Shit on Twitter if that’s your thing (and I’m talking to you, Rick), but it’s been good to me.
Last week, speaking at the Singapore Air Show, Boeing’s F-15EX program manager said the new version of the Eagle is capable of Mach 3 in a clean configuration. I questioned that claim, and did so publicly on social media.
Either way, I’m long out of the cockpit, probably vastly out of touch, and happy to admit my opinions may be ill-informed.
The average F-15 Eagle pilot (and me for sure) sees the two-seat pilot/WSO Eagle II as a step backward to F-4 Phantom/F-111 Aardvark days. Still a fighter, no doubt more capable than the single-seat Eagle, but …
So wear your suncreen, kids. I make light of this stuff, but it ain’t fun.
I’ll take a dead Democrat over any living Republican, thank you, and as for voting for … god, I can’t even type it.
It’ll be Valentine’s Day soon and even though Donna pooh-poohs Hallmark holidays I know she doesn’t really mean it.
We get dry kibble for the dogs from Chewy.com, delivered in a 20-pound bag every five weeks. We store the bag in the garage, periodically scooping kibble from it into a smaller container we keep in the kitchen. While refilling the small container yesterday, I found a dead mouse inside the bag. What was left […]