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Saturday, December 16, 2006

Kent Pietsch Gets New Aircraft Carrier
Here's a shot of Kent Pietsch testing out his new Aircraft Carrier at Everett, WA's Paine Field (KPAE) in preparation for shipment to Dubai for the big International Air Show next month.  You can see him looking down to make sure he's made a good trap.  That's Rick Davis driving the "carrier."
Kent's old mohome carrier has been sent to Sun City and replaced by a standard Chebby pickup with a few minor mods.  Kent and Rick worked feverishly to get it finished in time to pack the Carrier and Interstate into a 40 foot container to ship to Dubai in time for the Big Show--and barely had time to test before packing up.
The picture was taken by one of the tower crew from a chase car--who says the feds have no sense of fun?
"Interstate 361, Paine Tower, cleared to land; Chebby carrier, cleared to trap; Boeing heavy, hold at the outer marker."
Kids, don't try this at home.
click here for a video of Kent landing on his carrier:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sx_ol281-C8
9:19 am pst

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