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Winding Up A Winner In Caption Contest #77!

 Congrats to Chris Muncy for 'winding' up a winner in Caption Contest #77 - I hope Oshkosh 2013 is in your plans for next summer so you can claim your bacon sandwich prize! And a big thank you to everyone who submitted some avgeek humor this time around, that was a big collection of really good captions from everyone.

 So, is this pic for real? It appears to be real to me... but the heck was it all about? Well, I found the pic in this post over at Modern Mechanix where they had an article from 1930 claiming that an inventor had a solution to the problem of not being able to make repairs to an aircraft (especially at the tail) while in flight. Hmm, I'm not sure I'd call this a solution! The obvious risk of falling, the difficulty of carrying tools, and the affect on the CG having a man all the way back at the tail (along with the potential aerodynamic disruption complications) make me question the reality of this being serious.

 I'm thinking I'm gonna call this one a crazy stunt... what do you think?


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November 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChris Muncy

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