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Subject: [Leica] The death of aardvarks
From: sethrosner at (Seth Rosner)
Date: Wed Mar 16 05:18:45 2005
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Jim's involvement with development of the F-111 aircraft reminds one of the 
phenomenal variety and breadth of backgrounds and experiences of the 
fascinating people on this list. I am on several lists and none remotely 
approaches this one from that viewpoint.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Nichols" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 12:49 AM
Subject: RE: [Leica] The death of aardvarks

> Adam,
> That's a sad sight, to see where the F-111 ended up.  I spent many a night
> helping with the operation of wind tunnel facilities during the 
> development
> of the engine-inlet system.  A very sophisticated airplane that was asked
> to be everything for everyone, and consequently was never best at 
> anything.
> Jim Nichols
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Adam Bridge <>
>> To: Leica Users Group <>
>> Date: 3/15/2005 10:20:32 PM
>> Subject: [Leica] The death of aardvarks
>> <>
>> Photographed outside the Civilian Flight Test Center, Mojave, CA.
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