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Forum: Naval Aviation April 10th 09, 05:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Bill Kambic
Basic and possibly stupid question

On Thu, 9 Apr 2009 08:22:46 -0700 (PDT), Marine Airdale
wrote:

With all these pirates running loose why aren't ships defending
themselves with some real firepower?

Are...
Forum: Naval Aviation March 28th 09, 03:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval
Replies: 57
Views: 2,805
Posted By Bill Kambic
Loose Bolts Ground V-22 Ospreys; Four Aircraft in Iraq Will Need Fixes

On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 16:54:30 GMT, Vincent Brannigan
wrote:


What you are missing is my response was simply to the claim that this
was " the type of stuff that happens with...
Forum: Naval Aviation March 27th 09, 01:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval
Replies: 57
Views: 2,805
Posted By Bill Kambic
Loose Bolts Ground V-22 Ospreys; Four Aircraft in Iraq Will Need Fixes

On Thu, 26 Mar 2009 16:15:04 GMT, Vincent Brannigan
wrote:

"new" ? any idea how long this sucker has been teething?

First flight was 19 March 1989

20 years...
Forum: Naval Aviation March 26th 09, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval
Replies: 57
Views: 2,805
Posted By Bill Kambic
Loose Bolts Ground V-22 Ospreys; Four Aircraft in Iraq Will Need Fixes

On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 16:21:48 GMT, Vincent Brannigan
wrote:

vaughn wrote:
"Jack Linthicum" wrote in message
...
Forum: Naval Aviation February 4th 09, 08:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bill Kambic
F-35, not F-22, to Protect U.S. Airspace

On Tue, 03 Feb 2009 22:47:06 -0600, Ian B MacLure
wrote:

Funny you should mention that cause theres a PBS show on right
now about what was known about the 9/11 and how...
Forum: Naval Aviation November 10th 08, 10:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By Bill Kambic
Politically Incorrect, Historically Accurate Hymnals

Trust me on this.

http://www.csufresno.edu/folklore/drinkingsongs/html/books-and-manuscripts/1950s/1954ca-fighting-squadron-192-squadron-hymnal/index.htm
Forum: Naval Aviation November 10th 08, 10:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By Bill Kambic
Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to our Marine brothers today. Both Airdale and Mud
Marines. :-)
Forum: Naval Aviation September 11th 08, 12:24 PM Posted to us.military.navy,rec.aviation.military.naval,us.military,rec.aviation.military,sci.military.naval
Replies: 38
Views: 2,492
Posted By Bill Kambic
Russian Tu-160 Blackjack bombers land in Venezuela - Peter the Russian Tu-160 Blackjack bombers land in Venezuela - Peter the

On Wed, 10 Sep 2008 23:46:02 -0700 (PDT), Rob Arndt
wrote:

This is only news if the West chooses to make it news; otherwise, it
is really nothing extraordinary, nor will it...
Forum: Naval Aviation August 24th 08, 09:56 PM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 70
Views: 4,454
Posted By Bill Kambic
Fake military guys & the Stolen Valor Act of 2005

On Sun, 24 Aug 2008 13:14:20 GMT, (Richard
Casady) wrote:

On Sun, 24 Aug 2008 02:12:48 -0700, korben dallas
wrote:

Tiger wrote:
...

what...
Forum: Naval Aviation July 21st 08, 09:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 34
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bill Kambic
B-52 crashes after takeoff from Guam

On Mon, 21 Jul 2008 11:50:01 -0700 (PDT), Jack Linthicum
wrote:


As I understand it there are only two causes of aircraft crashes:
pilot error and equipment...
Forum: Naval Aviation July 11th 08, 01:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Bill Kambic
Seen at NAS Atlanta

On the VAW-77 ramp, a VERY nicely restored T-28B in gray (not Training
Command livery). Could not get close enough for a detailed look. My
eyes are not that good anymore and I was driving. ...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 27th 08, 06:03 PM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 22
Views: 1,562
Posted By Bill Kambic
Boeing Reveals Sub-Tracking ScanEagle Study

On Fri, 27 Jun 2008 09:09:22 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

It looks like the P-8 is going to use expendable UAV's to look
at surface targets...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 15th 08, 03:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Bill Kambic
Simulators?

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 15:30:36 -0500, cavelamb himself
wrote:

Are there any net resources that show the development and use of
Navy Flight Simulators over the...
Forum: Naval Aviation June 15th 08, 03:46 AM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 22
Views: 1,562
Posted By Bill Kambic
Boeing Reveals Sub-Tracking ScanEagle Study

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:02:17 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

sinpped for brevity

BTW, the article in the original post says the ScanEagle
is supposed to follow a submarine around for...
Forum: Naval Aviation May 20th 08, 02:00 AM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Bill Kambic
New Torp Delivery System To Be Called Fish Hawk

On Sat, 17 May 2008 15:33:44 -0700, Fred J. McCall
wrote:

The concept is being 'pushed' because flying down to a couple hundred
feet off the water at dead slow speeds for a...
Forum: Naval Aviation April 24th 08, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval,us.military.army
Replies: 53
Views: 3,001
Posted By Bill Kambic
"Analyst: Obama Would Be A Nightmare For Defense Programs, Firms"

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 12:05:25 GMT, Ed Rasimus
wrote:

You might recall that the oil shortages of 1976 were caused by the
Carter administration assertion that we would...
Forum: Naval Aviation March 29th 08, 03:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 7
Views: 4,035
Posted By Bill Kambic
Naval Aviator Production

On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 08:52:19 -0500, "Frank Minich"
wrote:

Hi,

Does anybody know of a chart showing the number of Naval Aviators
'graduating' on a year-by-year basis, going back...
Forum: Naval Aviation March 24th 08, 11:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By Bill Kambic
Olympic Substitute

For those of you thinking of boycotting the Olympics here is a perfect
substitute.

Yes, it has OBHorse stuff in it. :-)

http://home.datacomm.ch/marco.fernando/fla/bozzetto/olympics.swf
Forum: Naval Aviation February 5th 08, 05:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval,us.military.army
Replies: 110
Views: 5,678
Posted By Bill Kambic
"V-22 squadron achieves successin Iraq, USMC says"

On Tue, 05 Feb 2008 10:24:07 -0500, Tiger
wrote:


You know being a playa hater is not cool? The Anti Osprey crowd seems to
wish for any snipet of bad news. How about...
Forum: Naval Aviation February 5th 08, 03:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval,us.military.army
Replies: 110
Views: 5,678
Posted By Bill Kambic
"V-22 squadron achieves successin Iraq, USMC says"

On Tue, 5 Feb 2008 06:58:07 -0800 (PST), Jack Linthicum
wrote:

reads just like the discounted first few. I would like to see a nice
unclassified test and evaluation...
Forum: Naval Aviation February 5th 08, 02:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval,us.military.army
Replies: 110
Views: 5,678
Posted By Bill Kambic
"V-22 squadron achieves successin Iraq, USMC says"

On Tue, 5 Feb 2008 06:02:02 -0800 (PST), "
wrote:

On Feb 5, 6:07*am, "Mr.Smartypants" wrote:
On Feb 4, 12:53*pm, Jack Linthicum...
Forum: Naval Aviation January 30th 08, 05:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Bill Kambic
DEAD HORSE

On Wed, 30 Jan 2008 08:50:10 -0600, "B.C. MALLAM"
wrote:

I know it is an advance on pay but where did the term "dead horse" come
from?

Here's one explanation:

British seamen...
Forum: Naval Aviation January 18th 08, 10:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Bill Kambic
Japanese Zero Guns Synchronization ?

On Fri, 18 Jan 2008 17:24:51 -0500, "Robert11"
wrote:

Hello,

Saw a picture and diagram of the WWII Japanese Naval Zero.

Apparently it had 2 machine guns in the upper...
Forum: Naval Aviation December 18th 07, 08:34 PM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 77
Views: 4,138
Posted By Bill Kambic
Russian Carrier Plans Part One

On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 08:42:11 -0700, Fred J. McCall
wrote:

One more time. Airplanes don't 'rust'.

Indeed? They they were lying to me in Corrosion Control School about
what...
Forum: Naval Aviation December 18th 07, 01:03 PM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 77
Views: 4,138
Posted By Bill Kambic
Russian Carrier Plans Part One

On Mon, 17 Dec 2007 22:24:32 -0700, Fred J. McCall
wrote:

:It's also worth noting that during the Soviet era readiness rates were
:not all that "red hot" even in some elite...
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