[PLUG-TALK] 8-point roll story

Russell Senior seniorr at aracnet.com
Wed Mar 8 10:05:36 PST 2006


Just did a little checking on Keith Lofstrom's 747 story from the last
post-PLUG meeting rap session.  Turns out it wasn't a 747, but a
pre-707 prototype called the "Dash 80".  And, apparently, it was a
barrel roll, not an 8-point roll.  Here's a link:

  <http://www.historylink.org/output.cfm?file_id=390>

and another (includes a link to an interview with the pilot):

  <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvin_M._Johnston>


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Russell Senior         ``I have nine fingers; you have ten.''
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