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15th Jun 2019, 16:51
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Views: 1,532
Posted By F-16GUY

Nice paint job

Today, the Danish Airforce flew this old bird in an impressive new color scheme to celebrate the 800 year anniversary of the "Dannebrog" (The Danish flag). Enjoy:
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Forum: Tech Log
25th May 2019, 08:28
Replies: 117
Views: 20,363
Posted By F-16GUY

Well, I got the impression that the crew of AF447...

Well, I got the impression that the crew of AF447 did get plopped into their scenario without any idea of how they got there. Trucking along for 10 hours straight, do you constantly keep track of...
26th Apr 2019, 14:38
Replies: 10
Views: 3,226
Posted By F-16GUY

https://media.defense.gov/2019/Apr/23/2002119990/-...

https://media.defense.gov/2019/Apr/23/2002119990/-1/-1/0/180611-PACAF-KADENAAB-JAPAN-F-15%20AIB-NARRATIVE%20REPORT.PDF

Full report if anyone wants to read it...
25th Apr 2019, 15:51
Replies: 10
Views: 3,226
Posted By F-16GUY

Anyone knows where I can find the report?

Anyone knows where I can find the report?
25th Apr 2019, 15:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,029
Posted By F-16GUY

Anyone knows where I can find the report?

Anyone knows where I can find the report?
24th Apr 2019, 20:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,837
Posted By F-16GUY

No, they don't fly MiG-31's....

No, they don't fly MiG-31's....
15th Apr 2019, 13:58
Replies: 11,916
Views: 2,661,265
Posted By F-16GUY

You are very wrong. Do that in the air to counter...

You are very wrong. Do that in the air to counter a missile and you will die. The Flanker might be swopping ends and rolling very quickly, but it does so at a very slow speed while moving along the...
9th Apr 2019, 13:16
Replies: 38
Views: 34,733
Posted By F-16GUY

It didn't show up on my scope. Might have...

It didn't show up on my scope. Might have something to do with where I looked...
Agree, lets hope the pilot is safe.
9th Apr 2019, 13:01
Replies: 38
Views: 34,733
Posted By F-16GUY

Your post disappeared to :ok:

Your post disappeared to :ok:
9th Apr 2019, 12:49
Replies: 38
Views: 34,733
Posted By F-16GUY

F-35 disappears from radar

Quite a headline!
https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/04/95fc3fd509dc-urgent-asdf-f-35-fighter-disappears-from-radar-over-pacific-govt.html
Lets hope they will find the pilot and aircraft in...
8th Apr 2019, 12:17
Replies: 47
Views: 18,368
Posted By F-16GUY

BV Nope, most likely slow burner hit from...

BV

Nope, most likely slow burner hit from behind by next round.
8th Apr 2019, 11:48
Replies: 47
Views: 18,368
Posted By F-16GUY

[/left] BV The 2200' refers to the minimum...

[/left]
BV

The 2200' refers to the minimum allowed. Normally guys will pull of around 3000' on low angle strafe (pink body agains ground reflex). 12000' is the max open fire range, but we learn...
8th Apr 2019, 05:57
Replies: 47
Views: 18,368
Posted By F-16GUY

I can. Cease fire at 2200' slant range on low...

I can. Cease fire at 2200' slant range on low angle strafe (5-15 degrees). This will give you a minimum ground clearance of 75' if shallow and fast (worst case: 5 degrees and 500KTS).

By the way,...
5th Apr 2019, 21:24
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,145,069
Posted By F-16GUY

Simplicity, user friendliness and graceful degradation

Gums,

Like you I have absolutely zero experience in modern liners like the MAX or NEO. But when reading accident and incident reports, I get the feeling that beside the lack of proper and...
25th Feb 2019, 11:06
Replies: 1,938
Views: 310,582
Posted By F-16GUY

SD, I also started out with the Pro Q Excel...

SD,

I also started out with the Pro Q Excel smoker. From my experience you should always use good quality briquettes like Heat Beads. Du not use charcoal or coconut shell charcoal as they do not...
8th Feb 2019, 07:16
Replies: 71
Views: 13,422
Posted By F-16GUY

Not sure if/how it can be practiced, but Timbers...

Not sure if/how it can be practiced, but Timbers thesis is that during pilot selection, this area needs to be favored to ensure that future pilots to be, have the right abilities that the F-35...
7th Feb 2019, 19:52
Replies: 71
Views: 13,422
Posted By F-16GUY

TT, Hand movements like in this video? ...

TT,

Hand movements like in this video?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BzU1sYPjzo
7th Feb 2019, 15:48
Replies: 71
Views: 13,422
Posted By F-16GUY

quantify, The following link is to a thesis...

quantify,

The following link is to a thesis by norwegian testpilot "Timber" He was the first norwegian F-35 pilot and F-35 squadron commander. He made a thesis about the shift of skills required...
31st Jan 2019, 13:31
Replies: 16
Views: 4,986
Posted By F-16GUY

Thanks for the answer BV. I'm not quite ready by...

Thanks for the answer BV. I'm not quite ready by Brexit, but am considering my options. Unfurtunatly we don't have an exchange program with the Brits any more. That stopped for some reason 7 or 8...
30th Jan 2019, 23:50
Replies: 16
Views: 4,986
Posted By F-16GUY

BV, Just out of curiosity, do you think the...

BV,

Just out of curiosity, do you think the RAF would accept someone with FJ QFI experience from another European NATO country?
25th Jan 2019, 21:12
Replies: 13
Views: 3,253
Posted By F-16GUY

Thats 50000 hours your own pilots are not flying....

Thats 50000 hours your own pilots are not flying. Stupid! While flying redair support as a training aid for your own squadron buddies does not give you the same good training as they get, its still...
9th Dec 2018, 20:25
Replies: 25
Views: 15,700
Posted By F-16GUY

Wow, they will need one or two of these to make...

Wow, they will need one or two of these to make it look shiny again:

https://www.turtlewax.com/our-products/renew-restore/turtle-wax-bug-tar-remover
1st Dec 2018, 13:10
Replies: 75
Views: 21,720
Posted By F-16GUY

johnwill, That has changed at some point...

johnwill,

That has changed at some point between the time when you worked it and now. For as long as I have been flying the F-16, in case you plan on an arrested landing or in case of some...
1st Dec 2018, 12:49
Replies: 75
Views: 21,720
Posted By F-16GUY

It too have tanks... ...

It too have tanks...

https://theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/F-22-fuel-tanks-jettison.jpg

Well the above does not have them any more, but those in the link below still have...
1st Dec 2018, 11:15
Replies: 75
Views: 21,720
Posted By F-16GUY

Seriously? Most missions flown will not require...

Seriously? Most missions flown will not require stealth. And in most scenarios flown, longer legs or increased loiter capability will be a force multiplier. I would like the flexibility. Tanks off...
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