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Paraglider flies close to Pres. Trump

Discussion in 'News Articles' started by busykngt, Jul 15, 2018.

  1. Dawico

    Dawico TGT Addict

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    So a big yellow parasail dragging a big yellow banner is hard to find?

    I would probably start with the local Green Peace chapter......
     


  2. PhulesAu

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  3. busykngt

    busykngt Well-Known

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    They’ve found him (from Newser):
    The unnamed 55-year-old Greenpeace protester paraglided over Trump's Turnberry resort Friday evening as the US president arrived, bearing a sign that said: "Trump: Well Below Par."

    Of course, since it took place at a ‘Golf resort’, golfers were quick to point out, being “well BELOW par” is a GOOD thing in Golf!
     
  4. motorcarman

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    If the aircraft has an engine, then there IS a heat source!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Small arms fire would have been effective!!

    bob
     
  5. toddnjoyce

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    There is always a heat source. The question is whether or not the seeker head can distinguish it. 98.6F is very hard to distinguish from outside air temp on an average Texas day.

    Also, not all SAM systems use heat-seeking guidance systems. An EO- or SWIR- tracker with terminal guidance updates are options.
     
  6. Fosty

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    Political views aside - am I the only one who thinks this is quite funny?
     
  7. busykngt

    busykngt Well-Known

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    I think it makes the Secret Service look like clowns!
     
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  8. C_Hallbert

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    The Secret Service and British counterparts should keep ‘Chute Hawks’ to tear holes in the Parasail..... That’s what I would do.


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  9. oldag

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    Actually, no I do not.

    Had this been a terrorist with a vest bomb...
     
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  10. Fosty

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    If terrorists wanted to kill Trump I'm sure he'd be dead already.
     


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