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by SuperHornet
Thu May 12, 2005 3:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 2005 NAS Oseana Airshow
Replies: 15
Views: 3224

RE: 2005 NAS Oseana Airshow

Right now there are no plans for having any F-14 Tomcat demonstrations at the Oceana Air Show or any other air show this year. Having said this I have heard from reliable sources that that the monies could be made available if the right people give the nod. In order to get the nod it would be helpfu...

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by SuperHornet
Tue Apr 05, 2005 2:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VF-11 Photo Opp In St Louis
Replies: 3
Views: 3086

RE: VF-11 Photo Opp In St Louis

The event is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning (5 April 2005) before 9:00AM. Early tomorrow I will post an update if anyone shows an interest to this post?

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by SuperHornet
Fri Apr 01, 2005 1:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VF-11 Photo Opp In St Louis
Replies: 3
Views: 3086

VF-11 Photo Opp In St Louis

There is a possibility of a photo-op in St Louis next week if there are no SNAFU’s. The plan is for one <acronym title="British World Airlines">VF</acronym>-11 F-14 Tomcat (<acronym title="Cagliari - Elmas (Mario Mameli) (CAG / LIEE), Italy">CAG</acronym>) jet and two VFA-11 F/A-18 Super Hornets (Rh...

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by SuperHornet
Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:14 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972
Replies: 24
Views: 6184

RE: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972

<a href="http://www.photosig.com/go/users/userphotos?id=63864"" target=_blank>http://www.photosig.com/go/users/userphotos?id=63864"</a> I put a couple of detailed photos taken today as the Pukin Dogs left <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA - California ...

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by SuperHornet
Fri Mar 11, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972
Replies: 24
Views: 6184

RE: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972

I was emailed by some modelers who asked for some detail photo of the Pukin Dogs <acronym title="British World Airlines">VF</acronym>-143 aircraft. Those photos are now posted at <a href="http://www.alert5.com/gallery.html." target=_blank>http://www.alert5.com/gallery.html.</a> Thanks for all your i...

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by SuperHornet
Fri Mar 11, 2005 9:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972
Replies: 24
Views: 6184

RE: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972

NAS Oceana (message to short error go figure)

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by SuperHornet
Fri Mar 11, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972
Replies: 24
Views: 6184

F-14B BuNo 162926 VF-143 Pukin Dogs With 1972

These are not my best photos and I won't be submitting them to Airliners.net but you might want to take a look. <acronym title="British World Airlines">VF</acronym>-143 has painted on of their F-14’s for a museum display and I have a few photos of the aircraft. I did have a lot more and better photo...

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by SuperHornet
Sat Feb 26, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Netherlands Air Force
Replies: 6
Views: 2086

RE: Netherlands Air Force

I saw the crew getting into a van for a local motel there was quite a few crew members they needed all of the vans space. I also so them unload a lot of medium size containers. I suspect it is just NATO support equipment as suggested by DeltaGuy. Its wierd seeing all the long hair and beards on the ...

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by SuperHornet
Fri Feb 18, 2005 9:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VFA-211 Checkmates
Replies: 1
Views: 2891

VFA-211 Checkmates

Does anyone know when VFA-211 will be returning from Lemoore <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (NAS) (NUQ / KNUQ), USA - California AND Nassau - International (NAS / MYNN), Bahamas">NAS</acronym...

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by SuperHornet
Mon Feb 14, 2005 9:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fence At Oceana NAS VA
Replies: 5
Views: 3300

RE: Fence At Oceana NAS VA

No, do you know where the City of Virginia Beach has the gravel, salt, and sand storage area they also keep a bunch of the city vehicles? There is a curve in the road but I have never seen any radar traps there. The area I am talking about use to be filled with cars & sightseers watching the aircraf...

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by SuperHornet
Sun Feb 13, 2005 1:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fence At Oceana NAS VA
Replies: 5
Views: 3300

RE: Fence At Oceana NAS VA

No, I am talking about directly across from run ways 23 R&L on Oceana Blvd about 1/2 mile South of Virginia Beach Blvd.

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by SuperHornet
Fri Feb 11, 2005 4:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fence At Oceana NAS VA
Replies: 5
Views: 3300

Fence At Oceana NAS VA

The area off of Oceana Blvd that sightseers have viewed aircraft landing and taking off from 23L 23R has been fenced off and parking is no longer allowed, does anyone know what is going on? Will photography and sightseeing be banned?

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by SuperHornet
Sat Feb 05, 2005 3:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: End Is Nearing For Raptor?
Replies: 17
Views: 5440

RE: End Is Nearing For Raptor?

N328KF, thats a great link I never expected to see this bird I will have to forward it to my friends at Boeing.

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by SuperHornet
Sat Feb 05, 2005 3:29 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: End Is Nearing For Raptor?
Replies: 17
Views: 5440

RE: End Is Nearing For Raptor?

“If I were Boeing I would launch a big F15 upgrade/life extension program, including structural improvements, thrust vectoring, Phased Array Radar, Conformal fuel tanks, Extensive avionics/ systems upgrades etc. & lobby Washington for a F15G Super Eagle” I was speaking with some Boeing folks on this...

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by SuperHornet
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Naval Aircraft Pilot Section
Replies: 7
Views: 4945

RE: New Naval Aircraft Pilot Section

In theory development and deployment of new aircraft is suppose to allow the air forces to operate with fewer aircraft and therefore fewer pilots? If the F-35 enters the inventory on schedule (which is very doubtful) it would be replacing F/A-18’s, F-16’s, and the AV8 Harrier for the marines the F-1...

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by SuperHornet
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Hornet Mishap
Replies: 19
Views: 6363

RE: Super Hornet Mishap

http://www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=26917

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by SuperHornet
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Hornet Mishap
Replies: 19
Views: 6363

RE: Super Hornet Mishap

Click Here USS Kitty Hawk sailors recount rescue after F/A-18 night landing accident

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by SuperHornet
Tue Feb 01, 2005 9:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Hornet Mishap
Replies: 19
Views: 6363

RE: Super Hornet Mishap

I have just been told by a 2nd party source that that a wire broke upon catching a VFA-102 F/A-18 Super Hornet (F) injuring some crew?
Any VFA-102 guys out there that can confirm this?

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by SuperHornet
Tue Feb 01, 2005 8:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Super Hornet Mishap
Replies: 19
Views: 6363

RE: Super Hornet Mishap

Does anyone have any follow up information on this mishap?

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by SuperHornet
Fri Dec 24, 2004 12:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: So Boeing Is Not State Subsidised?
Replies: 37
Views: 4155

RE: So Boeing Is Not State Subsidized?

Interesting that EAD's picked the wrong comparison because Boeing was recently caught doing what other Military contractors have done for years. You have to remember that Boeing was a distant 2nd in military sales until it merged (laugh, laugh) with McDonnell Douglas. Had EAD's chose Lockheed instea...

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by SuperHornet
Sun Dec 19, 2004 3:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Aircraft That Have Crashed 2003 - 2004
Replies: 6
Views: 3256

RE: Military Aircraft That Have Crashed 2003 - 2004

Thanks for the reply SATL382G, but what I was interested in was looking at some numbers of military aircraft in the inventory that have crashed during the past couple of years. One of the guys I work with saw the article and was suggesting that the AV8B actually had a better safety record than the F...

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by SuperHornet
Sat Dec 18, 2004 6:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VF-103 Jolly Rogers Last Cruise
Replies: 5
Views: 4570

RE: VF-103 Jolly Rogers Last Cruise

Well I never saw the VF-2 to VFA-2 photos although I was in CA when they got their aircraft.

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by SuperHornet
Sat Dec 18, 2004 6:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VF-103 Jolly Rogers Last Cruise
Replies: 5
Views: 4570

VF-103 Jolly Rogers Last Cruise

I got some photos of the <acronym title="British World Airlines">VF</acronym>-103 returning to <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (NAS) (NUQ / KNUQ), USA - California AND Nassau - International (...

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by SuperHornet
Sat Dec 18, 2004 5:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Aircraft That Have Crashed 2003 - 2004
Replies: 6
Views: 3256

Military Aircraft That Have Crashed 2003 - 2004

I came across this article posted at Lockheed <a href="http://www.lockheedmartin.com/wms/findPage.do?dsp=fec&ci=16150&rsbci=0&fti=111&ti=0&sc=400" target=_blank>http://www.lockheedmartin.com/wms/findPage.do?dsp=fec&ci=16150&rsbci=0&fti=111&ti=0&sc=400</a>. It seems remarkable that of all the F-16 is...

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by SuperHornet
Fri Dec 10, 2004 1:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NAS Oceana
Replies: 9
Views: 3353

RE: NAS Oceana

CVN-17 is returning to Oceana, Sunday 12 December 2004 (my birthday) so there will be a lot of aircraft around then but I am assuming this is too short of notice for you?

Are you flying your own aircraft or will you be flying commercial?

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by SuperHornet
Fri Dec 03, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

RE: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Yes Wilsonjcobb I should also mention that I am also a fan of the F-14 it was a great aircraft. I should also mention that I have collecting as many F-14 <acronym title="Cagliari - Elmas (Mario Mameli) (CAG / LIEE), Italy">CAG</acronym> bird photos as I can and one of these days I will get around to...

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by SuperHornet
Fri Dec 03, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

RE: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Is your son assigned to Lemoore or Oceana I have been on both coast I might know him? What’s his <acronym title="Continental Micronesia (USA)">CS</acronym>? Interesting comments though, most aviators I have talked to like the Super Hornet saying that it a much more comfortable to fly than the F-14 a...

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by SuperHornet
Thu Dec 02, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

RE: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Interesting comment I wonder why they are replacing those perfect aircraft?

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by SuperHornet
Mon Nov 29, 2004 1:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

RE: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Okay thanks I am new to the html thing.

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by SuperHornet
Mon Nov 29, 2004 12:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

RE: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Pilotpip are you speaking of this aircraft<P><a href="http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?id= 717709"> Click Here</a> to view the photo<p> <a href="http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?id= 717633"> Click Here</a> to view the photo<p><a href="http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.sea...

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by SuperHornet
Sun Nov 28, 2004 8:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

RE: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Thanks DeltaGuy I would appreciate your help.

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by SuperHornet
Sun Nov 28, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?
Replies: 25
Views: 6012

Present Location Of VF-103 Jolly Rogers?

Last I heard VF-103 was out on the Kennedy; does anyone here know if they are still at sea? If not at sea does anyone know their present location?

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by SuperHornet
Sun Nov 21, 2004 9:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels To Super Hornet's Around 2008
Replies: 12
Views: 9384

RE: Blue Angels To Super Hornet's Around 2008

Interesting when I mentioned this same topic last September no one believed me "My understanding is that the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> no longer have any backup birds and it is thought that they will soon be receiving early productions E & F models. Just a rumor I have heard a lo...

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by SuperHornet
Wed Nov 10, 2004 10:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F/A-18 Down At Fallon
Replies: 1
Views: 4455

F/A-18 Down At Fallon

Did anyone hear that a F/A-18 C went down at Fallon or Nellis AF bases yesterday?????

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by SuperHornet
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:16 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Working Email Addres For Johan Lungren
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

RE: Working Email Adders For Johan Lungren

Thanks for the information I will send the email to you and hopefully it will resolve the issue.

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by SuperHornet
Tue Sep 28, 2004 9:49 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Working Email Addres For Johan Lungren
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

RE: Working Email Address For Johan Lungren

That is exactly what I was afraid of thanks for the reply.

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by SuperHornet
Tue Sep 28, 2004 9:00 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Working Email Addres For Johan Lungren
Replies: 6
Views: 1119

Working Email Addres For Johan Lungren

Does anyone have a working address for Johan Lungren other than [email protected].net? I have sent Johan two emails in the past 30 days regarding some issues that I have with this site and have not received a response from him nor has either email bounced back to me for a bad email address or sever re...

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by SuperHornet
Tue Sep 21, 2004 10:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: LMT Overcomes F-35B Weight Issues
Replies: 7
Views: 2547

RE: LMT Overcomes F-35B Weight Issues

Thanks for posting this N328KF so the media battle for the new stealth fighter begins. Looks like LMT is calling in its markers with <acronym title="Air Niger">AW</acronym> on all that advertising it does in the mag. Personally I don’t care for the X-35 anymore than I care for the X-32. This concept...

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by SuperHornet
Sat Sep 18, 2004 10:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Detained By Nypd
Replies: 92
Views: 6274

RE: Detained By Nypd

“If you think writing a few letters or staging some type of protest will make a difference, have at it. I am more of a realist. I had the same things happen to me not long ago, only it was with the FBI. I wrote letters, spoke with the head of security, even talked with a lawyer, numerous times. I go...

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by SuperHornet
Sat Sep 18, 2004 1:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Oceana Air Show Canceled?
Replies: 5
Views: 2571

Oceana Air Show Canceled?

I have heard that the Oceana Air Show scheduled for Sept 25 & 26 may be canceled because of the hurricane activity recently in Florida. What I have heard is that many of the homes owned by the Blue Angels have been damaged or destroyed. Has anyone else heard this????

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by SuperHornet
Thu Sep 16, 2004 11:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Detained By Nypd
Replies: 92
Views: 6274

RE: Detained By Nypd

I believe enough has been said on this topic now you may take construct to help alleviate this issue if it truly is a problem. I would start by being understanding of the police responsibility to maintain a secure environment for all of the citizens in the area. 2nd I would forward this thread to th...

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by SuperHornet
Tue Sep 14, 2004 6:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: VFA-106 Super FRS
Replies: 3
Views: 2924

RE: VFA-106 Super FRS

Operational 2004_10_01

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by SuperHornet
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Detained By Nypd
Replies: 92
Views: 6274

RE: Detained By Nypd

I have empathy for you experience and have been question and asked to move from different locations several times. My suggestion is and this is what I did is that the next time you are confronted volunteer for a security check if the police will give you some kind of badge. I had to do this and it h...

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by SuperHornet
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help Needed - Can Anything Be Done?
Replies: 3
Views: 3506

RE: Help Needed - Can Anything Be Done?

On the 1st helo photo try Photoshop "ctrl j" Layers change drop bar below Layers from "Normal" to "Screen" then adjust the "Opacity" to desired levels or forget opacity and use "apply image" and adjust to desired levels. I already did this so it does improve the helo shot but you might still have to...

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by SuperHornet
Sun Sep 12, 2004 6:43 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: 300D Blur Problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2034

RE: 300D Blur Problems

I had those same problems with my 10d; 10d's mfg. between May - August of 2003 seem to have this problem the most and from what I can tell Canon has corrected the problem. I am suprised that your 300d have this problem since it had to be mfg after this time frame. Don't look to Canon for any help th...

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by SuperHornet
Sun Sep 12, 2004 5:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How To Improve This Very Rare Photo?
Replies: 5
Views: 5739

RE: How To Improve This Very Rare Photo?

According to the accident investigation board report the pilot, 31-year-old Captain Chris Stricklin, misinterpreted the altitude required to complete the "Split S" maneuver. He made his calculation based on an incorrect mean-sea-level altitude of the airfield. The pilot incorrectly climbed to 1,670 ...

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by SuperHornet
Sun Sep 12, 2004 5:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels Back To 'A' Model Hornets..
Replies: 6
Views: 5104

RE: Blue Angels Back To 'A' Model Hornets..

My understanding is that the BA no longer have any backup birds and it is thought that they will soon be receiving early productions E & F models. Just a rumor I have heard a lot on both east and west coast.

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by SuperHornet
Fri Sep 10, 2004 4:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Something Wierd About Those Super Hornets
Replies: 25
Views: 4530

RE: Something Wierd About Those Super Hornets

WOW! Passive aggressive? I said I was sorry the post was not meant to disturb anyone and in a previous post I did state that do to my experience level my choice of this forum was not appropriate and that I was sorry to which it logically follows that I am “passive aggressive”? Obviously I have touch...

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