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The masters of flight salute me as i stare at a broken plane(geese)

Old 12-21-2008, 11:21 AM
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Just thought to share this, luckily i had the camera with me, i crashed one of my quickly put together planes on the powerline, its' been awhile, but yeah elevon caught it, ripped plane to shredds... then i hear this squaking i look up and its the biggest V ive ever seen with Geese lol. one side has about 40(count em yourself) and other only had about 16...

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Old 12-22-2008, 04:22 PM
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Yeah Ace I agree that is the longest flight of geese I have ever seen also. Do you think they were saluting you or crapping on ya. LOL I've read or heard that geese line up like that to take advantage of wing vortices. The bird ahead gives lift to the bird behind it.
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Old 12-22-2008, 06:37 PM
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Or was it drafting? like car racing...
prolly both...
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:59 AM
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I think it's a little of both
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Old 12-23-2008, 03:38 AM
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Ace,
Your photos and post reminded me of this poem:

JUST GEESE

There came a distant honking,
an old familiar cry;
A V-like chain appearing
from out the northern sky.
I spoke of how it thrilled me,
the wonder of it all.
"It's really nothing," said my comrade,
"geese migrate every fall."
I saw that old gray gander,
his eyes alert and keen;
A bold and dauntless leader,
the monarch of the scene.
I saw those far-flung waters,
the Gulf of Mexico;
The mighty frozen northland,
its leagues of swirling snow.
The springtime and the autumn
spread out before me there;
The years of life rolled by me,
from youth to silver hair.
I saw how it all happens,
the hope and the peace,
And yet my friend beside me
just saw a flock of geese.
-Stillman J. Elwood
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Old 12-23-2008, 03:54 AM
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WoW! thats one heck of a poem! its meaning is sad...
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Old 12-23-2008, 05:22 AM
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The first goose breaks the air, making it easier on the rest, just like formula1 when one car slip streams another. GreenAce92, you know when you can fly good, because this happens

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Old 12-23-2008, 05:28 AM
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Gee, Those Geese looked pretty high, i dont think i could have gotten one, even with a 12 Gauge Slug LOL take care, Chellie
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Old 12-26-2008, 01:19 AM
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Hey they were not in season lol
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