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by AFHokie
Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Looking To Replace Air Force One
Replies: 129
Views: 32170

RE: Usaf Looking To Replace Air Force One

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bikerthai" class="quote" target="_blank">bikerthai</a> (<a href="#115" class="quote">Reply 115</a>):<br/><i>There are many tricks you can use to...

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by AFHokie
Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Looking To Replace Air Force One
Replies: 129
Views: 32170

RE: Usaf Looking To Replace Air Force One

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nomadd22" class="quote" target="_blank">nomadd22</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>The 4 engine requirement wasn't dictated...

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by AFHokie
Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Does This Code Word Mean?
Replies: 24
Views: 15156

RE: What Does This Code Word Mean?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jollo" class="quote" target="_blank">jollo</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Well, most nations did the transition by stage...

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by AFHokie
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-15E Down In Lybia
Replies: 105
Views: 14458

RE: F-15E Down In Lybia

Hmm...wasn't the point of this thread the fact an F-15E went down over Libya?

Feel free to leave the hijack & return to the point of the thread at anytime...

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by AFHokie
Wed May 19, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Vs F-15
Replies: 51
Views: 43105

RE: F-14 Vs F-15

What aerodynamic advantage? Your entire argument is incorrect. You do realize that while in full sweep, the low aspect wing has a higher induced drag which bleeds energy very rapidly, decreasing speed. High wing aspect ratios have low roll rates. So as wing sweep increases the aspect ratio, the roll...

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by AFHokie
Mon May 17, 2010 3:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Vs F-15
Replies: 51
Views: 43105

RE: F-14 Vs F-15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spudh" class="quote" target="_blank">spudh</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>At last a subject I have a little depth of kno...

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by AFHokie
Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Did Obama Snub The F-22 At Elmendorf?
Replies: 25
Views: 7295

RE: Did Obama Snub The F-22 At Elmendorf?

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by AFHokie
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Black Starlifter?
Replies: 15
Views: 7441

RE: Black Starlifter?

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by AFHokie
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Return Of Strategic Air Command?
Replies: 23
Views: 8829

RE: The Return Of Strategic Air Command?

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by AFHokie
Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A C-141 Starlifter "what If"?
Replies: 58
Views: 15840

RE: A C-141 Starlifter "what If"?

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by AFHokie
Thu May 08, 2008 1:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Talking About Military OPS.
Replies: 15
Views: 3297

RE: Talking About Military OPS.

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by AFHokie
Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B-1 Crash At Al Udeid In Qatar
Replies: 46
Views: 17406

RE: B-1 Crash At Al Udeid In Qatar

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by AFHokie
Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: It Sure Is Different In The Air Force
Replies: 16
Views: 6421

RE: It Sure Is Different In The Air Force

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by AFHokie
Sun Dec 31, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Can A Super Hornet Takeoff A F/D With Out Cats?
Replies: 38
Views: 13551

RE: Can A Super Hornet Takeoff A F/D With Out Cats?

A-7's are the only aircraft that I know of that could take off without the cat. Pics of carriers during the time the A-7 was in use by the <acronym title="Ulsan (USN / RKPU), South Korea">USN</acronym> you can see a long arrow running the length of the deck, that was for the A-7's to use for cat fre...

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by AFHokie
Sun Dec 17, 2006 4:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: First C5 Galaxy Arrives At It's New West Va. Home
Replies: 15
Views: 7774

RE: First C5 Galaxy Arrives At It's New West Va. Home

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by AFHokie
Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: First USN EA-18G Growler Rolls Out
Replies: 57
Views: 19694

RE: First USN EA-18G Growler Rolls Out

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by AFHokie
Wed Aug 02, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Wild Weasel In The Future
Replies: 32
Views: 11426

RE: New Wild Weasel In The Future

Ok, to give a little background, I've spent the last 2 1/2yrs working as an intel officer at the 20FW, which is the largest Block 50 wing in the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>. Please forgive me for the length, but I feel I need to clarify a few things. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH...

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by AFHokie
Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 Versus European-Made Fighters
Replies: 136
Views: 13416

RE: F-35 Versus European-Made Fighters

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by AFHokie
Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Running Out Of Runway
Replies: 44
Views: 6798

RE: Running Out Of Runway

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by AFHokie
Thu Jun 29, 2006 5:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-135Q
Replies: 21
Views: 10648

RE: KC-135Q

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by AFHokie
Sun Jun 25, 2006 8:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Speed And Altitude Of The ICBM?
Replies: 12
Views: 29742

Speed And Altitude Of The ICBM?

Um, not to bandwagon here, but your initial thread post was at 23 Jun at 0025, and then your complaint that nobody had yet responded was at 0202 the same day.

to second PhilSquares...Chill out dude...

Do some research first, then come here with questions you cannot answer yourself.

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by AFHokie
Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Since The 80's Most Air To Air Kills......
Replies: 31
Views: 12242

RE: Since The 80's Most Air To Air Kills......

The first kill ever with an AIM-120 from a US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> airframe was from 90-778, an F-16D Block 42 flown by then LtCol Gary L. North, 33FS/CC (currently 9AF/CC). However, the aircraft was not assigned to the 33FS at that time, but rather to the 19FS who the 33d had rep...

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by AFHokie
Sat May 27, 2006 12:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: CV Vs CVN
Replies: 22
Views: 5369

RE: CV Vs CVN

So why can't a nuclear powered carrier make a port call in NYC?

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by AFHokie
Fri May 26, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-16 Crash Near Luke AFB
Replies: 8
Views: 7136

RE: F-16 Crash Near Luke AFB

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by AFHokie
Tue May 16, 2006 9:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5528

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel

Please all forgive me, but I want to derail this thread for a moment regarding a trend I have noticed in the Mil Av & Space forum lately. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #284...

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by AFHokie
Fri May 05, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What Do Pilots Do When They Need To ...
Replies: 36
Views: 22287

RE: What Do Pilots Do When They Need To ...

Dear Lord won't you give me a 12 Inch Penis...

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by AFHokie
Tue Apr 18, 2006 2:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Foam Monster That Ate Ellsworth
Replies: 12
Views: 3379

RE: Foam Monster That Ate Ellsworth

Things like this happen from time to time. We had a similar event happen here at Shaw a little over a year or so ago. Pretty interesting to see nothing but the tail of a jet sticking up through the foam like a shark's fin.

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by AFHokie
Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Tigermeets
Replies: 7
Views: 1710

RE: Tigermeets

There is the NATO Tigermeet and then there's also the Tigermeet of the America's. Essentially the same thing, just limited to those in the Western Hemisphere. Like the weblink that NoUFO posted, it's a chance for units flying different types of aircraft, and from other nations a chance to foster goo...

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by AFHokie
Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Most Important Pilot Skills
Replies: 32
Views: 26778

RE: Most Important Pilot Skills

Obviously skills with a bo staff or numchucks come in handy....

 bigthumbsup 

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by AFHokie
Fri Apr 07, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Another Osprey Near-mishap?
Replies: 53
Views: 6271

RE: Another Osprey Near-mishap?

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by AFHokie
Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Eagle Vs Tomcat
Replies: 18
Views: 7993

RE: Eagle Vs Tomcat

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by AFHokie
Sun Mar 19, 2006 1:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Eagle Vs Tomcat
Replies: 18
Views: 7993

RE: Eagle Vs Tomcat

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by AFHokie
Fri Mar 17, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Eagle Vs Tomcat
Replies: 18
Views: 7993

RE: Eagle Vs Tomcat

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by AFHokie
Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-117 Stealth Fighter Headed For The Boneyard
Replies: 17
Views: 18475

RE: F-117 Stealth Fighter Headed For The Boneyard

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by AFHokie
Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Yankin' The Passengers Chain
Replies: 33
Views: 3965

RE: Yankin' The Passengers Chain

A friend that has a cousin that's an <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym> told me that whenever they would have a new male crewmember, one of the female <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s would come on to him during the flight and suggest that they come over to her ...

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by AFHokie
Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Global Hawk UAV As Intercontinental CM?
Replies: 11
Views: 3733

RE: Global Hawk UAV As Intercontinental CM?

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by AFHokie
Tue Dec 27, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Capitol One And Airline Miles
Replies: 5
Views: 3086

Capitol One And Airline Miles

Does anyone here use a Capitol one credit card and earn airline miles for each dollar spent? If so, has anyone tried to redeem them? How has the process gone, have they been easy to work with, do they truely offer no blackouts, or other restrictions?

thanks in advance for any info

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by AFHokie
Tue Dec 27, 2005 5:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Movie Aircraft Help
Replies: 8
Views: 2773

RE: Movie Aircraft Help

I'd have to watch the movie, but the C-27 Spartan loooks like a two engined Herc. The C-160 Transall (sp) also looks like a two engine Herc.

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by AFHokie
Mon Dec 26, 2005 7:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-117 In Show '24'
Replies: 15
Views: 5719

RE: F-117 In Show '24'

It's called a <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> show for a reason, and it may come as a shock to some of you, but it's called F.I.C.T.I.O.N. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F sol...

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by AFHokie
Mon Dec 05, 2005 4:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-15C And Air To Ground
Replies: 4
Views: 7029

RE: F-15C And Air To Ground

There was some table top discussion of giving them a JDAM capability, but it never went past that.

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by AFHokie
Sat Oct 29, 2005 5:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Tail Hooks On All Military Jets?
Replies: 32
Views: 13014

RE: Tail Hooks On All Military Jets?

While they don't get used every day, they do get used. Last time I know of it getting used here at Shaw was summer of 2004, but I'm wouldn't be surprised if its been used since.

The F-22 has a tail hook, will have to look to see where I put the photo I took of one at Tyndall.

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by AFHokie
Sat Sep 17, 2005 3:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Paint A Fake Cockpit?
Replies: 11
Views: 21823

RE: Why Paint A Fake Cockpit?

A-10's also have the fake canopy painted on the bottom. It is painted to also to confuse enemy gunners on the ground. Yes it is very easy to tell which way the aircraft is going to turn while sitting at an airshow, but put yourself in the heat of battle, in contact with enemy ground forces, with tha...

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by AFHokie
Sun Sep 11, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dumb Question: Hitting Buttons/switches By Acciden
Replies: 58
Views: 4781

RE: Dumb Question: Hitting Buttons/switches By Acciden

Lt-AWACS and I have a mutual friend that at one time was an FE on C-130's that earned a callsign, a T-shirt, and a plaque because of an inadvertent engine shutdown that happened when his NVG's hooked the fire T handle for one of the engines.

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by AFHokie
Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Airlift To Houston And San Antonio
Replies: 7
Views: 3776

RE: Military Airlift To Houston And San Antonio

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by AFHokie
Fri Sep 02, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B2 Fly-by At Westfield (Mass.) Air Show
Replies: 40
Views: 7571

RE: B2 Fly-by At Westfield (Mass.) Air Show

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by AFHokie
Mon Aug 29, 2005 10:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: MC-130 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2854

RE: MC-130 Question

In regards to why they're still green instead of grey, only thing I can think is that they just haven't hit that point where it's time to repaint them. I can't say for certain that they don't train for it, but I don't think they do. I think they have even removed the whiskers for the fulton system.

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by AFHokie
Mon Aug 29, 2005 10:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B2 Fly-by At Westfield (Mass.) Air Show
Replies: 40
Views: 7571

RE: B2 Fly-by At Westfield (Mass.) Air Show

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by AFHokie
Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Army To Acquire Predator Variant
Replies: 14
Views: 6014

RE: US Army To Acquire Predator Variant

I'll probably get flamed for this, but: being a pilot is a techincal skill, which is what a <acronym title="World Airways (USA)">WO</acronym> has. You don't need a college education to learn to fly a plane. The only real reason for the college degree is that it shows you have a maturity level (altho...

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by AFHokie
Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B2 Fly-by At Westfield (Mass.) Air Show
Replies: 40
Views: 7571

RE: B2 Fly-by At Westfield (Mass.) Air Show

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by AFHokie
Sun Aug 28, 2005 7:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Army To Acquire Predator Variant
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RE: US Army To Acquire Predator Variant

The engine change is correct. The Pred B is essentially a larger version of the orginal. The pred B can carry a greater payload and has a higher top speed that that of the original.

The biggest differnce between the army and usaf versions is lack of a sat link for control.

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