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herkbier last won the day on October 28 2019

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  1. I feel like it would be easier to convert our fighters to probe/drogue, add tanks and pods to the MAF Herks and somehow fuel from a cargo bay bladder out to those pods. Maybe we don’t modify the 22s and the 35s.. but you could probably figure out something for the non stealth aircraft.. That’s way more realistic than a boom on a C-130. Doesn’t matter though, AMC leadership doesn’t trust its crews to do much more than standard cargo hauling.. pushing the envelope is an exercise in smashing your dick in a file cabinet.
  2. I’ll echo the large iPad recommendation. It’s nice to be able to make it both readable and see the entire plate at once. Absolutely get ForeFlight. I think Performance is the top tier account type, you probably don’t need that to begin with. But definitely have someone show you the ins and outs so you can get the most out of it.
  3. AFFSA had any interesting article on the origins of max, relax, roll and why GA is abandoning that for relax, roll, max (or relax, max, roll). As a blown wing, constant speed prop, instant power and lift C-130 dude, I’ve found that just bumping up the throttles a bit is generally sufficient.. but I can see how trading altitude for airspeed makes sense for anything that has a spool up time. i dunno, I just have a degree in social sciences.
  4. Do you think there’s a reason it worked for your family and many other mostly young, healthy families? If you think back with a critical eye, did it really work good for you? I honestly don’t have too many complaints myself, but I think there is some truth to the old joke: ”What do you call the Med school student who graduated first in his class?” ”Doctor” ”What do you call the Med school student who graduated last in his class?” ”Captain” Maybe I’m just mean though
  5. Let’s not forget.. when the Bobs say AMC is overmanned, it’s because they lowered the crew ratios..
  6. To pile on.. it’s my second- and third-hand understanding that there are some ANG and/or ARC units that are actively avoiding the J because of the loss of two crew positions.
  7. Is this a troll account? Gen Chang? You don’t seriously believe what you wrote do you?
  8. Aren’t the same principles of a fix to fix used when quickly building SA when using a bullseye?
  9. AirGuardian, as others have posted, thanks for your candid and balanced posts on Atlas. Good info! I've got a phone interview with them tomorrow; while the 17 days (really it's 19 right?) on the road might be a tough pill to swallow, I think it'd be a blast to fly a 747 for a bit. I am Palace Chase-ing and will owe some time as a Traditional Reservist.. how has that traditionally worked out with an Atlas schedule? Since it's one big block of time, I assume dropping MilLeave for a few days knocks out the entire trip, meaning my only real option is to do my mil job during the 13/14 days at home?
  10. Great video, one of my few regrets is that I never put in a U-2 app.
  11. Just rent for a bit til you start flying again?
  12. Not really, if you had a plan to take a long vacation or family reunion it may take a while to reschedule. It’s pretty awesome for anyone separating prior to December 2023–potentially 120 days and some change of terminal if you save it correctly.
  13. Limited to 60 on terminal..? That’s new to me
  14. herkbier


    Jazz dude has it right.
  15. herkbier


    Army does not send everyone to school btw
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