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Old 05-22-2017, 09:55 AM
DesertDog DesertDog is offline
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Originally Posted by Dendarii Dame View Post
Flight of the Phoenix, where they build an ultralight aircraft from a much larger plane which has crashed.
I don't think an aircraft consisting of about 1/3 of a C-82 would qualify as an ultralight.

Originally Posted by Little Nemo View Post
I'm going to guess The Martian is popular among engineers. They would identify with the "let's break this problem down and solve it one step at a time" attitude.
XKCD (of course) comments on this very thing.

Nija'd by carniverousplant.

Last edited by DesertDog; 05-22-2017 at 09:56 AM.