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2nd Jul 2020, 14:16
Replies: 61
Views: 15,996
Posted By Lonewolf_50

I am inclined to believe the French version of...

I am inclined to believe the French version of this story.
If it wasn't carrying arms, why were the Turks all in an uproar (beyond the usual "you are Greek, therefore we don't like you" business)....
2nd Jul 2020, 13:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,769
Posted By Lonewolf_50

To be sure, but that speed comes at a significant...

To be sure, but that speed comes at a significant cost premium and isn't as necessary if you are assessing a regional security situation rather than a global one. The problem (force structure wise)...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2020, 19:47
Replies: 1,176
Views: 40,861
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Torque: Heh, it looks like The Great Game all...

Torque:
Heh, it looks like The Great Game all over again, except its US rather than the British Empire.
Related article is here....
1st Jul 2020, 17:56
Replies: 1,586
Views: 2,399,944
Posted By Lonewolf_50

That was discussed in this thread a few dozen...

That was discussed in this thread a few dozen pages ago, and I think that the consensus was 'no' (and IIRC the rationale was 'it would damage the gear doors if the system did that at speeds in excess...
1st Jul 2020, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,860
Posted By Lonewolf_50

hand salute Here's another nickel on the grass....

hand salute
Here's another nickel on the grass.
I wonder if they still preface the narrative in the reports "during a routine training mission ..."
or if that turn of phrase has been overtaken by...
1st Jul 2020, 17:37
Replies: 20
Views: 2,769
Posted By Lonewolf_50

I saw what you did there - nice play on words. :D...

I saw what you did there - nice play on words. :D

FWIW a cheaper way to go for longer endurance is AIP (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air-independent_propulsion) on a diesel submarine.
That tech...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2020, 17:35
Replies: 100
Views: 10,277
Posted By Lonewolf_50

When weren't they? Did not the term "the...

When weren't they?
Did not the term "the great unwashed...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2020, 17:27
Replies: 1,176
Views: 40,861
Posted By Lonewolf_50

While it would not surprise me to learn that...

While it would not surprise me to learn that Russians pay a bounty to Taliban to kill Americans, or have been, I think that the joke is on the Russians.
They are paying people for what they are...
Forum: Questions
1st Jul 2020, 16:21
Replies: 44
Views: 14,703
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Ancient-Mariner: 1991 America's Cup competition...

Ancient-Mariner:
1991 America's Cup competition off the coast of San Diego, CA.
There was a significantly large no fly and no lower than 1000' zone that obstructed our normal VFR exit and entry...
1st Jul 2020, 16:01
Replies: 1,586
Views: 2,399,944
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Number of fatalities in that accident in 1996...

Number of fatalities in that accident in 1996 was, let me check, oh, yes, here it is (https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19960219-0): 0
"Any landing that you can walk away from ..."...
1st Jul 2020, 15:04
Replies: 76
Views: 14,717
Posted By Lonewolf_50

politics as usual How do our German...

politics as usual
How do our German colleagues feel about this?
Happy, sad, indifferent?
I remember a British colonel responding to a German complaint about British and American troops in his...
29th Jun 2020, 00:08
Replies: 15
Views: 3,148
Posted By Lonewolf_50

How is this a surprise to anyone? Quite a few of...

How is this a surprise to anyone? Quite a few of Russia's current leadership are old KGB and Soviet era hands. Bitter over the bleeding they took in Afghanistan, to which our side contributed in...
29th Jun 2020, 00:03
Replies: 105
Views: 27,969
Posted By Lonewolf_50

The Irish would be better off buying armed UAVs...

The Irish would be better off buying armed UAVs and a family of surface to air missiles for their air defense needs.
Fighter Pilots are expensive to train and maintain.
UCAV is close to becoming a...
29th Jun 2020, 00:01
Replies: 502
Views: 193,397
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Asturias, 800 pound gorillas are not obliged to...

Asturias, 800 pound gorillas are not obliged to be polite. Nor to get along well with others.
28th Jun 2020, 23:59
Replies: 61
Views: 15,996
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Looks like it's time to cook up some more...

Looks like it's time to cook up some more popcorn. :eek:
28th Jun 2020, 23:54
Replies: 1,586
Views: 2,399,944
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Are you kidding? Doing stuff in the sim that you...

Are you kidding? Doing stuff in the sim that you don't normally do in the aircraft is part of the reason that so much training has been off loaded into sims.
Give that man a cigar. :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2020, 23:47
Replies: 1,176
Views: 40,861
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Yeah, but sarcasm and tone often don't come...

Yeah, but sarcasm and tone often don't come across well second hand.
Bingo.
Has real trouble with understanding that sometimes, it's OK to not speak. He reminds me of a book written by Joan...
28th Jun 2020, 03:37
Replies: 1,586
Views: 2,399,944
Posted By Lonewolf_50

I'm going to gently disagree with you here. The...

I'm going to gently disagree with you here.
The point of the children of the magenta line video is that some pilots are no longer as familiar with how to fly the plane as they were before...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2020, 02:59
Replies: 8,177
Views: 727,841
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Youth may be wasted on the young, but I like...

Youth may be wasted on the young, but I like their chances.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x400/1593313107_4c370f098f9de05ccacbbd9d454ea428f56dcf0e.png

If you look at who...
25th Jun 2020, 17:02
Replies: 502
Views: 193,397
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Chinese are calling India's bluff. They seem...

Chinese are calling India's bluff.
They seem to be working on the old "possession is nine tenths of the law" or something like that.
India, ball's in your court.
25th Jun 2020, 16:53
Replies: 1,586
Views: 2,399,944
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Actually, I am looking at a possible 'common...

Actually, I am looking at a possible 'common mistake seen in the sims / knobology' explanation for bringing the gear up - because they had previously lowered it and they were heading in to land (even...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 16:48
Replies: 1,176
Views: 40,861
Posted By Lonewolf_50

In that case, never been homogenous, ever, except...

In that case, never been homogenous, ever, except maybe for a while at the Plymouth Colony and for a couple of years in Jamestown. Roger Williams was an early splitter, taking his version of...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 16:41
Replies: 88
Views: 3,995
Posted By Lonewolf_50

You spelled that incorrectly Grif. 😛 The way it...

You spelled that incorrectly Grif. 😛 The way it sounds is Nook yew ler

I too wonder at how people arrive at that pronunciation, and I live here. :confused:

Most people can say the word "clear"...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 16:36
Replies: 1,176
Views: 40,861
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Define what you mean by homogenous. Also, read...

Define what you mean by homogenous. Also, read Amendments IX and X (in the Bill of Rights).
The core idea was and is limited federal power.
That's been significantly modified in practice but the...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 16:32
Replies: 1,176
Views: 40,861
Posted By Lonewolf_50

Secret Police as an organ of European...

Secret Police as an organ of European governments, is well established by history Per.
Even Wikipedia gets it right.
Loma referred to Europe, not the EU.
(I am not sure if the French SCRT...
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