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Old bird getting new wings - and bringing A-10 badassery to mesocyclones!

http://www.okcfox.com/story/26134567/fighter-jet-gets-new-life-as-storm-chaser

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Like your beer?  
Like to be social and get your butt to beer fests?  
Then check out Brewed - coming Aug. 5! For iOS and Android.

http://www.brewed.com/

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Interesting aviation infographics

Top image compares size and load of commercial aircraft over time

Bottom image compares fuselage length and wingspan of aircraft over time.  Large aircraft have always existed, but more recent ones travel farther and are more efficient.

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Makes you want to run out and purchase a Surface Pro 3, doesn’t it? Right? Right?

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Whenever I see a photo of the X-32, I can’t help but think about a whale filtering krill out of the ocean.  

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For you scrubs that tried to read Dune and just couldn’t get through it, Dr. Sparky Sweets lays down the truth and tells it like it is in Thug Notes!

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Travel from Tokyo to San Francisco on a Boeing 747 in 83 seconds.

Someone had the patience to snap images from takeoff to landing and then stitch them together into this very cool video.

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Monday’s flight of the Boeing 787-9 at the Farnborough air show.

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Boeing prepares for Farnborough air show.  Watch Boeing’s expert flight crew put the 787-9 Dreamliner through its paces in preparation for the real flights before an audience.

If there were real passengers in that aircraft, there would be a lot of full vomit bags!

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Ever want to own a Harrier Jump Jet? Well, now’s your chance! A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet is for sale at Silverstone Auctions

http://www.silverstoneauctions.com/1976-hawker-siddeley-harrier-gr3-jump-jet