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SRU-16/P Parachute Pack Survival Kit by SANJEEV KUMAR
Could somebody please help me in reaching a few manufacturers of Part No. SRU-16/P, Desc. Parachute Pack Survival Kit as per the NSN : 4240-00-741-9713. These are required by Royal air Force of Oman. Sanjeev K. Negi Manager - Defence Division Maathir LLC P.O. Box 1097, Ruwi, Postal Code...
September 9th 08 12:47 PM
by SANJEEV KUMAR Go to last post
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Upper Surface Blowing (USB) by Charles Gray
I recall that USB was mentioned in several books of the 1980's, not simply for transport, but as a method of producing STOL close air support and bombing aircraft. While the russians had a transport, and I believe we also did, I haven't seen much more about USB, and nothign about applying it...
August 17th 08 10:21 PM
by Terry day Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) USAF Pilot Training - Soloing the T-37 by aviatorr727
I posted a lot of pictures from my USAF Pilot Training at Williams AFB, Arizona at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aviator...7601902012851/ Here is the story of how I soloed in the T-37 Most Air Force instructors in the Pilot Training program were calm, reasonable men who used enlightened...
March 23rd 08 05:45 PM
by aviatorr727 Go to last post
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b-47 by gunnysarge
does anyone have specific information on reflex deployments and dispersal of b-47s during the cold war?-numbers reflexed to each base, per wing, etc.
April 4th 06 12:35 AM
by gunnysarge Go to last post
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What F-102 units were called up for Viet Nam by Tarver Engineering
I want this for a political newsgroup. thanks
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March 5th 06 03:13 AM
by bjholt Go to last post
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f-104 vs Migs by gunnysarge
I am looking for info on how effective the f-104 was or would have been against the migs of the time. At least one account exists of f-104 shootdown near hainan by mig 19. Anyone have decent info in encounters such as 1958 Taiwan standoff, 1962 Cuban crisis, Berlin 1961, or others. A couple of...
January 4th 06 06:43 PM
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cuban missile crisis by gunnysarge
There are several archived posts referring to the cuban missile crisis. Any other members out there flying during cuban missile crisis? Any stories appreciated. jr martin
January 4th 06 06:03 PM
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Seeking information about a Capt. Albert Skolnick who flew 105's and later F-4s by JGB
in USAF in Nam around '65-'66. Tall, thin, dark skin, black hair. Supposed to have done around 108 missions. Very good at hand-wrestling too among other things. Old high school buddy; lost contact after 1970. I knew he flew for Delta Air Lines sometime afterwards.
December 16th 05 05:41 AM
by EAGLEDRIVER102FW Go to last post
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Custom built Model of any Military Aircraft by customairmodels
Preserve the memories of the joy of military flying. We can Custom build any Model of any Military Aircraft with squadron colors and weapons details/configuration you specify. We are the most cost effective builders. We are the factory. www.customairmodels.com immortalize your baby.get a custom...
November 8th 05 09:20 AM
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fighter pilot hours? by Cub Driver
I fly about 50 hours a year and wish I could do more, just to stay in the groove. Could I have stayed current in a jet fighter, flying about 140 hours a year? Thanks! all the best -- Dan Ford email: (put Cubdriver in subject line)
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September 15th 05 02:39 AM
by firstfleet Go to last post
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March/April 2004 Air Enthusiast Review by Dataview Publishing
Quick and Dirty Review: Air Enthusiast March/April 2004 I've always liked Air Enthusiast, as it usually covers a good selection of interesting topics in a very thorough manner. The March/April 2004 issue is no exception, and there are a number of noteworthy articles. *C-133: Nine page article...
September 15th 05 02:33 AM
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401TFW/614TFS Lucky Devils in the Gulf War by MKopack
Nearly fifteen years ago, the 401TFW / 614TFS deployed from our home at Torrejon AB, Spain to Doha, Qatar for the Gulf War. The New York Times named us 'the Forgotten 1000' but we compiled 1303 sorties and 3.7 million pounds of ordinance delivered, in 42 days, by our pilots in our 24 F-16's. This...
July 7th 05 06:35 PM
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Douglas Pitcairn, Luftwaffe Pilot by JDupre5762
I have recently learned about Douglas Pitcairn a Luftwaffe pilot who flew with the Condor Legion in Spain. The article didn't describe how someone with such an English sounding name ended up in Spain. At first I thought he might be an English volunteer for Franco but since the Condor Legion was...
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July 7th 05 04:03 PM
by literide Go to last post
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wave of the future by Pu38
What many military experts constantly ask themselves is "How will battles be fought tommorow?" First off, what can be imroved? what needs improvement? A basic answer would be stealth, v/stol aircraft, but to make that a standard craft for a country would be too pricy, even for america. the common...
July 7th 05 10:11 AM
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USAF(?) unit patch ID by Allen Thomson
Anybody know what this is or was? http://www.darkstar.ukonline.co.uk/patch2.jpg
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June 18th 05 07:48 PM
by Paradisel Go to last post
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P-3C Ditches with Four Engines Out, All Survive! by Scet
With all the non - aviation military posts on this group, I thought I'd post this article. There maybe a few in this group that are actually interested in Military aviation! Some of you may have read this before. The article appeared in Foundation Volume 18 Number 1 - Spring 1997 Scet "They Said...
September 27th 04 01:09 AM
by Ian MacLure Go to last post
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Aviation diesels and turbo's by George Ruch
"Calvin R. Walker" wrote: Yes, I think there is a future for diesels. My main (and probably only) concern is the weight of a diesel versus a standard light-fuel burning IC av-engine. When the weight of a diesel is comparable to a standard IC engine, then you'll have a...
September 27th 04 01:00 AM
by Gord Beaman Go to last post
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Marines unable to take Fallujah by Bob Coe
The Commandant of the Marines said today, that his troops "will not be able to enter Fallujah, Iraq for years." He said that until that time, they will have to "rely on the Air Force ability to collect airborne intelligence," and try and "plink them into submission." "They have enough weapons and...
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September 27th 04 12:47 AM
by Kevin Brooks Go to last post
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Singapores competition by John Cook
(From Western Daily Press) The Chairman of UKIP Exeter chooses to attack the Eurofighter, or Typhoon as it is called in RAF service, not because it is a bad, expensive warplane but because it is a way of attacking European co-operation (WMN, August 24). There have been problems with the...
September 27th 04 12:45 AM
by Kevin Brooks Go to last post
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Pearl Harbor Defense by Dave
I have always wondered how the attack would have played out if the Americans had correctly interpreted the reading from the Army radar site on the north tip of Oahu. The attacking Japanese planes were picked up at a range of 132 miles at 7 o'clock Sunday morning. The radar operators phoned the...
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September 27th 04 12:43 AM
by Guy Alcala Go to last post
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