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30th Nov 2020, 00:34
Replies: 106
Views: 32,623
Posted By Mozella

I can still remember quite a bit about my basic...

I can still remember quite a bit about my basic training in the Navy T-34, but nothing sticks in what's left of my brain like that skidded turn stall lesson. There was no demo; just the instructor...
25th Oct 2020, 00:30
Replies: 106
Views: 32,623
Posted By Mozella

I hear what you're saying, but these guys (one of...

I hear what you're saying, but these guys (one of them anyway) was a Naval Aviator. They weren't two rich guys fooling around in a Beach Bonanza. We Naval Aviators are specifically trained to avoid...
23rd May 2020, 10:47
Replies: 279
Views: 177,842
Posted By Mozella

Most of my military flying was done in M.B....

Most of my military flying was done in M.B. seats. I've never ejected but plenty of my squadron mates have. In one case a gent who's J-57 was shooting craps in the landing pattern, tried both the...
18th May 2020, 12:35
Replies: 279
Views: 177,842
Posted By Mozella

I strapped into my first ejection seat equipped...

I strapped into my first ejection seat equipped aircraft back in 1965. Since then I have NEVER heard any pilot or backseater talk about not ejecting promptly in order to avoid a populated area. Of...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2020, 16:26
Replies: 22,040
Views: 3,698,781
Posted By Mozella

I'm only a few years younger than you, but I'm...

I'm only a few years younger than you, but I'm old enough to remember campaigning for Ike. I would agree that the RNC has lost the values of RINOS like McCain, Romney, Paul Ryan, and their ilk; i.e....
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2020, 20:56
Replies: 756
Views: 816,305
Posted By Mozella

Yes, of course I know all about declaring...

Yes, of course I know all about declaring emergencies. When I was flying in the Navy I was taught to declare an emergency when necessary and I did so a number of times with great success. Suddenly...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2020, 16:39
Replies: 756
Views: 816,305
Posted By Mozella

From Forbes: "The helicopter that crashed...

From Forbes:
"The helicopter that crashed Sunday killing basketball star Kobe Bryant and eight others was owned by a charter company that only operated under visual flight rules, and its pilots were...
14th Jan 2020, 03:41
Replies: 657
Views: 1,596,343
Posted By Mozella

I'm not saying you're wrong, but based on my...

I'm not saying you're wrong, but based on my experience living in Iran for a number of years and flying with their military I would say a "reasoned decision" is far from certain. You may be right,...
13th Jan 2020, 03:37
Replies: 657
Views: 1,596,343
Posted By Mozella

Neither you nor I have any first hand knowledge...

Neither you nor I have any first hand knowledge of exactly what the TOR crew knew. You seem to believe that they knew about the Iranian attack on the airport in Iraq or at least that they were put...
10th Jan 2020, 03:13
Replies: 24
Views: 13,018
Posted By Mozella

Because was afraid the flight attendant would...

Because was afraid the flight attendant would spit in his drink once they reached cruise altitude? :ouch:
9th Jan 2020, 20:07
Replies: 657
Views: 1,596,343
Posted By Mozella

There is no way for me to verify the video; i.e....

There is no way for me to verify the video; i.e. who knows when and where it was taken.
However, as someone with 153 combat missions over North Viet Nam back in the day, I've seen countless SA-2...
9th Jan 2020, 10:13
Replies: 657
Views: 1,596,343
Posted By Mozella

Donít ever underestimate the ability for humans...

Donít ever underestimate the ability for humans to make mistakes or otherwise screw up. I lived in Iran for a number of years working as in instructor pilot for the F-14 program. The ability for...
12th Dec 2019, 13:31
Replies: 33
Views: 13,433
Posted By Mozella

I flew 153 combat missions over North Viet Nam in...

I flew 153 combat missions over North Viet Nam in 1976/1968 as a Navy Fighter Pilot in the F-8 Crusader. I specifically remember not experiencing any fear even when the SAMs and AAA were...
12th Dec 2019, 12:38
Replies: 88
Views: 37,749
Posted By Mozella

Yea, me too. The plane flew for 15 minutes. Now...

Yea, me too. The plane flew for 15 minutes. Now they have to figure out how to build thousands of airports spaced a maximum of 25 miles apart. :p
2nd Oct 2019, 20:01
Replies: 337
Views: 400,709
Posted By Mozella

Perhaps. It's impossible to tell for sure, of...

Perhaps. It's impossible to tell for sure, of course, but that isn't the point.
I was trained as a U.S. Navy Fighter Pilot and very early on I was told that when things so South, declare an...
18th Sep 2019, 09:40
Replies: 427
Views: 198,493
Posted By Mozella

Here's how: I was a fighter pilot in Airwing...

Here's how:

I was a fighter pilot in Airwing 16 when McCain (a light attack pilot) joined my Airwing part way through our 1967 combat tour. I didn't know him previously because, in those days,...
18th Sep 2019, 09:15
Replies: 116
Views: 109,806
Posted By Mozella

Reading these posts reminds me why I no longer...

Reading these posts reminds me why I no longer ride onboard commercial airliners.
22nd Jan 2018, 07:21
Replies: 21
Views: 20,324
Posted By Mozella

You may believe that and I may believe that. ...

You may believe that and I may believe that. Scientists and engineers believe it too; however, not everyone does.

When I was a TWA Captain I remember the flight attendant's union filing a...
17th Nov 2017, 17:02
Replies: 66
Views: 18,624
Posted By Mozella

Yep...... and that's just the way we like it. :ok:

Yep...... and that's just the way we like it. :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Aug 2017, 09:09
Replies: 11
Views: 3,711
Posted By Mozella

Passenger makes premature exit

A 17 year old boy opened the emergency exit, got onto the wing, and jumped to the ground after Copa Airlines landed at SFO.

Perhaps he wanted to be first in line at the luggage carousel.
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20th Jul 2017, 03:42
Replies: 58
Views: 14,984
Posted By Mozella

Following my stint in the U.S. Navy flying the...

Following my stint in the U.S. Navy flying the F-8 Crusader, I went to work for Trans World Airlines as a pilot, starting out in the flight engineer seat on the B-707. TWA had all sorts of 707...
22nd Feb 2017, 22:22
Replies: 55
Views: 10,124
Posted By Mozella

Don't forget what I consider the most fictitious...

Don't forget what I consider the most fictitious military film of all times, "Top Gun". The movie was, and continues to be, a huge hit. I had the great honor to have graduated twice from Fighter...
14th Feb 2017, 20:36
Replies: 95
Views: 63,743
Posted By Mozella

I'm not an FAA qualified physician, but I was a...

I'm not an FAA qualified physician, but I was a Captain for a large International U.S. carrier and, as part of that job I had to get a physical every 6 months. As explained to me by several...
8th Dec 2016, 22:38
Replies: 17
Views: 3,146
Posted By Mozella

F-8 Crusader driver makes good. If you don't...

F-8 Crusader driver makes good. If you don't know about Project Bullet, Glen's transcontinental speed record, Google it.
6th Dec 2016, 10:04
Replies: 126
Views: 32,934
Posted By Mozella

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5747/31085400880_ec9...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5747/31085400880_ec9711101d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PmUNFA)Crusader (https://flic.kr/p/PmUNFA)

The F-8 Crusader, a single engine, single seat, U.S. Navy fighter had...
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