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Old 19-05-2014, 01:45 AM   #546
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First attested in English in the late 19th century (prior to the first sustained powered flight), the word airplane, like aeroplane, derives from the French aĆ©roplane, which comes from the Greek ἀήρ (aēr), "air" and either Latin planus, "level", or Greek πλάνος (planos), "wandering".. "AĆ©roplane" originally referred just to the wing, as it is a plane moving through the air.. In an example of synecdoche, the word for the wing came to refer to the entire aircraft...
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The Exorcist (Pazuzu)...

In Assyrian and Babylonian mythology, Pazuzu (sometimes Fazuzu or Pazuza) was the king of the demons of the wind, and son of the god Hanbi. He also represented the southwestern wind, the bearer of storms and drought..Pazuzu is often depicted as a combination of diverse animal and human parts. He has the body of a man, the head of a lion or dog, eagle-like taloned feet, two pairs of wings, a scorpion's tail, and a serpentine penis. He is often depicted with his right hand pointing upward and left hand pointing down...
5 Points - Typical structural parts include 2 large horizontal wings, often with an airfoil CRoss-section shape..If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him.. If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him...

A vertical stabilizer or fin is a vertical wing-like surface mounted at the rear of the plane and typically protruding above it.. The fin stabilizes the plane's Yaw..Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance..Hold out baits to entice the enemy.. Feign disorder, and crush him..

In aircraft, a V-tail (sometimes called a Butterfly tail ) is an unconventional arrangement of the tail control surfaces that replaces the traditional fin and horizontal surfaces with 2 surfaces set in a V-shaped configuration when viewed from the front or rear of the aircraft..The Beechcraft Bonanza Model 35 uses this configuration, as does the F-117 Nighthawk..The art of war is of vital importance to the State.. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to Safety or to Ruin...

Ash was the ancient Egyptian god of oases, as well as the vineyards of the western Nile Delta and thus was viewed as a benign deity. Flinders Petrie in his 1923 expedition to the Saqqara found several references to Ash in Old Kingdom wine jar seals: "I am refreshed by this Ash" was a common inscription..Ash was usually depicted as a human, whose head was one of the desert creatures, variously being shown as a lion, vulture, hawk, snake, or the unidentified Set-animal.. Indeed, depictions of Ash are the earliest known depictions, in ancient Egyptian art, to show a deity as a human with the head of an animal..In Greek mythology, the Meliae (Ancient Greek: Μελίαι or Μελιάδες) were nymphs of the ash tree, whose name they shared. They appeared from the drops of blood spilled when Cronus castrated Uranus, according to Hesiod, Theogony 187.. From the same blood sprang the Erinyes, suggesting perhaps that the ash-tree nymphs represented the Fates in milder Guise (Graves 6.4), and the Giants. From the Meliae sprang the race of mankind of the Age of Bronze..., God, is there ever to be any age of happiness- Is there never to be any rest..There are 2 main classes of nerve agents.. The members of the 2 classes share similar properties and are given both a common name (such as sarin) and a 2-character NATO identifier (such as GB=72)..The method chosen will depend upon the physical nature of the nerve agent(s) used, the nature of the target, and the achievable level of sophistication.. But... we're such little creatures. Poor humanity's so fragile, so weak..Poor little animals.. First this little planet with its winds and ways, and then all the laws of mind and matter that restrain him. Then the planets about him and at last out across immensity to the stars.. And when he has conquered all the deeps of space and all the mysteries of time, still he will be beginning..I don't suppose any man has ever understood any Woman since the beginning of things..You don't understand our imaginations...

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