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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 11:59 AM
- Scenario; Santa's reindeer have contracted foot & mouth and have to be shot.

But it's Christmas Eve and presnts need to be delivered!

Luckily.. There's a nearly ww2 museum with a wide selection of bombers in a flyable condition!!
Santa can fly by and drop the presents straight down the chimneys from 5000ft!!
The museum's director graciously allows santa to use which ever bomber he wants.
However, during the war santa was a desert rat and knows nothing about aircraft!!

-Help him choose..

#1. B-17
#2. Lancaster
#3. He 111
#4. Pe8
#5. Liberator
#6. Do.17

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 11:59 AM
- Scenario; Santa's reindeer have contracted foot & mouth and have to be shot.

But it's Christmas Eve and presnts need to be delivered!

Luckily.. There's a nearly ww2 museum with a wide selection of bombers in a flyable condition!!
Santa can fly by and drop the presents straight down the chimneys from 5000ft!!
The museum's director graciously allows santa to use which ever bomber he wants.
However, during the war santa was a desert rat and knows nothing about aircraft!!

-Help him choose..

#1. B-17
#2. Lancaster
#3. He 111
#4. Pe8
#5. Liberator
#6. Do.17

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 12:04 PM
Lancaster, Carries a large load, is capable of navigation at night, and can be modified to carry a vast array of ordnace! even pressies! and he can come to my place last and leave the lancaster for me!

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 12:12 PM
What a ...... question.
i am sure , Santa Claus ( In our country Weihnachtsmann /christkindl )
never would use a Warplane for his duty.

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 12:15 PM
Boandlgramer wrote:
- What a ...... question.
- i am sure , Santa Claus ( In our country
- Weihnachtsmann /christkindl )
- never would use a Warplane for his duty.

Agreed. And if he need an aircraft it has to be fast as h... to get around the world in 24 hours/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

rgds

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 01:39 PM
lanc /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif
he111 cant carry enuff /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 01:40 PM
yup the lancaster best bomber of the war

unless you have certified, verified data and proof of this or have actually flown the planes that stop your whineing!

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 02:14 PM
Bonkers. Absolutely bonkers /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Hmmm. To drop a pressie down a chimney from 5,000 feet you're going to need laser guidance or JDAMs. Maybe the USAF could loan him a B1-B? Failing that, I'd take the Lanc too but that's only 'cause I'm British!

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 02:57 PM
First- Boandlgramer is right!
Second- a Ju88 good giftload and very accurate,
with a B17 much less gifthits in the same chimney.

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:09 PM
Hmmmm.....can we have a stuka?

ok lots of flights but you are really gonna make sure that kiddie gets the right pressie delivered with excellent accuracy....and won't get too many pressies or a pressie that was meant for some other poor kiddie......


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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:18 PM
Not being an expert on aircraft or anything, but you'ld have to recommend the De Havilland Mosquito IMO. It could take a 4,000 pound cookie all the way to Berlin, drop it as close to the chimney as any of the others and if any killjoys try to intercept it have a better chance of making it home.

On the night of Febraury 13/14, 1944, after intial blind-illumination by Lancasters, the Mosquito Marker Leader placed the initial Red Target Indicators to within 100 yards of the Dresden Aiming Point, the Dresden Friedrichstadt Sportzplatz. Unfortunately, the final result wasn't exactly merry, but rather mayhem, as the reulting firestorm from the three Operation Thunderclap raids on the city (Bomber Command visited agian on the night of 14/15 and there was an 8th Air Force raid on the 14th of February), is estimated to have killed as many as 135,000 people.

From "The Bombers, Robin Cross, Bantam Press, 1987"

When I think about it this way, I think my first paragraph and the way the topic is put is in rather poor taste. War, and the machines of war, are not Christmas.




Message Edited on 10/05/0303:12PM by Lost_Lamb

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:19 PM
Lost_Lamb wrote:
- Not being an expert on aircraft or anything, but
- you'ld have to recommend the De Havilland Mosquito
- IMO. It could take a 4,000 pound cookie.......


Lost Lamb.....we are talking Xmas here......Mince Pies NOT Cookies!!

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:22 PM
DKP wrote:
- Hmmmm.....can we have a stuka?

isnt this a bit noisy? i mean it would be like this:
*extreme siren howling* *"plopp" in the carmine* *little kid hiding and screaming scared under bed* Parents:"Come out, it was just Santa!"

and second, im with Broandlgamer.

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:24 PM
DeBaer.534 wrote:
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- DKP wrote:
-- Hmmmm.....can we have a stuka?
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- isnt this a bit noisy? i mean it would be like this:
- *extreme siren howling* *"plopp" in the carmine*
- *little kid hiding and screaming scared under bed*
- Parents:"Come out, it was just Santa!"
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- and second, im with Broandlgamer.



Well of course Santa would have modified that siren with one that gently played Jiggle Bells

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:25 PM
Ju-87 Stuka ofcourse.. did you know, that real Santa lives in Finland (place called Korvatunturi), not in some stupid place called north pole made by Americans, Where Stukas would freeze on takeoffs ;O Santa likes to divebomb with his reindeers, except he does not drop bombs, but presents.

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:40 PM
Santa Claus lived in turkey (and died there)

http://freenet.meome.de/app/fn/artcont_portal_news_article.jsp/79896.html

its german... maybe i can find an english article

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:41 PM
http://www.guidetoturkey.com/aboutturkey/history/santa_claus.asp


english

XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 03:42 PM
B-29.

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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 04:52 PM
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XyZspineZyX
10-05-2003, 05:30 PM
If Santa flew a Stuka.

He could only deliver to 12 houses in 1 night because its so damn slow

Would wake the naiborhood with the dive siren

Would need to make multiple trips because of limited load

Even painted red, it would be ugly as sin. Even a light red spinner could not help it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

I dont think Santa could fit his fat *** in a Stuka, or any German aircraft for that matter. Most but the 190 were quite cramped.

My choice for Santa's ride? B-29. Long range, fast, big bomb load, er presents. And looks a lot better then a Stuka http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Vipez- wrote:
- Ju-87 Stuka ofcourse.. did you know, that real Santa
- lives in Finland (place called Korvatunturi), not in
- some stupid place called north pole made by
- Americans, Where Stukas would freeze on takeoffs ;O
- Santa likes to divebomb with his reindeers, except
- he does not drop bombs, but presents.
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