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Forum: Naval Aviation July 20th 07, 09:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By W. D. Allen
Navy F-35C Gets A Big Wing

Gotcha!

The Navy/Marine FJ-2/FJ-3/FJ-4B all derived from the Air Force F-86.
BUT, the F-86 was derived from the NAVY FJ-1.

Check out the following web...
Forum: Naval Aviation July 19th 07, 07:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By W. D. Allen
Navy F-35C Gets A Big Wing

No DOD corporate memory - didn't we learn anything from McNamara's TFX
fiasco?

The Air Force has used Navy fighter [F-4s}and attack [A-7s] aircraft
from concrete runways. The Navy can NOT use Air...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 29th 07, 07:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By W. D. Allen
WWII Japanese Carrier Approach?

Sounds similar to the VFR panel system used at Crows Landing, Miramar, etc.,
back in the 1950s where two sign boards painted with horizontal bars, were
aligned by an approaching pilot to assist in...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 28th 07, 06:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By W. D. Allen
WWII Japanese Carrier Approach?

Did they do a flat "paddles" pass or a "mirror" glide slope pass?

WDA

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On Jun...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 26th 07, 09:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By W. D. Allen
WWII Japanese Carrier Approach?

What type approach did Japanese pilots use for landing on carriers during
WWII? Have any other countries since WWII used other than paddles or mirror
type approaches? If so what was their...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 21st 07, 09:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By W. D. Allen
SB2U, why not a 3-bladed prop?

Check out http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=1495

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I just...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 21st 07, 09:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By W. D. Allen
A real Naval Aviation Question about A-4s

Can't answer your question but I do know that A-4 hump was for the ALQ-51
deception repeater designed to counter the NVN SA-2 Fansong track-while-scan
radar for tracking and guiding the Guideline...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 20th 07, 06:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By W. D. Allen
This News Group

The major problem with Cougar carrier landings was not sink rate - it was
engine spool up after a bolter. Too much radial compressor rotor inertia to
quickly overcome. Problem was solved when axial...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 19th 07, 10:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By W. D. Allen
This News Group

"...not too many of us left that know what the paddle signals are...."

How about paddles traps in an F9F-6 Cougar? You nuggets probably don't even
know what a Cougar was.

The MIG 15 and Cougar jet...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 17th 07, 08:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By W. D. Allen
This News Group

"...figure out a way to co-opt, neutralize and maybe, some day, eliminate
all their crap from our
personal sand box...."

The only readily effective way is to assiduously avoid showing any response...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 16th 07, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By W. D. Allen
P-3C Orion In War On Terror

Finally - something about Naval aviation in this newsgroup!

WDA

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Forum: Naval Aviation May 30th 07, 08:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By W. D. Allen
An Old Carrier Aircraft Mystery Solved?

On 23 December, 1956, an FJ-3 Fury fighter plane was launched from the U. S.
S. Shangri La while operating south of Japan. The FJ-3 did not follow
normal departure procedures - instead it...
Forum: Naval Aviation May 28th 07, 07:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By W. D. Allen
Lost Shipmates

On this Memorial Day remembering Naval Aviator shipmates who never returned
from deployment...

Jim Butler
Al Rice
Arnie Wagner
Milt Lucas
Bob Frosch

WDA
Forum: Naval Aviation April 19th 07, 08:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 22
Views: 2,318
Posted By W. D. Allen
Naval Aviator Slots- HELP!!

"...better shot for a pilot slot by getting his BS in aeronautical
engineering...."

An engineering degree would have no bearing on selection for flight
training.

- From an old, no longer bold,...
Forum: Naval Aviation April 18th 07, 08:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 22
Views: 2,318
Posted By W. D. Allen
Naval Aviator Slots- HELP!!

Keep applying every year and go see the Ensign detailer at Main Navy in D.
C.
Forum: Naval Aviation February 24th 07, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By W. D. Allen
Question For Old Naval Aviators

In the late 1950s even when we were moored at the quay in Yokosuka the SIOP
had us being catapulted with full fuel load and shape. Never tried it for
real of course but if the gong had ever been...
Forum: Naval Aviation February 23rd 07, 07:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By W. D. Allen
Question For Old Naval Aviators

Taxied up to the One Wire, right?

WDA

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Forum: Naval Aviation February 21st 07, 07:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 26
Views: 1,737
Posted By W. D. Allen
Question For Old Naval Aviators

Just finished Jim Armstrong's book, "From POW to Blue Angel", about
Commander Dusty Rhodes, who introduced the Blue Angels to jets. Interesting
book, especially for old naval aviators.

But, here's...
Forum: Naval Aviation February 20th 07, 09:55 PM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,us.military.army,us.military.navy
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By W. D. Allen
US 'Iran attack plans' revealed (BBC exclusive)

"...killed 11 and injured 31 members of the Revolutionary Guard...."

And the culprit was "tried" and executed last week in Iran.

"Even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a...
Forum: Piloting January 9th 07, 10:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 68
Views: 1,829
Posted By W. D. Allen
Lost stories here

Speaking of flameouts - we nuggets were trying out our brand new North
American FJ-3D Furys out of Barbers Point NAS when the Hawaii Air National
Guard jumped us. While they were demonstrating how...
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