Not that anyone asked me, but I would love to see your thoughts on the matter as be required reading at every FRS (helo, f/w). That'll never happen but at least it would ruffle the feathers ofI have common sense. Hence why I am JOPA for life, and you are not.
The collective harumphing would be entertaining, and...those who use it as a defense mechanism for being a shitty controller.
would take it in stride anyway.those who are just really into knowing the bleeps and squeaks
We did it when 113 switched over to the HE2000. It sucked. Fleet guys priorities are different than a RAG instructor's. I say this from an NFO perspective, though. The pilots had it a little easier.(no, I'm not looking forward to going back to the RAG as a squadron)
Wow! brings back memories of the Fun Kings on the "Top Gun" USS.Ranger and Desert Storm in 91.
100807-N-2821G-415 PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 7, 2010) An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Sun Kings of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is underway for a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), which is designed to train the ship, embarked air wing and other units that make up the Abraham Lincoln Strike Group to function as one highly effective fighting force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alan Gragg/Released)