C'mon. A Sopwith Camel flies better than a Beech 18.
The Sopwith Camel was a real man's plane.
But a Beech 18 is a real mechanic's plane.
Dude, The Camel is where we get the phrase 'Flying by the Seat of your Pants.' Any plane my Jeep can out accelerate that was used in war is AWEsome.
True...but the Beech 18 HATES being a Beech 18, and tries to disassemble itself constantly.
From a mechanic's POV, it's the single best plane EVAR.
For job security, anyhow.
Ah. Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, I understand.
Of course, I obviously get paid too much. In Prickly's world, I would be doing this for $0.25/day, and a swift kick in the ass.
And then shout, "Thank you sir, Taskmaster, Sir! May I have anouther?!"
Thank you for my wage slavery, sir! No, that paycut was just FINE!
I'm HAPPY to be a Delta(tm).
"The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it's profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way, and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theatre."
- Frank Zappa