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Fred Robel
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Husband, Father, Aircraft Inspector, Author and Poet
Husband, Father, Aircraft Inspector, Author and Poet

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Borescope inspecting the hot section on a CFM56-3 turbine engine this morning.

B737-300

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Tracing trails in a wintry sky
With fingers in the blue paint
Contrails sprouting in ideal conditions
Altitude & humidity highlight emissions
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10 Tanker DC-10-30 fire bomber 911; on the ramp in Oscoda, MI.

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10 Tanker fire bomber 911 on the other end of the ramp, getting set to fly.

Fires to fight, places to go. DC-10-30 Experimental category fire bomber.

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Got one of Kalitta Charter's Bombardier CL-601 Challengers on the ramp today, getting ready for a flight.

I love how big the engines look on that fuselage. Some nice hot rod lines to it.

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Impressively dangerous looking. 

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An example of the North Central Airways aircraft over the years.

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DC-3's wearing North Central Airways livery at Chicago's Midway Airport in the 1950's.

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Back in High School, I took a drafting class, where I learned to write almost as neatly and legibly as this. But then I slowly lost it over the years. Makes me want to try very hard to write like that again.

#handwriting

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