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Old 13-12-2015, 09:11 PM   #91
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Lightbulb Lockheed Sirius

Lady Southern Cross..
Lockheed designed an alternative wing fitted with a retractable undercarriage for the Lockheed Sirius as a result of a request from Charles Lindbergh, although Lindbergh in the end chose to buy a standard Sirius.. The first Altair, converted from a Sirius, flew in September 1930..Number built 11..

The Sirius Mystery..

One aircraft, named Lady Southern Cross was used by Australian aviator Charles Kingsford Smith was killed flying Lady Southern Cross during an attempt on the record for flying between England and Australia..Two Altairs were used by the Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun as high-speed passenger and cargo aircraft..Y1C-23-The second Altair 8D was purchased by the US Army Air Corps, it was used as a staff transport aircraft.. Later redesignated C-23..Maximum speed: 207 mph (180 kn, 333 km/h) at 7,000 ft (2,140 m)..

Sirius breaks into Gryffindor Tower..

Kingsford Smith and Pethybridge were flying the Lady Southern Cross overnight from Allahabad, India, to Singapore (c.2200 mi.), while attempting to break the England-Australia speed record, when they disappeared over the Andaman Sea in the early hours of 8 November 1935..Sirius is one of the 27 stars on the flag of Brazil, where it represents the state of Mato Grosso..In Iranian mythology, especially in Persian mythology and in Zoroastrianism, the ancient religion of Persia, Sirius appears as Tishtrya and is revered as the rain-maker divinity..Sirius B Absolute magnitude (MV) 11.18..The Sirius Mystery presents the hypothesis that the Dogon people of Mali, in west Africa, preserve a tradition of contact with intelligent extraterrestrial beings from the Sirius star system..These beings, who are hypothesized to have taught the arts of civilization to humans, are claimed in the book to have originated the systems of the Pharaohs of Egypt, the mythology of Greek civilization, and the Epic of Gilgamesh, among other things..The Romans celebrated the heliacal setting of Sirius around April 25,(2+5=7)-(April Month= 4+2+5=11) sacrificing a dog, along with incense, wine, and a sheep, to the goddess Robigo..Like many other aspects of Roman law and religion, the institution of the Robigalia was attributed to the Sabine Numa Pompilius, in the 11th year of his reign as the second king of Rome..All rusts are obligate parasites, meaning that they require a living host to complete their life cycle..Family Talk is a Christian focused talk radio channel on the SIRIUS XM Radio service Sirius channel 161 and XM channel 131..First air date 2001... here, maw little Jacky..Now aw've smoked me backy..Let's hev a bit o'cracky..Here's thy mother humming, like a canny woman; Thou shall hev a fishy on a little dishy when the boat comes in...

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