A few nuggets to share

June 8, 2007 at 6:58 am 1 comment

I can’t put good threads from the boards on my blog link, so I’ll share a couple of good ones real quick for today:

1.  Thunderbirds Name Next #1 For 08/09.

2. Fleet Week in SFO is under attack again.  The anti-military types want to ban the Blue Angels and other Fleet Week activities claiming they cause too much noise and put the population at risk.  You can share your thoughts about that, if you like, on this thread.

3.  More on Operation Bolero II.  That’s the mission where Glacier Girl will be flying from the U.S. to England over Greenland.  Operation Bolero failed in WWII due to weather, and The Lost Squadron ended up being buried in ice.  Glacier Girl, thus far, is the only plane recovered from that failed mission.

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