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  1. Stitch

    Fighter Pilot in Need of Prayers

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    AF Light Air Support Aircraft

    Or just kick the can down the road for the next CSAF/MAJCOM/somebody else to deal with it...
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    Latest Movies

    No kidding, looks like I'll have to take the kids to this one. SO much of the 20th century (WWII, Cold War, etc...) was shaped by this war.
  4. Stitch

    Blue Skies and Tailwinds Hook

    True, not sure about letting the frau know about all these accidents as I spin up for my own PPL check ride. Saw the posting about the RV-12 accident over at VansAirForce website but didn't know about the BODN connection. Thoughts and prayers for Hook's family. Him, him
  5. Stitch

    T38 Down @ KDLF

    Nickle on the grass for the lost; thoughts and prayers for the injured survivor.
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    What is next for the UPT-Next graduates?

    KMWH, not AETC but a former SAC base. It's a still up and running airport with a shit ton of ramp/runway space. Out in the middle of BFE Washington (state) but good WX most of the year. Just have to deal with Community College flight training traffic and TCM and NUW guys beating up the pattern.
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    Hurricane Michael

    Or Loring. Guys will be back stabbing each other big time to get that gig!
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    Hurricane Michael

    I was stationed at Nellis when that storm hit Homestead. The Homestead guys had just finished a Flag and rode the storm out in Vegas. Can't imagine the horror of watching/seeing the devastation on TV from a hotel room while your family was so far away and no easy way to contact them in the pre-cell phone era.
  9. Stitch

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    And I'll bet he (they) were happy campers when he found out everything was OPS Ck good, green em' up FMC.
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    What is next for the UPT-Next graduates?

    Question: I remember seeing something about where they had (or were thinking about) having fresh out of basic training enlisted dudes as part of this experiment to compare learning skills/curve/styles what-the-fuck-ever. Did that actually happen? And if so, did any of those guys/gals graduate and what happens to them now? I know they can't take a rated slot, but send em' back to some sort of tech school (hopefully an E flying gig; i.e. Engineer, Boom, etc...) and not TCN escort duty, finance, shoe clerk stuff, etc... I hope, if qualified, any E's could have at least get their PPL out of it.
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    Extension to Age Limit?

    Hey, I remember (15ish years ago) reading about a Guard-guy who was a SrA weapons loader on Hogs at Whiteman (I think). In his day job, he was a doctor; and no, not a vet or a gyno. So it possible...
  12. You are correct sir. My point, not put forward very well, was knowing procedures can save your ass. Imagine being a low-time 16 year old PPL stud having a very serious emergency and handling it like a pro. You go girl! Here's the ATC audio...
  13. Worked for this chick, a 16 year-old working on her PPL loses the right MLG inner strut and tire on take-off for her first XC solo. Lands safely without a scratch with only minor bending of the airplane... https://abcnews.go.com/US/video/teen-pilot-training-loses-wheel-makes-emergency-landing-57749886
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