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Post by (A/229) BBall on Tue 10 Mar 2015 - 15:17

It's titled "Flight Simming: A Pilot's View"...

http://bubba757.com/

I hope you enjoy it.

-BB
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Post by (HHC/229) GunfighterSIX on Tue 10 Mar 2015 - 16:17

Great Post. I just did my time in the Box last week. Hours of High, Hot and heavy flying with emergency procedures. I a lot of great lessons learned each year I go.

Also, for the first 5 minutes of your story I thought you almost crashed an airplane. Fool me once!

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Post by (D/229) Xtra on Tue 10 Mar 2015 - 18:21

Again a nice work of art Bball

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Re: New blog entry up...

Post by (B/229) NeF on Wed 11 Mar 2015 - 0:21

Really enjoyed it and I didn't cry this time Very Happy
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Post by (C/229)Samri on Wed 11 Mar 2015 - 8:57

Thanks again B.

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Re: New blog entry up...

Post by (A/229) BBall on Thu 12 Mar 2015 - 12:15

Thanks guys,

Yeah SIX, it seems that no matter how many times I take a spin through the box, I always learn something. You'd think that after 18 years on the same jet, you know about everything there is to know about it...but not so. I'm actually at a weird point in my career whereby I'm not intimidated by any of the instructors (hell, I'm senior to all of them), and I (almost) have fun now on checkrides.

I know....weird.

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No. of Flights: : since 1973? are you kidding me? oh, you mean FLIGHT SIM flights!
Killed In Action: : is a zillion too many times?
Slick No. of landings: : you mean the ones I walked away from?
CAS Tanks destroyed: : not many.
CAS Vehicules destroyed: : more than the tanks.
CAS Bunkers destroyed: : have no idea! were they selling beer there?
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