A Nice Clean Beaver

Went over to the Man Shack yesterday to help run some wire.  On my way in I passed the KPUW tarmac and saw something that stuck out like a sore thumb.  A couple hours later we headed over so my buddy could show off his new toy, as well as ogle the out of place plane.

DHC2 Beaver - Amphibian

The owner showed up while we were looking at the plane, his passengers weren’t too interested in sitting around chatting about the plane.  The pilot though was obviously proud of his bird.  As well he should be.

DHC2 Beaver on Taxi

It worked out well because my buddies hanger was right next to the taxi way with a clear shot of the runway.

DHC2 Beaver, Take off with moon

It chews 25 gallons an hour in cruise, but hauls like no other.  If I could afford it, I’d buy one in a heart beat if given the chance.

If you were expecting something else, get your mind out of the gutter.

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About Barron

Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms. He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.

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