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Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2021, 17:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lonewolf_50

This sort of sentiment (yours was not the only...

This sort of sentiment (yours was not the only post that carries it) is an example of the kind of cultural insensitivity that with some frequency gets lefties and do gooders in an uproar.
(Or, maybe...
22nd Sep 2021, 17:23
Replies: 115
Views: 34,995
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Looks like they will be building them in Saint...

Looks like they will be building them in Saint Louis.
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/09/18/boeing-build-navy-aircraft-midamerica-invest-200m.html?ESRC=navy-a_210922.nl
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2021, 15:57
Replies: 10
Views: 2,390
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Wow, that's a blast from the past. Jack Costello....

Wow, that's a blast from the past. Jack Costello. Had not heard his name in some years (I remember first meeting him when I was a JO flying SH-2F's).
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2021, 20:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,390
Posted By Lonewolf_50

The report did not indicate that the aircraft was...

The report did not indicate that the aircraft was chained / chocked to the deck, which is why I didn't think of that as an issue. But I suppose that there are a variety of ways to enter ground...
8th Sep 2021, 16:04
Replies: 804
Views: 125,387
Posted By Lonewolf_50

One can, but it can be tricky. Concur. ...

One can, but it can be tricky.
Concur.

Oddly enough, it worked in South Korea, Germany, and Japan (rebuild, though, more than build).
But as a career military guy, I was always uneasy about...
8th Sep 2021, 15:59
Replies: 56
Views: 22,209
Posted By Lonewolf_50

For 340driver and hoistop: thanks, I needed that....

For 340driver and hoistop: thanks, I needed that.
I don't think that the title of this thread is correct: it's Boeing in the news, and their suits.
8th Sep 2021, 15:31
Replies: 804
Views: 125,387
Posted By Lonewolf_50

I'll see you debateable and raise you one to...

I'll see you debateable and raise you one to "load of horseapples."
Jihad was alive and well in the 7th and 8th centuries, which included the Muslim Invasion of Europe (after the subjugation by...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Sep 2021, 15:07
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Latest news reports...

Latest news reports (https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/07/afghanistan-update-anti-taliban-resistance-vows-to-hold-out-in-panjshir-valley.html) suggest "not for very long" ... but we'll see.
If I were...
8th Sep 2021, 14:13
Replies: 3
Views: 2,099
Posted By Lonewolf_50

The news reports cite a Navy Safety Center...

The news reports cite a Navy Safety Center summary that I can't find on the NAVSAVECEN web site. This report...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2021, 13:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,390
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Thanks, my initial post seems to have drifted...

Thanks, my initial post seems to have drifted down a bit. I deleted it, as yours has a better title. :)

Some follow up information...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 21:07
Replies: 863
Views: 70,872
Posted By Lonewolf_50

I hear ya. (My son went to Texas A&M). I have...

I hear ya. (My son went to Texas A&M).
I have a long standing disgust of how bloated state universities have become. Berkley at 32,000 was already huge. 40,000?
FFS, open up another site...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 20:58
Replies: 49
Views: 3,199
Posted By Lonewolf_50

I got tired of the never ending rending of...

I got tired of the never ending rending of garments over the attacks.
What has most impacted me are two thing.
1. How many cracks in our constitutional process developed as a result (the skirting...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 20:20
Replies: 863
Views: 70,872
Posted By Lonewolf_50

In other US politics news, you can't make this...

In other US politics news, you can't make this stuff up, per this article in Slate...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2021, 14:24
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Which price does not include the cost of the 2...

Which price does not include the cost of the 2 T-700 engines, I suspect. There are some interesting bits of legerdemain used in systems pricing and quotations IIRC, from the time I spent in the...
2nd Sep 2021, 21:01
Replies: 77
Views: 18,770
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Did you see the post attachment that included his...

Did you see the post attachment that included his letter of resignation? (Airbubba posted it)
Not seeing a Section 8 in his future. And he appears to be heading out the door depending on how the...
2nd Sep 2021, 20:53
Replies: 804
Views: 125,387
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Odds are they have already got some of them on...

Odds are they have already got some of them on board. The ones you don't hear complaining - well, some of them - are going to remain in service, perhaps under new terms of service. Kind of the old...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2021, 20:37
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Yeah, and since we gave them to Afghanistan,...

Yeah, and since we gave them to Afghanistan, whomever is in charge of Afghanistan owns the kit. (Kind of like the F-14's in Iran). I honestly don't get the outrage.

FWIW: A take on what's going on...
1st Sep 2021, 22:53
Replies: 77
Views: 18,770
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Just got this from a retired Marine friend: looks...

Just got this from a retired Marine friend: looks like he is going All In, to put it in poker terms.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 20:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Anti white racism: how novel. :rolleyes: The...

Anti white racism: how novel. :rolleyes:
The eternally offended never rest, and never stop pissing and moaning.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 20:48
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Because the people who were supposed to fly them,...

Because the people who were supposed to fly them, the Afghan national army and air force, had quit. That's who the bulk of this equipment had been given to - the armed forces of the government that...
1st Sep 2021, 20:38
Replies: 77
Views: 18,770
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Hence my above remarks elsewhere on "did you talk...

Hence my above remarks elsewhere on "did you talk to your wife about this first?"

My friend, take a look at paragraph 3. That's some seriously loaded language.
""A lack of trust and confidence in...
1st Sep 2021, 14:00
Replies: 77
Views: 18,770
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Commissioned officers, as the old saying goes,...

Commissioned officers, as the old saying goes, "serve at the pleasure of the President." (Technically true as the military is part of the executive branch of government). If he has in fact offered...
1st Sep 2021, 12:44
Replies: 3
Views: 2,099
Posted By Lonewolf_50

USN MH-60S in the Water

Looks like the Lincoln lost a helicopter. One soul recovered, five unaccounted for so far. :(
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/military/story/2021-08-31/navy-helicopter-crash
Early report,...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2021, 21:12
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By Lonewolf_50

And unlike a lot of things Carter tried to do,...

And unlike a lot of things Carter tried to do, this one worked. (Albeit the follow up was under a different administration).
30th Aug 2021, 21:06
Replies: 804
Views: 125,387
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Nation building takes two generations. At least,...

Nation building takes two generations. At least, if you hope for anything like a lasting change.
If you want democracy to stick. (My point of reference is South Korea).
Democracy needs to grow from...
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