Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Off to See the Infamous Spruce Goose



No Fenders Head Scribe Tomaso vainly Searchin' for a Ride to McMinnville, Oregon to view the Spruce Goose. (The Tomaso Collection)
Up-Up-Up 'N Away! Into Ye Wild Blue Yonder'; Err Hopefully Blue Skies, or at least Dry Weather, albeit think She's housed inside her own Hangar? And She Ain't made from Spruce...

Funny, seeing how I'm Blind, Righto Mary Ellen? Hmm, Thars' actually Blind IndyCar Fans? I've still wanted to go and See the Spruce Goose for an eternity regardless, due to its History, along with a nebulous racing connection. Which most probably cannot guess?

As I'll give Y'all a Clue. It's got Somme-thun' to do with Indy Lights...

Meanwhile, it's Old News now, but for reasons unknown, ARSE-Sumedly not enough Energy Drinks Cans were being Sold; Hmm? Thought that was 'Ol William Story's of Rich Energy Fame's Problema instead...

As Red Bull cancelled its long running Air Race Championship series that began Wayback in 2003 following the end of the just concluded 2019 European Season, along with Axing the 2019 Indianapolis round that would have occurred this past weekend.


Having last scribbled 'bout Aeroplanes Zoom-Zooming round Mother Speedway last year in the following No Fenders tome, Where some "Ol Codger known fondly as SuperTex' was its Air Marshall...


Whilst reportedly, also the Reno Air Races are struggling to keep rare vintage World War II era Airplanes racing round Thar Pylons. Although I enjoyed the recent Air & Space Magazine article about a Beast of a Piston-powered Aeroplane. A heavily modified Hawker Sea Fury known as Dreadnought!


As veteran Air Racer Dennis Sanders won this year's Reno Air Races Unlimited Gold title behind the tiller of that very same Monstrous Sea Fury Dreadnought...


(Photo c/o J & J Images)

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