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747 tailsitter

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Honestly - clearly not enough nose-weight. Should have got one of us as loadmaster. Should have had Marmite on the crew roster. And what about that trick with a pair of scissors to see where the centre of gravity is? So many blunders.

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Sure it wasn't a failed experiment at a 747 Zero Length Launch.....

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'Don't forget - add plenty of nose weight' says Marmite

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You know the most popular comment at that time HAD to be: Oh $hit...

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