of course. The Bronk was a warhorse twin, a stable gun/rocket/bomb platform used for observation/Recce and CAS. A dream to Fly, a real aerobatic lady twin. (Upgraded Bronks with sensors are still in service. (The German AF has the latest version in service & others see wiki)

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Wow that is an awesome picture Max! Didn’t know you flew the OV-10A! A very interesting aircraft.

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Amazing Max must of been a great experience and it looks like a great plane

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Max, you should write a book. I’m sure you have many interesting stories to tell. Stay safe and take care!

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I agree. I’d be the first to buy it!

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I wouldn’t be far behind! I’m eager to hear more about this, thanks for sharing!

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