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The Infamous Combat Skewer Project

(aka Pave Pogostick and Combat Lawndart) - This was either the most ingenious or the most utterly stupid idea of the Vietnam war. You be the judge. By Wan Wing Lo ©1998 Wan Wing Lo, All Rights Reserved.There is an interesting historical footnote about a fascinating but little-known test program that NASA Broncos N636NA and

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Revenge of The Ugly Duckling (Part 1)

A 'low and slow' Bronco pulls one over on an F-4 crew By Mark Brophy ©2000 Mark Brophy, All Rights Reserved. This story was predicated by an email that started out with this explanation from Merlin about why the OV-10 community was so friendly and unique: Grump Hodgson once described it to me as a product

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Use The Landing Checklist!

Especially if you're used to flying helicopters... By Ron Wootton Ron Wootton writes:I was with HML-267 at MCALF Camp Pendleton in 1968-1969 as an electrician (1141) in the engineering support section (aka "buildings and grounds")... one of our projects of some note was to build a really big sign with big bold letters and install it

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NASA Donates Entire Bronco Fleet to OBA

Keys to be handed over at Langley this Thursday By OBA Staff Maintenance crews prepare Bronco 524 for Thursday's ceremony. (NASA Photo) April 1, 2004: Citing a desire to keep the OV-10 Bronco fleet flying rather than to see them scrapped due to potential budget cuts, NASA recently announced that on April 1, 2004, it would

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