Duct Tape? Never Leave Home Without It

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  1. bobbysocks

    bobbysocks Well-Known Member

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    for some reason it wont let me size these pics...so hope they are ok or some one else can.
    During a private "fly-in" fishing excursion in the
    Alaskan wilderness, the chartered pilot and fishermen left a cooler and bait in the plane. And a bear smelled it. This is what he did to the plane.
    The pilot used his radio and had another pilot bring him 2 new tires, 3 cases of duct tape, and a supply of sheet plastic. He patched the plane together and FLEW IT HOME!
     

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    Been posted before Bobby
    but I think we all agreed that's alot of duct tape to be carrying around 'just in case' :)

    You never know when your light aircraft is going to be attacked by a bear...
     
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    Hahaha! That was an hungry Bear! Great Story...i hope everybody is alright!
    Yes Mam, i flew home in a Plane composed of ....Tape...?!
    That might be an adventure to you!
     
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    Does the FAA really allow duct tape planes to fly?
     
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    Well, in the South it's actually required :evil4:
     
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    WOW, so some duct tape, tubing, and a big fan, and I have my F4U without having to spend all those millions. Cool. Wait, the extension cord...
     
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    I've seen it used on fighters ,to seal a panel from moisture temporarily
     
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