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User currently offlineFlyBoeing From United States of America, joined May 2000, 866 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2770 times:

1) Due to aggravating problems with the F-16's fly-by-wire system causing crashes, what was the aircraft's nickname during testing and evaluation?

Here's a hint:

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2) What does NKAWTG stand for with respect to crews of the KC-10, KC-130, and KC-135?

3) How about NSDQ with respect to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment?

4) Which air force was standing in for the USAF during the movie "Iron Eagle"? What kind of planes were the "Arabs" flying?

5) What is the nickname for F-14s that participate in ground attack missions?

6) What was the McDonnell Douglas slogan that governed the F-15's initial focus on air-to-air combat?

7) What is the official nickname for the F-111?

8) How about the official nickname for the EF-111 electronic warfare aircraft?

9) How about the UNoffical nickname for the EF-111?

10) And now for something completely different. What percentage of the Blue Angels (just the stunt pilots) are Navy?

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User currently offlineMr. Squirrel From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2629 times:

7) What is the official nickname for the F-111?

Aadvark


10) And now for something completely different. What percentage of the Blue Angels (just the stunt pilots) are Navy?

100%. All U.S. Navy and Marine pilots are Naval Aviators.  Big grin


User currently offlinePaulc From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1490 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2615 times:

8) EF111 nickname is 'Raven'


English First, British Second, european Never!
User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2601 times:

Without looking at the other replies:

6) What was the McDonnell Douglas slogan that governed the F-15's initial focus on air-to-air combat?

"Not a pound for air-to-ground"

7) What is the official nickname for the F-111?

Aardvark

8) How about the official nickname for the EF-111 electronic warfare aircraft?

Raven


LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13253 posts, RR: 77
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2599 times:

5) Bombcat
6) Not a pound for air to ground.
7) Aardvark
8) Electric fox
9) Sparkvark


User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2588 times:

3: Israel. Arab "MiGs" were Mirages or KFirs.
5: Bombcat
6: not a pound for air to ground
7: the F-111 has no official nickname. Unofficial is Aardvark
8: Raven
9: Sparkvark
10: All but one of them is Navy by tradition, the last one being USMC.



I wish I were flying
User currently offlineGlobemaster From Germany, joined Sep 2001, 102 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2563 times:

1) NKAWTG - Nobody Kicks Ass Without Tanker Gas

User currently offlineJumbofan From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

1) LAWN DART  Smile

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