Hanger A, having undergone a complete overhaul thanks to many chopper pilots' sweat, now sports new berthing
spaces for ships, an improved tool-storage system, and an ergonomically designed layout. It still does not have
the dry-dock space to accomidate some of the newer ships, such as the BRC Suicide Machine, which remained at its
moorings for the mission with a mechanical.
SCUL had three new additions to the fleet personnel, who, following the mission were designated Hubcap, LoJack
and MonkeyBoy (not to be confused with MonkeyBomb).
Rockstar manufactured flags, which greatly aided SCUL navigation techniques.
Following two christenings and one bris, SCUL got underway. The first order of business was delivering some
matzah-ball molecules to Megatron who was incapacitated with a space virus. While some pilots spacewalked off
their ships to visit Megatron and KillerBee, the rest guarded the fleet and consumed chocolate-covered matzah
The fleet was found to be in general state of disrepair after the long months in dry-dock, with three mechanicals
before the night's derby. Especially prone to mechanical failure was the UAS Snafu, courageously piloted by
The fleet proceeded to the Harvard System, where our presence was heartily received. After a slight mechanical,
the mission proceeded through the Central System, also to great approval. Many high fives were received.
Near the Kendall system, the fleet stopped for a break and some fun circling the globe. NoWay experimented
piloting USB SkyLab, with a questionable degree of success.
NoWay pilots SkyLab
Presently, the fleet moved over to a somewhat sandy parking lot for the first official dogfight derby of the
Sparky derbying aboard SKP Will Stutley
Skunk won the first round of dogfight derby, followed by an upset where MonkeyBomb garnered his first derby
victory. MonkeyBoy and Maddog won style points for spectacular wipe-outs.
Maddog, before the wipeout
Following derby, the fleet, tired, hungry and increasingly sick, headed back to base with a quick stop at Luna
DunkinDonuts for fuel.
Waltor, taking a break