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8th Sep 2019, 22:37
Replies: 48
Views: 32,497
Posted By JimNtexas

Cool In the Old World a lot of licensees are pretty...

In the Old World a lot of licensees are pretty large affairs with lots of pages. Because that is what some King wanted back in 1066.

Someday they will join the developed countries and get credit...
1st Sep 2019, 03:27
Replies: 72
Views: 90,073
Posted By JimNtexas

A friend took off in an F-4 with one wing...

A friend took off in an F-4 with one wing unlocked. The jet crashed just out the base. Fortunately both guys got out, but had a lot of explaining to do.
14th Oct 2018, 23:48
Replies: 37
Views: 9,192
Posted By JimNtexas

I was directly involved in the selection of the...

I was directly involved in the selection of the MU-2. The requirement was for a tuboprop airplane that could attain 250 knots in level flight.

The ‘Rice Rocket’ replaced the T-33 for the primary...
9th Jun 2018, 06:38
Replies: 24
Views: 8,338
Posted By JimNtexas

https://taskandpurpose.com/b-1b-lancer-emergency-l...

https://taskandpurpose.com/b-1b-lancer-emergency-landing/

Rumor TLDR; fire - ac orders manual ejection, OSO (bomb nav) seat doesn't fire, AC decides to land after all.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Apr 2018, 22:38
Replies: 236
Views: 34,121
Posted By JimNtexas

It's nice to know that while the UK has pretty...

It's nice to know that while the UK has pretty much given up on free speech, that there is still a little room for vicious hate speech, as long as said hate speech is directed against someone who...
3rd Dec 2016, 17:32
Replies: 24
Views: 8,446
Posted By JimNtexas

When I was in the USAF stationed at RAF Upper...

When I was in the USAF stationed at RAF Upper Heyford I lived in a house adjacent to RAF Bicester. At that time there were a bunch of old red brick three story buildings that had been abandoned, but...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2016, 03:37
Replies: 52
Views: 7,084
Posted By JimNtexas

Cough cough.......You mean Trump can let his maid...

Cough cough.......You mean Trump can let his maid sort through the TS/Codeword documents in the SCIF???????????
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2016, 03:34
Replies: 52
Views: 7,084
Posted By JimNtexas

Just a small correction. In the United States an...

Just a small correction. In the United States an aircraft transporting the President will use one of these callsigns:

USAF aircraft: Air Force One
USMC aircraft: Marine One
U.S. Navy: ...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2016, 02:21
Replies: 22,040
Views: 3,627,884
Posted By JimNtexas

Here in my home town of Austin Democrat party...

Here in my home town of Austin Democrat party encouraged violence continues (http://valleycentral.com/news/local/anti-trump-protests-continue-at-the-capitol). In a city that voted for Hillary.
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12th Jan 2016, 23:25
Replies: 87
Views: 36,669
Posted By JimNtexas

This looks to be the Air Training Command parking...

This looks to be the Air Training Command parking area except for the B-57. The 737 is probably a T-43, which was used for navigator training from about 1973 through ~2000.

The small trainers...
4th Jan 2016, 04:04
Replies: 42
Views: 9,832
Posted By JimNtexas

If you can find a copy, FGP's autobiography is...

If you can find a copy, FGP's autobiography is very interesting. One thing that got my attention was that when he left the USAF for the CIA his class was told that after a few years in CIA they...
25th Dec 2015, 23:08
Replies: 25
Views: 14,897
Posted By JimNtexas

When my partnership added ADS-B in & out to our...

When my partnership added ADS-B in & out to our PA-28-181 we were not suppose to use it for IFR until it passed a quality check from the FAA.

To their credit, the FAA makes it easy to accomplish...
8th Nov 2015, 02:50
Replies: 23
Views: 8,190
Posted By JimNtexas

Good catch, thanks!

Good catch, thanks!
7th Nov 2015, 15:24
Replies: 23
Views: 8,190
Posted By JimNtexas

Aviation Week has an interesting article on...

Aviation Week has an interesting article on possible 'LRS Details (http://aviationweek.com/defense/sources-statements-point-lrs-b-details)'. It's behind a paywall.

This and several other...
6th Oct 2015, 03:27
Replies: 9
Views: 3,626
Posted By JimNtexas

In the United States (Texas anyway) if an...

In the United States (Texas anyway) if an employer or service provider attempts to retain the personal documents of a customer or employee that is considered theft by most Police departments.
...
29th Sep 2015, 23:44
Replies: 12
Views: 2,431
Posted By JimNtexas

It's 444 miles from Nellis AFB to my brother's...

It's 444 miles from Nellis AFB to my brother's house in Reno. I've made the drive many times. I stop a lot, so I allow 12 hours. One can certainly do it in eight hours if butt and bladder...
11th Sep 2015, 20:56
Replies: 18
Views: 9,400
Posted By JimNtexas

Very impressive display of airmanship! I just...

Very impressive display of airmanship! I just wish someone would add Brit to Texan captions, sometime's ya'll talk funny. ;)
Forum: North America
3rd Apr 2015, 20:40
Replies: 16
Views: 5,160
Posted By JimNtexas

Why not rent a Cessna or Piper at North Las Vegas...

Why not rent a Cessna or Piper at North Las Vegas or Henderson and do a full stop/taxi back at LAS?

Or just ask to park at McCarran Signature or Atlantic. I doubt if there is a landing fee at...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2015, 02:11
Replies: 61
Views: 6,969
Posted By JimNtexas

Galactic Bad Ass: ...

Galactic Bad Ass:

https://youtu.be/Zzs-OvfG8tE?t=1m17s


CRM, Duke style:

https://youtu.be/NRy3fCCR0Yg
2nd Mar 2015, 21:31
Replies: 18
Views: 4,365
Posted By JimNtexas

I retired from the USAF in 1994. This article...

I retired from the USAF in 1994. This article seem credible to me. I know of other instances where the lowest ranking person was court martialed for what were clearly accidents in which the root...
19th Feb 2015, 01:01
Replies: 18
Views: 7,009
Posted By JimNtexas

I was once an F-4G EWO. For the Weasel mission...

I was once an F-4G EWO. For the Weasel mission the F-16 has far less capability than the F-4G. It really is a child's toy by comparison.

I'd be surprised if the F-22 had a better system.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2015, 17:59
Replies: 289
Views: 257,906
Posted By JimNtexas

Yesterday's Falcon 9 launch of the DSCOVR...

Yesterday's Falcon 9 launch of the DSCOVR spacecraft (http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2015/02/spacex-falcon-9-dscovr-mission/) to the L-1 point was picture perfect...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2015, 21:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,739
Posted By JimNtexas

It gave Bill Clinton a chance to show off his...

It gave Bill Clinton a chance to show off his US$60,000 Rolex and lecture us on why Americans need to address income inequality. To be fair Bill doesn't own a private jet. He doesn't need to.

It...
30th Dec 2014, 03:27
Replies: 156
Views: 20,558
Posted By JimNtexas

I think because of the high drag the Mig-21...

I think because of the high drag the Mig-21 experiences in a tight turn he'd better get a shot off quickly, especially against a slat-wing F-4.

Because the slat-wing F-4's have pretty much the...
28th Dec 2014, 03:33
Replies: 156
Views: 20,558
Posted By JimNtexas

In the ancient past I spent about 1000 non-combat...

In the ancient past I spent about 1000 non-combat hours displacing valuable fuel in the back of F-4C and F-4E/G airplanes.

I don't think any sane F-4 pilot would try to get into a low speed...
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