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2nd Oct 2019, 20:01
Replies: 270
Views: 339,862
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: 388
Views: 173,385
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: 119
Views: 103,094
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: 19,567
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: 17,374
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: 3,603
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: 14,068
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: 9,540
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: 61,227
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: 3,080
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: 29,218
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...
6th Dec 2016, 09:47
Replies: 126
Views: 29,218
Posted By Mozella

Drag Index? A-1 Drivers don't need no stinking...

Drag Index? A-1 Drivers don't need no stinking drag index. Plus, crunching the numbers is an unknown concept as well. People who could do math or who used to bathe more than once every few weeks,...
4th Dec 2016, 08:28
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,140,287
Posted By Mozella

No doubt, but "many" pilots certainly aren't...

No doubt, but "many" pilots certainly aren't "all" pilots. Any military or professional pilot has occasionally been subject to pressures to do something which was close to being sketchy or, in some...
Forum: North America
28th Oct 2016, 16:54
Replies: 172
Views: 116,184
Posted By Mozella

TWA, Eastern, and Delta operated L-1011's and...

TWA, Eastern, and Delta operated L-1011's and United and American operated DC-10's from LGA if I remember correctly. It's been a while.
Forum: North America
28th Oct 2016, 13:44
Replies: 172
Views: 116,184
Posted By Mozella

I would imagine leaving the flaps extended might...

I would imagine leaving the flaps extended might be best in case of an evacuation, even if triggered by an enthusiastic passenger sitting near an over-wing exit. Who knows what's really happening...
28th Oct 2016, 07:36
Replies: 82
Views: 30,589
Posted By Mozella

I think the answer is "regular drunk". You can't...

I think the answer is "regular drunk". You can't do bar tricks successfully if you're "knee-walking drunk".

I'm old enough to remember drinking Flaming Hookers at the O-Club bar. Although I...
16th Jun 2016, 21:17
Replies: 82
Views: 37,311
Posted By Mozella

"Most people laughed at the Wright brothers...

"Most people laughed at the Wright brothers 'wasting their time and money'"
Not the same thing. Sunlight converted to electricity doesn't have enough energy density to make this "fuel"...
4th Jun 2016, 21:27
Replies: 77
Views: 38,781
Posted By Mozella

Yes........ Michelle could have been there. :eek:

Yes........ Michelle could have been there. :eek:
24th May 2016, 18:00
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,494,621
Posted By Mozella

News reports say that one Egyptian forensics...

News reports say that one Egyptian forensics expert has examined 80 body fragments, the largest of which is a hand. Some of these tiny fragments show burn marks. None of them are large. Of course,...
20th May 2016, 03:55
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,494,621
Posted By Mozella

It's been a while since I flew into Cairo (767)...

It's been a while since I flew into Cairo (767) from the North-West, but I remember plenty of lost comm events. I always had a list of appropriate frequencies handy in case it was necessary to go...
27th Apr 2016, 11:24
Replies: 45
Views: 26,934
Posted By Mozella

Light Aircraft Crash.......lucky pilot

If when you see a crash, you say to yourself, "Wow, I'm glad that wasn't me", you'll love this one. The unlucky pilot got REAL lucky right at the end of the event. Note the home owners who move a...
2nd Feb 2016, 18:30
Replies: 49
Views: 23,511
Posted By Mozella

Surely I'm not the only in this thread who's...

Surely I'm not the only in this thread who's flown inverted. There is indeed a need to "push" once inverted. I'll see if I can explain it.

A trimmed aircraft in level, unaccelerated flight is...
24th Nov 2015, 11:04
Replies: 220
Views: 110,482
Posted By Mozella

Transmitting a warning is not the same thing as...

Transmitting a warning is not the same thing as that warning being received and ignored, no matter what the language in use. I've got 153 combat missions under my belt and there were plenty of times...
31st Mar 2015, 03:55
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,935,555
Posted By Mozella

This attitude, while pretty common in today's...

This attitude, while pretty common in today's ultra liberal, ultra PC world, is simply wrong and shows a lack of understand of what justice is.

Yes, when a defendant enters a court of law, the...
27th Mar 2015, 03:42
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,935,555
Posted By Mozella

Well, now we know the answer, don't we. It just...

Well, now we know the answer, don't we. It just might eventually be decided that the stress of breaking up with his boyfriend got the best of him and he decided to end it all in the French Alps...
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