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Old 23rd Feb 2016, 09:41
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Scuffers
 
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Originally Posted by Airbubba
Thanks for the correction! Didn't realize he was a 'FO. I got some bad gouge on the subject from one of those Academy ring knockers and overstated VADM Carter's achievement tremendously.

I still don't believe the one about the Air Force pilot getting 1600 traps before 'he lost his bottle [sic]'.
also, a massive difference doing carrier landings in a operational, production aircraft like the F-14/F18 etc onto a Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier than taking a totally untested aircraft and landing it for the first time on a cobbled together Aircraft Carrier in a time of war.
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