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    Re: The Bombing of Le Harve

    +100 on that HRD ! !

    All bombers hit their targets and as far as I know none were lost to enemy fire. Fantastic job done by the escorts also !

    And, may I add, a great public "debut" of the...
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    A bad night of drinking

    An Irishman's been drinking at a pub all night. The bartender finally says that the bar is closing. So the Irishman stands up to leave, and he falls flat on his face. He tries to stand one more time,...
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    Re: Chino Airshow, May 16-17, 2009

    Wish I could but am on the East Coast.

    But if you come across a veteran WWII fighter pilot could you ask them the question that has been floating around among us ?

    The "more the merrier" ;D
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    Escorting bombers during WWII

    The following is an exchange with a person who makes films and does interviews with old pilots.

    http://www.johnmollison.com/JM/Writer_draw-er.html

    Hello John,

    My name is Ed and I am a...
  5. Thread: HOT

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    Re: HOT

    Some good thoughts TC

    Quite frankly, for me, the "lead" calling out settings doesn't matter a wit as I have found out through testing that each person's "readout vs actual speed" is different.
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  6. Thread: Guts and Balls

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    Guts and Balls

    Guts and Balls -The Medical Distinction.

    We've all heard about people having guts or balls, but do you really know the difference between them? In an effort to keep you informed, the definition...
  7. Thread: Bag the Hun

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    Re: Bag the Hun

    Already sent out in email
  8. Thread: Bag the Hun

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    Bag the Hun

    About deflection shooting and ranging (of which I am terrible :'()

    Gunnery Training Video - Bag the Hun
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    "New" Hyperlobby out

    A new version of Hyperlobby is out today.

    http://hyperfighter.sk/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=60

    Being a Win 7 user I hope it solves some of the weird things that have been happening.
  10. Thread: My Grandfather

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    Re: My Grandfather

    My thoughts and a prayer are with you and your Grandfather, Skinny.
  11. Thread: Feet Wet

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    Feet Wet

    I always wondered about the term "feet wet" as used by virtual WWII pilots. This comes close I guess ;D

    The runway is wet
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    Re: For B-17 pilots

    Clay, in FSX you can "share" an airplane while in multiplayer (I recently found this out). It's fun handing control over to each other so you can grab a drink or take a scenery break while the other...
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    For B-17 pilots

    A2A Simulations B-17 Accu-Sim has released the most immersive model possible.

    You get a "virtual" crew to help you fly it.
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  14. Air-traffic controllers earn praise for a calm assist

    Its worth listening to the actual assistance given to the pilot on the tape of the transmissions.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/22/AR2010032203512.html

    Listen to...
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    Re: X45 and Rudder pedals

    Ribbs,

    Here's something I found a long time ago about setting up rudder pedals for toe brakes in IL-2. Doesn't matter what brand they are.
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    carrier trivia solved - and Zuti

    Folks,

    I posted here about some carrier trivia http://allaircraftarcade.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=26551

    Take note of disabling Zuti and results.

    Trapper
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    Re: "The Pacific"

    Oh yeah ?

    Read the review http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/11/AR2010031104598.html

    "Leckie and some of his buddies in the 1st Marine Division barely survive four...
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    Frustrations of bomber pilots

    I just posted a reply to a thread on AAA about AI behavior and their crashing into you.

    http://allaircraftarcade.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=25996&sid=ed564f39f963c4dcfa863189642fa7e5

    Cert's AI...
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    WWII Mustang ace (Jim Brooks)

    Filmmaker and P-51 Mustang Pilot Chris Woods has put together a wonderful film that captures the emotional reunion between a humble WWII Mustang ace (Jim Brooks) and the historic plane he thought...
  20. Thread: Hunker Down!

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    Re: Hunker Down!

    Yes, I would like to see them, considering today was the first day since the storm our street got plowed (and only one lane - we're at the bottom of the cul-de-sac).

    Wife desperately needed a...
  21. Thread: Hunker Down!

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    Re: Hunker Down!

    Still keeping fingers crossed from first one. Taking a smoke break may be dangerous to health. Note the emergency supports that are bending.

    http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/2881/016fv.jpg
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  22. Thread: Blondes

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    Blondes

    An old, blind cowboy wanders into an all-girl biker bar by mistake. He finds his way to a bar stool and orders some coffee.

    After sitting there for a while, he yells to the waiter, 'Hey, you wanna...
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    Re: 4.10 vers and Navigation

    Hey good buddy !

    When you goin' to fly with us or at least me ?

    You can be my co-pilot in a 17 or 24 and work the throttles while I pilot the thing ;D

    Am also looking for a good navigator...
  24. Re: BIG changes in the works at the 352nd Virtual Fighter Group!

    As is popular on all TV programs and movies where no acting is required when sitting before a computer (solving world problems with a click of the touch-mouse thingy)

    I'm in !
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    Like this ? ;D

    cowboys herding cats
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