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Old 09-11-2018, 03:48 PM   #101 (permalink)
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I've seen tugs that lift the nose wheels of the plane and therefore need no ballast.

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Old 09-11-2018, 05:36 PM   #102 (permalink)
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Back on topic — A Ghia that looks like a tug?


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Old 09-11-2018, 08:35 PM   #103 (permalink)
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Started chopping the Ghia today.
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Old 09-11-2018, 08:36 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:18 PM   #105 (permalink)
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Just duct-tape it back on!

Wasn't the APC from "Aliens" the one that would function terribly as an APC? What kind of obstacles could it climb?

I hope that the tugs that support the front wheels of a plane have a Freak out the New Guy button that makes constant cracking noises until you turn it off.

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Old 09-12-2018, 10:37 PM   #107 (permalink)
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IIRC wasn't the APC in "Aliens" an airport tug? And they had to remove thousands and thousands of pounds of ballast and still was pretty damned heavy.
An A380 is 570 tons - 1,250,000 lbs
300-400 ton airplanes are quite normal
They're not going to start moving if the tug has no substance
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Started chopping the Ghia today.
Ouch ... kinda hurts
But keep up the good work !
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Old 09-12-2018, 11:46 PM   #109 (permalink)
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Holy cats. Well, if you weren't committed before you sure are now!

I totally dig these repowering-with-hybrids threads. I think they're a truly cool way to keep classic style on the road while delivering good mileage and pollution control.

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