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G-1 flight jacket by Jim Strand
Never managed to get one while on active duty. This year I'll need a new jacket anyway so I'm looking at purchasing one. Can use some recommendations of where or where not to purchase from. Any reason to choose goatskin, lambskin, or cowhide? And lastly what about...
July 29th 03 08:38 PM
by Charles Borris Go to last post
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US Navy Hull Numbers by David Townend
AeroFile Publications is now working on a the 2nd Updated and Expanded edition of United States Navy Hull Number since 1923. Volume One -- Major Combatants -- is due to be published later this year. Please log onto www.ultratech.net/~davtow/usn.html to get all the details. -- David R...
July 30th 03 04:04 AM
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Small arms locker questions by Red
"Leadfoot" wrote in message news:[email protected] Type of ship, size of crew? Interested in Subs and Aircraft Carriers as well as FFG's and DD's Size and location of locker? What type and how many weapons? The more detail the better
July 30th 03 02:10 PM
by Pechs1 Go to last post
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Navy One S-3B Prints are now available by stephen.mudgett
Gentlemen, I have just posted my recently completed Navy One S-3B Viking commerative print to my web site. It can be found on the 'Products' page. The prints are presently available in 13"x 19". Thanks for looking, Stephen www.stephenmudgett.com
August 1st 03 10:51 AM
by TC Go to last post
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Desktop Wallpaper - A gathering of Eagles by T. & D. Gregor, Sr.
Friday, August 01, 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom Wallpaper of the month - August 2003 Desktop Wallpaper - A gathering of Eagles Aircraft of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing and coalition counterparts stationed together in a deployed location in southwest
August 1st 03 11:22 AM
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"Sherman's Lagoon" by Merlin Dorfman
The somewhat obscure comic strip, "Sherman's Lagoon," had a fairly creditable PBY in its July 20 cartoon: http://www.slagoon.com/dailies/SL03.07.27.gif. I'm not aware of any PBYs that are used as water bombers (don't think they'd be very good at it...) but this strip has had realistic WW II...
August 2nd 03 04:41 PM
by JDupre5762 Go to last post
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Crash involved veteran Navy airmen by Otis Willie
Crash involved veteran Navy airmen (EXCERPT) 22 years experience between them From staff reports The pilot and flight officer who survived the Thursday crash of their Navy S-3B Viking in northeastern Oglethorpe County were identified in a Friday news release from the Navy. The release identifies...
August 2nd 03 10:49 PM
by Otis Willie Go to last post
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Aviation/Airshow Pictures by Mike Hawk
http://www.zone-5.com Pictures of the F-14 Tomcat, Tornado, F-117, B-2, F-22, JSF, Space Shuttle, and many more. Also Airshow Schedules with links to show's site, Programs, Sounds, and links.
August 3rd 03 05:02 PM
by Mike Hawk Go to last post
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Embraer by s.p.i.
"Bernhard Rohrer" wrote in message ... Hi how do people rate the Embraer military models EMB 145 AEW&C and the EMB 145 RS/AGS? I know the formar uses the Erieye radar so it should be quite good. how do the hold up to...
August 3rd 03 10:45 PM
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Bob Hope by Bill Kambic
"Jim Strand" wrote in message ... This man deserves a full military honors funeral. Sure hope our leaders have offered it. Concur. Bill Kambic If, by any act, error, or omission, I have, intentionally or
August 4th 03 01:33 AM
by Mike Keown Go to last post
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Flight Lessons by Charles Talleyrand
I'm curious how Air Force/Navy pilots get their wings? Do they go to some place like Emory-Riddle and fly Cessna 172s. Do they get instrument ratings in these 172s? What's the transition to 'real iron'? Basically, what's a newly minted Air Force/Navy pilot's logbook look like and where did he...
August 4th 03 04:16 AM
by Charles Talleyrand Go to last post
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Flight Lessons by Pechs1
rasimus- The program for ROTC enroute to AF pilot training used to be called FIP (Flight Indoctrination Program) BRBR USN as well, I went thru it in 1970(Univ of CO, NROTC). Freebie 40 hrs + 50 hrs of ground school...just had to pay for the check ride for my private ticket.. Flew...
August 5th 03 02:43 PM
by Pechs1 Go to last post
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Maintenance Personel by Charles Talleyrand
How is aircraft maintenance organized? Is you average mechanic assigned to a plane or to a subsystem? In other words, is the mechanic assigned to Airplane #1234, or to "left wing hydraulics"? -Thanks
August 5th 03 11:35 PM
by Larry Go to last post
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F/A-18 for sale in KS by mah
Six months to a year ago someone in Olathe Kansas listed an F/A-18 for sale on ebay. In moving to a new computer I lost the link and email address. I'm hoping the seller reads this group or someone here remembers the listing. I'm heading to KC soon and might try to sneak a peak at it. Thanks in...
August 6th 03 03:17 PM
by mah Go to last post
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MK 80 flare pictures wanted by mah
Trying to get a display finished and need a little help. I'm looking for good pictures of the MK 80 flares as a part of the signal kit carried in the SV-2 vest. Web searches have turned up some pictures but I need ones with a clear view of the lettering on the cartridges. Thanks in advance
August 6th 03 03:18 PM
by mah Go to last post
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YANK CHILD ABUSERS :: another reason to kill americans abroad ??? by suckthis.com
Listen, ASSHOLE, I'm as ****ed off at this Marine as any normal person would be, but for you to start generalizing and say to just go around killing ANY American abroad is ****ed up.......... REMEMBER...........If it weren't for the USA, you people would be speaking German......
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August 7th 03 06:56 AM
by tom c Go to last post
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Naval aviators... by Tarver Engineering
"Kulvinder Singh Matharu" wrote in message ... Thought you all might like...
August 7th 03 09:34 PM
by Tarver Engineering Go to last post
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Quae How did USN designate deployments during the viet Nam era? by Lawrence Dillard
Can anyone tell me the system by which USN Aircraft Carrier deployments were named or numbered during the Viet Nam era?; and if so, what was the name by which the last 'carrier deployment was known? Thanks for any info.
August 8th 03 01:34 AM
by s.p.i. Go to last post
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Does China have a plan? by T3
Given the USA's dependence on space based assets for communication, control as well as surveillance and targeting not to mention what else we are not aware of (black ops), it would seem that the Chinese have robust projects to deny the USA space at a time of its choosing. Recent reports indicate...
August 8th 03 02:42 PM
by Pechs1 Go to last post
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Reserve Haters (Was... Privatizing Red Air Gaining by Pechs1
Doug- Kind of funny for the rest of the CVW JO's though... watching O-4's living in six-man staterooms, and O-4's and O-5's standing shore patrol (now they put an officer on every team) and standing Boat O'. BRBR If I could just fly offa a boat again...and it meant I had to stand a...
August 8th 03 02:46 PM
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