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  1. Orbit

    WTF? (**NSFW**)

    If anyone wants to re-hack your cyber awareness training.
  2. Orbit

    It's Official, OCPs are Coming!

    This is a god damn waste of money for no reason. Make the shoes wear blues and let us keep our bags.
  3. Is this the talk of every squadron around the AF right now? Because it seems like everyone is talking about it where I am at. The dudes that were on the fence about staying in for a staff job are pretty much saying screw this because it forces them to just about 20 years (if they return to flying) with all the new changes.
  4. This and manpower numbers will look better if there are less people in Requal training and more staying qual’d in their current job for longer periods.
  5. Orbit

    It's Official, OCPs are Coming!

    So will we be forced to wear the 2 piece flt suit or has that not been clarified yet?
  6. Orbit

    What's wrong with the Air Force?

    Contractors = no need for long term govt healthcare and other expensive shit also.. Uhhhh
  7. Orbit

    Space Corps Good or Bad?

    Can we get rid of cyber too so we can focus on flying jets?
  8. "Everything is on the table" Just not higher pay...
  9. Orbit

    It's Official, OCPs are Coming!

    So are they taking my bag away? Also, I want my black boots back.
  10. http://static.e-publishing.af.mil/production/1/af_a1/publication/afi36-2107/afi36-2107.pdf So I've heard that as long as you are under your UPT ADSC then it is only a 2 year PCS commitment. What do you mean that it needs to be waived? Anyone have first hand experience?
  11. Orbit

    C-130 down near Savannah, GA

    Someone just posted to TPN that JetBlue is giving out free airfare to military members wanting to travel to PR for the service.
  12. Orbit

    Emirates Short of Pilots

    Someone post the threads!
  13. I don't think anyone has updated this thread about the Chase Sapphire Reserve card. They changed the policy and are waiving the annual fee now. Pretty good deal for us AD bubbas.
  14. Orbit

    GA Aircraft Flown

    I own a RV-6 and I felt like it was the best trade-off of all the RVs from the used market perspective. The RV-4 has better visibility. But the tandem seating the CG becomes a issue more often and there is less/just about no cargo space. The RV-7 has slightly more fuel/cargo capability but there are less of them on the market versus the RV-6. There are some other small changes between the two but the lower cost of the 6 outweighed them. I'd love to build a RV-8 when I have the time some day when i'm older but they are damn expensive used. RV-9s are for X-C cruising, no aerobatics. RV-10s are for small families. RV-12s are for old dudes that lost their medical. RV-14s are for fat old dudes or if you just want some extra breathing room. I have a blast every time I go flying. It is really cool to be able to cruise somewhere at 165 KTAS burning 8 GPH or just around buzzing cows.
  15. Orbit

    Pilot Shortage Deepens, USAF is SCREWED.

    Very eye opening, thanks for posting this. Sounds like they are going to train light attack guys like we have done with the Afghan dudes.
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