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31262:

XR728 on afterburners - 1

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XR728 on afterburners - 1

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ohwasteland:

itstactical:

SAAB 37 Viggen parked at an undisclosed roadside base, somewhere in Sweden.
"During the Cold War, Sweden built an expansive system of roadside bases and reserve bases to decentralize the Swedish Air Force in case of an attack. This doctrine required a numerous amount normal and undisclosed roads and highways to be accommodated for aircraft, along with many small and incognito airstrips.
The idea for the Bas 60 and Bas 90 project was learned from the Six-Day War, where Israel managed to neutralize the entire Egyptian Air Force in a matter of day with a surprise strike at their air force bases while the fighters were still on the ground. An enemy would be prevented from doing just that by spreading out and circulating the Swedish Air Force between hundreds of roadside and reserve bases.
The bases were together with a central base organized into an “airbase group”. Southern Sweden had so many airbases at one point that military officials jokingly referred to it as “Aircraft Carrier Götaland”.
The Viggen, Gripen and possibly Draken were all created to operate from these roadside bases. The former two could be easily maintained by a crew of conscripts with minimal training supervised by an officer, and were designed with STOL capabilities.”
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I love the Viggen.

ohwasteland:

itstactical:

SAAB 37 Viggen parked at an undisclosed roadside base, somewhere in Sweden.

"During the Cold War, Sweden built an expansive system of roadside bases and reserve bases to decentralize the Swedish Air Force in case of an attack. This doctrine required a numerous amount normal and undisclosed roads and highways to be accommodated for aircraft, along with many small and incognito airstrips.

The idea for the Bas 60 and Bas 90 project was learned from the Six-Day War, where Israel managed to neutralize the entire Egyptian Air Force in a matter of day with a surprise strike at their air force bases while the fighters were still on the ground. An enemy would be prevented from doing just that by spreading out and circulating the Swedish Air Force between hundreds of roadside and reserve bases.

The bases were together with a central base organized into an “airbase group”. Southern Sweden had so many airbases at one point that military officials jokingly referred to it as “Aircraft Carrier Götaland”.

The Viggen, Gripen and possibly Draken were all created to operate from these roadside bases. The former two could be easily maintained by a crew of conscripts with minimal training supervised by an officer, and were designed with STOL capabilities.”

via Reddit

I love the Viggen.

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everlong81:

The Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe  was the world’s first operational jet poewered fighter aircraft.Design work started before World War 2 began, but engine problems prevented the aircraft from attaining operational status with the Luftwaffe until mid-1944. Compared with Allied fighters of its day, including the British jet-powered Gloster Meteor, it was much faster and better armed.One of the most advanced aviation designs in operational use during World War II.

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decoarchitecture:

N… Nottingham
Nottingham, EnglandPhoto by Christopher Frost
Deco sun and moon in a building in Nottingham.

decoarchitecture:

N… Nottingham

Nottingham, England
Photo by Christopher Frost

Deco sun and moon in a building in Nottingham.

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mapsontheweb:

Population density in British India, 1909

mapsontheweb:

Population density in British India, 1909

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tkohl:

A girl and her dog…

tkohl:

A girl and her dog…

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Anyone interested in discussing some politics?

sovietpartisans:

I am bored and have to stop myself from writing a German essay :D

Depends. Are you a bolshevik scumbag?

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I’m a sucker for a pretty face.

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mehgehd:

…That says “game girl” doesn’t it?…That’s the worst.

mehgehd:

…That says “game girl” doesn’t it?…
That’s the worst.

(Source: dubie710)

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If you believe people are as a general rule not fundamentally good, then why help them? If you believe people are fundamentally good, then why not help and rely on their help?

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I want to meet someone new when I feel most alone.

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nipplethief:

i can’t recognize adam sandler without his troll face t shirt

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