The only one currently in operation is NASA's Space Shuttle, an expensive old bird , and set for the scrap heap in just six years.
Why make a film about a posh old bird and an emporium of entertainment?
The other point is that men want to feel that the women they go out with mirror them - and we all want to prove that we can pull a younger bird .
After testing in 2004, the Air Force would like to buy six more ABLs and modify the test bird into an operational aircraft.
I sound like a tough old bird - but I sweated blood over this gallery and yet I would never want to have had those years any easier.
The champion is a wily old bird however and Arthur was unable to press home his advantage.
Occasionally, a bird fluffs feathers and wings in a short flight, before returning to the field of perpetual avian motion.
He remained a tough old bird , long after he left the army.
Within 90 minutes, he had the bird repaired and continued his trip south.
I'm a pretty tough old bird