Saturday, December 20, 2008

Carl's parents were so proud--even if he was "Bottom Gun"


4 comments:

The Donald said...

Introducing the prototype for the new Commander-in-Chief's downsizing program...

The Donald said...

Sure, Carl took a lot of ribbing from the other guys on the flight line - until the other pilots realized his anti-aircraft radar signature was only about 5% of theirs.

The Donald said...

The trace of a smile crossed the SecNav's face as he pondered the ramifications of being able to forward-base 10,000 aircraft on a single faraway carrier. Surely, he thought, "Operation Plague of Locusts" would ensure his rightful place in Naval Aviation history.

The Donald said...

After experiencing some early success in the design department for the FJ-4 at North American Aviation, Jim Bede sought to score another aviation milestone with an ultra-small, single seat design.